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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 431 423 428
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 17 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.20% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.20% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 18
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £50,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £64,000 £61,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £40,000 £46,300
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -13.60%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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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 -22 7 - -
Surrey +10 3 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Kent - 3 £57,500 -
Hampshire +7 2 £17,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £60,000 -
IT Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (69.05%) Network Security
2 26 (61.90%) Windows
3 24 (57.14%) CISSP
3 24 (57.14%) Firewall
4 23 (54.76%) Linux
5 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 17 (40.48%) Information Security
6 17 (40.48%) CEH
7 16 (38.10%) Degree
8 13 (30.95%) DNS
8 13 (30.95%) WAN
9 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
9 12 (28.57%) SIEM
9 12 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (26.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (26.19%) VMware
10 11 (26.19%) LAN
10 11 (26.19%) VPN
11 10 (23.81%) CCNP
11 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
11 10 (23.81%) CISA
11 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
12 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (21.43%) Citrix
12 9 (21.43%) DMZ
12 9 (21.43%) GIAC
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 9 (21.43%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (16.67%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) Network Security
2 24 (57.14%) Firewall
3 13 (30.95%) DNS
3 13 (30.95%) WAN
4 11 (26.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (26.19%) LAN
4 11 (26.19%) VPN
5 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 9 (21.43%) DMZ
6 9 (21.43%) SSL
7 7 (16.67%) HTTP
7 7 (16.67%) IPv4
7 7 (16.67%) IPv6
7 7 (16.67%) LDAP
7 7 (16.67%) SAN
7 7 (16.67%) TACACS
7 7 (16.67%) VLAN
7 7 (16.67%) Wireless
7 7 (16.67%) Wireless Security
8 6 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (9.52%) EPoS
5 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Unix
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Information Security
2 12 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (28.57%) SIEM
3 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (19.05%) Presales
5 7 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
5 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Open Source
5 7 (16.67%) Product Management
5 7 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Workflow
6 6 (14.29%) Database Security
6 6 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL
8 4 (9.52%) Security Operations
8 4 (9.52%) Time Management
8 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) CISSP
2 17 (40.48%) CEH
3 16 (38.10%) Degree
4 10 (23.81%) CCNP
4 10 (23.81%) CISA
4 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (21.43%) GIAC
6 7 (16.67%) GSEC
7 5 (11.90%) MCSE
7 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.76%) CCSA
9 2 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (2.38%) CCIE
10 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 7 (16.67%) NFS
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Nessus
2 2 (4.76%) Nmap
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) VMware
2 9 (21.43%) Citrix
3 7 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 7 (16.67%) GFI Software
3 7 (16.67%) Remedy
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) SAP
5 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.14%) Forcepoint
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.76%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.76%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.38%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.38%) Splunk
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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