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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 834 817 843
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 43 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.043% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.045% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 18
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
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 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -6 17 £50,000 -20.00% 2
South East -20 14 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South West -12 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North West - 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire -35 1 £50,000 +29.87%
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 60 (67.42%) Firewall
2 44 (49.44%) Windows
3 37 (41.57%) Information Security
4 34 (38.20%) Cisco
5 31 (34.83%) UNIX
5 31 (34.83%) Network Security
6 29 (32.58%) Linux
7 28 (31.46%) DNS
8 27 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (25.84%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (24.72%) CCNP
10 22 (24.72%) ITIL
10 22 (24.72%) Finance
11 21 (23.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 21 (23.60%) IronPort
12 20 (22.47%) CISSP
13 19 (21.35%) Management Information System
14 18 (20.22%) Root Cause Analysis
15 17 (19.10%) SIEM
15 17 (19.10%) CCNA
16 16 (17.98%) ISA Server
16 16 (17.98%) PCI DSS
17 15 (16.85%) PowerShell
17 15 (16.85%) Vulnerability Management
17 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
17 15 (16.85%) VPN
18 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
18 14 (15.73%) CheckPoint
19 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
19 13 (14.61%) Security Management

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 60 (67.42%) Firewall
2 31 (34.83%) Network Security
3 28 (31.46%) DNS
4 15 (16.85%) VPN
5 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
6 10 (11.24%) LDAP
6 10 (11.24%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (10.11%) IPsec
7 9 (10.11%) DHCP
8 8 (8.99%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (7.87%) SSH
9 7 (7.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (7.87%) Kerberos
9 7 (7.87%) SNMP
10 5 (5.62%) WAN
10 5 (5.62%) tcpdump
10 5 (5.62%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.37%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (3.37%) SMTP
11 3 (3.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Law
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (21.35%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.24%) PKI
4 7 (7.87%) SecurID
5 4 (4.49%) CESG
6 3 (3.37%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.25%) Open Source
7 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.12%) GIS
8 1 (1.12%) Tandem
8 1 (1.12%) Statistics
8 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (49.44%) Windows
2 31 (34.83%) UNIX
3 29 (32.58%) Linux
4 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.49%) FreeBSD
7 4 (4.49%) Solaris
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Information Security
2 22 (24.72%) ITIL
3 18 (20.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (19.10%) SIEM
5 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
5 15 (16.85%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (14.61%) Security Management
7 12 (13.48%) Information Security Management
8 10 (11.24%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (10.11%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (8.99%) Change Management
10 8 (8.99%) Load Balancing
11 6 (6.74%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (6.74%) Cyber Security
12 5 (5.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (5.62%) Data Protection
12 5 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2
13 4 (4.49%) Process Management
13 4 (4.49%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.99%) Perl
3 7 (7.87%) SQL
4 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.49%) Ruby
6 2 (2.25%) C++
7 1 (1.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (24.72%) CCNP
3 20 (22.47%) CISSP
4 17 (19.10%) CCNA
5 13 (14.61%) Degree
6 8 (8.99%) GIAC
7 7 (7.87%) CCSE
7 7 (7.87%) CISA
7 7 (7.87%) CISM
8 6 (6.74%) ISACA
9 4 (4.49%) CCSA
10 3 (3.37%) CISMP
10 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.37%) MCSE
10 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.25%) CCSP
11 2 (2.25%) ISSAP
11 2 (2.25%) ISSMP
12 1 (1.12%) MCITP
12 1 (1.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (17.98%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.24%) COBIT
4 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.37%) SLA
6 1 (1.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) ISA Server
2 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.74%) Snort
4 5 (5.62%) Nmap
4 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.25%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) SCCM
2 4 (4.49%) Nessus
3 2 (2.25%) Nagios
3 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 34 (38.20%) Cisco
2 21 (23.60%) IronPort
3 14 (15.73%) CheckPoint
4 11 (12.36%) Blue Coat
5 9 (10.11%) VMware
5 9 (10.11%) Juniper
5 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.99%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.87%) F5
8 6 (6.74%) ScanSafe
8 6 (6.74%) Brocade
9 5 (5.62%) Websense
10 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.37%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (2.25%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.25%) Trustwave
12 2 (2.25%) Ruckus Wireless
12 2 (2.25%) Splunk
12 2 (2.25%) McAfee
12 2 (2.25%) Sophos
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