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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 250 302 269
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 61 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 32
Average salary £52,500 £58,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.48% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
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
9598 11591 10962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.48% 92.52% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8174 9789 9529
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 83 (63.85%) Firewall
2 79 (60.77%) Cisco
3 68 (52.31%) CheckPoint
4 60 (46.15%) Network Security
5 56 (43.08%) Windows
6 55 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (35.38%) Juniper
8 43 (33.08%) Finance
9 36 (27.69%) Information Security
9 36 (27.69%) VPN
10 35 (26.92%) CCSA
11 34 (26.15%) CCNP
12 32 (24.62%) LAN
12 32 (24.62%) WAN
13 31 (23.85%) SIEM
14 30 (23.08%) F5
14 30 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (23.08%) SQL
14 30 (23.08%) CCNA
15 29 (22.31%) OSPF
15 29 (22.31%) BGP
16 28 (21.54%) EIGRP
17 27 (20.77%) CISSP
17 27 (20.77%) Linux
18 26 (20.00%) Degree
19 25 (19.23%) Fortinet
20 24 (18.46%) Perl
21 23 (17.69%) DNS
21 23 (17.69%) VLAN
22 22 (16.92%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (2.31%) IIS
2 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) PaaS
2 1 (0.77%) IaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (63.85%) Firewall
2 60 (46.15%) Network Security
3 36 (27.69%) VPN
4 32 (24.62%) LAN
4 32 (24.62%) WAN
5 30 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (22.31%) OSPF
6 29 (22.31%) BGP
7 28 (21.54%) EIGRP
8 23 (17.69%) DNS
8 23 (17.69%) VLAN
9 21 (16.15%) Wireless
10 20 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 18 (13.85%) VoIP
12 15 (11.54%) SSL
12 15 (11.54%) RIP
12 15 (11.54%) VRRP
12 15 (11.54%) NetScreen
12 15 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (11.54%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.77%) MySQL
General
1 43 (33.08%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Law
3 6 (4.62%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.85%) Legal
4 5 (3.85%) Banking
5 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) SOAP
2 2 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) XML
3 1 (0.77%) SAML
3 1 (0.77%) OAuth
3 1 (0.77%) REST
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 16 (12.31%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.00%) Hedge funds
4 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.15%) PKI
6 2 (1.54%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.77%) IPTV
7 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.77%) VHDL
7 1 (0.77%) STB
7 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.77%) DTV
7 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.08%) Windows
2 27 (20.77%) Linux
3 21 (16.15%) UNIX
4 7 (5.38%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.69%) Information Security
2 31 (23.85%) SIEM
3 18 (13.85%) Network Design
4 13 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 12 (9.23%) Service Delivery
6 11 (8.46%) Change Control
7 10 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 9 (6.92%) CRM
8 9 (6.92%) ITIL
9 8 (6.15%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.15%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (5.38%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (5.38%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.38%) Migration
11 6 (4.62%) Database Security
12 5 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (3.08%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (3.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.08%) SQL
2 24 (18.46%) Perl
3 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (26.92%) CCSA
3 34 (26.15%) CCNP
4 30 (23.08%) CCNA
5 27 (20.77%) CISSP
6 26 (20.00%) Degree
7 13 (10.00%) CISM
8 12 (9.23%) CEH
9 10 (7.69%) CCSE
10 5 (3.85%) CCIE
10 5 (3.85%) CISMP
11 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.54%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.54%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.77%) ISSAP
13 1 (0.77%) ISSMP
13 1 (0.77%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.77%) COBIT
2 1 (0.77%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (16.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.92%) Snort
3 7 (5.38%) iptables
4 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.77%) vCloud
4 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.31%) Nessus
3 2 (1.54%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.77%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 79 (60.77%) Cisco
2 68 (52.31%) CheckPoint
3 46 (35.38%) Juniper
4 30 (23.08%) F5
5 25 (19.23%) Fortinet
6 21 (16.15%) IronPort
7 20 (15.38%) McAfee
8 16 (12.31%) HP
9 14 (10.77%) Websense
9 14 (10.77%) Blue Coat
10 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (9.23%) Barracuda Networks
12 10 (7.69%) Symantec
13 9 (6.92%) Aruba
13 9 (6.92%) Meraki
13 9 (6.92%) Cyber-Ark
14 8 (6.15%) Citrix
15 7 (5.38%) Qualys
15 7 (5.38%) Foundry
15 7 (5.38%) MobileIron
City, London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago