The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 819 907 934
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 97 63 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.057% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.059% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 94 45 58
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £60,900 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +24.13%

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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Security Engineer in the job title.

IT Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend

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

IT Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

IT Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 within the UK.

IT Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +91 92 £47,500 -5.00% 12
London +75 43 £50,000 -9.09% 9
South East +46 28 £47,500 +72.72% 2
Berkshire +16 12 £57,500 +109.09% 1
Hampshire +12 11 £40,000 +131.88% 1
Southampton - 11 £40,000 - 1
Romford - 10 £25,000 -
West Midlands - 9 £46,000 -
North West +21 8 £52,500 +5.00%
Manchester +15 8 £52,500 +16.66%
Birmingham - 7 £46,250 -
Windsor - 5 £62,500 -
Surrey - 5 £47,500 -
Bolton - 5 £52,500 -
Scotland +1 4 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Maidenhead -3 4 £57,500 +109.09%
Reading +10 3 £47,500 +86.27%
Glasgow - 3 £47,500 - 1
Solihull - 2 £46,000 -
City of London +61 1 £52,500 - 3
East of England +28 1 £52,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +15 1 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh +10 1 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +5 1 £35,500 -8.97%
North East - 1 £27,500 -
South West - 1 £60,000 -
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -
Kettering - 1 £35,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,500 -
Durham - 1 £27,500 -

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT 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 IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 122 (69.71%) Firewall
2 92 (52.57%) Windows
3 72 (41.14%) Active Directory
4 63 (36.00%) Network Security
5 60 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 52 (29.71%) Cisco
7 47 (26.86%) CISSP
8 45 (25.71%) Linux
9 44 (25.14%) MS Excel
10 42 (24.00%) VPN
11 39 (22.29%) WAN
12 38 (21.71%) LAN
13 36 (20.57%) DNS
14 35 (20.00%) CheckPoint
14 35 (20.00%) SIEM
15 34 (19.43%) Windows Server
15 34 (19.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 34 (19.43%) Information Security
16 32 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
17 30 (17.14%) Finance
18 28 (16.00%) Security Cleared
18 28 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (16.00%) TCP/IP
18 28 (16.00%) DHCP
18 28 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 27 (15.43%) SC Cleared
20 26 (14.86%) MS Exchange
20 26 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
21 24 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
21 24 (13.71%) VMware

IT 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 26 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 26 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (8.00%) IIS
3 6 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.86%) IBM Domino
5 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.57%) nginx
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (25.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.57%) Office 365
2 14 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.29%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.71%) SaaS
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (69.71%) Firewall
2 63 (36.00%) Network Security
3 42 (24.00%) VPN
4 39 (22.29%) WAN
5 38 (21.71%) LAN
6 36 (20.57%) DNS
7 28 (16.00%) DHCP
7 28 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 18 (10.29%) VLAN
9 16 (9.14%) VoIP
10 13 (7.43%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (6.86%) MPLS
12 11 (6.29%) SAN
13 10 (5.71%) Wireshark
14 9 (5.14%) HTTP
15 8 (4.57%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (4.57%) IPv4
16 7 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
16 7 (4.00%) LDAP
17 6 (3.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) Big Data
3 5 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) Parquet
General
1 30 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (2.29%) Marketing
3 3 (1.71%) Games
3 3 (1.71%) Publishing
3 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.14%) Banking
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.86%) ZeroMQ
2 3 (1.71%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.14%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.14%) Middleware
3 2 (1.14%) REST
3 2 (1.14%) SOAP
3 2 (1.14%) Web Services
3 2 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.57%) CGI
4 1 (0.57%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.57%) GWT
4 1 (0.57%) HTML
4 1 (0.57%) JSON
4 1 (0.57%) Kafka
4 1 (0.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.00%) Replication
3 11 (6.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.29%) PKI
7 4 (2.29%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.71%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.71%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.14%) iPad
10 1 (0.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 92 (52.57%) Windows
2 45 (25.71%) Linux
3 34 (19.43%) Windows Server
4 28 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 14 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 12 (6.86%) Unix
7 3 (1.71%) CentOS
8 2 (1.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.00%) SIEM
2 34 (19.43%) Information Security
3 24 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (11.43%) Presales
4 20 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 19 (10.86%) Security Operations
6 17 (9.71%) Network Architecture
6 17 (9.71%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (9.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (8.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 14 (8.00%) ITIL
10 11 (6.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 10 (5.71%) Network Design
12 9 (5.14%) Data Protection
12 9 (5.14%) Identity Management
12 9 (5.14%) ITIL V3
12 9 (5.14%) Network Management
12 9 (5.14%) Project Management
12 9 (5.14%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.57%) SQL
2 8 (4.57%) Perl
2 8 (4.57%) Python
3 7 (4.00%) C
3 7 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.71%) C#
4 3 (1.71%) VBScript
5 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.14%) Java
5 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.14%) PHP
5 2 (1.14%) Ruby
6 1 (0.57%) C++
6 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (26.86%) CISSP
2 32 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 27 (15.43%) SC Cleared
5 21 (12.00%) Degree
6 20 (11.43%) CCNP
7 17 (9.71%) CCNA
8 13 (7.43%) CCSP
8 13 (7.43%) CEH
9 11 (6.29%) CISA
9 11 (6.29%) DV Cleared
10 10 (5.71%) CCSA
10 10 (5.71%) CCSE
11 7 (4.00%) GSEC
11 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (3.43%) CISM
12 6 (3.43%) MCSE
12 6 (3.43%) SANS
13 5 (2.86%) CCIE
13 5 (2.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (19.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (12.57%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (4.57%) SLA
4 3 (1.71%) GPG13
5 2 (1.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.57%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 72 (41.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.86%) vSphere
4 9 (5.14%) XenApp
5 5 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.86%) NFS
5 5 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (9.14%) Nessus
2 12 (6.86%) SCCM
3 10 (5.71%) Nmap
4 8 (4.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (4.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.29%) SCOM
6 3 (1.71%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.71%) QRadar
7 2 (1.14%) yum
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.57%) Fluentd
8 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.57%) Nagios
8 1 (0.57%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.57%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 60 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 52 (29.71%) Cisco
3 35 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 24 (13.71%) VMware
5 15 (8.57%) Citrix
5 15 (8.57%) F5
6 13 (7.43%) LogRhythm
7 12 (6.86%) Barracuda Networks
7 12 (6.86%) CA
7 12 (6.86%) Stonesoft
8 10 (5.71%) Dell
8 10 (5.71%) Forcepoint
8 10 (5.71%) HP
8 10 (5.71%) Palo Alto
8 10 (5.71%) Radware
8 10 (5.71%) SonicWALL
8 10 (5.71%) Tripwire
9 9 (5.14%) Symantec
10 8 (4.57%) ArcSight
11 6 (3.43%) Sophos
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + See description
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £62000.0000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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