Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Security Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Infrastructure Security Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 524 574 640
Rank change year-on-year +50 +66 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 13 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.042% 0.054% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.056% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 1
South East median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,375 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £48,300 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year - -6.38% +30.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29799 33908 41500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.00% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24860 28418 34627
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Security Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Berkshire +48 8 £35,000 -17.65%
Thames Valley +32 8 £35,000 -30.00%
Hampshire - 5 £54,000 -
Infrastructure Security Engineer
England

Infrastructure Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Infrastructure 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Security Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) MCSE
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (46.15%) Linux
6 6 (46.15%) Identity Management
7 5 (38.46%) Information Security
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
8 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) NetApp
8 4 (30.77%) Juniper
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco
8 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 4 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (30.77%) VLAN
8 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS

Infrastructure Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Identity Management
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (23.08%) Threat Detection
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Data Security
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) ISMS
6 1 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.69%) SIEM
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) CCDP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CISM
5 1 (7.69%) CISSP
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) vCloud
4 3 (23.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) vCenter Server
1 3 (23.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
4 3 (23.08%) Clearswift
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (23.08%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) Lumension
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat