The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 369 412 476
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 301 252 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.63% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 264 217 147
Average salary £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the London region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in London

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in London

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 Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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 +22 47 £52,500 +10.52% 16
Canary Wharf - 9 £67,500 -
Hayes -1 6 £42,500 -3.40%
Romford - 5 £25,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited 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 Security Engineer in their job title.

1 300 (53.57%) Network Security
2 282 (50.36%) Firewall
3 222 (39.64%) Cisco
4 192 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
5 147 (26.25%) CheckPoint
6 142 (25.36%) CCNP
7 133 (23.75%) Finance
8 129 (23.04%) Information Security
9 125 (22.32%) VPN
10 118 (21.07%) Windows
10 118 (21.07%) SIEM
11 115 (20.54%) Palo Alto
12 113 (20.18%) Linux
13 102 (18.21%) Cisco ASA
14 96 (17.14%) Juniper
15 90 (16.07%) WAN
16 89 (15.89%) CISSP
17 85 (15.18%) CCNA
17 85 (15.18%) Presales
18 84 (15.00%) Degree
19 75 (13.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 74 (13.21%) LAN
21 73 (13.04%) Security Operations
22 71 (12.68%) F5
23 66 (11.79%) Telecoms
24 65 (11.61%) TCP/IP
25 62 (11.07%) Banking
26 59 (10.54%) SQL
27 58 (10.36%) Intel Security
28 56 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited 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 Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.75%) IIS
2 13 (2.32%) Apache
2 13 (2.32%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.54%) SAS
6 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.54%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.18%) CICS
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.18%) Node.js
7 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.96%) Office 365
3 7 (1.25%) Mimecast
4 5 (0.89%) SaaS
5 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 300 (53.57%) Network Security
2 282 (50.36%) Firewall
3 125 (22.32%) VPN
4 102 (18.21%) Cisco ASA
5 90 (16.07%) WAN
6 74 (13.21%) LAN
7 65 (11.61%) TCP/IP
8 54 (9.64%) BGP
8 54 (9.64%) MPLS
8 54 (9.64%) OSPF
9 46 (8.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 46 (8.21%) Wireless
10 43 (7.68%) Internet
11 41 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 35 (6.25%) SSL
13 34 (6.07%) DNS
14 29 (5.18%) IPsec
15 28 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
17 19 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.71%) Big Data
2 28 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.29%) MySQL
4 16 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (1.61%) Apache Hive
5 9 (1.61%) HBase
5 9 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.07%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.36%) GIS
8 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (3.75%) Burp Suite
2 13 (2.32%) sqlmap
3 11 (1.96%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.18%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA
6 1 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 133 (23.75%) Finance
2 66 (11.79%) Telecoms
3 62 (11.07%) Banking
4 18 (3.21%) Law
5 12 (2.14%) Retail
6 9 (1.61%) Online Betting
7 6 (1.07%) Advertising
8 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.71%) Legal
9 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.71%) Publishing
10 3 (0.54%) Marketing
11 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.96%) .NET
2 10 (1.79%) 802.1X
3 9 (1.61%) AngularJS
3 9 (1.61%) Backbone.js
3 9 (1.61%) Hibernate
3 9 (1.61%) JSON
3 9 (1.61%) React
3 9 (1.61%) REST
3 9 (1.61%) Spring
3 9 (1.61%) Struts
3 9 (1.61%) XML
4 6 (1.07%) Web Services
5 5 (0.89%) Ajax
5 5 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.89%) HTML
5 5 (0.89%) HTML5
6 3 (0.54%) OAuth
6 3 (0.54%) OpenID
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.54%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 52 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.61%) Data Centre
4 35 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.64%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.75%) PKI
