The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Security Engineer was £48,930 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 April 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
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 909 939
Rank change year-on-year +76 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 28 53 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.051% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.053% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 27
Median salary £48,930 £38,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.76% -24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £35,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +48.93% -29.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83193 100058 106919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69089 83978 87229
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Security Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 28 £48,930 +8.73% 1
London +61 10 £45,360 -17.90%
South West +19 6 £55,000 +20.87%
Cornwall - 6 £55,000 -
South East +71 5 £52,500 +47.88% 1
East of England +11 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Berkshire - 4 £52,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £52,500 -
City of London +43 3 £45,000 -21.73%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £37,500 -
North West -17 2 £33,750 -32.50%
Huntingdon - 2 £37,500 -
Norwich - 2 £57,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £33,750 -
Merseyside - 2 £33,750 -
Norfolk - 2 £57,000 -
Hampshire +17 1 £44,000 +23.94%
Aldershot - 1 £44,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 featuring Infrastructure Security Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (71.93%) Firewall
2 30 (52.63%) Linux
3 27 (47.37%) Windows
4 21 (36.84%) Cisco
5 13 (22.81%) VMware
5 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (21.05%) CISSP
6 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 11 (19.30%) Network Security
7 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (19.30%) Security Management
8 10 (17.54%) HTTP
8 10 (17.54%) Python
8 10 (17.54%) vSphere
8 10 (17.54%) SIEM
8 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
9 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 9 (15.79%) VB
9 9 (15.79%) PKI
10 8 (14.04%) Network Design
10 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
10 8 (14.04%) DNS
10 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (14.04%) Juniper
10 8 (14.04%) Change Control
10 8 (14.04%) Splunk
10 8 (14.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (12.28%) AlienVault
11 7 (12.28%) Capacity Planning

Infrastructure Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (7.02%) Apache
1 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) JBoss
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.53%) Office 365
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) OpenDNS
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (71.93%) Firewall
2 11 (19.30%) Network Security
3 10 (17.54%) HTTP
4 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 8 (14.04%) DNS
6 7 (12.28%) BGP
6 7 (12.28%) OSPF
7 6 (10.53%) Internet
7 6 (10.53%) LAN
8 5 (8.77%) WAN
9 3 (5.26%) DHCP
9 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (5.26%) Wireless
10 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
10 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
10 2 (3.51%) VoIP
10 2 (3.51%) VPN
10 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MySQL
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) LAMP
2 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) PKI
2 8 (14.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 27 (47.37%) Windows
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.28%) Unix
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.51%) CentOS
7 2 (3.51%) Debian
7 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (19.30%) Security Management
3 10 (17.54%) SIEM
4 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (14.04%) Change Control
5 8 (14.04%) Network Design
6 7 (12.28%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 6 (10.53%) Fault Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) High Availability
7 6 (10.53%) OWASP
7 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.77%) ITIL
8 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.02%) DevOps
9 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 10 (17.54%) Python
3 9 (15.79%) VB
4 6 (10.53%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (5.26%) Ruby
5 3 (5.26%) VBScript
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) R
7 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) CISSP
2 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.28%) RHCA
3 7 (12.28%) RHCE
3 7 (12.28%) RHCSA
4 6 (10.53%) CCNA
4 6 (10.53%) CISM
5 5 (8.77%) CCNP
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.51%) SANS
6 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (1.75%) LPIC
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) vSphere
2 6 (10.53%) Snort
3 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.75%) pfSense
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Nessus
2 6 (10.53%) vCenter Server
2 6 (10.53%) vMotion
3 3 (5.26%) Puppet
4 2 (3.51%) Packer
4 2 (3.51%) Terraform
4 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.75%) Kibana
5 1 (1.75%) logstash
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Cisco
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Juniper
3 8 (14.04%) Splunk
4 7 (12.28%) AlienVault
4 7 (12.28%) LogRhythm
5 6 (10.53%) Acunetix
5 6 (10.53%) Rapid7
6 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.77%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.02%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.02%) SonicWALL
8 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle
9 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.51%) Citrix
9 2 (3.51%) IBM
9 2 (3.51%) NetApp
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