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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 249 300 277
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 53 42 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 37
Average salary £52,500 £58,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.48% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 79 (65.29%) Firewall
2 73 (60.33%) Cisco
3 64 (52.89%) CheckPoint
4 56 (46.28%) Network Security
5 53 (43.80%) Windows
6 52 (42.98%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (34.71%) Juniper
7 42 (34.71%) Finance
8 35 (28.93%) VPN
9 33 (27.27%) Information Security
10 32 (26.45%) CCSA
10 32 (26.45%) WAN
10 32 (26.45%) LAN
11 31 (25.62%) CCNP
12 30 (24.79%) CCNA
13 29 (23.97%) SQL
14 28 (23.14%) OSPF
14 28 (23.14%) BGP
15 27 (22.31%) EIGRP
15 27 (22.31%) F5
16 26 (21.49%) SIEM
16 26 (21.49%) CISSP
16 26 (21.49%) Linux
17 25 (20.66%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (20.66%) Degree
18 23 (19.01%) VLAN
18 23 (19.01%) Perl
19 22 (18.18%) Active Directory
19 22 (18.18%) DNS
19 22 (18.18%) Fortinet

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (2.48%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (65.29%) Firewall
2 56 (46.28%) Network Security
3 35 (28.93%) VPN
4 32 (26.45%) WAN
4 32 (26.45%) LAN
5 28 (23.14%) OSPF
5 28 (23.14%) BGP
6 27 (22.31%) EIGRP
7 25 (20.66%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (19.01%) VLAN
9 22 (18.18%) DNS
10 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP
10 19 (15.70%) Wireless
11 18 (14.88%) VoIP
12 15 (12.40%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (12.40%) HSRP
12 15 (12.40%) GLBP
12 15 (12.40%) VRRP
12 15 (12.40%) RIP
13 14 (11.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
General
1 42 (34.71%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Law
3 6 (4.96%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.13%) Banking
5 4 (3.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) SOAP
2 2 (1.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) SAML
3 1 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
3 1 (0.83%) OAuth
3 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Management Information System
2 15 (12.40%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.92%) Hedge funds
4 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.96%) PKI
6 2 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.80%) Windows
2 26 (21.49%) Linux
3 17 (14.05%) UNIX
4 7 (5.79%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Information Security
2 26 (21.49%) SIEM
3 16 (13.22%) Network Design
4 12 (9.92%) Identity Management
5 11 (9.09%) Change Control
6 10 (8.26%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (8.26%) Risk Management
7 9 (7.44%) ITIL
7 9 (7.44%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.61%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.79%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.79%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (4.96%) CRM
11 5 (4.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (4.13%) Migration
12 4 (3.31%) Database Security
12 4 (3.31%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (2.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.97%) SQL
2 23 (19.01%) Perl
3 21 (17.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.65%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (42.98%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (26.45%) CCSA
3 31 (25.62%) CCNP
4 30 (24.79%) CCNA
5 26 (21.49%) CISSP
6 25 (20.66%) Degree
7 13 (10.74%) CISM
8 12 (9.92%) CEH
9 9 (7.44%) CCSE
10 5 (4.13%) CCIE
10 5 (4.13%) CISMP
11 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.65%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.83%) CCDP
13 1 (0.83%) CCSP
13 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) COBIT
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.79%) Snort
2 7 (5.79%) iptables
3 1 (0.83%) vCloud
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.48%) Nessus
3 2 (1.65%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.83%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 73 (60.33%) Cisco
2 64 (52.89%) CheckPoint
3 42 (34.71%) Juniper
4 27 (22.31%) F5
5 22 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 16 (13.22%) IronPort
7 15 (12.40%) McAfee
8 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.74%) HP
9 11 (9.09%) Blue Coat
10 9 (7.44%) Websense
10 9 (7.44%) Barracuda Networks
10 9 (7.44%) Aruba
10 9 (7.44%) Meraki
10 9 (7.44%) Cyber-Ark
11 8 (6.61%) Symantec
12 7 (5.79%) MobileIron
12 7 (5.79%) Foundry
12 7 (5.79%) Qualys
13 6 (4.96%) Splunk
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HP Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago