The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 845 879 909
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 106 62 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.059% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.061% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 90 39 36
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £44,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 +46 97 £50,000 -16.66% 9
South West +13 27 £50,000 -13.04%
Bristol - 24 £50,000 -
London 0 23 £67,500 +10.65% 2
Yorkshire - 21 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 21 £50,000 - 1
South East -13 18 £52,500 -10.63% 2
Berkshire +7 16 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Reading +10 8 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Scotland +4 6 £49,750 -9.54%
Glasgow - 6 £49,750 -
City of London +58 4 £72,500 +57.60%
Maidenhead -2 4 £52,500 -30.00%
North West +7 3 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £45,500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £72,500 -
Manchester +20 2 - -
East Midlands -2 2 £67,500 +75.32% 1
West Midlands -15 2 £39,000 -22.38% 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £67,500 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £67,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £46,250 -
East of England +3 1 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Surrey +3 1 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Cambridge 0 1 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Birmingham -9 1 £40,000 -20.39% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 1 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £38,000 -
Warrington - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 109 (50.23%) Network Security
2 91 (41.94%) Cisco
3 85 (39.17%) Windows
4 68 (31.34%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (28.57%) CCNP
6 61 (28.11%) Firewall
6 61 (28.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 56 (25.81%) Unix
8 55 (25.35%) TCP/IP
9 54 (24.88%) Degree
10 51 (23.50%) CCIE
10 51 (23.50%) Linux
10 51 (23.50%) BGP
10 51 (23.50%) OSPF
11 47 (21.66%) SSL
12 46 (21.20%) Information Security
13 45 (20.74%) HTTP
13 45 (20.74%) LAN
13 45 (20.74%) McAfee
14 43 (19.82%) DNS
15 42 (19.35%) Risk Management
16 41 (18.89%) CISSP
17 40 (18.43%) McAfee ePO
18 38 (17.51%) E-Commerce
18 38 (17.51%) Load Balancing
19 37 (17.05%) Citrix
20 36 (16.59%) DHCP
21 35 (16.13%) VLAN
22 33 (15.21%) Computer Science
22 33 (15.21%) iSCSI

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (3.23%) IIS
2 5 (2.30%) Apache
3 4 (1.84%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.38%) CICS
4 3 (1.38%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.38%) SAS
5 2 (0.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Office
2 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (50.23%) Network Security
2 61 (28.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 61 (28.11%) Firewall
3 55 (25.35%) TCP/IP
4 51 (23.50%) BGP
4 51 (23.50%) OSPF
5 47 (21.66%) SSL
6 45 (20.74%) HTTP
6 45 (20.74%) LAN
7 43 (19.82%) DNS
8 36 (16.59%) DHCP
9 35 (16.13%) VLAN
10 33 (15.21%) FCoE
10 33 (15.21%) Fibre Channel
10 33 (15.21%) iSCSI
11 27 (12.44%) VPN
12 26 (11.98%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (7.37%) MPLS
14 15 (6.91%) WAN
15 14 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.91%) Big Data
1 15 (6.91%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.07%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.61%) MySQL
4 9 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (4.15%) Apache Hive
4 9 (4.15%) HBase
4 9 (4.15%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.84%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.38%) DB2
7 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.53%) Burp Suite
2 5 (2.30%) sqlmap
General
1 18 (8.29%) Finance
2 13 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.84%) Electronics
3 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.38%) Retail
5 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Military
6 1 (0.46%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.61%) .NET
1 10 (4.61%) JSON
1 10 (4.61%) REST
1 10 (4.61%) XML
2 9 (4.15%) AngularJS
2 9 (4.15%) Backbone.js
2 9 (4.15%) Hibernate
2 9 (4.15%) React
2 9 (4.15%) Spring
2 9 (4.15%) Struts
3 5 (2.30%) Ajax
3 5 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.30%) HTML
3 5 (2.30%) HTML5
4 3 (1.38%) ISPF
4 3 (1.38%) Middleware
4 3 (1.38%) Web Services
5 2 (0.92%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.21%) Computer Science
1 33 (15.21%) Hybrid Cloud
2 21 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.07%) IVR
5 10 (4.61%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.76%) Cryptography
6 6 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.84%) PKI
7 4 (1.84%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.38%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.92%) Clustering
9 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.46%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 85 (39.17%) Windows
2 56 (25.81%) Unix
3 51 (23.50%) Linux
4 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.84%) Android
6 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.84%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.38%) zOS
8 2 (0.92%) CentOS
8 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.20%) Information Security
2 42 (19.35%) Risk Management
3 38 (17.51%) E-Commerce
3 38 (17.51%) Load Balancing
4 18 (8.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (6.91%) Software Engineering
6 14 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
7 13 (5.99%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (5.53%) OWASP
8 12 (5.53%) Security Testing
8 12 (5.53%) SIEM
9 11 (5.07%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.15%) Benchmarking
10 9 (4.15%) ITIL
10 9 (4.15%) Use Case
11 7 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.23%) Network Design
12 6 (2.76%) Migration
12 6 (2.76%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.30%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.14%) Java
2 14 (6.45%) SQL
3 13 (5.99%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.15%) Perl
5 7 (3.23%) C++
6 6 (2.76%) C
7 5 (2.30%) PHP
8 4 (1.84%) Assembly Language
8 4 (1.84%) C#
8 4 (1.84%) Python
9 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.38%) CLIST
9 3 (1.38%) JCL
9 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.38%) REXX
9 3 (1.38%) Ruby
9 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (31.34%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (28.57%) CCNP
3 54 (24.88%) Degree
4 51 (23.50%) CCIE
5 41 (18.89%) CISSP
6 25 (11.52%) CEH
6 25 (11.52%) CISA
7 21 (9.68%) GSEC
8 12 (5.53%) CCNA
9 8 (3.69%) CCSE
9 8 (3.69%) SANS
9 8 (3.69%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.23%) CSSLP
10 7 (3.23%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.84%) CISM
11 4 (1.84%) GSSP-.NET
11 4 (1.84%) GSSP-JAVA
11 4 (1.84%) GWAPT
12 3 (1.38%) CCSA
12 3 (1.38%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (3.69%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.84%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.92%) COBIT
5 2 (0.92%) RMADS
5 2 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.84%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.84%) RACF
3 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 3 (1.38%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.92%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) GPFS
5 1 (0.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 40 (18.43%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (4.15%) HP Fortify
3 7 (3.23%) WebInspect
4 5 (2.30%) OpenVAS
5 4 (1.84%) AppDetective
5 4 (1.84%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.38%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (1.38%) SCCM
6 3 (1.38%) zSecure
7 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.92%) QRadar
8 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (41.94%) Cisco
2 45 (20.74%) McAfee
3 37 (17.05%) Citrix
4 29 (13.36%) CheckPoint
5 28 (12.90%) F5
6 22 (10.14%) Juniper
7 13 (5.99%) HP
7 13 (5.99%) VMware
8 12 (5.53%) Palo Alto
9 9 (4.15%) IBM
10 7 (3.23%) ArcSight
10 7 (3.23%) Blue Coat
10 7 (3.23%) Microsoft
11 4 (1.84%) Sourcefire
12 3 (1.38%) AlgoSec
12 3 (1.38%) CA
12 3 (1.38%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (1.38%) IronPort
12 3 (1.38%) Qualys
12 3 (1.38%) Sybase
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