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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 838 839 848
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 37 68 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.060% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.064% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 22 58 22
Average salary £48,750 £51,177 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.74% +27.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £65,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -7 13 £52,500 +13.39% 3
London -12 13 £58,750 -6.00% 4
East of England +27 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +12 3 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -17 3 - -
North West - 2 £50,000 -
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (58.23%) Firewall
2 42 (53.16%) Windows
3 29 (36.71%) Linux
4 25 (31.65%) CISSP
4 25 (31.65%) Information Security
5 22 (27.85%) Cisco
5 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
6 19 (24.05%) IPsec
6 19 (24.05%) Network Security
7 18 (22.78%) SIEM
7 18 (22.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (20.25%) VPN
8 16 (20.25%) Cyber Security
9 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
9 15 (18.99%) CheckPoint
10 14 (17.72%) DNS
10 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
10 14 (17.72%) Network Design
10 14 (17.72%) Finance
11 13 (16.46%) WAN
11 13 (16.46%) Change Management
11 13 (16.46%) CISM
11 13 (16.46%) Open Source
12 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
12 12 (15.19%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (15.19%) UNIX
12 12 (15.19%) CCNA
12 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (13.92%) CEH
13 11 (13.92%) DHCP

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (3.80%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (58.23%) Firewall
2 19 (24.05%) IPsec
2 19 (24.05%) Network Security
3 16 (20.25%) VPN
4 14 (17.72%) DNS
5 13 (16.46%) WAN
6 11 (13.92%) DHCP
7 10 (12.66%) MPLS
7 10 (12.66%) VLAN
8 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.53%) Internet
10 2 (2.53%) LAN
10 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.80%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.27%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Law
2 3 (3.80%) Advertising
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Military
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Open Source
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.06%) CESG
6 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.27%) BBC
7 1 (1.27%) Blog
7 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.16%) Windows
2 29 (36.71%) Linux
3 12 (15.19%) UNIX
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Information Security
2 18 (22.78%) SIEM
3 16 (20.25%) Cyber Security
4 14 (17.72%) Network Design
5 13 (16.46%) Change Management
6 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (13.92%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (12.66%) Project Management
9 7 (8.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (8.86%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (7.59%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.33%) ISMS
11 5 (6.33%) ITIL
11 5 (6.33%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (5.06%) Coaching
12 4 (5.06%) Risk Assessment
13 3 (3.80%) DRM
13 3 (3.80%) Process Management
13 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
13 3 (3.80%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) C
2 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.53%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) Perl
4 1 (1.27%) VBScript
4 1 (1.27%) VB
4 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (31.65%) CISSP
2 13 (16.46%) CISM
3 12 (15.19%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (15.19%) CCNA
4 11 (13.92%) CEH
5 10 (12.66%) Degree
6 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (11.39%) CISA
7 7 (8.86%) MCSE
8 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.06%) GPEN
9 3 (3.80%) CISMP
9 3 (3.80%) MCP
9 3 (3.80%) GCIA
9 3 (3.80%) GCIH
10 2 (2.53%) GIAC
10 2 (2.53%) CCSA
10 2 (2.53%) MCSA
10 2 (2.53%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
3 10 (12.66%) SLA
4 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.27%) QA
5 1 (1.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) Snort
3 3 (3.80%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.53%) XenApp
4 2 (2.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (7.59%) Nessus
2 4 (5.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.53%) WSUS
3 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) Cisco
2 15 (18.99%) CheckPoint
3 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.92%) McAfee
5 8 (10.13%) Citrix
5 8 (10.13%) Symantec
6 6 (7.59%) Clearswift
6 6 (7.59%) VMware
6 6 (7.59%) Splunk
6 6 (7.59%) ScanSafe
7 4 (5.06%) Sourcefire
7 4 (5.06%) Huawei
7 4 (5.06%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.06%) Juniper
8 3 (3.80%) F5
9 2 (2.53%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.53%) Websense
9 2 (2.53%) SAP
9 2 (2.53%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.53%) IronPort
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