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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Security Engineer
Rank 871 879 869
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 25 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.002% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 18
Average salary £67,000 £36,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.11% -22.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £36,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+59.72% -22.99%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top 13 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 October 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 +11 23 £63,500 +76.38%
London - 12 £67,000 -
South East - 9 £32,500 -
Surrey - 6 £32,500 -
City of London - 6 £65,250 -
Berkshire - 3 £67,000 -
Reading - 3 £67,000 -
North West - 2 £50,000 -
Stirling - 2 £71,000 -
Scotland - 2 £71,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £57,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £50,875 -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) UNIX
3 18 (72.00%) VMware
4 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (60.00%) Firewall
6 15 (60.00%) Finance
7 14 (56.00%) DNS
8 13 (52.00%) Linux
9 11 (44.00%) AIX
9 11 (44.00%) Solaris
9 11 (44.00%) COBIT
10 10 (40.00%) Cisco
10 10 (40.00%) Citrix
11 9 (36.00%) VPN
11 9 (36.00%) Mac OS X
11 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
12 8 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (32.00%) Juniper
12 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
13 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (28.00%) CCNA
13 7 (28.00%) Network Security
14 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (24.00%) WebLOAD
14 6 (24.00%) High Availability
14 6 (24.00%) Ethernet

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) DNS
4 9 (36.00%) VPN
5 7 (28.00%) Network Security
6 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.00%) DHCP
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
8 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 3 (12.00%) Internet
8 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
9 2 (8.00%) SSH
9 2 (8.00%) LAN
9 2 (8.00%) FTP
10 1 (4.00%) MPLS
10 1 (4.00%) VLAN
10 1 (4.00%) Wireless
10 1 (4.00%) IPsec
10 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Replication
2 5 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) UNIX
3 13 (52.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) AIX
4 11 (44.00%) Solaris
5 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
5 9 (36.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (24.00%) High Availability
2 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
4 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) SSCP
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) COBIT
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Citrix
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Websense
6 2 (8.00%) Clearswift
6 2 (8.00%) Mitel
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.00%) Splunk
7 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.00%) Radware