The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Engineer
Rank 602 616 620
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 20 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.039% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.041% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 2
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Information Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Information Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Information Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Security Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer across the London region.

Information Security Engineer Salary Trend in London

Information Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Information Security Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Information Security Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 6 £55,000 +37.07% 2
Information Security Engineer
England

Information Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Information 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 Information Security Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (47.37%) Firewall
3 15 (39.47%) Finance
4 14 (36.84%) Degree
4 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
5 13 (34.21%) Perl
5 13 (34.21%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) CISSP
6 12 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (31.58%) SIEM
7 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
8 10 (26.32%) Network Security
9 9 (23.68%) Hedge funds
10 8 (21.05%) Nessus
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
11 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
11 7 (18.42%) Change Control
12 6 (15.79%) Tripwire
12 6 (15.79%) CEH
12 6 (15.79%) Linux
12 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
13 5 (13.16%) Identity Management
13 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
14 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
14 4 (10.53%) SSL
14 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
14 4 (10.53%) Internet
14 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
14 4 (10.53%) ITIL

Information Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Information 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 Information Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) Network Security
3 4 (10.53%) SSL
3 4 (10.53%) Internet
4 3 (7.89%) HTTP
4 3 (7.89%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (5.26%) SSH
6 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) WPA
6 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) LDAP
6 1 (2.63%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.63%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) SPNEGO
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 9 (23.68%) Hedge funds
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 12 (31.58%) SIEM
3 7 (18.42%) Change Control
3 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.16%) Identity Management
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.89%) Open Source
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.63%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.63%) Security Management
8 1 (2.63%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Perl
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 12 (31.58%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) CEH
4 3 (7.89%) CCSA
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) CISM
4 3 (7.89%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) CCSE
6 1 (2.63%) CISMP
6 1 (2.63%) GIAC
6 1 (2.63%) CSSLP
6 1 (2.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.53%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) OpenSSH
3 1 (2.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Nessus
2 3 (7.89%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Tripwire
2 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Juniper
4 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago