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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 272 288 313
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 59 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.34% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 34 17
Average salary £58,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £46,500 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
11013 11311 12287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 93.37% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9250 10008 11245
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.80%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 70 (67.96%) Cisco
2 66 (64.08%) Network Security
3 58 (56.31%) Firewall
4 54 (52.43%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (49.51%) CCNP
6 44 (42.72%) CheckPoint
7 43 (41.75%) Juniper
8 36 (34.95%) LAN
8 36 (34.95%) WAN
9 33 (32.04%) Wireless
9 33 (32.04%) Aruba
10 32 (31.07%) Network Management
10 32 (31.07%) VPN
11 30 (29.13%) Windows
12 25 (24.27%) Finance
13 23 (22.33%) MPLS
13 23 (22.33%) OSPF
14 22 (21.36%) Linux
14 22 (21.36%) SolarWinds
14 22 (21.36%) HSRP
15 21 (20.39%) BGP
15 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
16 20 (19.42%) EIGRP
16 20 (19.42%) VoIP
16 20 (19.42%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (18.45%) VLAN
17 19 (18.45%) VPLS
17 19 (18.45%) GLBP
17 19 (18.45%) RIP
18 17 (16.50%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (64.08%) Network Security
2 58 (56.31%) Firewall
3 36 (34.95%) WAN
3 36 (34.95%) LAN
4 33 (32.04%) Wireless
5 32 (31.07%) VPN
6 23 (22.33%) MPLS
6 23 (22.33%) OSPF
7 22 (21.36%) HSRP
8 21 (20.39%) BGP
9 20 (19.42%) EIGRP
9 20 (19.42%) VoIP
9 20 (19.42%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (18.45%) RIP
10 19 (18.45%) GLBP
10 19 (18.45%) VLAN
10 19 (18.45%) VPLS
11 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
12 12 (11.65%) DNS
13 11 (10.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (24.27%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Law
3 3 (2.91%) Legal
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) Web Services
2 3 (2.91%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.97%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.94%) PKI
3 2 (1.94%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.97%) Derivative
4 1 (0.97%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.13%) Windows
2 22 (21.36%) Linux
3 17 (16.50%) UNIX
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.91%) AIX
5 3 (2.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) Network Management
2 12 (11.65%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (9.71%) Information Security
4 9 (8.74%) ITIL
5 8 (7.77%) SIEM
6 7 (6.80%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (6.80%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.80%) Identity Management
7 5 (4.85%) Project Management
8 4 (3.88%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.88%) Change Control
9 3 (2.91%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.91%) Migration
9 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.91%) OOP
9 3 (2.91%) OO
9 3 (2.91%) OOD
10 2 (1.94%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.94%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (1.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) Perl
1 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.85%) SQL
3 2 (1.94%) C#
3 2 (1.94%) C++
3 2 (1.94%) Java
3 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (52.43%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (49.51%) CCNP
3 16 (15.53%) CCNA
4 15 (14.56%) CCSE
5 8 (7.77%) MCITP
5 8 (7.77%) MCSE
5 8 (7.77%) MCSA
5 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.80%) CISSP
6 7 (6.80%) CCSA
7 5 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.85%) JNCIA
7 5 (4.85%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.91%) Degree
8 3 (2.91%) CSSLP
8 3 (2.91%) CCSP
9 2 (1.94%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.97%) CCDP
10 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) COBIT
3 2 (1.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.85%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.94%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.94%) Snort
4 2 (1.94%) Nmap
4 2 (1.94%) vSphere
Vendors
1 70 (67.96%) Cisco
2 44 (42.72%) CheckPoint
3 43 (41.75%) Juniper
4 33 (32.04%) Aruba
5 22 (21.36%) SolarWinds
6 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.56%) Websense
8 14 (13.59%) VMware
9 13 (12.62%) F5
9 13 (12.62%) Blue Coat
10 10 (9.71%) Barracuda Networks
11 9 (8.74%) Citrix
12 8 (7.77%) Mitel
13 7 (6.80%) Oracle
14 6 (5.83%) Brocade
15 4 (3.88%) McAfee
16 3 (2.91%) Fortinet
16 3 (2.91%) Symantec
17 2 (1.94%) Clearswift
17 2 (1.94%) Nokia
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