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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 255 298 311
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 63 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 52 29 22
Average salary £52,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £58,500 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
10440 11106 11887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.14% 93.20% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8854 9715 10915
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 77 (70.00%) Cisco
2 71 (64.55%) Network Security
3 65 (59.09%) Firewall
4 62 (56.36%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (53.64%) CCNP
6 53 (48.18%) Juniper
7 39 (35.45%) VPN
8 38 (34.55%) WAN
9 37 (33.64%) LAN
9 37 (33.64%) CheckPoint
10 33 (30.00%) Windows
11 32 (29.09%) Wireless
12 31 (28.18%) Finance
13 28 (25.45%) Aruba
14 27 (24.55%) Network Management
14 27 (24.55%) OSPF
15 25 (22.73%) BGP
16 24 (21.82%) MPLS
17 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
17 23 (20.91%) Linux
17 23 (20.91%) HSRP
18 22 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
18 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 22 (20.00%) EIGRP
19 21 (19.09%) VoIP
19 21 (19.09%) SolarWinds
20 20 (18.18%) GLBP
20 20 (18.18%) VLAN
20 20 (18.18%) VPLS
20 20 (18.18%) RIP

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.82%) S-PLUS
3 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 71 (64.55%) Network Security
2 65 (59.09%) Firewall
3 39 (35.45%) VPN
4 38 (34.55%) WAN
5 37 (33.64%) LAN
6 32 (29.09%) Wireless
7 27 (24.55%) OSPF
8 25 (22.73%) BGP
9 24 (21.82%) MPLS
10 23 (20.91%) HSRP
11 22 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (20.00%) EIGRP
12 21 (19.09%) VoIP
13 20 (18.18%) GLBP
13 20 (18.18%) VLAN
13 20 (18.18%) VPLS
13 20 (18.18%) RIP
14 18 (16.36%) TCP/IP
15 16 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (13.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (28.18%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Law
3 3 (2.73%) Legal
4 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) Web Services
2 1 (0.91%) REST
2 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.91%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.45%) PKI
2 6 (5.45%) User Experience
3 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.64%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.73%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.82%) CESG
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Windows
2 23 (20.91%) Linux
3 17 (15.45%) UNIX
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.64%) AIX
5 4 (3.64%) Solaris
5 4 (3.64%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) Network Management
2 16 (14.55%) Information Security
3 10 (9.09%) ITIL
3 10 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (8.18%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (8.18%) Project Management
5 8 (7.27%) Migration
5 8 (7.27%) SIEM
6 7 (6.36%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.36%) Identity Management
7 4 (3.64%) Network Design
7 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.64%) Change Control
7 4 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.73%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (2.73%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.73%) Asset Management
9 2 (1.82%) Information Security Management
9 2 (1.82%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.55%) Perl
2 5 (4.55%) SQL
3 3 (2.73%) Java
4 2 (1.82%) C#
4 2 (1.82%) C++
4 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (56.36%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (53.64%) CCNP
3 20 (18.18%) CCNA
4 13 (11.82%) CCSE
5 12 (10.91%) CCSA
6 9 (8.18%) MCSE
6 9 (8.18%) MCSA
6 9 (8.18%) CISSP
6 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (8.18%) MCITP
7 7 (6.36%) Degree
8 6 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.55%) JNCIA
9 5 (4.55%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.73%) CEH
10 3 (2.73%) CISM
11 2 (1.82%) SSCP
12 1 (0.91%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) COBIT
3 2 (1.82%) SLA
3 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.45%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.73%) vSphere
4 3 (2.73%) Snort
5 2 (1.82%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 77 (70.00%) Cisco
2 53 (48.18%) Juniper
3 37 (33.64%) CheckPoint
4 28 (25.45%) Aruba
5 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (19.09%) SolarWinds
7 16 (14.55%) VMware
8 12 (10.91%) F5
9 11 (10.00%) Citrix
10 10 (9.09%) Blue Coat
11 9 (8.18%) Websense
11 9 (8.18%) Mitel
12 7 (6.36%) Oracle
13 6 (5.45%) Brocade
13 6 (5.45%) Barracuda Networks
14 4 (3.64%) Symantec
14 4 (3.64%) McAfee
15 3 (2.73%) Fortinet
15 3 (2.73%) Clearswift
15 3 (2.73%) Nokia
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