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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Engineer
Rank 876 914 967
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +53
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 36 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.038% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.040% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 10
Median salary £61,500 £55,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.81% +15.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,500 £51,900
UK excluding London median salary £60,500 £58,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +16.00%

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
94251 105278 113033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79339 87279 91179
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 August 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Top 16 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 August 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 +42 35 £62,500 +13.63% 4
London +55 21 £65,000 +18.18% 3
South East +15 10 £62,500 +7.75%
Windsor +2 9 £62,500 +19.04%
Berkshire -3 9 £62,500 +7.75%
City of London +59 4 £65,000 +18.18%
South West - 2 £52,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £52,250 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £45,000 -
Durham - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 54 (98.18%) Information Security
2 31 (56.36%) Management Information System
3 28 (50.91%) CISSP
4 26 (47.27%) Windows
4 26 (47.27%) Linux
5 22 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (38.18%) CISA
7 20 (36.36%) Nessus
7 20 (36.36%) CEH
8 18 (32.73%) Degree
9 17 (30.91%) Network Security
10 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 15 (27.27%) SIEM
10 15 (27.27%) Firewall
11 13 (23.64%) Finance
11 13 (23.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 13 (23.64%) Identity Access Management
12 12 (21.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (21.82%) Risk Management
12 12 (21.82%) GSEC
12 12 (21.82%) CISM
13 11 (20.00%) Intel Security
14 10 (18.18%) GIAC
14 10 (18.18%) Incident Management
14 10 (18.18%) Splunk
15 9 (16.36%) SCCM
15 9 (16.36%) Information Assurance
15 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 9 (16.36%) CESG
15 9 (16.36%) C

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 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) Network Security
2 15 (27.27%) Firewall
3 12 (21.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.09%) Internet
5 5 (9.09%) Wireless
6 4 (7.27%) Wireless Security
7 2 (3.64%) DNS
7 2 (3.64%) HTTP
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.82%) DHCP
8 1 (1.82%) LAN
8 1 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.82%) VLAN
8 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.73%) Military
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (56.36%) Management Information System
2 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.36%) CESG
3 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) BYOD
5 1 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Linux
1 26 (47.27%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (98.18%) Information Security
2 22 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (27.27%) SIEM
4 13 (23.64%) Identity Access Management
4 13 (23.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (21.82%) Risk Management
6 10 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 9 (16.36%) Information Assurance
8 7 (12.73%) Validation
9 6 (10.91%) UML
10 5 (9.09%) Security Operations
11 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (7.27%) Data Loss Prevention
11 4 (7.27%) Database Security
11 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (7.27%) Network Design
11 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (5.45%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 3 (5.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) C
2 1 (1.82%) C++
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) CISSP
2 21 (38.18%) CISA
3 20 (36.36%) CEH
4 18 (32.73%) Degree
5 12 (21.82%) CISM
5 12 (21.82%) GSEC
6 10 (18.18%) GIAC
7 7 (12.73%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
7 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
8 6 (10.91%) SSCP
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.64%) CLAS
9 2 (3.64%) IISP
9 2 (3.64%) OSCP
9 2 (3.64%) SANS
10 1 (1.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.82%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.82%) CRISC
10 1 (1.82%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (3.64%) RMADS
4 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Nessus
2 9 (16.36%) SCCM
3 7 (12.73%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (7.27%) Kibana
4 4 (7.27%) logstash
5 2 (3.64%) QRadar
6 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 10 (18.18%) Splunk
3 8 (14.55%) Cyber-Ark
4 7 (12.73%) Aveksa
4 7 (12.73%) Bomgar
5 6 (10.91%) Cisco
6 4 (7.27%) Google
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.45%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix
8 2 (3.64%) Juniper
8 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.64%) Qualys
8 2 (3.64%) VMware
9 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.82%) F5
9 1 (1.82%) FireEye
9 1 (1.82%) Varonis
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