The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 814 800 846
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +46
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 38 63 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.060% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.064% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 29 53 15
Average salary £45,000 £51,177 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% +27.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £42,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
IT Security Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer across the England region.

IT Security Engineer Salary Trend in England

IT Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

IT Security Engineer Salary Histogram in England

IT Security Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
South East -11 13 £45,000 -10.89% 3
London +21 12 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Yorkshire +5 4 £45,000 +5.88%
North West - 4 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -30 3 - -
East of England +6 2 - - 1
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Engineer in their job title.

1 47 (58.02%) Firewall
2 44 (54.32%) Windows
3 28 (34.57%) Linux
4 27 (33.33%) Information Security
5 24 (29.63%) CISSP
5 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 21 (25.93%) Cisco
6 21 (25.93%) Network Security
7 20 (24.69%) IPsec
8 19 (23.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (20.99%) VPN
9 17 (20.99%) DNS
9 17 (20.99%) Cyber Security
10 15 (18.52%) SIEM
10 15 (18.52%) UNIX
11 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
11 14 (17.28%) Change Management
12 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (16.05%) CISM
13 12 (14.81%) McAfee
13 12 (14.81%) CCNA
13 12 (14.81%) WAN
13 12 (14.81%) Network Design
13 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.58%) Open Source
14 11 (13.58%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (13.58%) Finance
14 11 (13.58%) DHCP
14 11 (13.58%) MPLS

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (58.02%) Firewall
2 21 (25.93%) Network Security
3 20 (24.69%) IPsec
4 17 (20.99%) VPN
4 17 (20.99%) DNS
5 12 (14.81%) WAN
6 11 (13.58%) DHCP
6 11 (13.58%) MPLS
7 10 (12.35%) VLAN
8 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.47%) Internet
11 1 (1.23%) BGP
11 1 (1.23%) SNMP
11 1 (1.23%) LAN
11 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Law
3 2 (2.47%) Advertising
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) German Language
4 1 (1.23%) Military
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
1 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Open Source
3 9 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.17%) CESG
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.23%) GIS
6 1 (1.23%) Blog
6 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.23%) Tandem
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 44 (54.32%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) Linux
3 15 (18.52%) UNIX
4 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Information Security
2 17 (20.99%) Cyber Security
3 15 (18.52%) SIEM
4 14 (17.28%) Change Management
5 12 (14.81%) Network Design
6 11 (13.58%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (12.35%) Project Management
8 7 (8.64%) ITIL
8 7 (8.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (8.64%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (7.41%) ISMS
9 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 5 (6.17%) Coaching
10 5 (6.17%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.94%) Process Management
11 4 (4.94%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (3.70%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.70%) C
4 2 (2.47%) C#
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.23%) VBScript
5 1 (1.23%) VB
5 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) CISSP
2 13 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.05%) CISM
3 12 (14.81%) CCNA
4 10 (12.35%) Degree
5 9 (11.11%) CEH
5 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (11.11%) CISA
6 7 (8.64%) MCSE
7 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) CISMP
8 3 (3.70%) MCP
8 3 (3.70%) GCIA
8 3 (3.70%) GCIH
9 2 (2.47%) GIAC
9 2 (2.47%) MCSA
9 2 (2.47%) GPEN
10 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.35%) SLA
3 9 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.23%) COBIT
5 1 (1.23%) QA
5 1 (1.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) ISA Server
3 4 (4.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (6.17%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.94%) Nessus
4 3 (3.70%) SCCM
5 2 (2.47%) WSUS
5 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) Cisco
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.81%) McAfee
4 11 (13.58%) CheckPoint
5 8 (9.88%) Symantec
6 6 (7.41%) Clearswift
6 6 (7.41%) Citrix
6 6 (7.41%) ScanSafe
7 5 (6.17%) IronPort
8 4 (4.94%) Sourcefire
8 4 (4.94%) Huawei
8 4 (4.94%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.94%) Juniper
8 4 (4.94%) Splunk
9 3 (3.70%) VMware
9 3 (3.70%) F5
10 2 (2.47%) NetIQ
10 2 (2.47%) Websense
11 1 (1.23%) Qualys
11 1 (1.23%) Kaspersky
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