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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 391 459 449
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 26 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 30
Median salary £54,000 £56,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
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
16695 20295 21092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.93% 96.65% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13977 17025 16464
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 9 £54,000 -
Berkshire +34 8 £58,000 +10.47%
Hampshire +18 5 £45,000 +164.70%
Kent - 4 £55,000 -
IT Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 39 (72.22%) Network Security
3 29 (53.70%) CISSP
4 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 25 (46.30%) Linux
6 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 22 (40.74%) Firewall
7 18 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (31.48%) Information Security
8 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
9 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (24.07%) CEH
11 12 (22.22%) CISA
11 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 11 (20.37%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 11 (20.37%) LAN
12 11 (20.37%) WAN
12 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (18.52%) GSEC
13 10 (18.52%) Nessus
13 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
13 10 (18.52%) DHCP
13 10 (18.52%) VPN
13 10 (18.52%) DNS
13 10 (18.52%) Cisco
13 10 (18.52%) VoIP
13 10 (18.52%) IIS

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 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (18.52%) IIS
1 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (72.22%) Network Security
2 22 (40.74%) Firewall
3 11 (20.37%) LAN
3 11 (20.37%) WAN
4 10 (18.52%) DHCP
4 10 (18.52%) DNS
4 10 (18.52%) VoIP
4 10 (18.52%) VPN
5 3 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.26%) Big Data
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
2 2 (3.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
1 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Linux
3 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.67%) CentOS
6 6 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Information Security
2 11 (20.37%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (18.52%) Network Architecture
3 10 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (12.96%) Security Architecture
5 7 (12.96%) SIEM
6 6 (11.11%) Presales
7 4 (7.41%) Security Management
8 3 (5.56%) Analytics
8 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.70%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (3.70%) Threat Management
10 1 (1.85%) Data Loss Prevention
10 1 (1.85%) Threat Analysis
10 1 (1.85%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) CISSP
2 13 (24.07%) CEH
3 12 (22.22%) CISA
4 10 (18.52%) Degree
4 10 (18.52%) GSEC
5 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.41%) SANS
7 2 (3.70%) MCITP
7 2 (3.70%) MCSE
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) GPG13
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Nessus
1 10 (18.52%) SCCM
2 9 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Barracuda Networks
2 10 (18.52%) CA
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) F5
2 10 (18.52%) Stonesoft
3 9 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 9 (16.67%) Symantec
4 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) Apple
5 3 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint