The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 151 227 243
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 73 31 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.46% 0.49% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.51% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 71 21 56
Median salary £57,500 £62,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +28.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4870 6098 9749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 97.11% 95.85% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4439 5452 8529
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the City of London region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 66 (58.93%) Network Security
2 62 (55.36%) Firewall
3 54 (48.21%) Cisco
4 38 (33.93%) Information Security
5 37 (33.04%) VPN
6 36 (32.14%) Finance
7 35 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (31.25%) SIEM
8 33 (29.46%) Wireless
9 30 (26.79%) Security Operations
10 28 (25.00%) CCNP
11 26 (23.21%) Palo Alto
12 25 (22.32%) Juniper
12 25 (22.32%) CheckPoint
13 24 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
14 23 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (19.64%) Intrusion Detection
16 21 (18.75%) Windows
17 17 (15.18%) F5
17 17 (15.18%) Data Centre
17 17 (15.18%) Splunk
17 17 (15.18%) Cybersecurity
18 16 (14.29%) FortiGate
18 16 (14.29%) SDLC
18 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (13.39%) Virtual Team
20 14 (12.50%) Fortinet
20 14 (12.50%) Linux
21 13 (11.61%) Intel Security

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (58.93%) Network Security
2 62 (55.36%) Firewall
3 37 (33.04%) VPN
4 33 (29.46%) Wireless
5 23 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (19.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 12 (10.71%) VPLS
8 10 (8.93%) MPLS
9 9 (8.04%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (7.14%) SSL
11 7 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (6.25%) DNS
11 7 (6.25%) NetScreen
11 7 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (5.36%) BGP
12 6 (5.36%) OSPF
12 6 (5.36%) SNMP
12 6 (5.36%) WAN
13 5 (4.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 36 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Banking
2 8 (7.14%) Law
3 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.46%) Legal
5 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Publishing
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) Web Services
2 3 (2.68%) .NET
2 3 (2.68%) ELK Stack
2 3 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.79%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.89%) PCRE
4 1 (0.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.39%) Virtual Team
3 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.57%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.68%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.79%) PKI
8 1 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Windows
2 14 (12.50%) Linux
3 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.93%) Unix
5 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.93%) Information Security
2 35 (31.25%) SIEM
3 30 (26.79%) Security Operations
4 24 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
5 17 (15.18%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (14.29%) SDLC
7 11 (9.82%) Migration
7 11 (9.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (9.82%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (8.04%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 8 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (5.36%) Patch Management
10 6 (5.36%) Security Architecture
11 5 (4.46%) Network Design
11 5 (4.46%) Network Optimisation
11 5 (4.46%) Open Source
12 4 (3.57%) DevOps
12 4 (3.57%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (3.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.04%) SQL
2 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.89%) Perl
3 1 (0.89%) Python
3 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.89%) VB
3 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (25.00%) CCNP
3 10 (8.93%) Degree
4 4 (3.57%) CCNA
4 4 (3.57%) JNCIA
4 4 (3.57%) JNCIS
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.79%) CCSA
6 2 (1.79%) CCSE
6 2 (1.79%) CISSP
6 2 (1.79%) JNCIE
6 2 (1.79%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.89%) CCDE
7 1 (0.89%) CCDP
7 1 (0.89%) CEH
7 1 (0.89%) GIAC
7 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.89%) PMP
7 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) vSphere
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 7 (6.25%) Nessus
3 6 (5.36%) SCCM
4 4 (3.57%) WSUS
5 3 (2.68%) Kibana
5 3 (2.68%) logstash
5 3 (2.68%) Nagios
5 3 (2.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.79%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.89%) Ansible
7 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 54 (48.21%) Cisco
2 26 (23.21%) Palo Alto
3 25 (22.32%) CheckPoint
3 25 (22.32%) Juniper
4 17 (15.18%) F5
4 17 (15.18%) Splunk
5 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 14 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 13 (11.61%) Intel Security
8 8 (7.14%) Aruba
8 8 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
8 8 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
8 8 (7.14%) SonicWALL
8 8 (7.14%) VMware
8 8 (7.14%) WatchGuard
9 7 (6.25%) Sourcefire
10 6 (5.36%) Forcepoint
11 5 (4.46%) Symantec
12 3 (2.68%) Citrix
12 3 (2.68%) HP
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