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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 188 245 251
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 46 53 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.63% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 62
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £52,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £79,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.55%
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
5703 8362 10889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.01% 95.60% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5212 7246 9135
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 59 (59.60%) Firewall
2 55 (55.56%) Network Security
3 47 (47.47%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (46.46%) VPN
5 44 (44.44%) Cisco
6 42 (42.42%) CCNP
7 40 (40.40%) Palo Alto
8 33 (33.33%) SIEM
9 32 (32.32%) Telecoms
10 31 (31.31%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (29.29%) Information Security
12 28 (28.28%) CCNA
12 28 (28.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 27 (27.27%) CheckPoint
14 26 (26.26%) DDoS Mitigation
15 25 (25.25%) Wireless
16 24 (24.24%) SSCP
16 24 (24.24%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (21.21%) CCIP
18 20 (20.20%) Penetration Testing
18 20 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
19 18 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 18 (18.18%) Migration
19 18 (18.18%) Windows
19 18 (18.18%) Splunk
20 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
20 17 (17.17%) Linux
21 15 (15.15%) Juniper
21 15 (15.15%) Finance
22 14 (14.14%) Kalman Filter

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 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (59.60%) Firewall
2 55 (55.56%) Network Security
3 46 (46.46%) VPN
4 31 (31.31%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (25.25%) Wireless
6 24 (24.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (12.12%) FWSM
7 12 (12.12%) Internet
8 10 (10.10%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (10.10%) SSL
8 10 (10.10%) WAN
9 9 (9.09%) LAN
10 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
11 5 (5.05%) Wireless Security
12 4 (4.04%) DHCP
12 4 (4.04%) DNS
12 4 (4.04%) IPsec
12 4 (4.04%) VLAN
13 3 (3.03%) HTTPS
13 3 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 32 (32.32%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.15%) Finance
3 8 (8.08%) Law
4 7 (7.07%) Banking
5 6 (6.06%) Financial Institution
6 5 (5.05%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.05%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) Web Services
2 4 (4.04%) ELK Stack
3 3 (3.03%) .NET
3 3 (3.03%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.01%) OpenVZ
4 1 (1.01%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (12.12%) Internet of Things
3 9 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.07%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.05%) Cryptography
6 5 (5.05%) PKI
7 4 (4.04%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (3.03%) PlayStation
9 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Windows
2 17 (17.17%) Linux
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.05%) Unix
5 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.02%) Android
6 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.02%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.33%) SIEM
2 29 (29.29%) Information Security
3 26 (26.26%) DDoS Mitigation
4 20 (20.20%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (18.18%) Migration
5 18 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (14.14%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (13.13%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (9.09%) Security Operations
9 8 (8.08%) ITIL
9 8 (8.08%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (7.07%) Network Management
11 6 (6.06%) Network Design
11 6 (6.06%) Security Architecture
12 5 (5.05%) Change Management
12 5 (5.05%) Incident Management
12 5 (5.05%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 5 (5.05%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) Python
1 13 (13.13%) Ruby
2 12 (12.12%) Perl
3 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.04%) SQL
4 3 (3.03%) VBScript
5 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (47.47%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (42.42%) CCNP
3 28 (28.28%) CCNA
4 24 (24.24%) SSCP
5 21 (21.21%) CCIP
6 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
7 9 (9.09%) Degree
8 8 (8.08%) CCSA
9 6 (6.06%) CCSE
10 5 (5.05%) CCSP
10 5 (5.05%) CISSP
11 4 (4.04%) CEH
11 4 (4.04%) GIAC
11 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
12 3 (3.03%) CCIE
13 2 (2.02%) JNCIA
13 2 (2.02%) JNCIE
13 2 (2.02%) JNCIP
13 2 (2.02%) JNCIS
14 1 (1.01%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.04%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) vSphere
3 1 (1.01%) KVM
3 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Nessus
2 4 (4.04%) Kibana
2 4 (4.04%) logstash
3 3 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.03%) Nagios
3 3 (3.03%) WSUS
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.02%) SCCM
4 2 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (44.44%) Cisco
2 40 (40.40%) Palo Alto
3 27 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 18 (18.18%) Splunk
5 15 (15.15%) Juniper
6 11 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
6 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.09%) Intel Security
8 7 (7.07%) VMware
9 4 (4.04%) F5
10 3 (3.03%) Forcepoint
10 3 (3.03%) Meraki
10 3 (3.03%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.03%) Symantec
11 2 (2.02%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.02%) Citrix
11 2 (2.02%) Mitel
12 1 (1.01%) arcserve
12 1 (1.01%) Sophos
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