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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 209 245 258
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 47 77 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.79% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 40 63 49
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -12.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
6294 9752 9929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5650 8452 8446
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 49 (68.06%) Firewall
2 42 (58.33%) Network Security
3 37 (51.39%) Cisco
4 32 (44.44%) VPN
5 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (41.67%) SIEM
6 29 (40.28%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (40.28%) Windows
7 24 (33.33%) Degree
8 23 (31.94%) CCNP
8 23 (31.94%) CheckPoint
8 23 (31.94%) Finance
9 22 (30.56%) Palo Alto
10 21 (29.17%) Juniper
11 20 (27.78%) Information Security
12 18 (25.00%) Computer Science
13 17 (23.61%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (23.61%) Internet
14 16 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 15 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 14 (19.44%) Linux
16 14 (19.44%) Android
16 14 (19.44%) PCI DSS
16 14 (19.44%) F5
17 12 (16.67%) Riverbed
17 12 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 12 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
17 12 (16.67%) HP
18 11 (15.28%) Ruby
18 11 (15.28%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (8.33%) Apache
1 6 (8.33%) IIS
1 6 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (68.06%) Firewall
2 42 (58.33%) Network Security
3 32 (44.44%) VPN
4 29 (40.28%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (23.61%) Internet
5 17 (23.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (12.50%) SSL
6 9 (12.50%) VLAN
6 9 (12.50%) WAN
7 8 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (11.11%) LAN
8 7 (9.72%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (9.72%) FWSM
9 6 (8.33%) BGP
9 6 (8.33%) DMZ
9 6 (8.33%) MPLS
9 6 (8.33%) NetScaler
9 6 (8.33%) OSPF
9 6 (8.33%) WAAS
9 6 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Big Data
2 8 (11.11%) MySQL
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Burp Suite
2 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Advertising
3 4 (5.56%) Law
3 4 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) Sensu
3 2 (2.78%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.39%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
4 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.72%) Internet of Things
5 6 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 6 (8.33%) Semantic Web
6 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
7 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.78%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.78%) PKI
9 1 (1.39%) Fintech
9 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.39%) Replication
9 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.28%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Android
2 14 (19.44%) Linux
3 11 (15.28%) Unix
4 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.17%) CentOS
6 3 (4.17%) Debian
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.78%) Solaris
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) SIEM
2 20 (27.78%) Information Security
3 15 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
5 8 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (11.11%) Presales
5 8 (11.11%) SDLC
5 8 (11.11%) Security Management
5 8 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 7 (9.72%) Data Security
6 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.72%) Migration
7 6 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 6 (8.33%) Network Design
7 6 (8.33%) Network Security Management
7 6 (8.33%) OWASP
7 6 (8.33%) Project Governance
7 6 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (6.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) Python
1 11 (15.28%) Ruby
2 8 (11.11%) Perl
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
3 6 (8.33%) C
3 6 (8.33%) C#
3 6 (8.33%) C++
3 6 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) ABAP
5 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (33.33%) Degree
3 23 (31.94%) CCNP
4 9 (12.50%) CCNA
5 8 (11.11%) CCIE
5 8 (11.11%) MCITP
5 8 (11.11%) MCSE
5 8 (11.11%) MCTS
5 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (9.72%) CCIP
6 7 (9.72%) SSCP
7 6 (8.33%) CSSLP
7 6 (8.33%) GSSP-.NET
7 6 (8.33%) GSSP-JAVA
7 6 (8.33%) GWAPT
7 6 (8.33%) SANS
8 2 (2.78%) CCSA
8 2 (2.78%) CCSE
8 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (19.44%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.33%) HIPAA
3 6 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.78%) FISMA
5 1 (1.39%) COBIT
5 1 (1.39%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) XenApp
2 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.17%) vSphere
4 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) AppDetective
1 6 (8.33%) HP Fortify
1 6 (8.33%) WebInspect
2 4 (5.56%) Puppet
3 3 (4.17%) Graphite
3 3 (4.17%) SELinux
4 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.78%) Nessus
4 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.78%) SCOM
5 1 (1.39%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Cisco
2 23 (31.94%) CheckPoint
3 22 (30.56%) Palo Alto
4 21 (29.17%) Juniper
5 14 (19.44%) F5
6 12 (16.67%) HP
6 12 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 9 (12.50%) ArcSight
8 8 (11.11%) Forcepoint
9 7 (9.72%) Splunk
10 6 (8.33%) Aruba
10 6 (8.33%) Brocade
10 6 (8.33%) Citrix
10 6 (8.33%) IBM
10 6 (8.33%) Infoblox
10 6 (8.33%) Qualys
11 5 (6.94%) Blue Coat
11 5 (6.94%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.94%) Sourcefire
11 5 (6.94%) TippingPoint
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