The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 610 625 642
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 29 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.039% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.041% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 18
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
IT 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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
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 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IT Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

IT Security Engineer Salary Trend in London

IT Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IT Security Engineer Salary Histogram in London

IT 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 IT Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 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
Romford - 5 £25,000 -
Hayes - 2 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £67,500 -
IT Security Engineer
England

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (57.89%) Firewall
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 23 (40.35%) Finance
3 23 (40.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (38.60%) SIEM
5 21 (36.84%) PCI DSS
6 20 (35.09%) Information Security
7 18 (31.58%) Cisco
7 18 (31.58%) Security Operations
8 17 (29.82%) CISSP
9 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
10 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
10 14 (24.56%) VMware
11 13 (22.81%) Tripwire
11 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
11 13 (22.81%) ITIL
11 13 (22.81%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (21.05%) ArcSight
12 12 (21.05%) Network Security
12 12 (21.05%) LAN
12 12 (21.05%) WAN
13 11 (19.30%) Linux
13 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
13 11 (19.30%) Nessus
13 11 (19.30%) vSphere
13 11 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
14 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
15 9 (15.79%) Degree

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.77%) IIS
1 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) CICS
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Mimecast
2 6 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (57.89%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) LAN
2 12 (21.05%) Network Security
2 12 (21.05%) WAN
3 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.28%) DNS
4 7 (12.28%) SAN
4 7 (12.28%) VPN
4 7 (12.28%) Wireshark
5 6 (10.53%) DHCP
6 5 (8.77%) Internet
7 4 (7.02%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.51%) BGP
8 2 (3.51%) HTTP
8 2 (3.51%) OSPF
9 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.75%) MPLS
9 1 (1.75%) RIP
9 1 (1.75%) SMTP
9 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) ChangeMan
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Law
4 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.75%) ISPF
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.53%) Replication
5 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
5 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
5 5 (8.77%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (8.77%) Online Banking
5 5 (8.77%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (7.02%) EMC VNX
7 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.75%) SecurID
8 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
3 11 (19.30%) Linux
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.77%) Unix
6 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) SIEM
2 20 (35.09%) Information Security
3 18 (31.58%) Security Operations
4 13 (22.81%) ITIL
4 13 (22.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (14.04%) Presales
8 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.28%) Project Management
9 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
9 6 (10.53%) Security Architecture
10 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
10 5 (8.77%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (8.77%) SDLC
10 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
11 4 (7.02%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) CISSP
2 9 (15.79%) Degree
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (10.53%) CCNA
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) IISP
6 2 (3.51%) CCNP
7 1 (1.75%) CEH
7 1 (1.75%) CISM
7 1 (1.75%) MCSE
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (40.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (36.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.51%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.75%) COBIT
4 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.30%) vSphere
3 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.28%) XenApp
5 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.75%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Nessus
2 7 (12.28%) Nmap
3 5 (8.77%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
4 4 (7.02%) SCOM
5 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.75%) Kibana
5 1 (1.75%) logstash
5 1 (1.75%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco
2 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) VMware
3 13 (22.81%) Tripwire
4 12 (21.05%) ArcSight
5 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
6 8 (14.04%) HP
6 8 (14.04%) LogRhythm
6 8 (14.04%) Websense
7 7 (12.28%) Citrix
8 6 (10.53%) Fortinet
8 6 (10.53%) McAfee
8 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.53%) Splunk
9 5 (8.77%) Blue Coat
9 5 (8.77%) F5
9 5 (8.77%) Qualys
10 4 (7.02%) Altiris
10 4 (7.02%) EMC
11 2 (3.51%) Cyber-Ark
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