Period
to 12 November 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1005 1036 1112
Rank change year-on-year +31 +76 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 43 94 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.062% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.065% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 38 89 51
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,350 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £71,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -

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 120,825 144,534 160,188
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 95.98% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 97,661 117,531 129,421
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,341 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in England

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in England

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer in England over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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
East of England +88 19 £55,000 - 5
London +31 17 £61,500 -5.38% 4
North of England +37 5 £42,500 -26.09% 2
North West +40 4 £46,250 -9.76% 2
South East +26 2 £63,000 +5.00%
Yorkshire -4 1 £35,000 -48.15%
Infrastructure Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 41 (95.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (81.40%) Windows
3 33 (76.74%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (76.74%) Windows Server
4 30 (69.77%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
5 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
6 20 (46.51%) Information Security
6 20 (46.51%) Nessus
6 20 (46.51%) Azure
6 20 (46.51%) Palo Alto
7 19 (44.19%) Patch Management
7 19 (44.19%) SIEM
7 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (44.19%) SCCM
7 19 (44.19%) Firewall
7 19 (44.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 19 (44.19%) Security Operations
8 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
8 18 (41.86%) Qualys
8 18 (41.86%) Management Information System
8 18 (41.86%) Finance
8 18 (41.86%) PCI DSS
9 17 (39.53%) ISMS
9 17 (39.53%) SCOrch
9 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (39.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (39.53%) COBIT
9 17 (39.53%) Identity Management
9 17 (39.53%) Information Security Management

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 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
2 17 (39.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Azure
2 3 (6.98%) AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Office 365
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 4 (9.30%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) BGP
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) IPsec
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) OSPF
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
2 12 (27.91%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Cybercrime
2 2 (4.65%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) Windows Server
3 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (27.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (95.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (76.74%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (69.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (46.51%) Information Security
5 19 (44.19%) Patch Management
5 19 (44.19%) Security Operations
5 19 (44.19%) SIEM
6 17 (39.53%) Identity Management
6 17 (39.53%) Information Security Management
6 17 (39.53%) ISMS
6 17 (39.53%) Security Management
7 14 (32.56%) ITIL
8 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (27.91%) DRM
9 12 (27.91%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (4.65%) Project Management
11 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
12 1 (2.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) CISSP
2 12 (27.91%) CISM
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) CISMP
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) Cyber Essentials
2 18 (41.86%) PCI DSS
3 17 (39.53%) COBIT
4 15 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (4.65%) GDPR
6 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.65%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (46.51%) Nessus
2 19 (44.19%) SCCM
3 17 (39.53%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.65%) QRadar
4 2 (4.65%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) SCSM
5 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (46.51%) Palo Alto
3 18 (41.86%) Qualys
4 8 (18.60%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) LogRhythm
5 4 (9.30%) McAfee
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) Splunk
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.33%) AlienVault
8 1 (2.33%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.33%) Aruba
8 1 (2.33%) Veeam
8 1 (2.33%) Zerto