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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Engineer
Rank 598 662 602
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -60
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 18 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.016% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.017% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 14
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Bromley - 5 £50,000 -
City of London +41 2 £62,500 +38.88%
Information Security Engineer
England

Information Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (100.00%) Information Security
2 28 (66.67%) CISSP
3 22 (52.38%) CEH
4 20 (47.62%) CISM
5 18 (42.86%) Windows
6 17 (40.48%) Degree
7 15 (35.71%) Management Information System
8 14 (33.33%) Finance
8 14 (33.33%) Risk Management
9 13 (30.95%) Law
10 11 (26.19%) Wireless
10 11 (26.19%) SQL
10 11 (26.19%) McAfee
10 11 (26.19%) Network Security
10 11 (26.19%) Wireless Security
10 11 (26.19%) Database Security
10 11 (26.19%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (23.81%) IronPort
11 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
11 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
11 10 (23.81%) Symantec
11 10 (23.81%) Snort
11 10 (23.81%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (21.43%) Nessus
12 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
13 8 (19.05%) Linux
14 7 (16.67%) Perl
14 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint

Information Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Wireless
1 11 (26.19%) Network Security
1 11 (26.19%) Wireless Security
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) Internet
4 3 (7.14%) HTTP
4 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (4.76%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) DNS
6 1 (2.38%) DMZ
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Law
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.38%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) Hedge funds
4 3 (7.14%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 11 (26.19%) Database Security
3 11 (26.19%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
5 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (14.29%) Network Design
6 6 (14.29%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 4 (9.52%) Information Security Management
7 4 (9.52%) Security Management
8 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
8 3 (7.14%) SIEM
8 3 (7.14%) Change Control
8 3 (7.14%) Open Source
8 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.76%) Security Patching
10 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) Perl
3 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) CISSP
2 22 (52.38%) CEH
3 20 (47.62%) CISM
4 17 (40.48%) Degree
5 5 (11.90%) CISMP
6 3 (7.14%) ISSAP
6 3 (7.14%) ISSMP
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.76%) GIAC
8 1 (2.38%) CISA
8 1 (2.38%) CCSA
8 1 (2.38%) CCSE
8 1 (2.38%) CCNP
8 1 (2.38%) CCNA
8 1 (2.38%) OSCP
8 1 (2.38%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.29%) COBIT
3 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Snort
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (21.43%) Nessus
3 3 (7.14%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) McAfee
2 10 (23.81%) IronPort
2 10 (23.81%) Symantec
3 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 6 (14.29%) Tripwire
5 5 (11.90%) Fortinet
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) Juniper
6 4 (9.52%) Websense
7 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
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