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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 814 903 926
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 101 65 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.059% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.061% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 98 49 63
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 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 28 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 +87 98 £51,250 +2.50% 14
London +57 38 £60,000 +9.09% 6
South East +56 38 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Berkshire +17 16 £60,000 +118.18%
Hampshire +14 11 £40,000 +131.88% 1
Southampton - 11 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 11 £46,000 - 1
Windsor - 9 £62,500 -
Surrey - 8 £53,250 - 1
Birmingham - 7 £46,250 -
Romford - 7 £25,000 -
City of London +66 5 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Maidenhead -5 5 £37,500 +36.36%
North West +10 4 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Manchester -2 4 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Solihull - 4 £46,000 - 1
Leeds +31 3 £35,500 -
Yorkshire +25 3 £35,500 -
West Yorkshire +16 3 £35,500 -
Scotland +9 3 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Kent - 3 £55,000 -
East of England +23 2 £53,750 +26.47% 1
Bedfordshire +16 2 £53,750 +26.47% 1
Reading +14 2 £47,500 +86.27%
Bolton -6 2 £52,500 +10.52%
Bedford - 2 £53,750 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £47,500 - 1
Bristol +27 1 £60,000 +114.28% 1
South West +16 1 £60,000 +114.28% 1
Edinburgh +6 1 £40,000 -11.11%

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 119 (62.63%) Firewall
2 97 (51.05%) Windows
3 71 (37.37%) Active Directory
4 69 (36.32%) Network Security
5 58 (30.53%) Microsoft
6 57 (30.00%) CISSP
7 52 (27.37%) Linux
8 50 (26.32%) Cisco
9 47 (24.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 46 (24.21%) Information Security
11 40 (21.05%) VPN
11 40 (21.05%) MS Excel
12 38 (20.00%) Finance
12 38 (20.00%) SIEM
13 35 (18.42%) Windows Server
13 35 (18.42%) WAN
13 35 (18.42%) CheckPoint
14 34 (17.89%) LAN
15 30 (15.79%) DNS
15 30 (15.79%) Security Cleared
16 29 (15.26%) SC Cleared
17 28 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012
18 27 (14.21%) Cisco Certification
18 27 (14.21%) TCP/IP
19 26 (13.68%) DHCP
19 26 (13.68%) PCI DSS
19 26 (13.68%) Vulnerability Management
20 25 (13.16%) Degree
21 24 (12.63%) MS Exchange

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 24 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 24 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.37%) IIS
3 12 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.58%) nginx
7 2 (1.05%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.53%) SAS
8 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.32%) Office 365
3 10 (5.26%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (62.63%) Firewall
2 69 (36.32%) Network Security
3 40 (21.05%) VPN
4 35 (18.42%) WAN
5 34 (17.89%) LAN
6 30 (15.79%) DNS
7 27 (14.21%) TCP/IP
8 26 (13.68%) DHCP
9 17 (8.95%) VoIP
10 14 (7.37%) VLAN
11 13 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (6.84%) MPLS
12 9 (4.74%) Wireshark
13 8 (4.21%) Cisco ISE
13 8 (4.21%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (3.68%) SAN
15 5 (2.63%) HTTP
16 4 (2.11%) BGP
16 4 (2.11%) IPv4
17 3 (1.58%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.21%) Big Data
3 7 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) Parquet
General
1 38 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (3.68%) Banking
3 4 (2.11%) Games
3 4 (2.11%) Marketing
4 3 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.58%) Publishing
4 3 (1.58%) Retail
4 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.68%) ZeroMQ
2 3 (1.58%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.05%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.05%) Middleware
3 2 (1.05%) REST
3 2 (1.05%) SOAP
3 2 (1.05%) XML
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.53%) CGI
4 1 (0.53%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.53%) GWT
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) JSON
4 1 (0.53%) Kafka
4 1 (0.53%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.42%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.32%) Blackberry
3 12 (6.32%) Replication
4 11 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.21%) RSA SecurID
7 5 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.11%) PKI
8 4 (2.11%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.58%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.58%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.58%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.05%) iPad
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 97 (51.05%) Windows
2 52 (27.37%) Linux
3 35 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 28 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.37%) Unix
6 12 (6.32%) Windows 8
6 12 (6.32%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.74%) CentOS
8 5 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.05%) Solaris
10 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.21%) Information Security
2 38 (20.00%) SIEM
3 26 (13.68%) Vulnerability Management
4 24 (12.63%) ITIL
5 22 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (11.58%) Security Operations
5 22 (11.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 20 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (9.47%) Presales
8 17 (8.95%) Network Architecture
9 15 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (7.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 14 (7.37%) Security Architecture
11 13 (6.84%) ITIL V3
12 11 (5.79%) Attack Monitoring
12 11 (5.79%) Network Management
13 10 (5.26%) Change Management
13 10 (5.26%) Network Design
13 10 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 8 (4.21%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.89%) SQL
2 8 (4.21%) Perl
2 8 (4.21%) Python
3 7 (3.68%) C
3 7 (3.68%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.58%) C#
4 3 (1.58%) VBScript
5 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.05%) Java
5 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.05%) PHP
5 2 (1.05%) Ruby
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (30.00%) CISSP
2 30 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 29 (15.26%) SC Cleared
4 27 (14.21%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (13.16%) Degree
6 20 (10.53%) CCNP
6 20 (10.53%) CEH
7 15 (7.89%) CISA
8 14 (7.37%) CCNA
9 12 (6.32%) CCSA
9 12 (6.32%) CCSE
9 12 (6.32%) CCSP
10 11 (5.79%) DV Cleared
11 10 (5.26%) GSEC
12 9 (4.74%) SANS
13 6 (3.16%) CISM
13 6 (3.16%) MCSE
13 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (2.63%) CCIE
14 5 (2.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (24.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (13.68%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.21%) SLA
4 6 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.58%) GPG13
6 2 (1.05%) COBIT
7 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 71 (37.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.79%) vSphere
4 8 (4.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) NFS
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (12.11%) Nessus
2 14 (7.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (6.84%) SCCM
4 9 (4.74%) Nmap
5 7 (3.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (2.11%) SCOM
6 4 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.58%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.58%) QRadar
8 2 (1.05%) yum
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.53%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.53%) Nagios
9 1 (0.53%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.53%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 50 (26.32%) Cisco
3 35 (18.42%) CheckPoint
4 18 (9.47%) VMware
5 15 (7.89%) Symantec
6 14 (7.37%) F5
7 12 (6.32%) Barracuda Networks
7 12 (6.32%) CA
7 12 (6.32%) Palo Alto
7 12 (6.32%) Stonesoft
8 11 (5.79%) Intel Security
8 11 (5.79%) LogRhythm
9 10 (5.26%) Dell
9 10 (5.26%) Radware
9 10 (5.26%) SonicWALL
10 9 (4.74%) Citrix
10 9 (4.74%) Forcepoint
10 9 (4.74%) HP
10 9 (4.74%) Tripwire
11 8 (4.21%) Sophos
Solihull, West Midlands
Spring Technology
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Pension and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago