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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 609 620 612
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 20 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.016% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 12
Average salary £57,500 £67,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £57,750 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £68,750 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
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
40877 42981 40955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.47% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34929 35901 34378
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +35 3 £72,500 +3.57% 1
IT Security Engineer
England

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (60.53%) CISSP
2 22 (57.89%) Firewall
3 17 (44.74%) Finance
4 14 (36.84%) Information Security
4 14 (36.84%) Security Architecture
4 14 (36.84%) SIEM
5 13 (34.21%) Windows
6 12 (31.58%) PCI DSS
7 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (28.95%) Degree
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco
9 8 (21.05%) SQL
9 8 (21.05%) Network Security
10 7 (18.42%) Splunk
10 7 (18.42%) CEH
10 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (18.42%) CISM
10 7 (18.42%) Law
10 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
11 6 (15.79%) Project Management
11 6 (15.79%) IIS
11 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 6 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
11 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
11 6 (15.79%) LogRhythm
11 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
12 5 (13.16%) F5

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) Network Security
3 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Law
3 3 (7.89%) Games
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Online Games
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) BBC
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Information Security
1 14 (36.84%) Security Architecture
1 14 (36.84%) SIEM
2 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (15.79%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
3 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
3 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.89%) Online Marketing
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (5.26%) IT Governance
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) CISSP
2 11 (28.95%) Degree
3 7 (18.42%) CISM
3 7 (18.42%) CEH
4 5 (13.16%) SSCP
5 2 (5.26%) CISA
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) ISSAP
5 2 (5.26%) ISSMP
5 2 (5.26%) CISMP
5 2 (5.26%) CCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) CSSLP
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.63%) logstash
2 1 (2.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
2 7 (18.42%) Splunk
3 6 (15.79%) LogRhythm
4 5 (13.16%) F5
4 5 (13.16%) Tripwire
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.53%) Rapid7
6 3 (7.89%) ArcSight
6 3 (7.89%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.26%) Qualys
7 2 (5.26%) VMware
7 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.63%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee