The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 813 820 864
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 88 67 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.062% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.065% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 79 49 32
Average salary £56,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 86 £56,500 +2.72% 5
South East +17 38 £50,500 +6.31%
London -64 35 £58,000 +16.00% 3
City of London -2 21 £58,000 +16.00%
Hampshire +4 16 £58,000 -10.76%
Havant - 16 £58,000 -
Berkshire +8 15 £45,000 -
Reading - 9 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £56,500 -
East Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
Slough - 4 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £56,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 £56,500 -
Hertfordshire -6 3 £56,500 +117.30% 1
East of England -7 3 £56,500 +31.39% 2
Watford - 3 £56,500 -
North West +4 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Surrey -4 2 £48,500 +4.86%
Cheshire -8 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Docklands, London - 2 £52,250 -
Leatherhead - 2 £48,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £51,250 -
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
Wrexham - 1 £50,000 -
North Wales - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Security Engineer in their job title.

1 139 (78.98%) Cisco
2 119 (67.61%) Firewall
3 92 (52.27%) CheckPoint
4 91 (51.70%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (43.18%) Juniper
6 69 (39.20%) Network Security
7 66 (37.50%) VPN
8 64 (36.36%) CCNP
8 64 (36.36%) OSPF
9 57 (32.39%) Network Management
10 55 (31.25%) BGP
11 50 (28.41%) MPLS
12 48 (27.27%) F5
13 46 (26.14%) VoIP
14 44 (25.00%) LAN
15 43 (24.43%) DNS
15 43 (24.43%) WAN
16 42 (23.86%) Internet
17 41 (23.30%) Telecoms
17 41 (23.30%) Cisco ASA
18 38 (21.59%) Fortinet
19 33 (18.75%) Windows
20 32 (18.18%) SNMP
21 30 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
21 30 (17.05%) Load Balancing
22 29 (16.48%) Retail
22 29 (16.48%) Wireless
23 28 (15.91%) UNIX
23 28 (15.91%) VLAN
24 27 (15.34%) Smartphone

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) MS Office
2 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 119 (67.61%) Firewall
2 69 (39.20%) Network Security
3 66 (37.50%) VPN
4 64 (36.36%) OSPF
5 55 (31.25%) BGP
6 50 (28.41%) MPLS
7 46 (26.14%) VoIP
8 44 (25.00%) LAN
9 43 (24.43%) DNS
9 43 (24.43%) WAN
10 42 (23.86%) Internet
11 41 (23.30%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (18.18%) SNMP
13 30 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (16.48%) Wireless
15 28 (15.91%) VLAN
16 27 (15.34%) Broadband
17 22 (12.50%) RIP
18 21 (11.93%) SSL
18 21 (11.93%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Metasploit
General
1 41 (23.30%) Telecoms
2 29 (16.48%) Retail
3 27 (15.34%) Billing
4 16 (9.09%) Finance
5 9 (5.11%) Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) French Language
7 1 (0.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.27%) .NET Framework
1 4 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.34%) Smartphone
2 8 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (3.98%) SecurID
4 4 (2.27%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.27%) CESG
5 2 (1.14%) Derivative
5 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) DTV
6 1 (0.57%) Firmware
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.75%) Windows
2 28 (15.91%) UNIX
3 22 (12.50%) Linux
4 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.84%) Solaris
5 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.27%) CentOS
6 4 (2.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.57%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.39%) Network Management
2 30 (17.05%) Load Balancing
3 14 (7.95%) Information Security
4 13 (7.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (6.82%) Capacity Management
5 12 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (6.25%) SIEM
7 10 (5.68%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (5.68%) Security Management
8 7 (3.98%) ITIL
8 7 (3.98%) E-Commerce
8 7 (3.98%) Network Design
8 7 (3.98%) Change Control
8 7 (3.98%) Network Architecture
9 5 (2.84%) Service Management
9 5 (2.84%) Validation
9 5 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.27%) Security Testing
10 4 (2.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.98%) SQL
2 5 (2.84%) Perl
3 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.27%) Ruby
3 4 (2.27%) PHP
3 4 (2.27%) C#
3 4 (2.27%) Python
4 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.14%) C++
4 2 (1.14%) Java
5 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (51.70%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (36.36%) CCNP
3 27 (15.34%) CCIE
4 25 (14.20%) CCSA
4 25 (14.20%) CCNA
5 24 (13.64%) CCSE
6 23 (13.07%) CISSP
7 17 (9.66%) CCSP
8 13 (7.39%) JNCIS
9 12 (6.82%) JNCIA
10 9 (5.11%) CEH
11 8 (4.55%) Security Cleared
12 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (2.84%) GSEC
13 5 (2.84%) MCSE
13 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.84%) Degree
14 4 (2.27%) CSSLP
14 4 (2.27%) OSCP
14 4 (2.27%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) QA
2 6 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.27%) HIPAA
3 4 (2.27%) SLA
4 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (7.95%) ISA Server
2 6 (3.41%) ProxySG
2 6 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.84%) Nmap
3 5 (2.84%) Snort
4 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.84%) Nessus
3 3 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (1.70%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.14%) OpenView
4 2 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 139 (78.98%) Cisco
2 92 (52.27%) CheckPoint
3 76 (43.18%) Juniper
4 48 (27.27%) F5
5 38 (21.59%) Fortinet
6 27 (15.34%) SolarWinds
7 21 (11.93%) Microsoft
7 21 (11.93%) Citrix
8 20 (11.36%) IronPort
8 20 (11.36%) Brocade
9 18 (10.23%) Aruba
10 17 (9.66%) Blue Coat
11 15 (8.52%) Huawei
12 12 (6.82%) VMware
13 9 (5.11%) Nokia
14 7 (3.98%) McAfee
14 7 (3.98%) Sophos
14 7 (3.98%) Crossbeam
15 5 (2.84%) NetApp
15 5 (2.84%) Red Hat
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago