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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 819 834 828
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 35 55 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.050% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.053% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 17 51 26
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £67,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
London +30 16 £55,000 -8.33% 3
East of England +16 7 - -
South East -8 7 £55,000 +57.14%
West Midlands - 3 - -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (61.73%) Firewall
2 41 (50.62%) Windows
3 29 (35.80%) Linux
4 27 (33.33%) CISSP
5 26 (32.10%) Information Security
6 22 (27.16%) Active Directory
7 21 (25.93%) Cisco
8 20 (24.69%) CheckPoint
8 20 (24.69%) Network Security
9 17 (20.99%) SIEM
10 16 (19.75%) Finance
10 16 (19.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (17.28%) IPsec
11 14 (17.28%) VPN
11 14 (17.28%) PCI DSS
11 14 (17.28%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (16.05%) Cyber Security
12 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.05%) CISM
13 12 (14.81%) WAN
13 12 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (14.81%) Network Design
13 12 (14.81%) Security Architecture
14 11 (13.58%) Open Source
14 11 (13.58%) Degree
14 11 (13.58%) CEH
14 11 (13.58%) VMware
14 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
14 11 (13.58%) CCNA
14 11 (13.58%) DNS

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (6.17%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (61.73%) Firewall
2 20 (24.69%) Network Security
3 14 (17.28%) IPsec
3 14 (17.28%) VPN
4 12 (14.81%) WAN
5 11 (13.58%) DNS
6 9 (11.11%) DHCP
7 8 (9.88%) MPLS
7 8 (9.88%) VLAN
8 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.70%) LAN
10 1 (1.23%) Wireless
10 1 (1.23%) Internet
10 1 (1.23%) SNMP
10 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Big Data
2 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.23%) Yeoman
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Law
3 4 (4.94%) Advertising
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Games
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) German Language
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Military
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Open Source
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.23%) Online Games
6 1 (1.23%) Blog
6 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.23%) BBC
6 1 (1.23%) CESG
6 1 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Windows
2 29 (35.80%) Linux
3 11 (13.58%) UNIX
4 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Information Security
2 17 (20.99%) SIEM
3 14 (17.28%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (16.05%) Cyber Security
5 12 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (14.81%) Network Design
5 12 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 10 (12.35%) Project Management
7 9 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (9.88%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (9.88%) Change Management
9 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.64%) ITIL
10 6 (7.41%) Security Management
10 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.94%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
12 3 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (3.70%) DRM
13 2 (2.47%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) C
3 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.23%) VBScript
3 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (33.33%) CISSP
2 13 (16.05%) CISM
3 11 (13.58%) Degree
3 11 (13.58%) CEH
3 11 (13.58%) CCNA
3 11 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.64%) CISA
6 6 (7.41%) MCSE
7 4 (4.94%) GPEN
8 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) GCIA
8 3 (3.70%) GCIH
8 3 (3.70%) MCP
9 2 (2.47%) MCSA
9 2 (2.47%) ISSAP
9 2 (2.47%) ISSMP
9 2 (2.47%) CISMP
9 2 (2.47%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (17.28%) PCI DSS
3 8 (9.88%) SLA
4 5 (6.17%) QA
5 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (27.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) vSphere
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.70%) Snort
5 2 (2.47%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Nessus
2 6 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.94%) Nagios
3 4 (4.94%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.47%) WSUS
5 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) Cisco
2 20 (24.69%) CheckPoint
3 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.58%) VMware
4 11 (13.58%) McAfee
5 9 (11.11%) Splunk
6 8 (9.88%) Symantec
6 8 (9.88%) Citrix
7 7 (8.64%) Websense
8 6 (7.41%) Clearswift
8 6 (7.41%) ScanSafe
9 5 (6.17%) F5
10 4 (4.94%) Sophos
10 4 (4.94%) Juniper
10 4 (4.94%) Sourcefire
10 4 (4.94%) Huawei
11 3 (3.70%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.47%) SAP
12 2 (2.47%) NetIQ
12 2 (2.47%) ArcSight
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