The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Security Engineer
Rank 873 929 899
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 17 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 5
Average salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - £41,000

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer within the UK.

Infrastructure Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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 +23 14 £50,000 -
London - 8 £50,000 -
North West +15 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire +11 3 £42,500 -
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £39,000 -
City of London - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £50,000 -
Leicester - 1 £39,000 -
South East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Security Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) CCNA
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (62.86%) Network Security
3 20 (57.14%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Change Management
5 15 (42.86%) Cisco
5 15 (42.86%) Project Management
6 14 (40.00%) SLA
6 14 (40.00%) WAN
6 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (40.00%) Firewall
6 14 (40.00%) Cyber Security
7 13 (37.14%) Open Source
7 13 (37.14%) IPsec
7 13 (37.14%) VLAN
7 13 (37.14%) DHCP
7 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
7 13 (37.14%) VPN
7 13 (37.14%) DNS
7 13 (37.14%) MPLS
8 12 (34.29%) HP
9 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
11 9 (25.71%) Network Design
12 8 (22.86%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (22.86%) Brocade
12 8 (22.86%) Problem Management
12 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (22.86%) SSL

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Network Security
2 14 (40.00%) Firewall
2 14 (40.00%) WAN
3 13 (37.14%) DHCP
3 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
3 13 (37.14%) VPN
3 13 (37.14%) DNS
3 13 (37.14%) MPLS
3 13 (37.14%) IPsec
3 13 (37.14%) VLAN
4 8 (22.86%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (22.86%) SSL
5 6 (17.14%) Wireless
6 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 2 (5.71%) Intranet
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless Security
8 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.86%) NAS
8 1 (2.86%) LAN
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.00%) CentOS
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Change Management
2 15 (42.86%) Project Management
3 14 (40.00%) Cyber Security
4 9 (25.71%) Network Design
5 8 (22.86%) Problem Management
6 7 (20.00%) Time Management
6 7 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (11.43%) SIEM
8 2 (5.71%) Database Security
8 2 (5.71%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL
9 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) CCNA
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CISM
2 1 (2.86%) CEH
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.57%) vSphere
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 2 (5.71%) Snort
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (5.71%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) HP
3 8 (22.86%) Brocade
3 8 (22.86%) F5
4 7 (20.00%) Citrix
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) Huawei
6 4 (11.43%) McAfee
7 3 (8.57%) Dell
8 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 2 (5.71%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (5.71%) IronPort
9 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.86%) Websense
9 1 (2.86%) Radware