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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Security Engineer
Rank 891 904 893
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 13 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.002% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 18
Average salary £50,875 £28,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.95% -29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,175 £26,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,175 £30,550 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £28,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+78.26% -29.87%

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
106613 103834 110631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.68% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88722 84404 95272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,430 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 9 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 17 December 2014. 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 +14 12 £50,875 +76.95%
South East - 8 - -
Berkshire - 8 - -
Reading - 8 - -
Cheshire - 3 £51,250 -
North West - 3 £51,250 -
Nantwich - 2 £45,000 -
London - 1 £50,875 -
Sidcup - 1 £50,875 -

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
3 22 (62.86%) DNS
3 22 (62.86%) Firewall
4 20 (57.14%) VMware
5 19 (54.29%) UNIX
5 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
5 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (48.57%) VPN
6 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
7 16 (45.71%) MS Excel
7 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
8 15 (42.86%) CCNA
8 15 (42.86%) Citrix
8 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (42.86%) Finance
8 15 (42.86%) Network Security
9 12 (34.29%) DHCP
9 12 (34.29%) Cisco
10 11 (31.43%) AIX
10 11 (31.43%) Solaris
10 11 (31.43%) WAN
10 11 (31.43%) Project Management
10 11 (31.43%) COBIT
10 11 (31.43%) Cyber Security
11 10 (28.57%) SLA
11 10 (28.57%) Open Source
12 9 (25.71%) Mac OS X
12 9 (25.71%) MPLS
12 9 (25.71%) Change Management

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (45.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) DNS
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) VPN
3 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
4 15 (42.86%) Network Security
5 12 (34.29%) DHCP
6 11 (31.43%) WAN
7 9 (25.71%) MPLS
7 9 (25.71%) IPsec
7 9 (25.71%) VLAN
8 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (14.29%) SAN
10 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
10 3 (8.57%) Internet
10 3 (8.57%) Wireless
11 2 (5.71%) FTP
11 2 (5.71%) LAN
11 2 (5.71%) Intranet
11 2 (5.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Open Source
2 6 (17.14%) Replication
3 5 (14.29%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
3 19 (54.29%) UNIX
4 11 (31.43%) AIX
4 11 (31.43%) Solaris
5 9 (25.71%) Mac OS X
5 9 (25.71%) Apple iOS
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.71%) CentOS
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Project Management
1 11 (31.43%) Cyber Security
2 9 (25.71%) Change Management
3 8 (22.86%) Network Design
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) High Availability
5 3 (8.57%) SIEM
5 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Network Management
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) CCNA
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) SSCP
5 1 (2.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) COBIT
2 10 (28.57%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
1 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) Citrix
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco
5 8 (22.86%) Juniper
6 3 (8.57%) Huawei
6 3 (8.57%) Websense
6 3 (8.57%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) McAfee
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
7 2 (5.71%) Clearswift
7 2 (5.71%) Mitel
7 2 (5.71%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.86%) Splunk
8 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.86%) Radware