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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Engineer
Rank 893 941 975
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 18 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.026% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.026% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 9
Median salary £56,250 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £50,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £75,000 £68,300
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.54% +7.27%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £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 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Top 14 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 29 May 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 +34 17 £57,500 -4.16% 3
East of England +36 5 £57,500 +10.57%
London +27 5 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £57,500 -
South East +32 4 £75,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +22 4 £75,000 +29.31%
Bristol - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £50,000 -
South West - 2 - -
City of London +61 1 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Reading +22 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Glasgow - 1 £39,000 -
Scotland - 1 £39,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £53,000 -

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 53 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (45.28%) Management Information System
3 21 (39.62%) Finance
3 21 (39.62%) SIEM
4 20 (37.74%) Firewall
5 19 (35.85%) Network Security
6 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
6 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
6 18 (33.96%) Risk Management
7 17 (32.08%) Manufacturing
7 17 (32.08%) Validation
7 17 (32.08%) Information Assurance
7 17 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (30.19%) C
9 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
9 15 (28.30%) CESG
9 15 (28.30%) Military
9 15 (28.30%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (24.53%) Relational Database
10 13 (24.53%) Degree
10 13 (24.53%) Computer Science
11 12 (22.64%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (22.64%) PCI DSS
11 12 (22.64%) Windows
12 11 (20.75%) CISSP
12 11 (20.75%) Internet
12 11 (20.75%) Ethical Hacking
12 11 (20.75%) Security Operations
13 9 (16.98%) Linux
13 9 (16.98%) Electronics

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:

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) Firewall
2 19 (35.85%) Network Security
3 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
4 12 (22.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (20.75%) Internet
6 8 (15.09%) VPN
7 4 (7.55%) VLAN
8 1 (1.89%) DNS
8 1 (1.89%) HTTP
8 1 (1.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Manufacturing
3 15 (28.30%) Military
4 9 (16.98%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Management Information System
2 15 (28.30%) CESG
3 13 (24.53%) Computer Science
4 7 (13.21%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.77%) PKI
6 2 (3.77%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.89%) BYOD
7 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Unix
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Solaris
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (39.62%) SIEM
3 18 (33.96%) Risk Management
4 17 (32.08%) Information Assurance
4 17 (32.08%) Validation
5 15 (28.30%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (20.75%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (20.75%) Security Operations
7 8 (15.09%) UML
8 7 (13.21%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (9.43%) Computer Security
9 5 (9.43%) SDLC
9 5 (9.43%) Security Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (7.55%) Malware Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (5.66%) Database Security
11 3 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) C
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
1 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) Degree
3 11 (20.75%) CISSP
4 8 (15.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (13.21%) CEH
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.43%) CISA
7 4 (7.55%) CCNP
7 4 (7.55%) GSEC
7 4 (7.55%) MCITP
7 4 (7.55%) MCSE
7 4 (7.55%) MCTS
7 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (5.66%) CISM
9 2 (3.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.77%) SANS
9 2 (3.77%) SSCP
10 1 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (22.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.77%) RMADS
4 1 (1.89%) FISMA
4 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.77%) Nessus
2 1 (1.89%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Qualys
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix
2 2 (3.77%) Juniper
2 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) NetIQ
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.89%) VMware
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