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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 422 452 460
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 28 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.089% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.092% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 21
Median salary £47,500 £25,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -35.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £17,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £51,177
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
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
18585 20615 22693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 96.93% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15815 16468 18150
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Surrey - 10 £47,500 -
Hampshire +8 9 £40,000 +128.57% 1
Berkshire +21 8 £50,000 +21.21% 1
IT Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 32 (68.09%) Firewall
2 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
3 29 (61.70%) Windows
4 25 (53.19%) Network Security
5 16 (34.04%) Linux
5 16 (34.04%) DNS
6 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.91%) LAN
6 15 (31.91%) WAN
6 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
7 13 (27.66%) Cisco
7 13 (27.66%) CISSP
8 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
8 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (25.53%) VMware
8 12 (25.53%) Presales
9 10 (21.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (21.28%) VPN
10 9 (19.15%) DHCP
10 9 (19.15%) Citrix
10 9 (19.15%) VLAN
11 8 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
11 8 (17.02%) LDAP
11 8 (17.02%) IIS
11 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
11 8 (17.02%) Network Architecture
11 8 (17.02%) ArcSight
11 8 (17.02%) SIEM

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 8 (17.02%) IIS
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.89%) IBM Domino
2 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) Firewall
2 25 (53.19%) Network Security
3 16 (34.04%) DNS
4 15 (31.91%) LAN
4 15 (31.91%) WAN
5 10 (21.28%) VPN
6 9 (19.15%) DHCP
6 9 (19.15%) VLAN
7 8 (17.02%) LDAP
7 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
8 7 (14.89%) HTTP
8 7 (14.89%) IPv4
8 7 (14.89%) IPv6
8 7 (14.89%) SAN
8 7 (14.89%) SSL
8 7 (14.89%) TACACS
8 7 (14.89%) VoIP
9 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (4.26%) Wireless
10 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Back Office
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) ZeroMQ
2 2 (4.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) EPoS
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Linux
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Presales
2 10 (21.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (17.02%) Network Architecture
3 8 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (17.02%) SIEM
4 7 (14.89%) Competitor Analysis
4 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (14.89%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (14.89%) Open Source
4 7 (14.89%) Product Management
4 7 (14.89%) SWOT Analysis
4 7 (14.89%) Workflow
5 5 (10.64%) Information Security
5 5 (10.64%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) C
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) CISSP
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) CCNP
5 2 (4.26%) CEH
5 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) GIAC
5 2 (4.26%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CISA
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) GPG13
3 1 (2.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.89%) NFS
5 2 (4.26%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.26%) Nessus
3 2 (4.26%) Nmap
4 1 (2.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Cisco
3 12 (25.53%) VMware
4 9 (19.15%) Citrix
5 8 (17.02%) ArcSight
6 7 (14.89%) Barracuda Networks
6 7 (14.89%) CA
6 7 (14.89%) F5
6 7 (14.89%) GFI Software
6 7 (14.89%) Remedy
6 7 (14.89%) Stonesoft
7 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.51%) HP
8 4 (8.51%) SAP
9 3 (6.38%) Forcepoint
9 3 (6.38%) Intel Security
9 3 (6.38%) LogRhythm
9 3 (6.38%) Symantec
10 2 (4.26%) Splunk
10 2 (4.26%) Tripwire
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