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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 615 621 607
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 13 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.066% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.070% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 8
Average salary £58,750 £60,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £55,000 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.92%
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
41632 45743 41625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.54% 93.84% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35154 37996 35183
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 £31,982 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

IT Security Engineer Salary Histogram in London

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) CISM
2 12 (44.44%) Information Security
2 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) CISSP
4 9 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
6 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (22.22%) CISA
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) CEH
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco
8 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.81%) Juniper
8 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
8 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
8 4 (14.81%) F5
9 3 (11.11%) CISMP
9 3 (11.11%) Law
10 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (7.41%) NetIQ
10 2 (7.41%) UNIX
10 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
10 2 (7.41%) ISSAP
10 2 (7.41%) ISSMP

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) BBC
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Information Security
2 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) ISMS
4 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Systematic Trading
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) BCP
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) CISM
2 11 (40.74%) CISSP
3 6 (22.22%) CISA
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) CEH
5 3 (11.11%) CISMP
6 2 (7.41%) ISSAP
6 2 (7.41%) ISSMP
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Snort
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
3 4 (14.81%) F5
3 4 (14.81%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) NetIQ
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago