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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 627 633 610
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 19 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.060% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.064% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 8
Average salary £55,000 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £68,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
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
41712 46782 41955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.66% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35364 39322 35269
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 June 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 June 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
(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 +30 2 £52,500 -22.22% 2
IT Security Engineer
England

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) CISSP
3 14 (45.16%) Finance
4 11 (35.48%) Information Security
4 11 (35.48%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (32.26%) CISM
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco
6 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
7 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
8 7 (22.58%) Degree
9 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
10 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) Law
11 4 (12.90%) CISA
11 4 (12.90%) LAN
11 4 (12.90%) WAN
11 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
11 4 (12.90%) SIEM
11 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
11 4 (12.90%) CEH
11 4 (12.90%) Network Security
11 4 (12.90%) F5
11 4 (12.90%) Splunk
12 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (9.68%) SQL
12 3 (9.68%) Juniper

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) Network Security
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Law
3 3 (9.68%) Games
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Online Games
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) BBC
2 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Information Security
2 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
4 4 (12.90%) SIEM
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.45%) BCP
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.45%) Online Marketing
6 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) CISSP
2 10 (32.26%) CISM
3 7 (22.58%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) CISA
4 4 (12.90%) CEH
5 2 (6.45%) ISSAP
5 2 (6.45%) ISSMP
5 2 (6.45%) CISMP
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) CCSE
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.90%) F5
3 4 (12.90%) Splunk
4 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.45%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.23%) NetIQ
6 1 (3.23%) Websense
6 1 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
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