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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 153 204 245
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 72 51 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.44% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.79% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 71 44 64
Median salary £57,500 £53,750 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +11.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
4815 6488 9789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.42% 95.75% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4406 5789 8418
Median salary £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.47% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £84,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 74 (60.66%) Network Security
2 71 (58.20%) Firewall
3 69 (56.56%) Cisco
4 51 (41.80%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (36.07%) Wireless
6 41 (33.61%) Palo Alto
7 40 (32.79%) CheckPoint
7 40 (32.79%) VPN
8 39 (31.97%) CCNP
8 39 (31.97%) Cisco ASA
9 38 (31.15%) Finance
10 37 (30.33%) Juniper
11 34 (27.87%) SIEM
12 33 (27.05%) Information Security
13 31 (25.41%) Security Operations
14 30 (24.59%) Security Monitoring
15 29 (23.77%) F5
16 27 (22.13%) FortiGate
16 27 (22.13%) Fortinet
17 24 (19.67%) Cybersecurity
18 20 (16.39%) Cisco Wireless
18 20 (16.39%) Intrusion Detection
19 19 (15.57%) Data Centre
20 18 (14.75%) Splunk
21 17 (13.93%) Aruba
21 17 (13.93%) WatchGuard
21 17 (13.93%) SonicWALL
21 17 (13.93%) Extreme Networks
21 17 (13.93%) Windows
22 16 (13.11%) Linux

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 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (60.66%) Network Security
2 71 (58.20%) Firewall
3 44 (36.07%) Wireless
4 40 (32.79%) VPN
5 39 (31.97%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (16.39%) Cisco Wireless
6 20 (16.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (11.48%) Spanning Tree
8 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP
8 12 (9.84%) VPLS
9 11 (9.02%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (8.20%) MPLS
11 9 (7.38%) NetScreen
12 8 (6.56%) SSL
13 7 (5.74%) BGP
13 7 (5.74%) DNS
13 7 (5.74%) OSPF
13 7 (5.74%) SNMP
14 6 (4.92%) DMVPN
15 5 (4.10%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
General
1 38 (31.15%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Law
3 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) Web Services
2 3 (2.46%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.82%) PCRE
3 1 (0.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.30%) Virtual Team
4 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.28%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.64%) Clustering
7 2 (1.64%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.82%) Replication
8 1 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Windows
2 16 (13.11%) Linux
3 11 (9.02%) Unix
4 10 (8.20%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.10%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) SIEM
2 33 (27.05%) Information Security
3 31 (25.41%) Security Operations
4 30 (24.59%) Security Monitoring
5 24 (19.67%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (13.11%) SDLC
7 9 (7.38%) Migration
7 9 (7.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (7.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (5.74%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (4.92%) Network Optimisation
10 5 (4.10%) Patch Management
11 4 (3.28%) Network Design
11 4 (3.28%) Security Architecture
12 3 (2.46%) Computer Security
12 3 (2.46%) Ethical Hacking
12 3 (2.46%) ITIL
12 3 (2.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.74%) SQL
2 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (0.82%) C#
3 1 (0.82%) C++
3 1 (0.82%) Java
3 1 (0.82%) Perl
3 1 (0.82%) PHP
3 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (41.80%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (31.97%) CCNP
3 12 (9.84%) CCNA
4 8 (6.56%) Degree
4 8 (6.56%) JNCIA
4 8 (6.56%) JNCIS
5 4 (3.28%) CCSA
5 4 (3.28%) CCSE
6 3 (2.46%) CISSP
7 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) CCDE
8 1 (0.82%) CCDP
8 1 (0.82%) CCIE
8 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.82%) SANS
8 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 27 (22.13%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.92%) Nessus
3 5 (4.10%) SCCM
4 2 (1.64%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.64%) WSUS
5 1 (0.82%) Ansible
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.82%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 69 (56.56%) Cisco
2 41 (33.61%) Palo Alto
3 40 (32.79%) CheckPoint
4 37 (30.33%) Juniper
5 29 (23.77%) F5
6 27 (22.13%) Fortinet
7 18 (14.75%) Splunk
8 17 (13.93%) Aruba
8 17 (13.93%) Extreme Networks
8 17 (13.93%) SonicWALL
8 17 (13.93%) WatchGuard
9 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.20%) Intel Security
11 9 (7.38%) Sourcefire
12 6 (4.92%) CyberArk
13 5 (4.10%) Red Hat
14 4 (3.28%) Blue Coat
14 4 (3.28%) Forcepoint
14 4 (3.28%) Symantec
14 4 (3.28%) VMware
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