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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 246 294 317
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 62 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 25 20
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,000 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £57,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
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
10529 11001 12001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 93.17% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8887 9655 10999
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 74 (67.89%) Cisco
2 70 (64.22%) Network Security
3 64 (58.72%) Firewall
4 60 (55.05%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (52.29%) CCNP
6 49 (44.95%) Juniper
7 40 (36.70%) CheckPoint
8 38 (34.86%) WAN
9 37 (33.94%) LAN
10 36 (33.03%) VPN
11 32 (29.36%) Windows
11 32 (29.36%) Wireless
12 30 (27.52%) Network Management
13 29 (26.61%) Aruba
14 28 (25.69%) Finance
15 25 (22.94%) OSPF
16 23 (21.10%) MPLS
17 22 (20.18%) Linux
17 22 (20.18%) BGP
18 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
18 21 (19.27%) SolarWinds
18 21 (19.27%) HSRP
19 20 (18.35%) Active Directory
19 20 (18.35%) EIGRP
20 19 (17.43%) VoIP
20 19 (17.43%) CCNA
20 19 (17.43%) Cisco IOS
21 18 (16.51%) RIP
21 18 (16.51%) TCP/IP
21 18 (16.51%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 9 (8.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.83%) S-PLUS
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 70 (64.22%) Network Security
2 64 (58.72%) Firewall
3 38 (34.86%) WAN
4 37 (33.94%) LAN
5 36 (33.03%) VPN
6 32 (29.36%) Wireless
7 25 (22.94%) OSPF
8 23 (21.10%) MPLS
9 22 (20.18%) BGP
10 21 (19.27%) HSRP
11 20 (18.35%) EIGRP
12 19 (17.43%) VoIP
12 19 (17.43%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (16.51%) VLAN
13 18 (16.51%) VPLS
13 18 (16.51%) RIP
13 18 (16.51%) TCP/IP
13 18 (16.51%) GLBP
14 14 (12.84%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (11.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Law
3 3 (2.75%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) Web Services
2 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.92%) REST
2 1 (0.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.50%) User Experience
3 5 (4.59%) PKI
3 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.75%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) Derivative
6 1 (0.92%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.36%) Windows
2 22 (20.18%) Linux
3 17 (15.60%) UNIX
4 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.67%) AIX
5 4 (3.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) Network Management
2 13 (11.93%) Information Security
2 13 (11.93%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (8.26%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (8.26%) ITIL
4 8 (7.34%) Project Management
4 8 (7.34%) SIEM
5 7 (6.42%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.42%) Identity Management
5 7 (6.42%) Migration
6 4 (3.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.67%) Change Control
6 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.75%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.75%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (2.75%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.83%) Web Design
8 2 (1.83%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.59%) Perl
2 5 (4.59%) SQL
3 3 (2.75%) Java
4 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.83%) C#
4 2 (1.83%) C++
5 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (55.05%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (52.29%) CCNP
3 19 (17.43%) CCNA
4 16 (14.68%) CCSE
5 10 (9.17%) CCSA
6 9 (8.26%) CISSP
6 9 (8.26%) MCSE
6 9 (8.26%) MCSA
6 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (8.26%) MCITP
7 6 (5.50%) Degree
7 6 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.59%) JNCIA
8 5 (4.59%) JNCIS
9 3 (2.75%) CEH
9 3 (2.75%) CISM
9 3 (2.75%) CCSP
10 2 (1.83%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.83%) SSCP
11 1 (0.92%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) COBIT
3 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (18.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.75%) Snort
4 3 (2.75%) vSphere
5 2 (1.83%) Nmap
5 2 (1.83%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (67.89%) Cisco
2 49 (44.95%) Juniper
3 40 (36.70%) CheckPoint
4 29 (26.61%) Aruba
5 21 (19.27%) SolarWinds
5 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.68%) VMware
7 12 (11.01%) Blue Coat
7 12 (11.01%) Websense
7 12 (11.01%) F5
8 10 (9.17%) Citrix
9 9 (8.26%) Mitel
10 7 (6.42%) Oracle
10 7 (6.42%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (5.50%) Brocade
12 5 (4.59%) Nokia
13 4 (3.67%) Symantec
13 4 (3.67%) McAfee
14 3 (2.75%) Clearswift
14 3 (2.75%) HP
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