The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 417 420 440
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 24 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.038% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.040% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 10
Average salary £58,000 £44,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.07% -11.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -14.00%
IT Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20643 20108 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.97% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16192 16631 18551
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IT Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

IT Security Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

IT Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

IT Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

IT Security Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Hampshire 0 20 £58,000 +13.33% 1
Surrey - 3 £37,500 -
Berkshire -7 1 £25,500 -36.25%
IT Security Engineer
England

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) Information Security
2 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 18 (47.37%) Network Security
3 16 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (42.11%) Windows
4 15 (39.47%) CCNA
4 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (36.84%) Cisco
6 13 (34.21%) DNS
6 13 (34.21%) UNIX
6 13 (34.21%) ISA Server
6 13 (34.21%) IronPort
6 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
7 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (31.58%) CISSP
8 10 (26.32%) Juniper
9 9 (23.68%) Security Management
9 9 (23.68%) CCNP
10 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
10 8 (21.05%) VMware
11 7 (18.42%) GIAC
11 7 (18.42%) Information Security Management
11 7 (18.42%) PCI DSS
11 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (18.42%) Degree
11 7 (18.42%) COBIT
12 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) Network Security
3 13 (34.21%) DNS
4 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 4 (10.53%) TACACS
5 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.26%) SAN
6 2 (5.26%) Internet
6 2 (5.26%) OSPF
6 2 (5.26%) BGP
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.26%) Junos
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Legal
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) UNIX
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
1 18 (47.37%) Information Security
2 16 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
4 9 (23.68%) Security Management
5 7 (18.42%) Information Security Management
6 6 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (10.53%) SIEM
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.26%) Service Management
9 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.26%) Change Management
9 2 (5.26%) Network Management
9 2 (5.26%) Change Control
9 2 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) CCNA
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (31.58%) CISSP
3 9 (23.68%) CCNP
4 7 (18.42%) GIAC
4 7 (18.42%) Degree
5 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.79%) ISACA
6 5 (13.16%) CCSA
7 4 (10.53%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (10.53%) CCSE
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (7.89%) MCSE
9 2 (5.26%) GSEC
9 2 (5.26%) CEH
9 2 (5.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (18.42%) COBIT
1 7 (18.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) ISA Server
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) IronPort
3 10 (26.32%) Juniper
4 8 (21.05%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) Brocade
5 6 (15.79%) F5
6 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.26%) Citrix
8 2 (5.26%) Splunk
8 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (2.63%) McAfee
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