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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 253 302 288
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 60 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 31
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
10248 11068 11068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.60% 93.00% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8977 9511 10050
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 87 (71.31%) Cisco
2 77 (63.11%) Network Security
3 76 (62.30%) Firewall
4 63 (51.64%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (48.36%) Juniper
6 53 (43.44%) CCNP
7 43 (35.25%) CheckPoint
8 41 (33.61%) VPN
8 41 (33.61%) Finance
9 40 (32.79%) WAN
10 39 (31.97%) LAN
11 38 (31.15%) Windows
12 34 (27.87%) Active Directory
13 30 (24.59%) OSPF
14 29 (23.77%) BGP
15 28 (22.95%) TCP/IP
16 27 (22.13%) Wireless
16 27 (22.13%) F5
17 26 (21.31%) EIGRP
17 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
18 25 (20.49%) CCNA
18 25 (20.49%) Cisco ASA
19 24 (19.67%) Information Security
20 23 (18.85%) MPLS
20 23 (18.85%) UNIX
21 22 (18.03%) DNS
21 22 (18.03%) VoIP
22 21 (17.21%) Linux
22 21 (17.21%) Cisco IOS
23 20 (16.39%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (7.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Office
2 2 (1.64%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 77 (63.11%) Network Security
2 76 (62.30%) Firewall
3 41 (33.61%) VPN
4 40 (32.79%) WAN
5 39 (31.97%) LAN
6 30 (24.59%) OSPF
7 29 (23.77%) BGP
8 28 (22.95%) TCP/IP
9 27 (22.13%) Wireless
10 26 (21.31%) EIGRP
11 25 (20.49%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (18.85%) MPLS
13 22 (18.03%) VoIP
13 22 (18.03%) DNS
14 21 (17.21%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (16.39%) SSL
15 20 (16.39%) NetScreen
16 19 (15.57%) VLAN
17 15 (12.30%) HSRP
18 12 (9.84%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (33.61%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Law
3 3 (2.46%) Legal
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) Web Services
2 7 (5.74%) SOAP
3 1 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.38%) PKI
3 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.74%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.92%) User Experience
6 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.46%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.64%) CESG
9 1 (0.82%) STB
9 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.82%) DTV
9 1 (0.82%) Replication
9 1 (0.82%) VHDL
9 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.82%) IPTV
9 1 (0.82%) Derivative
9 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.15%) Windows
2 23 (18.85%) UNIX
3 21 (17.21%) Linux
4 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.74%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.28%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.28%) AIX
7 4 (3.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) Information Security
2 17 (13.93%) Network Management
3 15 (12.30%) Migration
4 13 (10.66%) Project Management
5 11 (9.02%) SIEM
6 10 (8.20%) Network Design
7 9 (7.38%) ITIL
7 9 (7.38%) Identity Management
7 9 (7.38%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.74%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.74%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (4.92%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.92%) Change Management
10 6 (4.92%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (4.10%) CRM
11 5 (4.10%) Incident Management
12 4 (3.28%) Change Control
12 4 (3.28%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.38%) SQL
3 6 (4.92%) Perl
4 3 (2.46%) Java
5 2 (1.64%) C#
5 2 (1.64%) C++
5 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (51.64%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (43.44%) CCNP
3 25 (20.49%) CCNA
4 19 (15.57%) CCSA
5 11 (9.02%) CISSP
5 11 (9.02%) Degree
6 9 (7.38%) MCITP
6 9 (7.38%) CCSE
6 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (7.38%) MCSE
6 9 (7.38%) MCSA
7 7 (5.74%) CISM
8 6 (4.92%) CEH
8 6 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.64%) SSCP
10 1 (0.82%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.82%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.82%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) SLA
1 5 (4.10%) COBIT
2 3 (2.46%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.74%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.92%) Snort
5 3 (2.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 87 (71.31%) Cisco
2 59 (48.36%) Juniper
3 43 (35.25%) CheckPoint
4 27 (22.13%) F5
5 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
6 18 (14.75%) Fortinet
7 16 (13.11%) Aruba
8 15 (12.30%) McAfee
9 14 (11.48%) VMware
9 14 (11.48%) HP
9 14 (11.48%) Citrix
9 14 (11.48%) IronPort
10 13 (10.66%) Websense
11 12 (9.84%) Blue Coat
11 12 (9.84%) Barracuda Networks
12 11 (9.02%) SolarWinds
13 9 (7.38%) Mitel
14 8 (6.56%) Symantec
15 7 (5.74%) Foundry
16 3 (2.46%) Brocade
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