The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 308 309 331
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 18 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.091% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.097% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 4
Average salary £58,000 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,350 £68,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +10.00%
Senior 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
11133 11313 12081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.44% 93.35% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9339 10017 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer across the City of London region.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (80.00%) Juniper
2 24 (80.00%) CCNP
2 24 (80.00%) Network Security
3 21 (70.00%) VPN
4 19 (63.33%) WAN
4 19 (63.33%) LAN
4 19 (63.33%) Wireless
4 19 (63.33%) OSPF
4 19 (63.33%) Aruba
4 19 (63.33%) HSRP
5 16 (53.33%) GLBP
5 16 (53.33%) Network Management
5 16 (53.33%) SolarWinds
5 16 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
5 16 (53.33%) VLAN
5 16 (53.33%) VPLS
5 16 (53.33%) RIP
5 16 (53.33%) MPLS
5 16 (53.33%) BGP
5 16 (53.33%) EIGRP
5 16 (53.33%) VoIP
6 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) F5
8 7 (23.33%) QA
9 6 (20.00%) Information Security
10 5 (16.67%) VMware
10 5 (16.67%) CCSA

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Network Security
2 21 (70.00%) VPN
3 19 (63.33%) WAN
3 19 (63.33%) LAN
3 19 (63.33%) Wireless
3 19 (63.33%) OSPF
3 19 (63.33%) HSRP
4 16 (53.33%) GLBP
4 16 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
4 16 (53.33%) VLAN
4 16 (53.33%) VPLS
4 16 (53.33%) RIP
4 16 (53.33%) MPLS
4 16 (53.33%) BGP
4 16 (53.33%) EIGRP
4 16 (53.33%) VoIP
5 5 (16.67%) Firewall
5 5 (16.67%) NetScreen
5 5 (16.67%) SSL
5 5 (16.67%) Junos
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Network Management
2 6 (20.00%) Information Security
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) OOD
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) C++
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (80.00%) CCNP
2 5 (16.67%) CCSA
2 5 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 5 (16.67%) JNCIS
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
2 5 (16.67%) CCSE
3 3 (10.00%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) Juniper
3 19 (63.33%) Aruba
4 16 (53.33%) SolarWinds
5 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) F5
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) Brocade
7 5 (16.67%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (10.00%) McAfee
9 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.67%) Nokia
10 1 (3.33%) Coverity