Period
to 26 May 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Security Engineer was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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

Infrastructure Security Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 820 1000 1130
Rank change year-on-year +180 +130 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 42 74 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.055% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.058% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 55 72 49
Median annual salary £51,000 £59,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.92% +24.74% -5.00%
10th Percentile £41,750 £44,000 £37,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £51,000 £58,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.07% +16.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 80,194 128,073 156,829
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 96.03% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64,911 102,597 128,322
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,907 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.81% - +5.26%

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Security Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in England

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in England

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Security Engineer in England

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +125 16 £63,750 +6.25% 2
East of England +93 14 £51,000 -2.86%
North of England +116 5 £38,000 -13.64%
South East +103 4 £47,500 -21.49%
Midlands +85 3 £47,500 +46.15% 1
North West +85 3 £42,500 -3.41%
West Midlands +68 3 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £38,000 -
Infrastructure Security Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, Infrastructure Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Infrastructure Security Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (85.71%) Firewall
2 31 (73.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (61.90%) Information Security
4 24 (57.14%) Finance
4 24 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (54.76%) PCI DSS
6 21 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 19 (45.24%) CISSP
8 17 (40.48%) CISM
9 15 (35.71%) COBIT
10 14 (33.33%) Windows
11 13 (30.95%) Information Security Management
11 13 (30.95%) Security Management
11 13 (30.95%) ISMS
11 13 (30.95%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (26.19%) DHCP
12 11 (26.19%) DNS
12 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
12 11 (26.19%) Azure
13 10 (23.81%) Office 365
13 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
13 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (21.43%) Cisco
14 9 (21.43%) HP
14 9 (21.43%) Internet
14 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
14 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
14 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (19.05%) IaaS

Infrastructure Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Azure
2 10 (23.81%) Office 365
3 8 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (19.05%) IaaS
3 8 (19.05%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (85.71%) Firewall
2 11 (26.19%) DHCP
2 11 (26.19%) DNS
3 9 (21.43%) Internet
3 9 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (19.05%) SAN
5 7 (16.67%) Broadband
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (16.67%) NAS
5 7 (16.67%) SMTP
5 7 (16.67%) SNMP
6 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.14%) Wireless
8 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
8 2 (4.76%) Network Security
8 2 (4.76%) VPN
9 1 (2.38%) SSL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) WinDbg
General
1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) SAML
2 2 (4.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) User Experience
3 7 (16.67%) Handset
4 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (61.90%) Information Security
3 24 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (30.95%) Information Security Management
4 13 (30.95%) ISMS
4 13 (30.95%) Security Management
4 13 (30.95%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (19.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 8 (19.05%) Privileged Access Management
6 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (16.67%) High Availability
6 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
6 7 (16.67%) Use Case
7 6 (14.29%) SIEM
8 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
9 2 (4.76%) Boundary Protection
9 2 (4.76%) Change Control
9 2 (4.76%) Security Patching
9 2 (4.76%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 7 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) CISSP
2 17 (40.48%) CISM
3 7 (16.67%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.76%) ISSAP
4 2 (4.76%) ISSMP
5 1 (2.38%) CISMP
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (54.76%) PCI DSS
2 21 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (35.71%) COBIT
4 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (19.05%) GDPR
6 7 (16.67%) SLA
7 5 (11.90%) NIST
8 1 (2.38%) NCSC
8 1 (2.38%) QA
8 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
1 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) HP
3 7 (16.67%) Dell
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (7.14%) McAfee
6 2 (4.76%) Aruba
6 2 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (2.38%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.38%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.38%) Qualys
7 1 (2.38%) Trustwave