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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 393 519 456
Rank change year-on-year
+126 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 232 117 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 195 93 132
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +62 63 £48,000 -4.00% 10
Hounslow - 8 £52,500 -
Bromley - 5 £45,000 -
New Malden - 2 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Greenwich - 1 £46,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £50,875 -
Croydon - 1 £40,000 -
Hayes - 1 £44,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 260 (60.32%) Firewall
2 255 (59.16%) Cisco
3 248 (57.54%) Network Security
4 188 (43.62%) Cisco Certification
5 184 (42.69%) CheckPoint
6 151 (35.03%) CCNP
7 139 (32.25%) Juniper
8 125 (29.00%) Information Security
9 111 (25.75%) Windows
10 99 (22.97%) VPN
11 97 (22.51%) Finance
12 89 (20.65%) LAN
13 87 (20.19%) WAN
14 84 (19.49%) CISSP
15 82 (19.03%) F5
16 80 (18.56%) CCNA
17 78 (18.10%) TCP/IP
18 73 (16.94%) Linux
19 68 (15.78%) Cisco ASA
20 63 (14.62%) Microsoft
21 61 (14.15%) Wireless
22 58 (13.46%) UNIX
23 57 (13.23%) Degree
24 55 (12.76%) Active Directory
25 54 (12.53%) CCSA
25 54 (12.53%) Blue Coat
26 53 (12.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
27 51 (11.83%) Cisco IOS
28 50 (11.60%) SSL
29 49 (11.37%) SIEM

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.23%) CMS
4 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.23%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.39%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 260 (60.32%) Firewall
2 248 (57.54%) Network Security
3 99 (22.97%) VPN
4 89 (20.65%) LAN
5 87 (20.19%) WAN
6 78 (18.10%) TCP/IP
7 68 (15.78%) Cisco ASA
8 61 (14.15%) Wireless
9 51 (11.83%) Cisco IOS
10 50 (11.60%) SSL
11 42 (9.74%) DNS
12 41 (9.51%) OSPF
13 40 (9.28%) BGP
14 32 (7.42%) EIGRP
15 30 (6.96%) MPLS
16 29 (6.73%) VoIP
17 28 (6.50%) NetScreen
17 28 (6.50%) VLAN
18 21 (4.87%) Wireshark
18 21 (4.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.55%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.09%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 97 (22.51%) Finance
2 28 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.26%) Law
4 8 (1.86%) Legal
4 8 (1.86%) Retail
5 7 (1.62%) Banking
6 5 (1.16%) Games
7 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.55%) REST
2 8 (1.86%) Web Services
3 7 (1.62%) SOAP
4 6 (1.39%) OAuth
4 6 (1.39%) SAML
5 5 (1.16%) Middleware
6 3 (0.70%) .NET
7 2 (0.46%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) HTML
8 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.23%) Ajax
8 1 (0.23%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.74%) Management Information System
2 36 (8.35%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.26%) Hedge funds
3 27 (6.26%) PKI
4 13 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (1.86%) User Experience
7 7 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.16%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.93%) SecurID
9 4 (0.93%) Tandem
9 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.93%) CESG
10 3 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.70%) Social Gaming
10 3 (0.70%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.70%) Online Games
11 2 (0.46%) VHDL
11 2 (0.46%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 111 (25.75%) Windows
2 73 (16.94%) Linux
3 58 (13.46%) UNIX
4 32 (7.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (3.94%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.32%) AIX
8 9 (2.09%) Solaris
8 9 (2.09%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (29.00%) Information Security
2 49 (11.37%) SIEM
3 33 (7.66%) Network Design
4 32 (7.42%) Kalman Filter
5 29 (6.73%) ITIL
5 29 (6.73%) Network Management
6 28 (6.50%) Load Balancing
7 25 (5.80%) Project Management
8 24 (5.57%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (5.10%) Migration
10 21 (4.87%) Identity Management
10 21 (4.87%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (4.64%) Incident Management
12 19 (4.41%) Asset Management
13 18 (4.18%) Change Control
13 18 (4.18%) Database Security
14 15 (3.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 15 (3.48%) Security Management
14 15 (3.48%) Risk Management
14 15 (3.48%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (9.51%) SQL
2 39 (9.05%) PowerShell
3 33 (7.66%) Perl
4 23 (5.34%) Python
5 17 (3.94%) Java
6 10 (2.32%) C#
7 7 (1.62%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.16%) C++
9 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.70%) C
10 3 (0.70%) VB
11 2 (0.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.23%) PHP
12 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 188 (43.62%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (35.03%) CCNP
3 84 (19.49%) CISSP
4 80 (18.56%) CCNA
5 57 (13.23%) Degree
6 54 (12.53%) CCSA
7 44 (10.21%) CCSE
8 37 (8.58%) CISM
9 33 (7.66%) CEH
10 20 (4.64%) CCIE
10 20 (4.64%) Security Cleared
11 18 (4.18%) MCSE
11 18 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (3.94%) MCSA
12 17 (3.94%) MCITP
13 16 (3.71%) CCDP
14 15 (3.48%) SC Cleared
15 9 (2.09%) CCDA
16 8 (1.86%) CCSP
16 8 (1.86%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (12.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.87%) COBIT
3 18 (4.18%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.09%) QA
5 7 (1.62%) SLA
5 7 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 55 (12.76%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.34%) Snort
4 9 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.09%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.39%) ProxySG
5 6 (1.39%) vSphere
6 2 (0.46%) Nmap
7 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.23%) UAG
7 1 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.23%) pfSense
7 1 (0.23%) Firmware
7 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 27 (6.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 20 (4.64%) Nessus
2 20 (4.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (2.55%) SCCM
4 7 (1.62%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.93%) WSUS
7 3 (0.70%) SCOM
8 2 (0.46%) Cacti
8 2 (0.46%) OpenView
8 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 255 (59.16%) Cisco
2 184 (42.69%) CheckPoint
3 139 (32.25%) Juniper
4 82 (19.03%) F5
5 63 (14.62%) Microsoft
6 54 (12.53%) Blue Coat
7 47 (10.90%) McAfee
8 42 (9.74%) Fortinet
9 36 (8.35%) Symantec
10 35 (8.12%) VMware
11 33 (7.66%) Citrix
12 29 (6.73%) IronPort
13 28 (6.50%) Websense
14 27 (6.26%) SolarWinds
15 21 (4.87%) Aruba
15 21 (4.87%) HP
15 21 (4.87%) Nokia
16 17 (3.94%) Barracuda Networks
17 12 (2.78%) Trend Micro
18 9 (2.09%) Mitel
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum inclusive of package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per month + Bonus,Pension,Holiday,Health care
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago