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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Engineer
UK
Rank 776 880 893
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 82 40 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.041% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.042% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 65 20 57
Median salary £72,500 £61,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.36% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £60,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £49,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-19.59% -0.50%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +94 80 £72,500 +16.00% 9
London +116 62 £72,500 +16.00% 7
City of London +35 14 £72,500 +16.00% 2
North West - 11 £38,750 -
Manchester - 7 £38,750 -
South East +65 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Berkshire +43 3 £40,000 -
East of England +7 2 - -
Hertfordshire -1 2 - -
Scotland +15 1 £40,500 -19.00%
Glasgow +13 1 £40,500 -19.00%
West Midlands +4 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £40,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £45,000 -
Durham - 1 £45,000 -

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Information Security
2 79 (54.86%) Finance
2 79 (54.86%) Linux
3 66 (45.83%) Windows
4 53 (36.81%) CISSP
5 52 (36.11%) Management Information System
6 49 (34.03%) Nessus
7 48 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
8 47 (32.64%) SIEM
9 39 (27.08%) Splunk
10 38 (26.39%) Intel Security
11 37 (25.69%) Cisco
12 35 (24.31%) CISM
12 35 (24.31%) Firewall
13 34 (23.61%) CISA
13 34 (23.61%) Vulnerability Management
14 31 (21.53%) Banking
15 30 (20.83%) Cyber-Ark
16 29 (20.14%) McAfee ePO
16 29 (20.14%) Network Security
17 27 (18.75%) Security Operations
18 26 (18.06%) Aveksa
18 26 (18.06%) GIAC
18 26 (18.06%) Microsoft
19 25 (17.36%) Incident Management
19 25 (17.36%) Identity Access Management
20 22 (15.28%) Bomgar
20 22 (15.28%) Intrusion Detection
21 21 (14.58%) Degree
21 21 (14.58%) Analytical Skills

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 (4.17%) IIS
2 4 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.69%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.31%) Firewall
2 29 (20.14%) Network Security
3 22 (15.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (4.86%) HTTP
5 6 (4.17%) DNS
6 5 (3.47%) DHCP
7 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.08%) Wireless
8 2 (1.39%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.39%) VPN
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.69%) LDAP
9 1 (0.69%) SSL
9 1 (0.69%) VLAN
9 1 (0.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) AppScan
1 4 (2.78%) Burp Suite
1 4 (2.78%) Paros
1 4 (2.78%) WebScarab
2 2 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 79 (54.86%) Finance
2 31 (21.53%) Banking
3 7 (4.86%) Games
4 6 (4.17%) Publishing
5 4 (2.78%) Retail
5 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.39%) Military
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) SailPoint
2 5 (3.47%) .NET
3 4 (2.78%) Web Services
4 3 (2.08%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.69%) CGI
5 1 (0.69%) SAML
5 1 (0.69%) Servlets
5 1 (0.69%) SPNEGO
5 1 (0.69%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (36.11%) Management Information System
2 21 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.64%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.47%) PKI
4 5 (3.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.78%) Derivative
5 4 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.08%) CESG
6 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.39%) Physics
8 1 (0.69%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 79 (54.86%) Linux
2 66 (45.83%) Windows
3 15 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 12 (8.33%) Unix
5 5 (3.47%) CentOS
5 5 (3.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (100.00%) Information Security
2 48 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 47 (32.64%) SIEM
4 34 (23.61%) Vulnerability Management
5 27 (18.75%) Security Operations
6 25 (17.36%) Identity Access Management
6 25 (17.36%) Incident Management
7 17 (11.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (10.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 13 (9.03%) SDLC
11 10 (6.94%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (6.94%) Server Hardening
12 9 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
12 9 (6.25%) ITIL
13 8 (5.56%) Change Control
14 7 (4.86%) Patch Management
15 6 (4.17%) Compliance Audit
15 6 (4.17%) Identity Management
15 6 (4.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.11%) Python
1 16 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (5.56%) Perl
3 6 (4.17%) Java
3 6 (4.17%) Ruby
4 4 (2.78%) C++
5 3 (2.08%) Bourne shell
5 3 (2.08%) C
5 3 (2.08%) Korn
6 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (36.81%) CISSP
2 35 (24.31%) CISM
3 34 (23.61%) CISA
4 26 (18.06%) GIAC
5 21 (14.58%) Degree
6 14 (9.72%) CEH
7 10 (6.94%) SSCP
8 8 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.17%) GSEC
9 6 (4.17%) SANS
9 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.08%) CCNP
10 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.08%) GISF
11 2 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.39%) CRISC
11 2 (1.39%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.39%) OSCP
11 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.39%) FISMA
System Software
1 14 (9.72%) Snort
2 13 (9.03%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.47%) iptables
5 4 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (34.03%) Nessus
2 29 (20.14%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (4.86%) SCCM
4 5 (3.47%) CSIRT
4 5 (3.47%) SELinux
5 4 (2.78%) WSUS
6 3 (2.08%) Kibana
6 3 (2.08%) logstash
6 3 (2.08%) QRadar
7 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (27.08%) Splunk
2 38 (26.39%) Intel Security
3 37 (25.69%) Cisco
4 30 (20.83%) Cyber-Ark
5 26 (18.06%) Aveksa
5 26 (18.06%) Microsoft
6 22 (15.28%) Bomgar
7 17 (11.81%) CheckPoint
8 16 (11.11%) Juniper
9 14 (9.72%) AlienVault
9 14 (9.72%) Fortinet
10 10 (6.94%) VMware
11 9 (6.25%) Citrix
12 8 (5.56%) Qualys
13 7 (4.86%) ArcSight
13 7 (4.86%) Forcepoint
14 6 (4.17%) Palo Alto
15 5 (3.47%) IBM
15 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
15 5 (3.47%) Tripwire
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago