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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 265 290 279
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 41 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 41 40
Average salary £47,500 £58,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.10% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £65,075
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
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
9738 11467 11174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.58% 92.42% 93.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8379 9617 9793
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 73 (70.87%) Firewall
2 57 (55.34%) Cisco
2 57 (55.34%) CheckPoint
3 44 (42.72%) Network Security
4 42 (40.78%) Finance
5 35 (33.98%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (33.01%) Juniper
7 29 (28.16%) Information Security
7 29 (28.16%) Windows
8 27 (26.21%) CCSA
9 26 (25.24%) VPN
10 25 (24.27%) WAN
11 24 (23.30%) LAN
11 24 (23.30%) Perl
12 23 (22.33%) SQL
12 23 (22.33%) CISSP
12 23 (22.33%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (21.36%) SIEM
13 22 (21.36%) PowerShell
13 22 (21.36%) CCNP
13 22 (21.36%) Linux
14 20 (19.42%) DNS
14 20 (19.42%) CCNA
15 19 (18.45%) Fortinet
16 18 (17.48%) McAfee
17 17 (16.50%) BGP
17 17 (16.50%) OSPF
17 17 (16.50%) Management Information System
17 17 (16.50%) Degree
18 16 (15.53%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (0.97%) IIS
1 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Summit
1 1 (0.97%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) PaaS
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (70.87%) Firewall
2 44 (42.72%) Network Security
3 26 (25.24%) VPN
4 25 (24.27%) WAN
5 24 (23.30%) LAN
6 23 (22.33%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (19.42%) DNS
8 17 (16.50%) OSPF
8 17 (16.50%) BGP
9 16 (15.53%) VLAN
10 15 (14.56%) RIP
11 14 (13.59%) EIGRP
11 14 (13.59%) VRRP
11 14 (13.59%) HSRP
11 14 (13.59%) GLBP
12 13 (12.62%) Wireless
13 12 (11.65%) TCP/IP
14 8 (7.77%) MPLS
15 7 (6.80%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (6.80%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.97%) MySQL
General
1 42 (40.78%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Financial Institution
3 8 (7.77%) Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.91%) Law
5 3 (2.91%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) Web Services
2 1 (0.97%) XML
2 1 (0.97%) SAML
2 1 (0.97%) OAuth
2 1 (0.97%) REST
2 1 (0.97%) CSS
2 1 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.77%) Hedge funds
4 6 (5.83%) PKI
5 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.97%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.97%) Derivative
6 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.16%) Windows
2 22 (21.36%) Linux
3 7 (6.80%) UNIX
4 2 (1.94%) AIX
4 2 (1.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Information Security
2 22 (21.36%) SIEM
3 16 (15.53%) Change Control
4 13 (12.62%) Network Design
5 10 (9.71%) Load Balancing
5 10 (9.71%) Identity Management
6 8 (7.77%) Security Management
6 8 (7.77%) Asset Management
6 8 (7.77%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (6.80%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.80%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (4.85%) CRM
8 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.88%) ITIL
9 4 (3.88%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.88%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.88%) Analytics
9 4 (3.88%) Database Security
10 3 (2.91%) Cyber Security
10 3 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.30%) Perl
2 23 (22.33%) SQL
3 22 (21.36%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.85%) Python
5 4 (3.88%) Ruby
6 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (33.98%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (26.21%) CCSA
3 23 (22.33%) CISSP
4 22 (21.36%) CCNP
5 20 (19.42%) CCNA
6 17 (16.50%) Degree
7 7 (6.80%) CISM
7 7 (6.80%) CCSE
7 7 (6.80%) CEH
8 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.91%) CISMP
9 3 (2.91%) CCIE
10 2 (1.94%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.94%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.97%) GCIA
11 1 (0.97%) GSEC
11 1 (0.97%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.97%) CCSP
11 1 (0.97%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
1 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.91%) COBIT
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) Snort
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) vCloud
3 1 (0.97%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Nessus
2 2 (1.94%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.97%) logstash
3 1 (0.97%) Kibana
3 1 (0.97%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 57 (55.34%) Cisco
1 57 (55.34%) CheckPoint
2 34 (33.01%) Juniper
3 19 (18.45%) Fortinet
4 18 (17.48%) McAfee
5 14 (13.59%) F5
6 11 (10.68%) Blue Coat
7 9 (8.74%) Meraki
7 9 (8.74%) Aruba
8 8 (7.77%) Splunk
9 6 (5.83%) HP
10 4 (3.88%) Oracle
10 4 (3.88%) Citrix
10 4 (3.88%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (2.91%) IronPort
11 3 (2.91%) Tripwire
11 3 (2.91%) IBM
11 3 (2.91%) Websense
11 3 (2.91%) Symantec
12 2 (1.94%) Mitel
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago