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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 842 836 840
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 42 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.031% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.033% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 25
Average salary £47,750 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.11% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
100949 93805 104538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82529 78778 89901
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 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
South East +5 23 £58,000 +38.92% 1
London -15 7 £67,500 +28.57%
Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 -
South West -21 4 £27,500 -35.29% 1
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 65 (69.89%) Firewall
2 45 (48.39%) Windows
2 45 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (47.31%) Cisco
4 38 (40.86%) UNIX
5 37 (39.78%) Network Security
6 36 (38.71%) CCNP
7 35 (37.63%) Linux
8 30 (32.26%) ITIL
9 29 (31.18%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (30.11%) Information Security
11 27 (29.03%) CCNA
11 27 (29.03%) CISSP
12 26 (27.96%) SIEM
13 25 (26.88%) CheckPoint
14 24 (25.81%) Finance
15 23 (24.73%) DNS
16 20 (21.51%) Blue Coat
17 19 (20.43%) IronPort
17 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (19.35%) Management Information System
18 18 (19.35%) VPN
19 17 (18.28%) CCSE
20 16 (17.20%) Reverse Proxy
20 16 (17.20%) Root Cause Analysis
20 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
21 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
21 14 (15.05%) VMware
21 14 (15.05%) Websense
21 14 (15.05%) Perl

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 65 (69.89%) Firewall
2 37 (39.78%) Network Security
3 23 (24.73%) DNS
4 18 (19.35%) VPN
5 16 (17.20%) Reverse Proxy
6 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
7 12 (12.90%) Wireshark
7 12 (12.90%) tcpdump
8 10 (10.75%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (10.75%) LDAP
9 7 (7.53%) DHCP
9 7 (7.53%) Kerberos
9 7 (7.53%) SNMP
9 7 (7.53%) SSH
9 7 (7.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (5.38%) LAN
10 5 (5.38%) WAN
11 4 (4.30%) Wireless
11 4 (4.30%) TACACS
12 3 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Law
3 8 (8.60%) Legal
4 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.45%) Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Electronics
6 2 (2.15%) Games
7 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.75%) PKI
4 7 (7.53%) SecurID
5 4 (4.30%) CESG
6 3 (3.23%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (48.39%) Windows
2 38 (40.86%) UNIX
3 35 (37.63%) Linux
4 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (10.75%) FreeBSD
6 10 (10.75%) Solaris
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) ITIL
2 29 (31.18%) Vulnerability Management
3 28 (30.11%) Information Security
4 26 (27.96%) SIEM
5 16 (17.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
7 11 (11.83%) Security Management
7 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.60%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (7.53%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (6.45%) Information Security Management
10 6 (6.45%) Capacity Management
11 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
12 4 (4.30%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (4.30%) Identity Management
12 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
12 4 (4.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.05%) Perl
3 12 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.83%) SQL
5 10 (10.75%) Ruby
6 2 (2.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (38.71%) CCNP
3 27 (29.03%) CCNA
3 27 (29.03%) CISSP
4 17 (18.28%) CCSE
5 6 (6.45%) GIAC
5 6 (6.45%) Degree
5 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.45%) ISACA
6 5 (5.38%) CCSA
7 4 (4.30%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (3.23%) MCSE
8 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.15%) GSEC
9 2 (2.15%) CEH
9 2 (2.15%) CISMP
10 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.08%) CISA
10 1 (1.08%) CISM
10 1 (1.08%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.83%) COBIT
3 8 (8.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
1 13 (13.98%) ISA Server
2 12 (12.90%) Snort
2 12 (12.90%) Nmap
3 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.15%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (1.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Nessus
2 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.15%) Nagios
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.15%) Opsview
3 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (47.31%) Cisco
2 25 (26.88%) CheckPoint
3 20 (21.51%) Blue Coat
4 19 (20.43%) IronPort
5 14 (15.05%) Websense
5 14 (15.05%) VMware
6 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.83%) Juniper
7 11 (11.83%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.53%) Citrix
9 7 (7.53%) F5
10 6 (6.45%) ScanSafe
10 6 (6.45%) Brocade
11 4 (4.30%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (3.23%) Splunk
12 3 (3.23%) Trustwave
12 3 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (3.23%) SonicWALL
12 3 (3.23%) Dell
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