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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 822 818 851
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 44 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.045% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.048% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 12
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.75%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +8 18 £55,300 +22.88% 2
London +27 17 £50,000 -20.00%
South West -3 4 £40,000 -5.88%
North West - 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire -24 2 £47,500 +23.37%
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (63.95%) Firewall
2 45 (52.33%) Windows
3 37 (43.02%) Information Security
4 35 (40.70%) DNS
5 32 (37.21%) Network Security
6 26 (30.23%) Linux
6 26 (30.23%) Cisco
7 25 (29.07%) UNIX
7 25 (29.07%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (26.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (26.74%) IronPort
9 22 (25.58%) Finance
10 21 (24.42%) VPN
10 21 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (22.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (20.93%) CCNA
12 18 (20.93%) CISSP
12 18 (20.93%) ISA Server
13 17 (19.77%) PCI DSS
13 17 (19.77%) ITIL
14 16 (18.60%) Mentoring
14 16 (18.60%) IPsec
14 16 (18.60%) Management Information System
15 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
16 14 (16.28%) DHCP
16 14 (16.28%) Change Management
17 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
17 13 (15.12%) Security Management
17 13 (15.12%) Degree
18 12 (13.95%) CCNP

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 55 (63.95%) Firewall
2 35 (40.70%) DNS
3 32 (37.21%) Network Security
4 21 (24.42%) VPN
5 16 (18.60%) IPsec
6 14 (16.28%) DHCP
7 11 (12.79%) WAN
8 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
9 9 (10.47%) MPLS
9 9 (10.47%) LDAP
10 8 (9.30%) VLAN
10 8 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.98%) SSH
11 6 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (6.98%) Kerberos
11 6 (6.98%) SNMP
12 4 (4.65%) Internet
13 3 (3.49%) LAN
13 3 (3.49%) SMTP
13 3 (3.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Law
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.60%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.47%) PKI
4 8 (9.30%) Open Source
5 6 (6.98%) SecurID
6 4 (4.65%) CESG
7 3 (3.49%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.16%) GIS
8 1 (1.16%) Tandem
8 1 (1.16%) Statistics
8 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (52.33%) Windows
2 26 (30.23%) Linux
3 25 (29.07%) UNIX
4 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.16%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Information Security
2 19 (22.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (19.77%) ITIL
4 16 (18.60%) Mentoring
5 14 (16.28%) Change Management
6 13 (15.12%) Security Management
7 12 (13.95%) Information Security Management
7 12 (13.95%) SIEM
8 10 (11.63%) Cyber Security
8 10 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (10.47%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (9.30%) Network Design
10 8 (9.30%) Project Management
11 7 (8.14%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (8.14%) Load Balancing
12 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
13 5 (5.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 4 (4.65%) Process Management
14 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.14%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) Perl
4 1 (1.16%) VBScript
4 1 (1.16%) VB
4 1 (1.16%) Ruby
4 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (20.93%) CCNA
2 18 (20.93%) CISSP
3 13 (15.12%) Degree
4 12 (13.95%) CCNP
5 9 (10.47%) CISM
6 8 (9.30%) GIAC
6 8 (9.30%) CISA
7 6 (6.98%) ISACA
8 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.65%) MCSE
8 4 (4.65%) CCSA
8 4 (4.65%) CISMP
9 3 (3.49%) CCSE
10 2 (2.33%) CEH
10 2 (2.33%) ISSAP
10 2 (2.33%) ISSMP
10 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (19.77%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.63%) COBIT
4 9 (10.47%) SLA
5 4 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) ISA Server
2 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.49%) Snort
5 1 (1.16%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.33%) Nessus
3 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) Cisco
2 23 (26.74%) IronPort
3 11 (12.79%) Juniper
4 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 8 (9.30%) VMware
5 8 (9.30%) SolarWinds
6 7 (8.14%) F5
6 7 (8.14%) ScanSafe
7 6 (6.98%) Brocade
8 5 (5.81%) Citrix
9 3 (3.49%) McAfee
9 3 (3.49%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.49%) Huawei
9 3 (3.49%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.33%) Splunk
11 1 (1.16%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.16%) Lumension
11 1 (1.16%) Websense
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