The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 605 588 642
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 24 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.022% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 2
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- -8.60%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44463 41317 49029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.44% 93.46% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37382 34631 42706
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Security Engineer
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -3 8 £67,500 +35.00%
IT Security Engineer
England

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 46 (80.70%) Firewall
2 35 (61.40%) Cisco
3 34 (59.65%) CheckPoint
4 33 (57.89%) Linux
5 32 (56.14%) Windows
5 32 (56.14%) Websense
6 30 (52.63%) UNIX
7 27 (47.37%) SIEM
8 23 (40.35%) Blue Coat
9 21 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
10 19 (33.33%) CCNP
11 17 (29.82%) Reverse Proxy
12 16 (28.07%) Perl
13 15 (26.32%) CISSP
14 14 (24.56%) Finance
15 13 (22.81%) CCSE
15 13 (22.81%) Snort
15 13 (22.81%) Network Security
16 12 (21.05%) ITIL
16 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
16 12 (21.05%) Red Hat
16 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (21.05%) Nmap
16 12 (21.05%) Wireshark
16 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
16 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
16 12 (21.05%) tcpdump
16 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (80.70%) Firewall
2 17 (29.82%) Reverse Proxy
3 13 (22.81%) Network Security
4 12 (21.05%) tcpdump
4 12 (21.05%) Wireshark
5 11 (19.30%) Wireless
6 7 (12.28%) VPN
7 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.02%) IPsec
8 4 (7.02%) SSL
8 4 (7.02%) Internet
8 4 (7.02%) LDAP
8 4 (7.02%) SMTP
8 4 (7.02%) HTTP
9 2 (3.51%) LAN
9 2 (3.51%) WAN
9 2 (3.51%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Law
3 4 (7.02%) Games
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Linux
2 32 (56.14%) Windows
3 30 (52.63%) UNIX
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (19.30%) Solaris
5 11 (19.30%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) SIEM
2 21 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.79%) Security Management
5 6 (10.53%) Information Security
6 4 (7.02%) OOP
6 4 (7.02%) OO
6 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Computer Security
7 3 (5.26%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.51%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.51%) Network Management
8 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.75%) MOF
9 1 (1.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) Perl
2 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.54%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) Ruby
4 4 (7.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.33%) CCNP
3 15 (26.32%) CISSP
4 13 (22.81%) CCSE
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) SSCP
5 2 (3.51%) CISA
5 2 (3.51%) CISM
5 2 (3.51%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Snort
2 12 (21.05%) Nmap
3 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.02%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Nessus
2 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) Cisco
2 34 (59.65%) CheckPoint
3 32 (56.14%) Websense
4 23 (40.35%) Blue Coat
5 12 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 8 (14.04%) Barracuda Networks
6 8 (14.04%) McAfee
6 8 (14.04%) Aruba
7 6 (10.53%) Tufin
8 5 (8.77%) Juniper
9 4 (7.02%) Symantec
9 4 (7.02%) Sophos
10 3 (5.26%) Dell
10 3 (5.26%) SonicWALL
10 3 (5.26%) Lumension
10 3 (5.26%) Trustwave
10 3 (5.26%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (3.51%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (3.51%) Splunk
12 1 (1.75%) Citrix