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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 246 271 283
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 65 40 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 31
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £70,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
9602 9788 10160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.43% 92.99% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8385 8389 9149
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 89 (70.08%) Cisco
2 81 (63.78%) Firewall
3 76 (59.84%) Network Security
4 65 (51.18%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (45.67%) Juniper
6 54 (42.52%) CCNP
7 48 (37.80%) Windows
8 47 (37.01%) CheckPoint
9 45 (35.43%) Finance
10 40 (31.50%) VPN
11 36 (28.35%) WAN
12 35 (27.56%) LAN
13 34 (26.77%) TCP/IP
13 34 (26.77%) Active Directory
14 31 (24.41%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (23.62%) OSPF
15 30 (23.62%) BGP
16 28 (22.05%) F5
17 27 (21.26%) CCNA
18 26 (20.47%) DNS
18 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
18 26 (20.47%) EIGRP
18 26 (20.47%) Information Security
19 23 (18.11%) Wireless
19 23 (18.11%) UNIX
20 22 (17.32%) Linux
20 22 (17.32%) CCSA
21 21 (16.54%) SSL
22 20 (15.75%) MPLS
23 19 (14.96%) NetScreen

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (7.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.57%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (63.78%) Firewall
2 76 (59.84%) Network Security
3 40 (31.50%) VPN
4 36 (28.35%) WAN
5 35 (27.56%) LAN
6 34 (26.77%) TCP/IP
7 31 (24.41%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (23.62%) OSPF
8 30 (23.62%) BGP
9 26 (20.47%) DNS
9 26 (20.47%) EIGRP
10 23 (18.11%) Wireless
11 21 (16.54%) SSL
12 20 (15.75%) MPLS
13 19 (14.96%) NetScreen
13 19 (14.96%) VoIP
13 19 (14.96%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (12.60%) VLAN
15 11 (8.66%) HSRP
16 10 (7.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (35.43%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Law
3 4 (3.15%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.30%) Web Services
2 7 (5.51%) SOAP
3 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.87%) PKI
4 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.51%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.36%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.57%) User Experience
7 2 (1.57%) CESG
7 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) VHDL
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.79%) STB
8 1 (0.79%) DTV
8 1 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.79%) IPTV
8 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.80%) Windows
2 23 (18.11%) UNIX
3 22 (17.32%) Linux
4 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.51%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.15%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.15%) AIX
7 4 (3.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.47%) Information Security
2 16 (12.60%) SIEM
3 15 (11.81%) Migration
4 13 (10.24%) Project Management
4 13 (10.24%) Network Management
5 12 (9.45%) ITIL
6 11 (8.66%) Network Design
7 10 (7.87%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (7.09%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (6.30%) Identity Management
10 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.51%) Change Management
10 7 (5.51%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (4.72%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.94%) CRM
12 5 (3.94%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.94%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.94%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.94%) Database Security
12 5 (3.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) SQL
2 10 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.51%) Perl
4 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (51.18%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (42.52%) CCNP
3 27 (21.26%) CCNA
4 22 (17.32%) CCSA
5 16 (12.60%) Degree
6 12 (9.45%) CISSP
7 11 (8.66%) CCSE
8 10 (7.87%) CISM
9 9 (7.09%) MCSE
9 9 (7.09%) MCSA
9 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (7.09%) MCITP
9 9 (7.09%) CEH
10 6 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (3.15%) CCIE
13 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.57%) CISMP
13 2 (1.57%) SSCP
14 1 (0.79%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) SLA
1 5 (3.94%) COBIT
2 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (26.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.51%) VMware ESX
3 7 (5.51%) Snort
4 3 (2.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.36%) SCCM
3 2 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.79%) Nessus
4 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 89 (70.08%) Cisco
2 58 (45.67%) Juniper
3 47 (37.01%) CheckPoint
4 28 (22.05%) F5
5 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
6 19 (14.96%) IronPort
7 18 (14.17%) Fortinet
8 16 (12.60%) McAfee
9 14 (11.02%) Websense
9 14 (11.02%) HP
10 13 (10.24%) Barracuda Networks
11 12 (9.45%) VMware
11 12 (9.45%) Blue Coat
11 12 (9.45%) Citrix
12 11 (8.66%) Symantec
12 11 (8.66%) Aruba
13 9 (7.09%) Mitel
14 8 (6.30%) SolarWinds
15 7 (5.51%) Qualys
15 7 (5.51%) MobileIron
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