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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 831 821 854
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 43 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.030% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 24
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -12 20 £58,000 +38.92% 2
London -4 12 £67,500 +28.57%
Yorkshire - 8 £42,500 -
South West -23 2 £27,500 -35.29%
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 70 (72.92%) Firewall
2 47 (48.96%) Cisco
3 44 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (42.71%) Windows
5 40 (41.67%) UNIX
6 35 (36.46%) Linux
6 35 (36.46%) CCNP
7 34 (35.42%) Network Security
8 31 (32.29%) Vulnerability Management
9 28 (29.17%) SIEM
9 28 (29.17%) ITIL
9 28 (29.17%) CheckPoint
10 25 (26.04%) CCNA
10 25 (26.04%) Information Security
10 25 (26.04%) Finance
11 24 (25.00%) CISSP
12 21 (21.88%) DNS
12 21 (21.88%) IronPort
12 21 (21.88%) Blue Coat
13 18 (18.75%) Websense
14 16 (16.67%) VPN
14 16 (16.67%) Management Information System
14 16 (16.67%) CCSE
14 16 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
14 16 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (16.67%) PowerShell
15 15 (15.63%) VMware
15 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
15 15 (15.63%) Perl
16 14 (14.58%) ISA Server

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (72.92%) Firewall
2 34 (35.42%) Network Security
3 21 (21.88%) DNS
4 16 (16.67%) VPN
4 16 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 12 (12.50%) Wireshark
6 12 (12.50%) tcpdump
7 8 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (8.33%) LDAP
8 7 (7.29%) DHCP
8 7 (7.29%) Kerberos
8 7 (7.29%) SNMP
8 7 (7.29%) SSH
8 7 (7.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (5.21%) Wireless
10 4 (4.17%) LAN
10 4 (4.17%) WAN
11 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.08%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Law
3 8 (8.33%) Legal
4 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.17%) Banking
6 3 (3.13%) Games
6 3 (3.13%) Electronics
7 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.29%) PKI
2 7 (7.29%) SecurID
3 4 (4.17%) CESG
4 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.71%) Windows
2 40 (41.67%) UNIX
3 35 (36.46%) Linux
4 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (10.42%) Solaris
5 10 (10.42%) FreeBSD
5 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 28 (29.17%) SIEM
2 28 (29.17%) ITIL
3 25 (26.04%) Information Security
4 16 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (11.46%) Security Management
5 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (6.25%) Information Security Management
9 4 (4.17%) Cyber Security
9 4 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.17%) Network Management
9 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.63%) Perl
3 12 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.46%) SQL
5 10 (10.42%) Ruby
6 3 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (36.46%) CCNP
3 25 (26.04%) CCNA
4 24 (25.00%) CISSP
5 16 (16.67%) CCSE
6 6 (6.25%) ISACA
6 6 (6.25%) Degree
6 6 (6.25%) GIAC
7 4 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.08%) CCSA
8 2 (2.08%) GSEC
8 2 (2.08%) CEH
8 2 (2.08%) MCSE
8 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.04%) CCSP
9 1 (1.04%) SSCP
9 1 (1.04%) CISA
9 1 (1.04%) CISM
9 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) COBIT
1 12 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.58%) ISA Server
2 12 (12.50%) Snort
2 12 (12.50%) Nmap
3 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.13%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Nessus
2 2 (2.08%) Cryoserver
2 2 (2.08%) Opsview
2 2 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (48.96%) Cisco
2 28 (29.17%) CheckPoint
3 21 (21.88%) IronPort
3 21 (21.88%) Blue Coat
4 18 (18.75%) Websense
5 15 (15.63%) VMware
6 11 (11.46%) Red Hat
7 10 (10.42%) Juniper
7 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.33%) ScanSafe
9 7 (7.29%) McAfee
9 7 (7.29%) F5
10 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.25%) Brocade
10 6 (6.25%) Citrix
11 5 (5.21%) Trustwave
12 3 (3.13%) Sophos
12 3 (3.13%) Dell
12 3 (3.13%) SonicWALL
12 3 (3.13%) Ruckus Wireless
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
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