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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 804 789 838
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 42 59 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.060% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.064% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 11
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £42,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +27.51%
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
92746 92860 91869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77029 75604 78139
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 5 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 5 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 -17 19 £47,500 -7.02% 2
London +12 10 £51,250 -18.00% 2
Yorkshire +2 6 £45,000 +5.88%
North West - 4 £45,000 -
East of England -2 2 - -
West Midlands -28 1 - -
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 46 (51.69%) Firewall
2 45 (50.56%) Windows
3 39 (43.82%) Information Security
4 29 (32.58%) Linux
5 27 (30.34%) Active Directory
5 27 (30.34%) Network Security
6 26 (29.21%) CISSP
7 23 (25.84%) IPsec
7 23 (25.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (24.72%) Cisco
9 21 (23.60%) VPN
10 20 (22.47%) DNS
11 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
12 16 (17.98%) UNIX
12 16 (17.98%) CISM
13 15 (16.85%) Change Management
13 15 (16.85%) SIEM
13 15 (16.85%) Cyber Security
14 14 (15.73%) PCI DSS
14 14 (15.73%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (15.73%) Finance
14 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
14 14 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (14.61%) CCNA
15 13 (14.61%) WAN
15 13 (14.61%) Degree
16 12 (13.48%) CISA
16 12 (13.48%) Network Design
16 12 (13.48%) CheckPoint
16 12 (13.48%) McAfee

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 1 (1.12%) IIS
1 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (51.69%) Firewall
2 27 (30.34%) Network Security
3 23 (25.84%) IPsec
4 21 (23.60%) VPN
5 20 (22.47%) DNS
6 13 (14.61%) WAN
7 11 (12.36%) MPLS
7 11 (12.36%) DHCP
8 10 (11.24%) VLAN
9 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.37%) Internet
10 3 (3.37%) LDAP
10 3 (3.37%) SSL
10 3 (3.37%) SMTP
11 2 (2.25%) LAN
11 2 (2.25%) BGP
12 1 (1.12%) TACACS
12 1 (1.12%) SAN
12 1 (1.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Big Data
2 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Law
4 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Military
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
1 11 (12.36%) Open Source
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) CESG
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Smartcard
4 3 (3.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) GIS
5 1 (1.12%) Tandem
5 1 (1.12%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 29 (32.58%) Linux
3 16 (17.98%) UNIX
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Information Security
2 15 (16.85%) Change Management
2 15 (16.85%) SIEM
2 15 (16.85%) Cyber Security
3 14 (15.73%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (13.48%) Network Design
5 10 (11.24%) ITIL
5 10 (11.24%) Project Management
6 9 (10.11%) Security Management
7 8 (8.99%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (8.99%) Data Protection
7 8 (8.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (7.87%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (6.74%) ISMS
9 6 (6.74%) Information Security Management
10 5 (5.62%) Coaching
10 5 (5.62%) Security Architecture
11 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.49%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.37%) C
4 2 (2.25%) C#
5 1 (1.12%) VBScript
5 1 (1.12%) VB
5 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (29.21%) CISSP
2 16 (17.98%) CISM
3 14 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (14.61%) CCNA
4 13 (14.61%) Degree
5 12 (13.48%) CISA
6 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (8.99%) CEH
7 8 (8.99%) MCSE
8 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.49%) CISMP
9 4 (4.49%) GIAC
10 3 (3.37%) CCSA
10 3 (3.37%) GCIA
10 3 (3.37%) GCIH
10 3 (3.37%) MCP
11 2 (2.25%) ISSAP
11 2 (2.25%) ISSMP
11 2 (2.25%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (15.73%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.24%) SLA
4 4 (4.49%) COBIT
4 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.12%) GPG13
5 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 27 (30.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) ISA Server
3 4 (4.49%) Snort
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) SCCM
2 6 (6.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.62%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.49%) Nessus
5 2 (2.25%) WSUS
5 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Cisco
2 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.48%) CheckPoint
3 12 (13.48%) McAfee
4 8 (8.99%) Symantec
5 7 (7.87%) Citrix
6 6 (6.74%) ScanSafe
6 6 (6.74%) Clearswift
7 5 (5.62%) Juniper
7 5 (5.62%) IronPort
7 5 (5.62%) Splunk
8 4 (4.49%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.49%) Huawei
8 4 (4.49%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (4.49%) Sourcefire
8 4 (4.49%) VMware
9 2 (2.25%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.25%) Websense
10 1 (1.12%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.12%) GFI Software
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 days ago