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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 836 834 856
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 69 77 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.079% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.082% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 58 56 50
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £46,300
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -8.20%
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
91358 94470 93145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.12% 96.49% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77495 78985 75634
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +21 30 £53,500 +7.00% 3
South East -19 18 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
East of England +7 4 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +8 3 £35,000 -22.22%
North East - 2 £30,000 -
South West - 2 £55,250 - 1
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 79 (58.96%) Firewall
2 72 (53.73%) Windows
3 54 (40.30%) CISSP
4 52 (38.81%) Information Security
5 48 (35.82%) Active Directory
6 44 (32.84%) Network Security
7 42 (31.34%) Linux
8 40 (29.85%) VMware
8 40 (29.85%) SIEM
9 36 (26.87%) PCI DSS
9 36 (26.87%) Degree
9 36 (26.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 34 (25.37%) Cisco
11 33 (24.63%) Finance
12 32 (23.88%) Microsoft
12 32 (23.88%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (22.39%) TCP/IP
14 29 (21.64%) WAN
14 29 (21.64%) Security Operations
15 28 (20.90%) Management Information System
16 27 (20.15%) LAN
17 26 (19.40%) CheckPoint
17 26 (19.40%) Vulnerability Management
18 25 (18.66%) Windows Server
18 25 (18.66%) CEH
19 24 (17.91%) ArcSight
20 23 (17.16%) DNS
20 23 (17.16%) MS Excel
20 23 (17.16%) Citrix

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (7.46%) IIS
2 7 (5.22%) IBM Domino
3 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.73%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) CICS
6 1 (0.75%) Confluence
6 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.46%) Mimecast
2 9 (6.72%) Office 365
3 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.99%) IaaS
3 4 (2.99%) SaaS
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 79 (58.96%) Firewall
2 44 (32.84%) Network Security
3 30 (22.39%) TCP/IP
4 29 (21.64%) WAN
5 27 (20.15%) LAN
6 23 (17.16%) DNS
7 20 (14.93%) VPN
8 15 (11.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (11.19%) SAN
9 14 (10.45%) DHCP
10 11 (8.21%) SSL
10 11 (8.21%) Wireless
11 10 (7.46%) HTTP
11 10 (7.46%) Wireshark
12 9 (6.72%) DMZ
13 7 (5.22%) IPv4
13 7 (5.22%) IPv6
13 7 (5.22%) LDAP
13 7 (5.22%) TACACS
13 7 (5.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.73%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.24%) Big Data
3 3 (2.24%) Informix
4 2 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) ChangeMan
1 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 33 (24.63%) Finance
2 11 (8.21%) Banking
3 9 (6.72%) Law
3 9 (6.72%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Advertising
4 5 (3.73%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Back Office
5 3 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Games
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.75%) ISPF
2 1 (0.75%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.90%) Management Information System
2 18 (13.43%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (9.70%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.97%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (5.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (4.48%) Cryptography
7 6 (4.48%) Replication
8 5 (3.73%) Blackberry
8 5 (3.73%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.73%) EMC VNX
8 5 (3.73%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (3.73%) Online Banking
9 4 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (2.24%) EPoS
10 3 (2.24%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 72 (53.73%) Windows
2 42 (31.34%) Linux
3 25 (18.66%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.19%) Unix
5 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.97%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.73%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.99%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.75%) CentOS
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.81%) Information Security
2 40 (29.85%) SIEM
3 29 (21.64%) Security Operations
4 26 (19.40%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (16.42%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (16.42%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (13.43%) ITIL
7 16 (11.94%) Presales
7 16 (11.94%) Project Management
8 13 (9.70%) Data Protection
9 10 (7.46%) Configuration Management
9 10 (7.46%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (7.46%) Security Architecture
9 10 (7.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (6.72%) Malware Analysis
10 9 (6.72%) SDLC
11 8 (5.97%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (5.97%) Test Strategy
11 8 (5.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (5.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.22%) SQL
2 3 (2.24%) C
3 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.75%) Python
4 1 (0.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 54 (40.30%) CISSP
2 36 (26.87%) Degree
3 32 (23.88%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (18.66%) CEH
5 17 (12.69%) CCNA
5 17 (12.69%) CISA
6 16 (11.94%) GIAC
6 16 (11.94%) SC Cleared
6 16 (11.94%) Security Cleared
7 15 (11.19%) CCNP
8 13 (9.70%) GSEC
8 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (7.46%) CISM
10 9 (6.72%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (6.72%) Security+ Certification
11 8 (5.97%) IISP
11 8 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (5.22%) MCSE
12 7 (5.22%) SANS
12 7 (5.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (26.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 36 (26.87%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.49%) GPG13
3 2 (1.49%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (35.82%) Active Directory
2 32 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.43%) vSphere
4 11 (8.21%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.46%) XenApp
6 7 (5.22%) NFS
7 1 (0.75%) RACF
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (11.19%) Nessus
2 10 (7.46%) Nmap
2 10 (7.46%) SCCM
3 7 (5.22%) SCOM
4 5 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.73%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.75%) Kibana
5 1 (0.75%) logstash
5 1 (0.75%) Nagios
5 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 40 (29.85%) VMware
2 34 (25.37%) Cisco
3 32 (23.88%) Microsoft
4 26 (19.40%) CheckPoint
5 24 (17.91%) ArcSight
6 23 (17.16%) Citrix
7 15 (11.19%) Tripwire
8 13 (9.70%) Forcepoint
9 12 (8.96%) HP
9 12 (8.96%) LogRhythm
10 11 (8.21%) F5
11 10 (7.46%) Splunk
12 9 (6.72%) Fortinet
12 9 (6.72%) Intel Security
13 7 (5.22%) GFI Software
13 7 (5.22%) Remedy
13 7 (5.22%) SolarWinds
14 6 (4.48%) IronPort
15 5 (3.73%) Altiris
15 5 (3.73%) Qualys
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