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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 175 233 258
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 62 23 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.17% 0.34% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.35% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 56 15 52
Median salary £57,500 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £64,000 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
5133 6500 10556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.89% 96.10% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4643 5774 9171
Median salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.67% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 64 (56.64%) Network Security
2 61 (53.98%) Firewall
3 47 (41.59%) Cisco
4 43 (38.05%) VPN
5 42 (37.17%) Information Security
6 41 (36.28%) SIEM
7 35 (30.97%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (30.09%) CCNP
9 31 (27.43%) Finance
10 28 (24.78%) Wireless
11 24 (21.24%) Windows
12 23 (20.35%) Palo Alto
12 23 (20.35%) Security Operations
13 22 (19.47%) Intrusion Detection
14 21 (18.58%) Splunk
15 20 (17.70%) Linux
15 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
16 19 (16.81%) CheckPoint
17 17 (15.04%) Data Centre
18 16 (14.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (14.16%) Telecoms
18 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
19 15 (13.27%) Cisco ASA
20 14 (12.39%) Cyber-Ark
20 14 (12.39%) Intel Security
20 14 (12.39%) Juniper
21 13 (11.50%) Migration
21 13 (11.50%) Cybersecurity

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 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (56.64%) Network Security
2 61 (53.98%) Firewall
3 43 (38.05%) VPN
4 28 (24.78%) Wireless
5 22 (19.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
7 15 (13.27%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (9.73%) VPLS
9 9 (7.96%) MPLS
10 8 (7.08%) SSL
10 8 (7.08%) WAN
11 7 (6.19%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (6.19%) LAN
12 6 (5.31%) DNS
13 5 (4.42%) HTTP
13 5 (4.42%) Wireless Security
14 4 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (3.54%) DHCP
14 4 (3.54%) FWSM
14 4 (3.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 31 (27.43%) Finance
2 16 (14.16%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.73%) Banking
4 7 (6.19%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.19%) Law
5 5 (4.42%) Legal
6 4 (3.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) Web Services
2 4 (3.54%) ELK Stack
3 3 (2.65%) .NET
3 3 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.88%) PCRE
4 1 (0.88%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.50%) Virtual Team
3 12 (10.62%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.42%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.42%) PKI
6 3 (2.65%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.65%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.65%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) Windows
2 20 (17.70%) Linux
3 12 (10.62%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.85%) Unix
5 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.88%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.17%) Information Security
2 41 (36.28%) SIEM
3 23 (20.35%) Security Operations
4 16 (14.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (11.50%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (11.50%) Migration
5 13 (11.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (10.62%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (8.85%) Incident Management
7 10 (8.85%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (8.85%) SDLC
8 8 (7.08%) DDoS Mitigation
8 8 (7.08%) Network Design
9 7 (6.19%) Security Architecture
10 6 (5.31%) Patch Management
11 5 (4.42%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (4.42%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 5 (4.42%) Process Improvement
11 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.54%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.96%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) Perl
2 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.54%) Python
3 3 (2.65%) Ruby
4 2 (1.77%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (30.97%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (30.09%) CCNP
3 11 (9.73%) CCNA
4 10 (8.85%) Degree
5 8 (7.08%) SSCP
6 7 (6.19%) CCIP
7 4 (3.54%) CCSA
7 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.65%) CEH
8 3 (2.65%) GIAC
8 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.77%) CCSE
9 2 (1.77%) CISSP
9 2 (1.77%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.77%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.77%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.77%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.88%) CCDE
10 1 (0.88%) CCVP
10 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.65%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Nessus
2 6 (5.31%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) Kibana
3 4 (3.54%) logstash
3 4 (3.54%) WSUS
4 3 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.65%) Nagios
4 3 (2.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.77%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.88%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 47 (41.59%) Cisco
2 23 (20.35%) Palo Alto
3 21 (18.58%) Splunk
4 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
5 19 (16.81%) CheckPoint
6 14 (12.39%) Cyber-Ark
6 14 (12.39%) Intel Security
6 14 (12.39%) Juniper
7 9 (7.96%) VMware
8 5 (4.42%) Forcepoint
9 4 (3.54%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.54%) Symantec
10 3 (2.65%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.65%) F5
10 3 (2.65%) HP
11 2 (1.77%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.77%) Avaya
11 2 (1.77%) Dell
11 2 (1.77%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.77%) Trend Micro
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