Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Engineer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

IT Security Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 265 282
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 12 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.19% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 3
Hampshire median annual salary £54,000 £45,000 £17,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +160.87% -70.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £17,025
90th Percentile £66,000 £47,500 £17,675
South East median annual salary £45,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.86% +31.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6197 6686 6932
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 97.08% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5358 5737 5831
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

IT Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Engineer in Hampshire

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for IT Security Engineer in Hampshire

IT Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Engineer in Hampshire

IT Security Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Winchester - 10 £66,000 -
Southampton -9 2 £32,500 -27.78%
IT Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Hampshire region featuring IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
3 10 (83.33%) CISM
3 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 10 (83.33%) CISSP
3 10 (83.33%) Security Architecture
3 10 (83.33%) Security Operations
4 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) SIEM
4 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
4 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) DRM
5 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 6 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
8 2 (16.67%) CESG
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) CEH
8 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) DMZ
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 10 (83.33%) Security Operations
3 8 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 8 (66.67%) DRM
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) SIEM
3 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
5 2 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISM
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CEH
2 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (16.67%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (16.67%) GDPR
3 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams