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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 813 848 851
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 46 53 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.048% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.051% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 21
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,500 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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
London +18 22 £55,000 -18.51% 5
East of England +23 13 £42,500 -15.00%
South East +13 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire -3 3 - -
North West - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 53 (67.95%) Firewall
2 37 (47.44%) Information Security
3 36 (46.15%) Windows
4 30 (38.46%) CISSP
5 26 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 23 (29.49%) Finance
6 23 (29.49%) Security Architecture
7 22 (28.21%) Linux
8 21 (26.92%) Cisco
9 20 (25.64%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (24.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 17 (21.79%) VMware
11 17 (21.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (20.51%) Network Security
12 16 (20.51%) PCI DSS
13 15 (19.23%) SIEM
13 15 (19.23%) Security Patching
13 15 (19.23%) Risk Management
14 14 (17.95%) Security Management
14 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (17.95%) Nessus
15 13 (16.67%) vSphere
15 13 (16.67%) Patch Management
15 13 (16.67%) ITIL
16 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
16 12 (15.38%) Websense
17 11 (14.10%) Nagios
17 11 (14.10%) Sophos
17 11 (14.10%) WAN
17 11 (14.10%) VMware ESXi

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (10.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (67.95%) Firewall
2 16 (20.51%) Network Security
3 11 (14.10%) WAN
4 9 (11.54%) LAN
5 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.97%) VPN
6 7 (8.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (6.41%) Wireless
7 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.85%) Internet
8 3 (3.85%) IPsec
9 2 (2.56%) SSL
9 2 (2.56%) DNS
9 2 (2.56%) DHCP
10 1 (1.28%) DMZ
10 1 (1.28%) MPLS
10 1 (1.28%) VLAN
10 1 (1.28%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Big Data
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Yeoman
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Law
3 3 (3.85%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Web Services
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Online Games
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.28%) CESG
5 1 (1.28%) BBC
5 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.15%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) UNIX
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) Information Security
2 23 (29.49%) Security Architecture
3 20 (25.64%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (24.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 15 (19.23%) SIEM
5 15 (19.23%) Security Patching
5 15 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 14 (17.95%) Security Management
7 13 (16.67%) Patch Management
7 13 (16.67%) ITIL
8 8 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (8.97%) Project Management
10 5 (6.41%) Test Strategy
10 5 (6.41%) Cyber Security
10 5 (6.41%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.41%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.13%) Open Source
11 4 (5.13%) Load Balancing
11 4 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) CISSP
2 10 (12.82%) CISM
2 10 (12.82%) CEH
3 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (11.54%) Degree
4 7 (8.97%) CCNA
5 5 (6.41%) CISA
6 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.85%) MCSE
6 3 (3.85%) SSCP
6 3 (3.85%) CISMP
6 3 (3.85%) CCSE
6 3 (3.85%) GIAC
7 2 (2.56%) GPEN
7 2 (2.56%) OSCP
7 2 (2.56%) CHFI
7 2 (2.56%) ISSAP
7 2 (2.56%) ISSMP
8 1 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (20.51%) PCI DSS
3 11 (14.10%) QA
4 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.67%) vSphere
3 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 11 (14.10%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.85%) XenApp
6 1 (1.28%) Snort
6 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Nessus
2 11 (14.10%) Nagios
3 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 21 (26.92%) Cisco
3 17 (21.79%) VMware
4 12 (15.38%) Websense
5 11 (14.10%) Sophos
5 11 (14.10%) Splunk
6 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.41%) LogRhythm
8 4 (5.13%) ArcSight
8 4 (5.13%) F5
8 4 (5.13%) Citrix
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle
9 3 (3.85%) HP
9 3 (3.85%) Juniper
9 3 (3.85%) McAfee
10 2 (2.56%) Qualys
10 2 (2.56%) Tripwire
10 2 (2.56%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.56%) Rapid7
10 2 (2.56%) ScanSafe
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