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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Engineer
Rank 797 909 903
Rank change year-on-year
+112 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 85 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.052% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.054% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 63 33 68
Median salary £72,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,600 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Top 19 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 10 December 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 +92 83 £72,500 +31.81% 11
London +77 59 £76,250 +27.08% 8
South East +61 10 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Berkshire +49 10 £40,000 -25.58% 1
City of London +21 8 £72,500 +16.00% 3
North West - 6 £35,000 - 1
Manchester - 5 £35,000 - 1
East of England +13 3 £45,000 -16.66%
North East - 3 £45,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 £45,000 -
Durham - 3 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -1 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £40,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £45,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 126 (99.21%) Information Security
2 71 (55.91%) Linux
3 64 (50.39%) Windows
4 60 (47.24%) Finance
5 54 (42.52%) Management Information System
6 52 (40.94%) CISSP
7 48 (37.80%) Nessus
8 35 (27.56%) Firewall
9 34 (26.77%) Splunk
9 34 (26.77%) SIEM
9 34 (26.77%) Vulnerability Management
10 33 (25.98%) Cisco
11 32 (25.20%) Intel Security
11 32 (25.20%) CISA
12 28 (22.05%) CISM
13 27 (21.26%) Network Security
14 25 (19.69%) Microsoft
15 24 (18.90%) Cyber-Ark
15 24 (18.90%) Degree
16 23 (18.11%) Incident Management
16 23 (18.11%) Banking
17 22 (17.32%) CEH
17 22 (17.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 22 (17.32%) Aveksa
17 22 (17.32%) McAfee ePO
17 22 (17.32%) Identity Access Management
18 21 (16.54%) GIAC
19 20 (15.75%) Intrusion Detection
19 20 (15.75%) Security Operations
20 18 (14.17%) Bomgar

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 8 (6.30%) IIS
2 4 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.15%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.57%) nginx
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (27.56%) Firewall
2 27 (21.26%) Network Security
3 20 (15.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (5.51%) DNS
4 7 (5.51%) HTTP
5 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.72%) Wireless
6 5 (3.94%) DHCP
7 4 (3.15%) Wireless Security
8 3 (2.36%) Internet
9 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.57%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.57%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.57%) VPN
10 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.79%) LAN
10 1 (0.79%) LDAP
10 1 (0.79%) SSL
10 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) AppScan
1 4 (3.15%) Burp Suite
1 4 (3.15%) Paros
1 4 (3.15%) WebScarab
2 2 (1.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 60 (47.24%) Finance
2 23 (18.11%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Games
4 6 (4.72%) Publishing
5 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.57%) Law
7 2 (1.57%) Military
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) SailPoint
2 5 (3.94%) .NET
3 4 (3.15%) ELK Stack
3 4 (3.15%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) CGI
4 1 (0.79%) SAML
4 1 (0.79%) Servlets
4 1 (0.79%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.79%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (42.52%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.81%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.94%) CESG
4 5 (3.94%) PKI
4 5 (3.94%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.15%) Derivative
5 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.57%) Physics
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.79%) Fintech
7 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 71 (55.91%) Linux
2 64 (50.39%) Windows
3 15 (11.81%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.66%) Unix
5 1 (0.79%) CentOS
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (99.21%) Information Security
2 34 (26.77%) SIEM
2 34 (26.77%) Vulnerability Management
3 23 (18.11%) Incident Management
4 22 (17.32%) Identity Access Management
4 22 (17.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (15.75%) Security Operations
6 15 (11.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (8.66%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (7.87%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (7.09%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (6.30%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.51%) ITIL
11 7 (5.51%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (5.51%) Patch Management
11 7 (5.51%) SDLC
11 7 (5.51%) Security Architecture
12 6 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (4.72%) Security Management
12 6 (4.72%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.24%) SQL
2 9 (7.09%) Python
3 6 (4.72%) Java
4 5 (3.94%) C
5 4 (3.15%) C++
6 3 (2.36%) Ruby
7 1 (0.79%) Perl
7 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (40.94%) CISSP
2 32 (25.20%) CISA
3 28 (22.05%) CISM
4 24 (18.90%) Degree
5 22 (17.32%) CEH
6 21 (16.54%) GIAC
7 11 (8.66%) SSCP
8 8 (6.30%) GSEC
9 6 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.72%) SANS
10 3 (2.36%) CCNP
10 3 (2.36%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.36%) OSCP
11 2 (1.57%) CLAS
11 2 (1.57%) CRISC
11 2 (1.57%) IISP
11 2 (1.57%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.57%) FISMA
2 2 (1.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.57%) RMADS
3 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.66%) Snort
3 8 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.79%) iptables
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (37.80%) Nessus
2 22 (17.32%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (9.45%) SCCM
4 4 (3.15%) Kibana
4 4 (3.15%) logstash
4 4 (3.15%) WSUS
5 3 (2.36%) QRadar
6 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.79%) SELinux
Vendors
1 34 (26.77%) Splunk
2 33 (25.98%) Cisco
3 32 (25.20%) Intel Security
4 25 (19.69%) Microsoft
5 24 (18.90%) Cyber-Ark
6 22 (17.32%) Aveksa
7 18 (14.17%) Bomgar
8 14 (11.02%) CheckPoint
9 13 (10.24%) Juniper
10 11 (8.66%) AlienVault
10 11 (8.66%) Fortinet
11 8 (6.30%) VMware
12 7 (5.51%) ArcSight
12 7 (5.51%) Citrix
12 7 (5.51%) Forcepoint
12 7 (5.51%) Palo Alto
13 5 (3.94%) IBM
13 5 (3.94%) Qualys
13 5 (3.94%) Tripwire
14 4 (3.15%) Google
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: circa £40k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + unrivaled benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
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Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cybercrowd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago