The median annual salary for a IT Security Engineer was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 104 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.084% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £38,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1134 1424 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.37% 97.60% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1116 1145
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured IT Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Engineer in Cambridge

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for IT Security Engineer in Cambridge

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 across the Cambridge region featuring IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) AlienVault
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AlienVault
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware