The first table below looks at the demand for the Information Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Engineer
Rank 878 827 891
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +64
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 18 44 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.040% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.043% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 7
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £45,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £61,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110250 103018 111675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.44% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90229 85711 95920
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%

Information Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 July 2014 within the UK.

Information Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 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
(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
England -64 18 £50,000 -9.09% 4
London -57 13 £49,000 -16.59% 3
North West +2 3 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Merseyside - 3 £47,500 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £47,500 - 1
South East -20 2 £53,750 +19.44%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £55,000 +22.22%
City of London -15 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Aldershot - 1 £52,500 -

Information Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Engineer in their job title.

1 30 (90.91%) Information Security
2 22 (66.67%) Degree
3 20 (60.61%) Firewall
3 20 (60.61%) Cisco
4 18 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 16 (48.48%) Network Security
5 16 (48.48%) Perl
6 15 (45.45%) Finance
7 14 (42.42%) SQL
7 14 (42.42%) CISSP
7 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
8 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (36.36%) CCNA
9 12 (36.36%) Asset Management
9 12 (36.36%) Hedge funds
9 12 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (33.33%) CCNP
11 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
11 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
11 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
11 10 (30.30%) Algorithmic Trading
12 9 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (27.27%) Change Control
13 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
13 7 (21.21%) Linux
14 6 (18.18%) Windows
14 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 5 (15.15%) CCSA
15 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
16 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance

Information Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) Network Security
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless Security
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 12 (36.36%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Information Security
2 12 (36.36%) Asset Management
3 10 (30.30%) Algorithmic Trading
4 9 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Change Control
5 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
7 3 (9.09%) SIEM
8 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.06%) Information Security Management
8 2 (6.06%) Security Management
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) OO
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
9 1 (3.03%) Computer Forensics
9 1 (3.03%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
9 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Perl
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) Lua
5 1 (3.03%) Tcl
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 14 (42.42%) CISSP
3 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (36.36%) CCNA
5 11 (33.33%) CCNP
6 5 (15.15%) CCSA
6 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) ISSAP
7 4 (12.12%) ISSMP
7 4 (12.12%) CISM
8 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.03%) GIAC
9 1 (3.03%) CCSE
9 1 (3.03%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Nmap
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago