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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Engineer
Rank 625 617 644
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 20 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.087% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.090% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 9
Average salary £61,250 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.28% +21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +51 10 £62,500 +30.20% 1
Hayes - 1 £47,500 -
Information Security Engineer
England

Information Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Information Security
2 35 (79.55%) Firewall
3 27 (61.36%) SIEM
4 25 (56.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 24 (54.55%) Finance
6 18 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (38.64%) PCI DSS
8 15 (34.09%) Degree
9 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
9 13 (29.55%) Incident Management
9 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (27.27%) Windows
10 12 (27.27%) Network Security
11 11 (25.00%) Linux
11 11 (25.00%) SQL
12 10 (22.73%) VPN
12 10 (22.73%) CCNP
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (20.45%) MCSE
13 9 (20.45%) VLAN
13 9 (20.45%) MCTS
13 9 (20.45%) MCITP
13 9 (20.45%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (20.45%) SDLC
14 8 (18.18%) MySQL
14 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 8 (18.18%) CISSP
14 8 (18.18%) Security Operations
15 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
15 7 (15.91%) Management Information System

Information Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) CICS
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (79.55%) Firewall
2 12 (27.27%) Network Security
3 10 (22.73%) VPN
4 9 (20.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (20.45%) VLAN
5 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.36%) Internet
7 2 (4.55%) Kerberos
7 2 (4.55%) LDAP
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) ChangeMan
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Sensu
2 1 (2.27%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.27%) ISPF
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Fintech
4 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) CentOS
3 2 (4.55%) Debian
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (61.36%) SIEM
3 25 (56.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (29.55%) Incident Management
5 9 (20.45%) SDLC
6 8 (18.18%) Security Operations
7 5 (11.36%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.09%) Database Security
8 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.82%) ISMS
9 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.55%) Malware Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (4.55%) Security Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Threat Management
10 2 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) Python
3 2 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) REXX
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Degree
2 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (22.73%) CCNP
4 9 (20.45%) MCITP
4 9 (20.45%) MCSE
4 9 (20.45%) MCTS
4 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (18.18%) CISSP
6 4 (9.09%) CCNA
7 3 (6.82%) CCSA
8 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.27%) CCSE
8 1 (2.27%) CEH
8 1 (2.27%) CISM
8 1 (2.27%) GCIH
8 1 (2.27%) GISF
8 1 (2.27%) GSEC
8 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (38.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) RACF
1 1 (2.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Nessus
2 2 (4.55%) Graphite
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) SELinux
3 1 (2.27%) Kibana
3 1 (2.27%) logstash
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.55%) Juniper
2 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
2 2 (4.55%) Qualys
3 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.27%) CA
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.27%) IronPort
3 1 (2.27%) Symantec
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago