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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Engineer
Rank 595 629 614
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 33 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.018% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 14
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £46,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £42,500
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
42842 43378 45267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.01% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36473 36023 39163
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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 +27 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Bromley - 5 £45,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £61,000 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Information Security Engineer
England

Information Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 49 (96.08%) Information Security
2 40 (78.43%) CISSP
3 31 (60.78%) Degree
4 24 (47.06%) Network Security
5 22 (43.14%) CEH
5 22 (43.14%) CISM
6 20 (39.22%) Management Information System
7 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
8 17 (33.33%) Finance
8 17 (33.33%) Cisco
8 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 16 (31.37%) Database Security
9 16 (31.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (31.37%) SQL
9 16 (31.37%) Windows
9 16 (31.37%) Law
9 16 (31.37%) Firewall
9 16 (31.37%) McAfee
10 15 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 15 (29.41%) Wireless
10 15 (29.41%) Symantec
10 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (29.41%) CCNP
10 15 (29.41%) Wireless Security
10 15 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (29.41%) Hedge funds
11 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
11 14 (27.45%) Snort
11 14 (27.45%) Perl
11 14 (27.45%) MS Excel

Information Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Network Security
2 16 (31.37%) Firewall
3 15 (29.41%) Wireless
3 15 (29.41%) Wireless Security
4 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
4 13 (25.49%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (15.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Law
3 4 (7.84%) Legal
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Management Information System
2 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
3 15 (29.41%) Hedge funds
4 8 (15.69%) PKI
5 3 (5.88%) CESG
6 2 (3.92%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.96%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (96.08%) Information Security
2 16 (31.37%) Database Security
3 15 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (27.45%) Asset Management
4 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
5 13 (25.49%) Algorithmic Trading
5 13 (25.49%) Network Design
5 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
6 11 (21.57%) Change Control
7 8 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (15.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (15.69%) Information Security Management
7 8 (15.69%) Security Management
8 7 (13.73%) ITIL
9 4 (7.84%) Information Assurance
10 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.92%) ISMS
11 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) Perl
4 7 (13.73%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (78.43%) CISSP
2 31 (60.78%) Degree
3 22 (43.14%) CISM
3 22 (43.14%) CEH
4 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (29.41%) CCNP
5 13 (25.49%) CCNA
6 4 (7.84%) ISSMP
6 4 (7.84%) ISSAP
7 3 (5.88%) CCSA
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.92%) CISA
8 2 (3.92%) ISSEP
8 2 (3.92%) CGEIT
9 1 (1.96%) MCSE
9 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.96%) CISMP
9 1 (1.96%) MCTS
9 1 (1.96%) MCITP
9 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.84%) COBIT
3 4 (7.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Snort
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (11.76%) Nessus
3 2 (3.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Cisco
2 16 (31.37%) McAfee
3 15 (29.41%) Symantec
4 13 (25.49%) IronPort
5 11 (21.57%) CheckPoint
6 8 (15.69%) Blue Coat
7 6 (11.76%) Tripwire
8 5 (9.80%) Websense
9 3 (5.88%) Juniper
10 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.92%) F5
11 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.96%) Qualys
11 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.96%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.96%) Citrix
11 1 (1.96%) Sophos
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Chiswick Park, London, South East, United Kingdom
QVC
Salary: Up to £61,000
Posted: 23 days ago