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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Engineer
UK
Rank 773 898 898
Rank change year-on-year
+125 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 73 35 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.034% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.036% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 57
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 £40,050 £50,000 £41,350
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +129 71 £72,500 +26.08% 5
London +110 50 £72,500 +26.08% 4
North West - 17 £40,000 -
City of London +40 11 £72,500 +18.36%
Manchester - 7 £40,000 -
East of England +14 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
South East +54 1 £42,500 -29.16%
West Midlands +27 1 - -
Glasgow +24 1 £40,500 -19.00%
Scotland +16 1 £40,500 -19.00%
Hertfordshire +7 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £42,500 -

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Information Security
2 87 (56.86%) Finance
3 82 (53.59%) Linux
4 59 (38.56%) Windows
4 59 (38.56%) CISSP
5 53 (34.64%) SIEM
6 51 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 48 (31.37%) Nessus
8 47 (30.72%) Security Monitoring
9 43 (28.10%) Splunk
10 41 (26.80%) Intel Security
11 40 (26.14%) CISM
12 37 (24.18%) Cisco
13 36 (23.53%) Firewall
13 36 (23.53%) CISA
14 34 (22.22%) Banking
14 34 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
14 34 (22.22%) CyberArk
15 33 (21.57%) McAfee ePO
16 29 (18.95%) Network Security
16 29 (18.95%) GIAC
17 27 (17.65%) Aveksa
17 27 (17.65%) Cybereason
17 27 (17.65%) Security Operations
18 26 (16.99%) Identity Access Management
19 25 (16.34%) Privileged Access Management
19 25 (16.34%) Incident Management
19 25 (16.34%) Microsoft
20 23 (15.03%) PowerBroker
20 23 (15.03%) 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 6 (3.92%) IIS
2 4 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.31%) nginx
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.53%) Firewall
2 29 (18.95%) Network Security
3 22 (14.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (4.58%) DNS
4 7 (4.58%) HTTP
5 5 (3.27%) DHCP
6 2 (1.31%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) LDAP
7 1 (0.65%) SSL
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
7 1 (0.65%) WAN
7 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.61%) AppScan
1 4 (2.61%) Burp Suite
1 4 (2.61%) Paros
1 4 (2.61%) WebScarab
2 2 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
General
1 87 (56.86%) Finance
2 34 (22.22%) Banking
3 8 (5.23%) Retail
4 7 (4.58%) Games
5 6 (3.92%) Publishing
6 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.61%) Advertising
8 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.31%) Military
10 1 (0.65%) Electronics
10 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.11%) SailPoint
2 4 (2.61%) .NET
2 4 (2.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) CGI
3 1 (0.65%) SAML
3 1 (0.65%) Servlets
3 1 (0.65%) SPNEGO
3 1 (0.65%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 22 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.27%) PKI
4 5 (3.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.61%) Derivative
6 3 (1.96%) CESG
6 3 (1.96%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 82 (53.59%) Linux
2 59 (38.56%) Windows
3 14 (9.15%) Unix
4 12 (7.84%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.23%) CentOS
5 8 (5.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (100.00%) Information Security
2 53 (34.64%) SIEM
3 47 (30.72%) Security Monitoring
4 34 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 27 (17.65%) Security Operations
6 26 (16.99%) Identity Access Management
7 25 (16.34%) Incident Management
7 25 (16.34%) Privileged Access Management
8 19 (12.42%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (9.15%) SDLC
9 14 (9.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 12 (7.84%) Identity Management
10 12 (7.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (7.19%) Change Control
11 11 (7.19%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (6.54%) Server Hardening
13 9 (5.88%) Compliance Audit
13 9 (5.88%) ITIL
14 8 (5.23%) Data Loss Prevention
15 7 (4.58%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.73%) Python
2 16 (10.46%) SQL
3 14 (9.15%) Perl
4 9 (5.88%) Ruby
5 6 (3.92%) Bourne shell
5 6 (3.92%) Korn
6 5 (3.27%) Java
7 3 (1.96%) C
7 3 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (38.56%) CISSP
2 40 (26.14%) CISM
3 36 (23.53%) CISA
4 29 (18.95%) GIAC
5 21 (13.73%) Degree
6 10 (6.54%) CEH
6 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.23%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.23%) SSCP
8 7 (4.58%) GSEC
9 6 (3.92%) GISF
9 6 (3.92%) SANS
10 3 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.31%) CCNP
11 2 (1.31%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.31%) CRISC
11 2 (1.31%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.31%) OSCP
11 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.84%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.31%) FISMA
System Software
1 14 (9.15%) Snort
2 10 (6.54%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.23%) iptables
5 4 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (31.37%) Nessus
2 33 (21.57%) McAfee ePO
3 23 (15.03%) PowerBroker
4 8 (5.23%) SELinux
5 5 (3.27%) CSIRT
5 5 (3.27%) SCCM
6 4 (2.61%) WSUS
7 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.65%) QRadar
Vendors
1 43 (28.10%) Splunk
2 41 (26.80%) Intel Security
3 37 (24.18%) Cisco
4 34 (22.22%) CyberArk
5 27 (17.65%) Aveksa
5 27 (17.65%) Cybereason
6 25 (16.34%) Microsoft
7 23 (15.03%) Bomgar
8 15 (9.80%) CheckPoint
8 15 (9.80%) Juniper
9 14 (9.15%) AlienVault
9 14 (9.15%) Fortinet
10 11 (7.19%) Qualys
11 9 (5.88%) Citrix
11 9 (5.88%) VMware
12 8 (5.23%) Red Hat
13 7 (4.58%) Symantec
14 6 (3.92%) ArcSight
14 6 (3.92%) Forcepoint
15 5 (3.27%) Palo Alto
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