The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 188 264 290
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 59 58 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.58% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54 53 47
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
6032 9967 11720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.93% 94.94% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5496 8543 9804
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 July 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 85 (66.93%) Firewall
2 81 (63.78%) Network Security
3 76 (59.84%) Cisco
4 71 (55.91%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (48.82%) VPN
6 59 (46.46%) Cisco ASA
7 57 (44.88%) Palo Alto
8 56 (44.09%) SIEM
9 54 (42.52%) CCNP
10 53 (41.73%) CheckPoint
11 34 (26.77%) Juniper
11 34 (26.77%) Telecoms
11 34 (26.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 34 (26.77%) DDoS Mitigation
12 33 (25.98%) CCNA
13 31 (24.41%) SSCP
14 29 (22.83%) Intrusion Detection
15 26 (20.47%) CCIP
16 24 (18.90%) Information Security
16 24 (18.90%) Splunk
16 24 (18.90%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (18.11%) F5
17 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
17 23 (18.11%) Penetration Testing
18 22 (17.32%) Internet
18 22 (17.32%) Windows
18 22 (17.32%) Python
19 21 (16.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 21 (16.54%) Finance
19 21 (16.54%) Ruby

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 85 (66.93%) Firewall
2 81 (63.78%) Network Security
3 62 (48.82%) VPN
4 59 (46.46%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (22.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 22 (17.32%) Internet
7 20 (15.75%) Wireless
8 17 (13.39%) FWSM
9 16 (12.60%) Cisco ISE
9 16 (12.60%) WAN
10 14 (11.02%) LAN
10 14 (11.02%) SSL
11 13 (10.24%) TCP/IP
12 12 (9.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (5.51%) HTTPS
13 7 (5.51%) MPLS
14 6 (4.72%) LDAP
14 6 (4.72%) NetScaler
15 5 (3.94%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (3.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.57%) Big Data
2 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.79%) Maven
General
1 34 (26.77%) Telecoms
2 21 (16.54%) Finance
3 8 (6.30%) Law
4 5 (3.94%) Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Publishing
5 4 (3.15%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.15%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.79%) Sensu
3 1 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 17 (13.39%) Internet of Things
3 14 (11.02%) RSA SecurID
4 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.09%) Data Centre
5 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.15%) PKI
7 3 (2.36%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) BYOD
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.32%) Windows
2 15 (11.81%) Linux
3 6 (4.72%) Android
4 5 (3.94%) Unix
4 5 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.79%) CentOS
6 1 (0.79%) Debian
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.09%) SIEM
2 34 (26.77%) DDoS Mitigation
3 24 (18.90%) Information Security
4 23 (18.11%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (16.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 18 (14.17%) E-Commerce
7 17 (13.39%) Migration
8 16 (12.60%) Presales
9 14 (11.02%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (8.66%) ITIL
10 11 (8.66%) Network Management
11 10 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (7.09%) Service Delivery
12 9 (7.09%) Threat Analysis
13 8 (6.30%) Change Management
13 8 (6.30%) Network Design
13 8 (6.30%) Security Operations
14 7 (5.51%) Load Balancing
15 6 (4.72%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 6 (4.72%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.32%) Python
2 21 (16.54%) Ruby
3 17 (13.39%) Perl
4 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.57%) C
6 2 (1.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (55.91%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (42.52%) CCNP
3 33 (25.98%) CCNA
4 31 (24.41%) SSCP
5 26 (20.47%) CCIP
6 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
7 19 (14.96%) Degree
8 18 (14.17%) CCIE
9 8 (6.30%) CCSA
9 8 (6.30%) CISSP
10 7 (5.51%) CEH
11 6 (4.72%) CCSE
11 6 (4.72%) CCSP
12 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
13 4 (3.15%) GIAC
14 3 (2.36%) ECSA
15 1 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 1 (0.79%) CCNP Voice
15 1 (0.79%) CCVP
15 1 (0.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.51%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.36%) KVM
3 3 (2.36%) vSphere
3 3 (2.36%) XenApp
3 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.09%) Nessus
2 5 (3.94%) Puppet
3 4 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.57%) logstash
5 2 (1.57%) WSUS
6 1 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.79%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.79%) Graphite
6 1 (0.79%) Kibana
6 1 (0.79%) SCCM
6 1 (0.79%) SELinux
6 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 76 (59.84%) Cisco
2 57 (44.88%) Palo Alto
3 53 (41.73%) CheckPoint
4 34 (26.77%) Juniper
5 24 (18.90%) Splunk
6 23 (18.11%) F5
7 19 (14.96%) Riverbed
8 18 (14.17%) Cyber-Ark
9 12 (9.45%) Qualys
10 11 (8.66%) ArcSight
10 11 (8.66%) Blue Coat
10 11 (8.66%) SolarWinds
11 9 (7.09%) AlgoSec
11 9 (7.09%) Microsoft
12 7 (5.51%) Citrix
12 7 (5.51%) HP
12 7 (5.51%) Intel Security
12 7 (5.51%) VMware
13 6 (4.72%) Forcepoint
13 6 (4.72%) Meraki
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