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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Engineer
Rank 593 603 612
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 10 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.060% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.064% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 1
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,300 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.80% +15.75%
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
39241 40713 41625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.78% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 33367 35450
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 4 March 2015.

IT Security Engineer Salary Histogram in London

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (65.52%) Information Security
2 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (41.38%) CISM
4 11 (37.93%) CISSP
5 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
6 9 (31.03%) Windows
7 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 8 (27.59%) SCCM
8 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
8 7 (24.14%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Security Management
9 6 (20.69%) CISA
9 6 (20.69%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
10 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.24%) Information Security Management
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) Linux
11 4 (13.79%) Cisco
11 4 (13.79%) Juniper
11 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
11 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
11 4 (13.79%) CEH
11 4 (13.79%) Network Security
12 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
12 3 (10.34%) CISMP
12 3 (10.34%) Law
13 2 (6.90%) NetIQ
13 2 (6.90%) UNIX

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Information Security
2 7 (24.14%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Security Management
3 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
4 5 (17.24%) Information Security Management
5 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.90%) ISMS
7 1 (3.45%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) BCP
7 1 (3.45%) Data Security
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) CISM
2 11 (37.93%) CISSP
3 8 (27.59%) Degree
4 6 (20.69%) CISA
5 4 (13.79%) CEH
6 3 (10.34%) CISMP
7 1 (3.45%) GIAC
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Snort
3 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco
1 4 (13.79%) Juniper
1 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
1 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
2 2 (6.90%) NetIQ
3 1 (3.45%) Kaspersky
3 1 (3.45%) Lumension
3 1 (3.45%) F5
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 days ago