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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Engineer
Rank 609 598 630
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 18 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.029% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 13
Average salary £48,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
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
43846 41812 47867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.44% 93.48% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36609 35107 41532
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 - 3 £40,125 - 1
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
Information Security Engineer
England

Information Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (96.00%) Information Security
2 20 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (80.00%) Degree
3 19 (76.00%) PowerShell
3 19 (76.00%) Network Security
3 19 (76.00%) Perl
3 19 (76.00%) SQL
3 19 (76.00%) Firewall
4 18 (72.00%) Finance
5 17 (68.00%) CISSP
5 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (68.00%) CCNA
5 17 (68.00%) Hedge funds
5 17 (68.00%) Asset Management
6 16 (64.00%) Cisco
7 15 (60.00%) CCNP
7 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
7 15 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (60.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 14 (56.00%) Change Control
9 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (24.00%) Python
10 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
11 5 (20.00%) CCSA
12 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
12 3 (12.00%) CISM
12 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (12.00%) CEH
13 2 (8.00%) Wireless Security

Information Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) Firewall
1 19 (76.00%) Network Security
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 20 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (68.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Information Security
2 17 (68.00%) Asset Management
3 15 (60.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 14 (56.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Database Security
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Perl
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
1 19 (76.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Degree
2 17 (68.00%) CCNA
2 17 (68.00%) CISSP
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (60.00%) CCNP
4 5 (20.00%) CCSA
5 3 (12.00%) CEH
5 3 (12.00%) CISM
6 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
6 1 (4.00%) ISSMP
6 1 (4.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (4.00%) IronPort
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