The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Information Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Engineer
Rank 905 950 986
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 19 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.024% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 8
Median salary £57,500 £58,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +13.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £50,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £73,500 £68,450
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £58,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +7.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Information Security Engineer in the job title.

Information Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer within the UK.

Information Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England +33 18 £57,500 -0.86% 3
South East +36 8 £62,500 +7.75%
Berkshire +20 8 £62,500 +7.75%
London +22 4 £50,000 - 3
Windsor - 4 £60,000 -
East of England +39 3 £57,500 +10.57%
Hertfordshire - 3 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £52,250 -
South West - 2 £52,250 -
City of London +53 1 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Reading - 1 £75,000 -
Hayes - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £53,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £39,000 -
Scotland - 1 £39,000 -

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Information 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 featuring Information Security Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (48.00%) Management Information System
3 19 (38.00%) SIEM
4 18 (36.00%) Network Security
4 18 (36.00%) Firewall
5 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (34.00%) CISSP
5 17 (34.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (32.00%) C
6 16 (32.00%) Risk Management
7 15 (30.00%) Information Assurance
7 15 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (28.00%) Degree
8 14 (28.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
8 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 14 (28.00%) Finance
8 14 (28.00%) CESG
9 13 (26.00%) Manufacturing
9 13 (26.00%) Validation
9 13 (26.00%) Military
9 13 (26.00%) Internet
9 13 (26.00%) Computer Science
9 13 (26.00%) Relational Database
10 12 (24.00%) CEH
10 12 (24.00%) Windows
11 11 (22.00%) Ethical Hacking
12 10 (20.00%) Linux
12 10 (20.00%) Security Operations
13 9 (18.00%) CESG Certified Professional

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) Firewall
1 18 (36.00%) Network Security
2 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (28.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (26.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless Security
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) IPsec
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Manufacturing
2 13 (26.00%) Military
3 5 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (28.00%) CESG
3 13 (26.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (14.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.00%) BYOD
8 1 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Information Security
2 19 (38.00%) SIEM
3 17 (34.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (32.00%) Risk Management
5 15 (30.00%) Information Assurance
6 13 (26.00%) Validation
7 11 (22.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (20.00%) Security Operations
9 8 (16.00%) UML
10 7 (14.00%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (10.00%) Computer Security
11 5 (10.00%) Security Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 4 (8.00%) Malware Analysis
12 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
13 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
13 3 (6.00%) OWASP
13 3 (6.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) CISSP
2 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (24.00%) CEH
4 9 (18.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (18.00%) CISA
5 8 (16.00%) GSEC
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.00%) CISM
7 3 (6.00%) SANS
8 2 (4.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (4.00%) CLAS
8 2 (4.00%) GIAC
8 2 (4.00%) IISP
8 2 (4.00%) SSCP
9 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.00%) CCNA
9 1 (2.00%) CCNP
9 1 (2.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (4.00%) RMADS
4 1 (2.00%) FISMA
4 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Nessus
2 4 (8.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Juniper
1 3 (6.00%) Qualys
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco
2 2 (4.00%) Citrix
2 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.00%) Symantec
3 1 (2.00%) Varonis
3 1 (2.00%) VMware
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 24 days ago