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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 598 598 621
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 15 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.036% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.038% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 3
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £44,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,750 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
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 £77,500 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
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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 +1 2 £40,000 -37.25% 1
New Malden - 1 £50,000 -
IT Security Engineer
England

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (62.96%) Information Security
2 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (33.33%) CISM
4 8 (29.63%) CISSP
4 8 (29.63%) Degree
4 8 (29.63%) SCCM
5 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Windows
5 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
6 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
6 5 (18.52%) Firewall
6 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
6 5 (18.52%) CISA
6 5 (18.52%) Network Security
6 5 (18.52%) Security Management
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
8 3 (11.11%) Juniper
8 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
9 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (7.41%) CISMP
9 2 (7.41%) ISMS
9 2 (7.41%) CEH

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Information Security
2 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
3 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
3 5 (18.52%) Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (7.41%) ISMS
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Security
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CISM
2 8 (29.63%) CISSP
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) CISA
4 2 (7.41%) CISMP
4 2 (7.41%) CEH
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Snort
3 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Juniper
2 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 2 (7.41%) NetIQ
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee
4 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Lumension
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