The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had IT Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 394 456 446
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 16 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.092% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.095% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 16
Median salary £54,000 £55,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +70.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +18.75%
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
15725 21062 21213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 97.03% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 17793 16905
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured IT Security Engineer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +58 9 £57,000 +8.57%
Surrey +23 7 £54,000 +27.05%
IT Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 35 (74.47%) CISSP
3 32 (68.09%) Network Security
4 26 (55.32%) Linux
5 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
6 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
7 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.79%) Symantec
8 14 (29.79%) Intel Security
8 14 (29.79%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (29.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 13 (27.66%) CEH
9 13 (27.66%) Firewall
9 13 (27.66%) Information Security
10 12 (25.53%) CentOS
11 11 (23.40%) Degree
11 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
11 11 (23.40%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (23.40%) CISA
12 10 (21.28%) SIEM
12 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
13 9 (19.15%) Analytics
13 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (19.15%) Nessus
13 9 (19.15%) SCCM
13 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
13 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (19.15%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (19.15%) GSEC
13 9 (19.15%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (23.40%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) Network Security
2 13 (27.66%) Firewall
3 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) WebEx
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) VoIP
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.77%) Big Data
4 4 (8.51%) InfluxDB
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (17.02%) Games
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) German Language
3 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.26%) French Language
5 1 (2.13%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) ZeroMQ
2 3 (6.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (17.02%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Shadow IT
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Linux
3 12 (25.53%) CentOS
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.77%) Ubuntu
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Information Security
2 10 (21.28%) SIEM
3 9 (19.15%) Analytics
3 9 (19.15%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (14.89%) Presales
6 6 (12.77%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.51%) Security Management
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.26%) Security Operations
10 1 (2.13%) Data Loss Prevention
10 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 1 (2.13%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (2.13%) Threat Management
10 1 (2.13%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) CISSP
2 13 (27.66%) CEH
3 11 (23.40%) CISA
3 11 (23.40%) Degree
4 9 (19.15%) GSEC
5 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.51%) SANS
7 3 (6.38%) MCP
7 3 (6.38%) MCSE
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.13%) CISM
8 1 (2.13%) GCIA
8 1 (2.13%) GCIH
8 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) GPG13
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 14 (29.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (19.15%) Nessus
2 9 (19.15%) SCCM
3 4 (8.51%) Grafana
3 4 (8.51%) Graphite
4 2 (4.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Intel Security
2 14 (29.79%) Symantec
3 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.64%) LogRhythm
5 3 (6.38%) Apple
5 3 (6.38%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.13%) CA
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) Stonesoft