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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 252 274 294
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 49 59 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.54% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 30
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,000 £46,950
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £66,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,625
% change year-on-year
- +16.92%
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
9008 11018 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9269 9767
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 77 (74.04%) Firewall
2 52 (50.00%) Cisco
3 50 (48.08%) Network Security
4 48 (46.15%) CheckPoint
5 41 (39.42%) Finance
6 37 (35.58%) Information Security
7 34 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (29.81%) Juniper
9 30 (28.85%) Windows
10 29 (27.88%) SIEM
11 25 (24.04%) VPN
12 24 (23.08%) CCSA
12 24 (23.08%) Degree
13 23 (22.12%) PowerShell
13 23 (22.12%) Perl
13 23 (22.12%) CCNA
14 22 (21.15%) SQL
14 22 (21.15%) Linux
14 22 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (19.23%) F5
15 20 (19.23%) CISSP
16 19 (18.27%) CCNP
16 19 (18.27%) LAN
16 19 (18.27%) WAN
17 18 (17.31%) DNS
17 18 (17.31%) Fortinet
18 17 (16.35%) Change Control
19 16 (15.38%) Computer Science
19 16 (15.38%) McAfee
20 14 (13.46%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (4.81%) IIS
2 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.96%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Summit
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
1 1 (0.96%) PaaS
1 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (74.04%) Firewall
2 50 (48.08%) Network Security
3 25 (24.04%) VPN
4 22 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (18.27%) LAN
5 19 (18.27%) WAN
6 18 (17.31%) DNS
7 14 (13.46%) OSPF
7 14 (13.46%) BGP
7 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
8 12 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (10.58%) VLAN
10 9 (8.65%) RIP
10 9 (8.65%) SSL
11 8 (7.69%) VRRP
11 8 (7.69%) EIGRP
11 8 (7.69%) HSRP
11 8 (7.69%) GLBP
12 7 (6.73%) IPsec
12 7 (6.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) Big Data
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) MySQL
General
1 41 (39.42%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Financial Institution
3 7 (6.73%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.88%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.96%) CSS
2 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.54%) Hedge funds
3 10 (9.62%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.73%) PKI
5 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.85%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.96%) DTV
8 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.96%) Derivative
8 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.85%) Windows
2 22 (21.15%) Linux
3 12 (11.54%) UNIX
4 7 (6.73%) Solaris
5 4 (3.85%) Android
5 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.92%) AIX
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.58%) Information Security
2 29 (27.88%) SIEM
3 17 (16.35%) Change Control
4 11 (10.58%) Load Balancing
5 10 (9.62%) Asset Management
5 10 (9.62%) Identity Management
6 8 (7.69%) Security Management
7 7 (6.73%) Network Design
7 7 (6.73%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (6.73%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.81%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.81%) ITIL
8 5 (4.81%) CRM
9 4 (3.85%) Data Security
9 4 (3.85%) Security Testing
9 4 (3.85%) Computer Security
9 4 (3.85%) OWASP
9 4 (3.85%) Software Deployment
9 4 (3.85%) Analytics
10 3 (2.88%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.12%) Perl
1 23 (22.12%) PowerShell
2 22 (21.15%) SQL
3 5 (4.81%) Java
4 4 (3.85%) C
4 4 (3.85%) C#
4 4 (3.85%) C++
4 4 (3.85%) Python
4 4 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (23.08%) Degree
2 24 (23.08%) CCSA
3 23 (22.12%) CCNA
4 20 (19.23%) CISSP
5 19 (18.27%) CCNP
6 9 (8.65%) CCSE
7 5 (4.81%) CISM
8 4 (3.85%) CEH
8 4 (3.85%) CCIE
8 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.85%) CSSLP
8 4 (3.85%) GWAPT
9 3 (2.88%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.88%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.92%) GCIA
10 2 (1.92%) GSEC
11 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.96%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) COBIT
2 5 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.85%) HIPAA
3 4 (3.85%) FISMA
4 3 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.88%) Snort
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.96%) vCloud
3 1 (0.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) AppDetective
1 4 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.88%) Nessus
3 1 (0.96%) logstash
3 1 (0.96%) Kibana
3 1 (0.96%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 52 (50.00%) Cisco
2 48 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 31 (29.81%) Juniper
4 20 (19.23%) F5
5 18 (17.31%) Fortinet
6 16 (15.38%) McAfee
7 13 (12.50%) HP
8 9 (8.65%) IBM
8 9 (8.65%) Splunk
9 7 (6.73%) ArcSight
9 7 (6.73%) Aruba
10 6 (5.77%) Blue Coat
11 5 (4.81%) Meraki
11 5 (4.81%) Oracle
12 4 (3.85%) Citrix
12 4 (3.85%) Tripwire
13 3 (2.88%) Barracuda Networks
14 2 (1.92%) Imperva
14 2 (1.92%) Brocade
14 2 (1.92%) ProCurve
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