7 14 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (1.96%) IVR
8 11 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.43%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.25%) Internet of Things
10 7 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.25%) Replication
11 6 (1.07%) CMDB
11 6 (1.07%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.07%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.07%) Semantic Web
12 5 (0.89%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 118 (21.07%) Windows
2 113 (20.18%) Linux
3 47 (8.39%) Windows Server
4 30 (5.36%) Unix
5 21 (3.75%) Android
6 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.25%) CentOS
9 6 (1.07%) Solaris
10 5 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.89%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.54%) Debian
12 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (23.04%) Information Security
2 118 (21.07%) SIEM
3 85 (15.18%) Presales
4 73 (13.04%) Security Operations
5 56 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 52 (9.29%) Penetration Testing
7 51 (9.11%) Cybersecurity
8 49 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
9 37 (6.61%) ITIL
10 35 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
11 30 (5.36%) E-Commerce
12 28 (5.00%) Database Security
12 28 (5.00%) Security Testing
13 27 (4.82%) Incident Management
14 25 (4.46%) Ethical Hacking
15 23 (4.11%) Network Design
15 23 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
15 23 (4.11%) Security Management
16 22 (3.93%) SDLC
16 22 (3.93%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (10.54%) SQL
2 39 (6.96%) Java
2 39 (6.96%) Python
3 37 (6.61%) Perl
4 29 (5.18%) Ruby
5 26 (4.64%) C++
6 20 (3.57%) C#
7 19 (3.39%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.68%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.50%) C
10 12 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.61%) PHP
12 3 (0.54%) VBScript
13 2 (0.36%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.18%) ABAP
14 1 (0.18%) REXX
Qualifications
1 192 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (25.36%) CCNP
3 89 (15.89%) CISSP
4 85 (15.18%) CCNA
5 84 (15.00%) Degree
6 52 (9.29%) CISM
7 41 (7.32%) CCSE
8 38 (6.79%) CCIE
9 34 (6.07%) CCSA
10 31 (5.54%) Security Cleared
11 24 (4.29%) CEH
12 19 (3.39%) MCSE
12 19 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (3.04%) MCITP
14 14 (2.50%) SANS
14 14 (2.50%) SC Cleared
15 13 (2.32%) CCSP
16 11 (1.96%) MCTS
16 11 (1.96%) SSCP
17 10 (1.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (13.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (8.93%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.50%) QA
4 11 (1.96%) COBIT
5 8 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.43%) SLA
6 7 (1.25%) HIPAA
6 7 (1.25%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.71%) FISMA
8 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 51 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.86%) vSphere
3 12 (2.14%) XenApp
4 10 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.07%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) GPFS
7 1 (0.18%) KVM
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.18%) RACF
7 1 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (6.79%) McAfee ePO
2 22 (3.93%) Nessus
3 12 (2.14%) FortiGate
4 10 (1.79%) SCCM
4 10 (1.79%) SCOM
4 10 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (1.43%) HP Fortify
5 8 (1.43%) Nmap
5 8 (1.43%) Puppet
6 6 (1.07%) AppDetective
6 6 (1.07%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.07%) QRadar
6 6 (1.07%) WebInspect
7 5 (0.89%) OpenVAS
8 4 (0.71%) Ansible
8 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.54%) Graphite
9 3 (0.54%) SELinux
9 3 (0.54%) SmoothWall
9 3 (0.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 222 (39.64%) Cisco
2 147 (26.25%) CheckPoint
3 115 (20.54%) Palo Alto
4 96 (17.14%) Juniper
5 71 (12.68%) F5
6 58 (10.36%) Intel Security
7 46 (8.21%) Microsoft
8 42 (7.50%) SolarWinds
9 37 (6.61%) ArcSight
9 37 (6.61%) Blue Coat
9 37 (6.61%) HP
10 29 (5.18%) VMware
11 26 (4.64%) Fortinet
11 26 (4.64%) Splunk
12 24 (4.29%) Riverbed
13 23 (4.11%) Citrix
14 22 (3.93%) Forcepoint
15 20 (3.57%) Qualys
16 17 (3.04%) Infoblox
17 16 (2.86%) Tripwire
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