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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 607 620 631
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 11 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.033% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.035% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 9
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
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 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 - 2 £47,500 -
IT Security Engineer
England

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) Windows
3 18 (52.94%) Linux
4 16 (47.06%) Cisco
5 15 (44.12%) UNIX
5 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (44.12%) SIEM
6 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
7 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
7 13 (38.24%) Blue Coat
8 12 (35.29%) CCNP
9 11 (32.35%) Perl
9 11 (32.35%) Information Security
9 11 (32.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (32.35%) Reverse Proxy
10 10 (29.41%) Network Security
10 10 (29.41%) CISSP
11 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
11 9 (26.47%) ITIL
11 9 (26.47%) Finance
11 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
12 8 (23.53%) tcpdump
12 8 (23.53%) SCCM
12 8 (23.53%) Wireshark
12 8 (23.53%) Nmap
12 8 (23.53%) Security Management
12 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
12 8 (23.53%) Snort
12 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
12 8 (23.53%) Websense

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (29.41%) Network Security
4 8 (23.53%) tcpdump
4 8 (23.53%) Wireshark
5 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.82%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Law
2 3 (8.82%) Electronics
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
3 15 (44.12%) UNIX
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) Solaris
4 7 (20.59%) FreeBSD
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) SIEM
2 11 (32.35%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (32.35%) Information Security
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 8 (23.53%) Security Management
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
5 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) OOP
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security
7 2 (5.88%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 11 (32.35%) Perl
3 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNP
3 10 (29.41%) CISSP
4 7 (20.59%) CCSE
5 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.94%) CISA
7 1 (2.94%) CISM
7 1 (2.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) Snort
2 8 (23.53%) Nmap
3 2 (5.88%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 7 (20.59%) Nessus
3 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
2 13 (38.24%) Blue Coat
3 8 (23.53%) Websense
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) Dell
5 3 (8.82%) SonicWALL
5 3 (8.82%) Trustwave
5 3 (8.82%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (5.88%) Sophos
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.94%) Lumension
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