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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 208 249 295
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 64 68 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.68% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 50
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
6735 9981 11864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.75% 95.12% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 8459 9993
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 80 (78.43%) Firewall
2 76 (74.51%) Network Security
3 67 (65.69%) Cisco
4 60 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (54.90%) VPN
5 56 (54.90%) Cisco ASA
6 52 (50.98%) CheckPoint
7 45 (44.12%) SIEM
8 44 (43.14%) CCNP
9 43 (42.16%) Palo Alto
10 35 (34.31%) Juniper
11 27 (26.47%) F5
12 25 (24.51%) Degree
13 24 (23.53%) Riverbed
13 24 (23.53%) Internet
13 24 (23.53%) Finance
13 24 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
13 24 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 24 (23.53%) DDoS Mitigation
14 23 (22.55%) Windows
15 21 (20.59%) CCNA
15 21 (20.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 20 (19.61%) SSCP
16 20 (19.61%) WAN
17 18 (17.65%) Python
17 18 (17.65%) CCIE
18 17 (16.67%) LAN
18 17 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
18 17 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (16.67%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 3 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 80 (78.43%) Firewall
2 76 (74.51%) Network Security
3 56 (54.90%) Cisco ASA
3 56 (54.90%) VPN
4 24 (23.53%) Internet
4 24 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (19.61%) WAN
6 17 (16.67%) LAN
7 16 (15.69%) Cisco ISE
8 15 (14.71%) Wireless
9 14 (13.73%) SSL
10 13 (12.75%) FWSM
10 13 (12.75%) MPLS
11 12 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (10.78%) VLAN
13 10 (9.80%) NetScaler
14 9 (8.82%) DMZ
14 9 (8.82%) OSPF
14 9 (8.82%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) MySQL
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.96%) Big Data
4 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 24 (23.53%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.84%) Law
4 6 (5.88%) Publishing
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.98%) Sensu
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 15 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 13 (12.75%) Internet of Things
3 13 (12.75%) RSA SecurID
4 7 (6.86%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.94%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.98%) BYOD
6 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) Fintech
6 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Windows
2 14 (13.73%) Linux
3 11 (10.78%) Android
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.96%) Unix
6 1 (0.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.12%) SIEM
2 24 (23.53%) DDoS Mitigation
3 21 (20.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 17 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (15.69%) Presales
6 13 (12.75%) E-Commerce
6 13 (12.75%) Information Security
6 13 (12.75%) Migration
7 12 (11.76%) Load Balancing
8 11 (10.78%) ITIL
9 10 (9.80%) WAN Optimisation
10 9 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (8.82%) Network Design
10 9 (8.82%) Network Management
10 9 (8.82%) Network Security Management
10 9 (8.82%) Security Management
10 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
10 9 (8.82%) Threat Analysis
11 8 (7.84%) Data Security
11 8 (7.84%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.65%) Python
2 17 (16.67%) Ruby
3 14 (13.73%) Perl
4 8 (7.84%) SQL
5 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.96%) C
8 1 (0.98%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 60 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (43.14%) CCNP
3 25 (24.51%) Degree
4 21 (20.59%) CCNA
5 20 (19.61%) SSCP
6 18 (17.65%) CCIE
7 16 (15.69%) CCIP
7 16 (15.69%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.84%) MCITP
8 8 (7.84%) MCSE
8 8 (7.84%) MCTS
8 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (6.86%) CCSA
9 7 (6.86%) CCSE
10 5 (4.90%) CISSP
11 4 (3.92%) CCSP
11 4 (3.92%) CEH
11 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.94%) ECSA
13 1 (0.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) PCI DSS
2 14 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.84%) XenApp
2 8 (7.84%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.94%) KVM
3 3 (2.94%) vSphere
4 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Puppet
2 3 (2.94%) Nessus
3 2 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.98%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.98%) Graphite
4 1 (0.98%) logstash
4 1 (0.98%) SELinux
Vendors
1 67 (65.69%) Cisco
2 52 (50.98%) CheckPoint
3 43 (42.16%) Palo Alto
4 35 (34.31%) Juniper
5 27 (26.47%) F5
6 24 (23.53%) Riverbed
7 15 (14.71%) Splunk
8 12 (11.76%) Forcepoint
8 12 (11.76%) HP
8 12 (11.76%) Qualys
9 11 (10.78%) ArcSight
9 11 (10.78%) Citrix
10 10 (9.80%) Blue Coat
10 10 (9.80%) Cyber-Ark
10 10 (9.80%) SolarWinds
11 9 (8.82%) AlgoSec
11 9 (8.82%) Brocade
11 9 (8.82%) Extreme Networks
12 8 (7.84%) Aruba
12 8 (7.84%) LogRhythm
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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