The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / London
Rank 282 356 416
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 330 320 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.00% 0.78% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.81% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 283 276 205
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £45,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
31513 39500 40079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 96.14% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26665 34066 33827
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +64 70 £55,000 +2.32% 6
Canary Wharf -3 20 £54,000 -20.00%
Surbiton - 1 £46,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 382 (58.59%) Firewall
2 351 (53.83%) Network Security
3 308 (47.24%) Cisco
4 240 (36.81%) CheckPoint
5 210 (32.21%) Palo Alto
6 205 (31.44%) Cisco Certification
7 197 (30.21%) Information Security
8 186 (28.53%) Finance
9 180 (27.61%) Linux
10 178 (27.30%) SIEM
11 177 (27.15%) Cisco ASA
12 170 (26.07%) CCNP
13 162 (24.85%) Windows
14 144 (22.09%) Juniper
15 139 (21.32%) VPN
16 123 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
17 121 (18.56%) CISSP
18 105 (16.10%) Splunk
19 103 (15.80%) Fortinet
20 101 (15.49%) F5
21 95 (14.57%) Security Operations
22 94 (14.42%) Vulnerability Management
23 90 (13.80%) Intel Security
24 86 (13.19%) Wireless
25 83 (12.73%) Degree
26 78 (11.96%) Banking
27 77 (11.81%) Data Centre
28 74 (11.35%) Security Monitoring
29 71 (10.89%) CISM
30 70 (10.74%) Microsoft

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (1.84%) Apache
3 11 (1.69%) IIS
3 11 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.53%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.15%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS Office
2 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.69%) IaaS
5 5 (0.77%) Office 365
5 5 (0.77%) SaaS
6 4 (0.61%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 382 (58.59%) Firewall
2 351 (53.83%) Network Security
3 177 (27.15%) Cisco ASA
4 139 (21.32%) VPN
5 86 (13.19%) Wireless
6 57 (8.74%) BGP
6 57 (8.74%) OSPF
6 57 (8.74%) WAN
7 56 (8.59%) Cisco ISE
8 53 (8.13%) LAN
9 52 (7.98%) Intrusion Detection
9 52 (7.98%) SSL
10 44 (6.75%) Cisco Wireless
11 42 (6.44%) Internet
12 37 (5.67%) TCP/IP
13 35 (5.37%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (5.37%) DNS
14 34 (5.21%) NetScreen
15 30 (4.60%) MPLS
16 29 (4.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.46%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (0.31%) MySQL
4 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Burp Suite
2 5 (0.77%) sqlmap
3 4 (0.61%) AppScan
3 4 (0.61%) Paros
3 4 (0.61%) WebScarab
4 3 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.46%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 186 (28.53%) Finance
2 78 (11.96%) Banking
3 31 (4.75%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.30%) Law
5 11 (1.69%) Legal
5 11 (1.69%) Publishing
5 11 (1.69%) Retail
6 8 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.92%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.61%) Billing
8 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.46%) Marketing
10 2 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.22%) SailPoint
2 19 (2.91%) 802.1X
3 13 (1.99%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (1.84%) Web Services
5 9 (1.38%) Regular Expression
6 7 (1.07%) .NET
7 4 (0.61%) XML
8 2 (0.31%) boto
8 2 (0.31%) SAML
9 1 (0.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.15%) CSS
9 1 (0.15%) HTML
9 1 (0.15%) J2EE
9 1 (0.15%) LAMP
9 1 (0.15%) Middleware
9 1 (0.15%) Node.js
9 1 (0.15%) PCRE
9 1 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.15%) SPNEGO
9 1 (0.15%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.81%) Data Centre
2 52 (7.98%) Management Information System
3 34 (5.21%) Security Operations Centre
4 32 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 30 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.07%) PKI
6 20 (3.07%) RSA SecurID
7 16 (2.45%) Clustering
8 15 (2.30%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.23%) Cybercrime
