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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Engineer
Rank 847 888 920
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 49 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.049% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.051% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 42 39 34
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,950
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.00%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Top 17 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 27 September 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 +47 48 £65,000 +18.18% 7
London +49 31 £70,000 +27.27% 5
South East +19 11 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Berkshire +1 10 £62,500 +8.69%
Windsor -4 6 £62,500 +19.04%
City of London +40 4 £65,000 -13.33% 3
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 £45,000 -
Durham - 3 £45,000 -
North East - 3 £45,000 -
North West - 2 £33,750 - 1
Manchester - 2 £33,750 - 1
Scotland +24 1 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England +21 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Glasgow +13 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £75,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £75,000 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 67 (98.53%) Information Security
2 38 (55.88%) Windows
2 38 (55.88%) Management Information System
3 35 (51.47%) Linux
4 33 (48.53%) CISSP
5 25 (36.76%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (35.29%) CISA
6 24 (35.29%) Nessus
7 23 (33.82%) Degree
8 21 (30.88%) CEH
9 20 (29.41%) Firewall
10 18 (26.47%) Finance
11 17 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 17 (25.00%) Network Security
12 15 (22.06%) Computer Science
13 14 (20.59%) CISM
13 14 (20.59%) Intel Security
13 14 (20.59%) Identity Access Management
14 13 (19.12%) SIEM
14 13 (19.12%) Cisco
14 13 (19.12%) GSEC
15 12 (17.65%) Splunk
16 11 (16.18%) GIAC
16 11 (16.18%) Intrusion Detection
16 11 (16.18%) Banking
16 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
17 10 (14.71%) SCCM
17 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
17 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (13.24%) Cyber-Ark

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 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) Firewall
2 17 (25.00%) Network Security
3 11 (16.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (8.82%) Wireless
5 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.88%) Wireless Security
7 3 (4.41%) DNS
7 3 (4.41%) HTTP
7 3 (4.41%) Internet
8 2 (2.94%) DHCP
8 2 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.94%) VPN
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.47%) LAN
9 1 (1.47%) SSL
9 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.41%) Military
4 3 (4.41%) Publishing
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 2 (2.94%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) ELK Stack
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) CGI
3 1 (1.47%) Servlets
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (55.88%) Management Information System
2 15 (22.06%) Computer Science
3 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.82%) CESG
5 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.47%) Fintech
6 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.47%) Physics
6 1 (1.47%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.88%) Windows
2 35 (51.47%) Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Unix
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (98.53%) Information Security
2 25 (36.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 17 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (20.59%) Identity Access Management
5 13 (19.12%) SIEM
6 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
7 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (8.82%) Information Assurance
9 6 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (8.82%) Security Operations
10 5 (7.35%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
11 4 (5.88%) Database Security
11 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.88%) Network Design
11 4 (5.88%) Validation
11 4 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 3 (4.41%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) C
2 4 (5.88%) Java
3 3 (4.41%) C++
3 3 (4.41%) Python
3 3 (4.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) CISSP
2 24 (35.29%) CISA
3 23 (33.82%) Degree
4 21 (30.88%) CEH
5 14 (20.59%) CISM
6 13 (19.12%) GSEC
7 11 (16.18%) GIAC
8 7 (10.29%) SSCP
9 3 (4.41%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (4.41%) SANS
9 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.94%) CCNP
10 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.94%) CLAS
10 2 (2.94%) IISP
10 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.94%) OSCP
11 1 (1.47%) CCNA
11 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.94%) RMADS
4 1 (1.47%) FISMA
4 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Snort
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (35.29%) Nessus
2 10 (14.71%) SCCM
3 8 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.88%) Kibana
4 4 (5.88%) logstash
5 3 (4.41%) QRadar
6 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Intel Security
2 13 (19.12%) Cisco
3 12 (17.65%) Splunk
4 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.24%) Cyber-Ark
6 8 (11.76%) Aveksa
6 8 (11.76%) Bomgar
7 5 (7.35%) Forcepoint
8 4 (5.88%) ArcSight
8 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.88%) Google
8 4 (5.88%) Juniper
9 3 (4.41%) Citrix
9 3 (4.41%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.41%) Qualys
9 3 (4.41%) VMware
10 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.94%) Radware
10 2 (2.94%) Sophos
10 2 (2.94%) Tripwire
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Salary: £61000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Training Budget
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