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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 198 248 269
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 56 62 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.64% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.67% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 62
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Security Engineer
London

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
5930 9217 11198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.89% 95.24% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 7934 9380
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016, 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 65 (61.32%) Firewall
2 61 (57.55%) Network Security
3 56 (52.83%) Cisco
4 52 (49.06%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (48.11%) VPN
6 43 (40.57%) CCNP
6 43 (40.57%) Palo Alto
7 41 (38.68%) Cisco ASA
8 38 (35.85%) SIEM
9 36 (33.96%) CheckPoint
10 31 (29.25%) Telecoms
11 30 (28.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 29 (27.36%) DDoS Mitigation
13 28 (26.42%) CCNA
14 27 (25.47%) SSCP
15 26 (24.53%) Intrusion Detection
16 25 (23.58%) Information Security
17 23 (21.70%) Wireless
17 23 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
18 22 (20.75%) CCIP
19 19 (17.92%) Juniper
19 19 (17.92%) Windows
19 19 (17.92%) Security Cleared
19 19 (17.92%) Splunk
20 18 (16.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 18 (16.98%) Linux
21 16 (15.09%) Python
21 16 (15.09%) Migration
22 15 (14.15%) WAN

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 5 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 65 (61.32%) Firewall
2 61 (57.55%) Network Security
3 51 (48.11%) VPN
4 41 (38.68%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (24.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 23 (21.70%) Wireless
7 15 (14.15%) Internet
7 15 (14.15%) WAN
8 14 (13.21%) Cisco ISE
9 13 (12.26%) FWSM
9 13 (12.26%) LAN
10 12 (11.32%) SSL
11 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
12 6 (5.66%) MPLS
13 5 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (4.72%) IPsec
14 4 (3.77%) DSL
14 4 (3.77%) NetScaler
14 4 (3.77%) VLAN
14 4 (3.77%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.94%) Big Data
2 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 31 (29.25%) Telecoms
2 14 (13.21%) Finance
3 8 (7.55%) Law
4 6 (5.66%) Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.72%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Web Services
2 5 (4.72%) 802.1X
3 4 (3.77%) ELK Stack
4 3 (2.83%) .NET
4 3 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.89%) OpenVZ
6 1 (0.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (12.26%) Internet of Things
3 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.60%) RSA SecurID
6 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.72%) PKI
8 4 (3.77%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.83%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (2.83%) PlayStation
10 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.94%) BYOD
11 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Windows
2 18 (16.98%) Linux
3 5 (4.72%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.77%) Android
4 4 (3.77%) Unix
5 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.85%) SIEM
2 29 (27.36%) DDoS Mitigation
3 25 (23.58%) Information Security
4 22 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (16.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 16 (15.09%) Migration
7 14 (13.21%) E-Commerce
7 14 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (10.38%) ITIL
9 10 (9.43%) Network Management
10 8 (7.55%) Network Design
11 7 (6.60%) Change Management
11 7 (6.60%) Security Operations
12 6 (5.66%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 6 (5.66%) Security Architecture
12 6 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (4.72%) ITIL V3
13 5 (4.72%) Load Balancing
13 5 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.09%) Python
2 15 (14.15%) Ruby
3 13 (12.26%) Perl
4 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.83%) VBScript
6 2 (1.89%) C
6 2 (1.89%) SQL
7 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (49.06%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (40.57%) CCNP
3 28 (26.42%) CCNA
4 27 (25.47%) SSCP
5 22 (20.75%) CCIP
6 19 (17.92%) Security Cleared
7 11 (10.38%) Degree
8 8 (7.55%) CISSP
9 7 (6.60%) CCSA
10 6 (5.66%) CCIE
10 6 (5.66%) CCSP
10 6 (5.66%) CEH
11 5 (4.72%) CCSE
11 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
12 4 (3.77%) GIAC
13 2 (1.89%) ECSA
13 2 (1.89%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.89%) JNCIE
13 2 (1.89%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.89%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.72%) SLA
4 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) vSphere
4 2 (1.89%) KVM
4 2 (1.89%) XenApp
4 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Nessus
2 4 (3.77%) Kibana
2 4 (3.77%) logstash
3 3 (2.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.83%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.83%) Nagios
3 3 (2.83%) Puppet
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.89%) WSUS
5 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.94%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.94%) SCCM
5 1 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 56 (52.83%) Cisco
2 43 (40.57%) Palo Alto
3 36 (33.96%) CheckPoint
4 19 (17.92%) Juniper
4 19 (17.92%) Splunk
5 12 (11.32%) Cyber-Ark
6 11 (10.38%) F5
6 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
7 10 (9.43%) Riverbed
7 10 (9.43%) VMware
8 8 (7.55%) Intel Security
9 6 (5.66%) Citrix
9 6 (5.66%) HP
9 6 (5.66%) Meraki
10 5 (4.72%) Forcepoint
10 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.77%) ArcSight
11 4 (3.77%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.77%) Qualys
12 2 (1.89%) Mitel
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