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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 252 265 273
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 56 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 34
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
9518 9663 9844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.30% 92.74% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8146 8184 8808
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 81 (69.23%) Cisco
2 75 (64.10%) Firewall
3 60 (51.28%) Network Security
4 56 (47.86%) CheckPoint
5 54 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (43.59%) Juniper
7 45 (38.46%) Windows
8 42 (35.90%) CCNP
9 36 (30.77%) VPN
10 35 (29.91%) Finance
11 34 (29.06%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (27.35%) BGP
13 30 (25.64%) OSPF
14 28 (23.93%) EIGRP
15 27 (23.08%) CCSA
15 27 (23.08%) Information Security
15 27 (23.08%) WAN
16 26 (22.22%) LAN
16 26 (22.22%) F5
17 23 (19.66%) Linux
17 23 (19.66%) TCP/IP
18 22 (18.80%) UNIX
18 22 (18.80%) Wireless
19 21 (17.95%) NetScreen
19 21 (17.95%) Active Directory
19 21 (17.95%) DNS
19 21 (17.95%) IronPort
19 21 (17.95%) Fortinet
20 19 (16.24%) VLAN
20 19 (16.24%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (1.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (64.10%) Firewall
2 60 (51.28%) Network Security
3 36 (30.77%) VPN
4 34 (29.06%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (27.35%) BGP
6 30 (25.64%) OSPF
7 28 (23.93%) EIGRP
8 27 (23.08%) WAN
9 26 (22.22%) LAN
10 23 (19.66%) TCP/IP
11 22 (18.80%) Wireless
12 21 (17.95%) NetScreen
12 21 (17.95%) DNS
13 19 (16.24%) VLAN
13 19 (16.24%) SSL
14 18 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (14.53%) MPLS
15 17 (14.53%) VoIP
16 12 (10.26%) VRRP
16 12 (10.26%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (29.91%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Law
3 5 (4.27%) Legal
4 4 (3.42%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) SOAP
2 3 (2.56%) Web Services
3 2 (1.71%) REST
4 1 (0.85%) OAuth
4 1 (0.85%) SAML
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.69%) PKI
4 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.13%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.85%) IPTV
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) STB
7 1 (0.85%) CESG
7 1 (0.85%) VHDL
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) DTV
7 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (38.46%) Windows
2 23 (19.66%) Linux
3 22 (18.80%) UNIX
4 7 (5.98%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Information Security
2 18 (15.38%) Network Design
3 17 (14.53%) SIEM
4 13 (11.11%) Migration
5 12 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.55%) Project Management
6 10 (8.55%) Risk Management
7 9 (7.69%) ITIL
8 7 (5.98%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.98%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (5.98%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (5.98%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (5.98%) Change Management
9 6 (5.13%) Identity Management
9 6 (5.13%) CRM
9 6 (5.13%) Database Security
9 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.27%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (3.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.97%) SQL
2 9 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.84%) Perl
4 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.71%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (35.90%) CCNP
3 27 (23.08%) CCSA
4 19 (16.24%) CCNA
5 18 (15.38%) CISSP
6 14 (11.97%) Degree
7 13 (11.11%) CISM
8 12 (10.26%) CEH
9 10 (8.55%) CCSE
10 5 (4.27%) CISMP
10 5 (4.27%) CCIE
10 5 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.71%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.85%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.85%) ISSAP
12 1 (0.85%) ISSMP
12 1 (0.85%) VCP4
12 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) COBIT
3 1 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.84%) Snort
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.56%) SCCM
3 2 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 81 (69.23%) Cisco
2 56 (47.86%) CheckPoint
3 51 (43.59%) Juniper
4 26 (22.22%) F5
5 21 (17.95%) IronPort
5 21 (17.95%) Fortinet
6 16 (13.68%) McAfee
7 15 (12.82%) Barracuda Networks
8 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
8 14 (11.97%) Websense
8 14 (11.97%) Blue Coat
9 11 (9.40%) HP
10 10 (8.55%) Citrix
11 9 (7.69%) Symantec
12 7 (5.98%) Qualys
12 7 (5.98%) Foundry
12 7 (5.98%) Aruba
12 7 (5.98%) Cyber-Ark
12 7 (5.98%) MobileIron
13 5 (4.27%) Meraki
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