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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 431 438 421
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 13 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.090% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.095% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 4
Average salary £60,000 £58,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +38.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,250 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
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
19933 21138 20178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16542 16611 16631
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Buckinghamshire - 9 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £52,500 -
IT Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (57.89%) Firewall
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
1 11 (57.89%) CISSP
2 10 (52.63%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (47.37%) SIEM
4 8 (42.11%) VPN
4 8 (42.11%) CEH
4 8 (42.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) Network Security
7 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) CCNP
8 4 (21.05%) DMZ
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) Wireless Security
8 4 (21.05%) Wireless
8 4 (21.05%) GIAC
8 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (21.05%) Splunk
8 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
9 3 (15.79%) Database Security
9 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
9 3 (15.79%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
2 8 (42.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (31.58%) Network Security
4 5 (26.32%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) DMZ
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless Security
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) SSL
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 10 (52.63%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (47.37%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (15.79%) Database Security
5 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) BCP
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Server Hardening
7 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
7 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) CEH
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (21.05%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) GIAC
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) CISA
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) SSCP
6 2 (10.53%) MCSE
6 2 (10.53%) CHFI
6 2 (10.53%) GSEC
6 2 (10.53%) CCSA
6 2 (10.53%) GPEN
6 2 (10.53%) OSCP
7 1 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (5.26%) CCSE
7 1 (5.26%) MCTS
7 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Splunk
2 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
4 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
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