The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 468 422 524
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +102
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 169 189 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.46% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 134 147 98
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 41400 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.29% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37463 34618 42150
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Engineer
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +1 51 £58,000 +5.45% 2
Docklands, London -4 2 £52,250 +60.76%
Canary Wharf +1 1 £53,500 -
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 244 (66.49%) Firewall
2 216 (58.86%) Cisco
3 206 (56.13%) CheckPoint
4 190 (51.77%) Network Security
5 165 (44.96%) Cisco Certification
6 130 (35.42%) CCNP
7 119 (32.43%) Juniper
8 111 (30.25%) VPN
9 108 (29.43%) Windows
10 98 (26.70%) Finance
11 92 (25.07%) Linux
12 84 (22.89%) CISSP
13 80 (21.80%) CCNA
14 73 (19.89%) Information Security
15 72 (19.62%) Blue Coat
16 69 (18.80%) CCSE
16 69 (18.80%) WAN
17 67 (18.26%) SIEM
18 66 (17.98%) SSL
19 65 (17.71%) LAN
20 64 (17.44%) UNIX
21 58 (15.80%) Wireless
22 56 (15.26%) Perl
23 48 (13.08%) CCSA
24 47 (12.81%) Cisco ASA
25 46 (12.53%) PowerShell
26 45 (12.26%) Cisco IOS
27 44 (11.99%) IPsec
27 44 (11.99%) TCP/IP
28 42 (11.44%) SQL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (3.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.27%) Apache
2 1 (0.27%) IIS
2 1 (0.27%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) IaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 244 (66.49%) Firewall
2 190 (51.77%) Network Security
3 111 (30.25%) VPN
4 69 (18.80%) WAN
5 66 (17.98%) SSL
6 65 (17.71%) LAN
7 58 (15.80%) Wireless
8 47 (12.81%) Cisco ASA
9 45 (12.26%) Cisco IOS
10 44 (11.99%) IPsec
10 44 (11.99%) TCP/IP
11 37 (10.08%) OSPF
12 36 (9.81%) NetScreen
13 34 (9.26%) BGP
14 31 (8.45%) MPLS
15 27 (7.36%) Internet
16 26 (7.08%) TACACS
17 22 (5.99%) VLAN
18 21 (5.72%) Wireshark
19 20 (5.45%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (4.90%) Metasploit
General
1 98 (26.70%) Finance
2 30 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.81%) Banking
4 10 (2.72%) Legal
5 7 (1.91%) Retail
5 7 (1.91%) Law
6 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.09%) Games
8 3 (0.82%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.72%) Web Services
2 6 (1.63%) .NET
2 6 (1.63%) SAML
2 6 (1.63%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.54%) Middleware
4 1 (0.27%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.27%) CSS
4 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.17%) Management Information System
2 29 (7.90%) Hedge funds
3 22 (5.99%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.45%) SecurID
6 8 (2.18%) CCTV
7 4 (1.09%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.09%) CESG
8 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.54%) Firmware
9 2 (0.54%) Derivative
10 1 (0.27%) Online Games
10 1 (0.27%) PKI
10 1 (0.27%) Open Source
10 1 (0.27%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 108 (29.43%) Windows
2 92 (25.07%) Linux
3 64 (17.44%) UNIX
4 16 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.00%) Solaris
6 11 (3.00%) FreeBSD
7 7 (1.91%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.89%) Information Security
2 67 (18.26%) SIEM
3 35 (9.54%) Network Management
4 32 (8.72%) ITIL
5 23 (6.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (5.72%) OOP
6 21 (5.72%) OO
6 21 (5.72%) Load Balancing
6 21 (5.72%) Security Management
7 20 (5.45%) Asset Management
7 20 (5.45%) Project Management
7 20 (5.45%) Change Control
8 17 (4.63%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (4.09%) Problem Management
10 14 (3.81%) OOD
10 14 (3.81%) PRINCE2
10 14 (3.81%) Identity Management
10 14 (3.81%) Algorithmic Trading
10 14 (3.81%) Incident Management
11 13 (3.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.26%) Perl
2 46 (12.53%) PowerShell
3 42 (11.44%) SQL
4 16 (4.36%) C++
5 15 (4.09%) Bash Shell
6 12 (3.27%) Java
7 10 (2.72%) Ruby
8 9 (2.45%) C
9 7 (1.91%) C#
10 6 (1.63%) Python
11 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 165 (44.96%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (35.42%) CCNP
3 84 (22.89%) CISSP
4 80 (21.80%) CCNA
5 69 (18.80%) CCSE
6 48 (13.08%) CCSA
7 36 (9.81%) Degree
8 32 (8.72%) JNCIA
9 16 (4.36%) CCIE
9 16 (4.36%) Security Cleared
9 16 (4.36%) CSSLP
10 14 (3.81%) JNCIS
11 13 (3.54%) SC Cleared
12 8 (2.18%) CCSP
13 4 (1.09%) HP APS
13 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.09%) MCSE
13 4 (1.09%) MCSA
13 4 (1.09%) CISA
13 4 (1.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.09%) SLA
2 14 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (3.00%) QA
5 5 (1.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.90%) Snort
3 16 (4.36%) Nmap
4 12 (3.27%) ProxySG
5 7 (1.91%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.27%) pfSense
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (4.36%) Cacti
2 13 (3.54%) Nessus
3 10 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (2.45%) OpenView
5 5 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.27%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
7 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 216 (58.86%) Cisco
2 206 (56.13%) CheckPoint
3 119 (32.43%) Juniper
4 72 (19.62%) Blue Coat
5 39 (10.63%) Websense
6 38 (10.35%) Sophos
7 36 (9.81%) F5
8 33 (8.99%) Aruba
9 32 (8.72%) SolarWinds
10 30 (8.17%) Microsoft
11 26 (7.08%) LogRhythm
12 22 (5.99%) Citrix
13 16 (4.36%) SonicWALL
14 15 (4.09%) McAfee
15 13 (3.54%) Barracuda Networks
15 13 (3.54%) Brocade
16 12 (3.27%) Nokia
16 12 (3.27%) Red Hat
17 10 (2.72%) Symantec
18 9 (2.45%) VMware
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Venturi NL/BE
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 24 days ago