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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 423 399 443
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 24 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.094% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.099% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 5
Average salary £47,500 £51,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.86% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £45,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.90%
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
19809 19148 20813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.69% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16141 15338 18097
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Berkshire +9 14 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Hampshire -17 7 £54,375 +6.43% 3
Surrey -15 3 £37,500 -
IT Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 34 (80.95%) Firewall
2 30 (71.43%) Windows
3 20 (47.62%) Linux
4 19 (45.24%) DNS
5 18 (42.86%) Network Security
6 13 (30.95%) Information Security
6 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
6 13 (30.95%) SIEM
7 12 (28.57%) CCNA
7 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (26.19%) Cisco
8 11 (26.19%) UNIX
8 11 (26.19%) WAN
8 11 (26.19%) Change Management
8 11 (26.19%) VPN
8 11 (26.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (26.19%) Cyber Security
9 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (23.81%) CISSP
9 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
9 10 (23.81%) DHCP
9 10 (23.81%) SLA
9 10 (23.81%) ITIL
9 10 (23.81%) Degree
10 9 (21.43%) VLAN
10 9 (21.43%) Network Design
10 9 (21.43%) IronPort
10 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
10 9 (21.43%) Open Source
10 9 (21.43%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (80.95%) Firewall
2 19 (45.24%) DNS
3 18 (42.86%) Network Security
4 11 (26.19%) WAN
4 11 (26.19%) VPN
5 10 (23.81%) DHCP
6 9 (21.43%) VLAN
6 9 (21.43%) IPsec
6 9 (21.43%) MPLS
7 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.14%) Internet
9 2 (4.76%) LAN
9 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.76%) SAN
9 2 (4.76%) OSPF
9 2 (4.76%) BGP
9 2 (4.76%) TACACS
9 2 (4.76%) Junos
9 2 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Military
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 9 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
4 1 (2.38%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Linux
3 11 (26.19%) UNIX
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Information Security
1 13 (30.95%) SIEM
2 11 (26.19%) Change Management
2 11 (26.19%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (26.19%) Cyber Security
3 10 (23.81%) ITIL
4 9 (21.43%) Network Design
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (16.67%) Security Management
7 6 (14.29%) Information Security Management
8 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
10 3 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
11 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) C
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) CCNA
1 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (23.81%) CISSP
2 10 (23.81%) Degree
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (16.67%) MCSE
5 6 (14.29%) GIAC
5 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.90%) ISACA
7 4 (9.52%) CEH
7 4 (9.52%) CCSA
7 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.14%) MCP
9 2 (4.76%) GPEN
9 2 (4.76%) MCSA
9 2 (4.76%) CCNP
9 2 (4.76%) CCSE
9 2 (4.76%) GCIA
9 2 (4.76%) GCIH
9 2 (4.76%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) SLA
2 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 8 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (14.29%) COBIT
5 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.38%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) ISA Server
2 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.76%) Nessus
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
2 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) IronPort
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) Juniper
5 5 (11.90%) F5
5 5 (11.90%) Brocade
5 5 (11.90%) McAfee
6 4 (9.52%) Huawei
6 4 (9.52%) Splunk
7 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
7 2 (4.76%) Websense
7 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
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