The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 269 296 283
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 39 47 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 39
Average salary £58,750 £58,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
9562 11707 11254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.52% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8248 9892 9769
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 July 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title.

1 69 (66.35%) Firewall
2 58 (55.77%) Cisco
3 56 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 41 (39.42%) Network Security
5 39 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (36.54%) Finance
7 36 (34.62%) Juniper
7 36 (34.62%) Windows
8 32 (30.77%) Information Security
9 29 (27.88%) CCSA
10 26 (25.00%) WAN
10 26 (25.00%) VPN
11 25 (24.04%) LAN
11 25 (24.04%) SQL
11 25 (24.04%) CISSP
11 25 (24.04%) CCNP
12 22 (21.15%) Perl
12 22 (21.15%) Linux
12 22 (21.15%) DNS
13 21 (20.19%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (20.19%) SIEM
14 20 (19.23%) PowerShell
15 19 (18.27%) Degree
15 19 (18.27%) CCNA
15 19 (18.27%) OSPF
15 19 (18.27%) BGP
16 17 (16.35%) EIGRP
16 17 (16.35%) Management Information System
16 17 (16.35%) VLAN
16 17 (16.35%) Fortinet

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) PaaS
2 1 (0.96%) IaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (66.35%) Firewall
2 41 (39.42%) Network Security
3 26 (25.00%) WAN
3 26 (25.00%) VPN
4 25 (24.04%) LAN
5 22 (21.15%) DNS
6 21 (20.19%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (18.27%) OSPF
7 19 (18.27%) BGP
8 17 (16.35%) EIGRP
8 17 (16.35%) VLAN
9 15 (14.42%) VRRP
9 15 (14.42%) Wireless
9 15 (14.42%) RIP
9 15 (14.42%) HSRP
9 15 (14.42%) GLBP
10 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
11 9 (8.65%) VoIP
11 9 (8.65%) MPLS
12 8 (7.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.96%) MySQL
General
1 38 (36.54%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Law
5 3 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 1 (0.96%) XML
2 1 (0.96%) SAML
2 1 (0.96%) OAuth
2 1 (0.96%) REST
2 1 (0.96%) CSS
2 1 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.73%) Hedge funds
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.77%) PKI
4 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.96%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Windows
2 22 (21.15%) Linux
3 7 (6.73%) UNIX
4 2 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) Information Security
2 21 (20.19%) SIEM
3 14 (13.46%) Change Control
3 14 (13.46%) Network Design
4 11 (10.58%) Load Balancing
5 10 (9.62%) Risk Management
5 10 (9.62%) Identity Management
6 8 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (6.73%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (6.73%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.77%) ITIL
9 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.81%) CRM
9 5 (4.81%) Security Management
9 5 (4.81%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.88%) Analytics
11 3 (2.88%) Database Security
11 3 (2.88%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) SQL
2 22 (21.15%) Perl
3 20 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.85%) Python
5 3 (2.88%) Ruby
6 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (27.88%) CCSA
3 25 (24.04%) CISSP
3 25 (24.04%) CCNP
4 19 (18.27%) CCNA
4 19 (18.27%) Degree
5 10 (9.62%) CISM
5 10 (9.62%) CEH
6 6 (5.77%) CCSE
7 5 (4.81%) CISMP
8 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.88%) CCIE
10 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.92%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.96%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.96%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.96%) CCSP
11 1 (0.96%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
1 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.88%) COBIT
2 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.85%) Snort
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.88%) Nessus
2 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.96%) logstash
3 1 (0.96%) Kibana
3 1 (0.96%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 58 (55.77%) Cisco
2 56 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 36 (34.62%) Juniper
4 17 (16.35%) Fortinet
4 17 (16.35%) F5
5 14 (13.46%) McAfee
6 10 (9.62%) Aruba
7 9 (8.65%) Meraki
8 8 (7.69%) Blue Coat
9 7 (6.73%) IronPort
9 7 (6.73%) Splunk
10 6 (5.77%) HP
11 5 (4.81%) Symantec
11 5 (4.81%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (4.81%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (3.85%) Citrix
12 4 (3.85%) Websense
12 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
13 3 (2.88%) MobileIron
13 3 (2.88%) Qualys
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