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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 836 820 838
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 39 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.030% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 24
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £39,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.37%
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
101839 94667 105264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.21% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83149 79374 90534
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 -3 21 £58,000 +38.92% 2
London -9 8 £67,500 +28.57%
Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 -
South West -28 2 £27,500 -35.29%
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 69 (72.63%) Firewall
2 48 (50.53%) Cisco
3 45 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (43.16%) Windows
5 39 (41.05%) UNIX
6 36 (37.89%) CCNP
7 35 (36.84%) Network Security
8 34 (35.79%) Linux
9 31 (32.63%) Vulnerability Management
10 29 (30.53%) ITIL
10 29 (30.53%) CheckPoint
11 28 (29.47%) SIEM
12 26 (27.37%) CCNA
12 26 (27.37%) Information Security
13 25 (26.32%) Finance
13 25 (26.32%) CISSP
14 21 (22.11%) IronPort
15 20 (21.05%) Blue Coat
15 20 (21.05%) DNS
16 17 (17.89%) CCSE
16 17 (17.89%) Management Information System
16 17 (17.89%) Websense
17 16 (16.84%) VPN
17 16 (16.84%) VMware
17 16 (16.84%) Reverse Proxy
17 16 (16.84%) PowerShell
17 16 (16.84%) Root Cause Analysis
18 15 (15.79%) Perl
19 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
20 13 (13.68%) ISA Server

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 69 (72.63%) Firewall
2 35 (36.84%) Network Security
3 20 (21.05%) DNS
4 16 (16.84%) VPN
4 16 (16.84%) Reverse Proxy
5 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
6 12 (12.63%) Wireshark
6 12 (12.63%) tcpdump
7 9 (9.47%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (7.37%) Kerberos
8 7 (7.37%) SNMP
8 7 (7.37%) LDAP
8 7 (7.37%) DHCP
8 7 (7.37%) SSH
8 7 (7.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (5.26%) Wireless
9 5 (5.26%) LAN
9 5 (5.26%) WAN
10 3 (3.16%) TACACS
11 2 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Law
3 8 (8.42%) Legal
4 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.21%) Banking
6 3 (3.16%) Electronics
6 3 (3.16%) Games
7 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.37%) SecurID
2 7 (7.37%) PKI
3 4 (4.21%) CESG
4 1 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.16%) Windows
2 39 (41.05%) UNIX
3 34 (35.79%) Linux
4 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (10.53%) FreeBSD
6 10 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) Vulnerability Management
2 29 (30.53%) ITIL
3 28 (29.47%) SIEM
4 26 (27.37%) Information Security
5 16 (16.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (13.68%) Mentoring
7 11 (11.58%) Security Management
7 11 (11.58%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.42%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (6.32%) Information Security Management
10 6 (6.32%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (5.26%) Capacity Management
12 4 (4.21%) Cyber Security
12 4 (4.21%) Network Management
12 4 (4.21%) ITIL V3
12 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.79%) Perl
3 12 (12.63%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.58%) SQL
5 10 (10.53%) Ruby
6 3 (3.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (37.89%) CCNP
3 26 (27.37%) CCNA
4 25 (26.32%) CISSP
5 17 (17.89%) CCSE
6 6 (6.32%) GIAC
6 6 (6.32%) Degree
6 6 (6.32%) ISACA
7 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.21%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (3.16%) CCSA
10 2 (2.11%) GSEC
10 2 (2.11%) CEH
10 2 (2.11%) MCSE
10 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.05%) SSCP
11 1 (1.05%) CISA
11 1 (1.05%) CISM
11 1 (1.05%) CCSP
11 1 (1.05%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (12.63%) COBIT
2 7 (7.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) ISA Server
2 12 (12.63%) Snort
2 12 (12.63%) Nmap
3 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.16%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.05%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Nessus
2 2 (2.11%) Nagios
2 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.11%) Cryoserver
2 2 (2.11%) Opsview
3 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (50.53%) Cisco
2 29 (30.53%) CheckPoint
3 21 (22.11%) IronPort
4 20 (21.05%) Blue Coat
5 17 (17.89%) Websense
6 16 (16.84%) VMware
7 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.58%) Red Hat
8 10 (10.53%) Juniper
9 8 (8.42%) ScanSafe
10 7 (7.37%) SolarWinds
10 7 (7.37%) F5
10 7 (7.37%) Citrix
10 7 (7.37%) McAfee
11 6 (6.32%) Brocade
12 5 (5.26%) Trustwave
13 3 (3.16%) Ruckus Wireless
13 3 (3.16%) Splunk
13 3 (3.16%) SonicWALL
13 3 (3.16%) Sophos
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
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