The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 827 833 865
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 54 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.022% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.023% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 50 22 11
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- -8.60%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Security Engineer
UK

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 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 July 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
London -44 22 £67,500 +25.58%
South East +31 21 £49,000 +12.64% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
South West -14 2 £27,500 -35.29%
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 86 (75.44%) Firewall
2 56 (49.12%) Cisco
3 48 (42.11%) Windows
4 47 (41.23%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (39.47%) UNIX
6 43 (37.72%) CheckPoint
7 37 (32.46%) Linux
7 37 (32.46%) Network Security
8 35 (30.70%) CCNP
9 33 (28.95%) SIEM
10 32 (28.07%) CISSP
11 31 (27.19%) Websense
12 30 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
13 29 (25.44%) Finance
14 26 (22.81%) Information Security
14 26 (22.81%) ITIL
15 25 (21.93%) CCNA
16 24 (21.05%) Blue Coat
17 21 (18.42%) DNS
18 20 (17.54%) VPN
18 20 (17.54%) CCSE
19 19 (16.67%) IronPort
20 18 (15.79%) VMware
21 17 (14.91%) Active Directory
21 17 (14.91%) Reverse Proxy
22 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
23 15 (13.16%) ISA Server
23 15 (13.16%) Perl
24 14 (12.28%) TCP/IP
24 14 (12.28%) McAfee

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (4.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (75.44%) Firewall
2 37 (32.46%) Network Security
3 21 (18.42%) DNS
4 20 (17.54%) VPN
5 17 (14.91%) Reverse Proxy
6 14 (12.28%) TCP/IP
7 12 (10.53%) Wireshark
7 12 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (10.53%) tcpdump
8 10 (8.77%) Wireless
8 10 (8.77%) LDAP
9 6 (5.26%) Internet
9 6 (5.26%) LAN
9 6 (5.26%) WAN
9 6 (5.26%) DHCP
9 6 (5.26%) Kerberos
9 6 (5.26%) SNMP
9 6 (5.26%) SSH
9 6 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Law
3 9 (7.89%) Legal
4 5 (4.39%) Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.63%) Electronics
5 3 (2.63%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.26%) PKI
2 6 (5.26%) SecurID
3 4 (3.51%) CESG
4 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.11%) Windows
2 45 (39.47%) UNIX
3 37 (32.46%) Linux
4 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.65%) Solaris
6 11 (9.65%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) SIEM
2 30 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
3 26 (22.81%) Information Security
3 26 (22.81%) ITIL
4 14 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (11.40%) Security Management
6 12 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 12 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (4.39%) Network Management
8 5 (4.39%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (3.51%) Cyber Security
9 4 (3.51%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.51%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.63%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (2.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.16%) Perl
2 14 (12.28%) PowerShell
3 12 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 11 (9.65%) SQL
5 10 (8.77%) Ruby
6 3 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (41.23%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (30.70%) CCNP
3 32 (28.07%) CISSP
4 25 (21.93%) CCNA
5 20 (17.54%) CCSE
6 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.26%) CEH
7 4 (3.51%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (3.51%) CCSP
7 4 (3.51%) CISM
8 3 (2.63%) GSEC
8 3 (2.63%) CCSA
8 3 (2.63%) MCSE
8 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.63%) CISA
9 2 (1.75%) ISACA
9 2 (1.75%) CSSLP
9 2 (1.75%) SSCP
9 2 (1.75%) GIAC
9 2 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.77%) COBIT
3 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.16%) ISA Server
3 13 (11.40%) Snort
4 12 (10.53%) Nmap
5 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.63%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (1.75%) vSphere
7 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) Nessus
2 3 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.75%) Cryoserver
3 2 (1.75%) Opsview
3 2 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 56 (49.12%) Cisco
2 43 (37.72%) CheckPoint
3 31 (27.19%) Websense
4 24 (21.05%) Blue Coat
5 19 (16.67%) IronPort
6 18 (15.79%) VMware
7 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
8 14 (12.28%) McAfee
9 12 (10.53%) Red Hat
10 10 (8.77%) Citrix
10 10 (8.77%) Juniper
11 8 (7.02%) Symantec
12 7 (6.14%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (6.14%) SolarWinds
12 7 (6.14%) Aruba
12 7 (6.14%) ScanSafe
13 5 (4.39%) Sophos
13 5 (4.39%) Tufin
13 5 (4.39%) Trustwave
14 4 (3.51%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £20,655 to £24,786 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Weybridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago