The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 186 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.054% 0.099% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £51,177 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +13.92%
IT Security Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3570 3828 3551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.92% 94.82% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2962 3305 2909
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer across the Hampshire region.

IT Security Engineer Salary Trend in Hampshire

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) CEH
3 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) GCIA
4 3 (33.33%) GCIH
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) Splunk
5 2 (22.22%) Nessus
5 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
5 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
5 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (22.22%) GPEN
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) IronPort
5 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) ISA Server

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
2 1 (11.11%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
4 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CEH
3 3 (33.33%) GCIA
3 3 (33.33%) GCIH
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) GPEN
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CISA
5 1 (11.11%) GIAC
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nessus
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
3 2 (22.22%) IronPort
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Websense
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) VMware