The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 432 422 435
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 19 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.079% 0.071% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.075% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 3
Average salary £46,300 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £43,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
IT Security Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Surrey +4 7 £32,500 -2.98%
Hampshire - 7 £51,177 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £27,000 -
IT Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) Windows
3 23 (60.53%) UNIX
4 16 (42.11%) CISSP
5 14 (36.84%) DNS
5 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 13 (34.21%) IronPort
7 12 (31.58%) Cisco
7 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (31.58%) MCSE
7 12 (31.58%) ISA Server
8 11 (28.95%) Linux
8 11 (28.95%) SIEM
9 10 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
9 10 (26.32%) Protective Monitoring
9 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 10 (26.32%) CISA
10 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
10 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.68%) MCITP
10 9 (23.68%) Cyber Security
11 8 (21.05%) Regular Expression
11 8 (21.05%) GPG13
11 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) SQL
11 8 (21.05%) ITIL
11 8 (21.05%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) Network Security
4 5 (13.16%) LAN
4 5 (13.16%) WAN
5 4 (10.53%) VPN
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
6 3 (7.89%) VLAN
6 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.26%) BGP
7 2 (5.26%) Internet
7 2 (5.26%) OSPF
7 2 (5.26%) TACACS
7 2 (5.26%) SAN
7 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.63%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) CESG
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) UNIX
3 11 (28.95%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) SIEM
2 10 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (26.32%) Protective Monitoring
3 9 (23.68%) Cyber Security
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.89%) Network Management
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.89%) Security Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) CISSP
2 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (31.58%) MCSE
4 10 (26.32%) CISA
5 9 (23.68%) MCITP
6 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (18.42%) CCNA
8 4 (10.53%) CCNP
8 4 (10.53%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (7.89%) CEH
9 3 (7.89%) CCSE
9 3 (7.89%) CCSA
9 3 (7.89%) GSEC
10 2 (5.26%) CISM
11 1 (2.63%) Degree
11 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
1 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.05%) GPG13
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) ISA Server
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.26%) Cryoserver
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) IronPort
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco
3 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) Brocade
5 5 (13.16%) McAfee
5 5 (13.16%) VMware
6 4 (10.53%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) Sophos
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Nokia
7 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.26%) Trustwave
7 2 (5.26%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.26%) ScanSafe
7 2 (5.26%) Stonesoft
7 2 (5.26%) PortSys
7 2 (5.26%) MobileIron
7 2 (5.26%) Splunk