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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 828 847 831
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 47 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.040% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.042% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 27
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
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
97370 101347 93701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.19% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81930 82728 78452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +12 20 £57,500 -14.81% 1
South East +7 13 £60,000 +3.44% 1
East of England - 7 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -2 3 - -
North West - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 56 (65.12%) Firewall
2 41 (47.67%) Information Security
3 40 (46.51%) CISSP
4 34 (39.53%) Windows
5 28 (32.56%) Finance
5 28 (32.56%) Security Architecture
6 25 (29.07%) SIEM
7 23 (26.74%) PCI DSS
7 23 (26.74%) Kalman Filter
7 23 (26.74%) CheckPoint
8 22 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (23.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 20 (23.26%) Linux
9 20 (23.26%) Network Security
10 18 (20.93%) VMware
11 17 (19.77%) Cisco
12 16 (18.60%) Degree
12 16 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (17.44%) Security Patching
13 15 (17.44%) CEH
14 14 (16.28%) Nessus
14 14 (16.28%) Risk Management
14 14 (16.28%) ITIL
14 14 (16.28%) Splunk
14 14 (16.28%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (15.12%) vSphere
15 13 (15.12%) Patch Management
15 13 (15.12%) Security Management
16 12 (13.95%) Law
16 12 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (12.79%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) SaaS
2 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (65.12%) Firewall
2 20 (23.26%) Network Security
3 12 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (13.95%) WAN
4 11 (12.79%) LAN
5 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.47%) VPN
7 8 (9.30%) Wireless
8 5 (5.81%) Internet
8 5 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.65%) Wireless Security
9 4 (4.65%) SSL
9 4 (4.65%) DMZ
10 2 (2.33%) DNS
10 2 (2.33%) DHCP
11 1 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Yeoman
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Law
3 3 (3.49%) Legal
3 3 (3.49%) Games
3 3 (3.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) German Language
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.33%) Online Games
7 1 (1.16%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) BBC
7 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.16%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.81%) UNIX
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) Information Security
2 28 (32.56%) Security Architecture
3 25 (29.07%) SIEM
4 23 (26.74%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (23.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (17.44%) Security Patching
7 14 (16.28%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (16.28%) Risk Management
7 14 (16.28%) ITIL
8 13 (15.12%) Security Management
8 13 (15.12%) Patch Management
9 9 (10.47%) Project Management
10 8 (9.30%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (9.30%) Performance Management
10 8 (9.30%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
12 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.81%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (4.65%) Analytics
13 4 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (46.51%) CISSP
2 16 (18.60%) Degree
3 15 (17.44%) CEH
4 10 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.30%) CISM
6 7 (8.14%) SSCP
7 5 (5.81%) CISA
7 5 (5.81%) CCNA
8 4 (4.65%) CCNP
8 4 (4.65%) GIAC
9 3 (3.49%) CCSE
9 3 (3.49%) MCSE
9 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.33%) ISSAP
10 2 (2.33%) ISSMP
10 2 (2.33%) CISMP
10 2 (2.33%) CHFI
10 2 (2.33%) CCSA
10 2 (2.33%) GSEC
10 2 (2.33%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.74%) PCI DSS
2 22 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (12.79%) QA
4 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.12%) vSphere
3 11 (12.79%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.49%) XenApp
6 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Nessus
2 11 (12.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.16%) logstash
3 1 (1.16%) Kibana
3 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) CheckPoint
2 18 (20.93%) VMware
3 17 (19.77%) Cisco
4 14 (16.28%) Splunk
5 12 (13.95%) Websense
6 11 (12.79%) Sophos
7 7 (8.14%) LogRhythm
8 5 (5.81%) ArcSight
8 5 (5.81%) F5
8 5 (5.81%) Tripwire
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle
9 4 (4.65%) Citrix
9 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.65%) Rapid7
10 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.49%) HP
11 2 (2.33%) SAP
11 2 (2.33%) Juniper
11 2 (2.33%) McAfee
11 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago