Security Engineer, Information Systems Salary (United Kingdom)
The average salary for a Security Engineer, Information Systems is £27,500 per year.
|Salary||£19,115 - £69,531|
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|£19,115 - £76,484|
Job Description for Security Engineer, Information Systems
A security engineer for information systems holds a technical job involving the designing of new security software and infrastructure, as well as the testing of existing infrastructure to ensure there are no vulnerabilities. The job is team-oriented, since creating software solutions requires the expertise of many engineers. Although some engineers may work outdoors, a systems engineer generally spends most of their time in the office interacting with colleagues and supervisors. Almost every institution (such as finance, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail organizations have security engineers focused on protecting their information technology (IT) installations from incidents such as hacking. Security engineers for information systems generally work full time in an office setting, although overtime may be required to work on complex tasks and on deadlines. If there is a security breach, the professional may need to work on demand (which may include weekends and evening hours) to fix the breach.Read More...
A bachelor's degree in an engineering field - particularly focused on computer science - is generally required for this position. At times, a graduate degree may also be required depending on the position (for example, a managerial - versus entry-level - position). Experience in a related position is generally required or preferred. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Security Engineer, Information Systems Tasks
- Develop plans to safeguard computer files and contribute in building security architecture.
- Maintain existing capabilities and implement appropriate up to date security technologies.
- Ensure the integrity of host computers, multiple databases and secure data transfers.