11 8 (1.23%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (0.77%) CESG
13 5 (0.77%) Fintech
14 4 (0.61%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.61%) Derivative
14 4 (0.61%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 180 (27.61%) Linux
2 162 (24.85%) Windows
3 51 (7.82%) Unix
4 37 (5.67%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.69%) CentOS
5 11 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.07%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.77%) Android
9 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Debian
11 1 (0.15%) AIX
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) SUSE
11 1 (0.15%) VMS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (30.21%) Information Security
2 178 (27.30%) SIEM
3 123 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
4 95 (14.57%) Security Operations
5 94 (14.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 74 (11.35%) Security Monitoring
7 62 (9.51%) Penetration Testing
8 60 (9.20%) Kalman Filter
9 57 (8.74%) ITIL
10 54 (8.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 53 (8.13%) Incident Management
12 50 (7.67%) Security Architecture
13 43 (6.60%) Identity Access Management
14 34 (5.21%) Change Management
15 31 (4.75%) Load Balancing
16 29 (4.45%) Mentoring
17 28 (4.29%) Security Management
18 24 (3.68%) Data Loss Prevention
18 24 (3.68%) Presales
18 24 (3.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (10.74%) Python
2 45 (6.90%) SQL
3 30 (4.60%) Perl
4 28 (4.29%) Ruby
5 25 (3.83%) PowerShell
6 23 (3.53%) Java
7 17 (2.61%) C++
8 13 (1.99%) Bash Shell
8 13 (1.99%) Korn
9 12 (1.84%) Bourne shell
10 8 (1.23%) C
11 6 (0.92%) C#
12 5 (0.77%) PHP
13 4 (0.61%) BeanShell
13 4 (0.61%) VB
14 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.15%) AWK
15 1 (0.15%) Go
15 1 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 205 (31.44%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (26.07%) CCNP
3 121 (18.56%) CISSP
4 83 (12.73%) Degree
5 71 (10.89%) CISM
6 54 (8.28%) CCNA
7 46 (7.06%) GIAC
8 44 (6.75%) CISA
9 32 (4.91%) CEH
10 29 (4.45%) CCIE
11 22 (3.37%) CCSE
12 19 (2.91%) CompTIA Security+
12 19 (2.91%) Security+ Certification
13 18 (2.76%) CCSA
14 17 (2.61%) GSEC
14 17 (2.61%) JNCIS
15 14 (2.15%) JNCIA
15 14 (2.15%) SANS
16 12 (1.84%) GISF
17 10 (1.53%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (4.45%) SLA
3 27 (4.14%) PCI DSS
4 19 (2.91%) QA
5 13 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.53%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.61%) PMO
8 3 (0.46%) FISMA
8 3 (0.46%) GDPR
9 2 (0.31%) COBIT
9 2 (0.31%) GPG13
9 2 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
System Software
1 56 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.60%) Snort
3 18 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.30%) vSphere
5 12 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.84%) iptables
6 11 (1.69%) Docker
6 11 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.23%) ProxySG
8 6 (0.92%) Firmware
9 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.46%) XenApp
10 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (9.66%) FortiGate
1 63 (9.66%) Nessus
2 42 (6.44%) McAfee ePO
3 23 (3.53%) PowerBroker
4 22 (3.37%) QRadar
5 18 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (1.99%) Ansible
6 13 (1.99%) CSIRT
6 13 (1.99%) Kibana
6 13 (1.99%) logstash
6 13 (1.99%) Puppet
7 12 (1.84%) SELinux
8 10 (1.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (1.38%) SCCM
10 8 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.23%) RSA enVision
11 6 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (0.92%) WSUS
12 5 (0.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (0.77%) Nmap
Vendors
1 308 (47.24%) Cisco
2 240 (36.81%) CheckPoint
3 210 (32.21%) Palo Alto
4 144 (22.09%) Juniper
5 105 (16.10%) Splunk
6 103 (15.80%) Fortinet
7 101 (15.49%) F5
8 90 (13.80%) Intel Security
9 70 (10.74%) Microsoft
10 55 (8.44%) CyberArk
11 49 (7.52%) Aruba
12 37 (5.67%) Extreme Networks
12 37 (5.67%) Symantec
13 34 (5.21%) ArcSight
14 33 (5.06%) Sourcefire
15 32 (4.91%) Qualys
16 31 (4.75%) WatchGuard
17 30 (4.60%) FireEye
17 30 (4.60%) Riverbed
17 30 (4.60%) SonicWALL
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