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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 435 514 506
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 200 114 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 151 101 124
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.44%
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
42753 41632 47612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35655 35019 41251
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +54 63 £54,000 +8.00% 4
Hounslow - 5 £52,500 - 1
Docklands, London -7 2 £52,250 -9.13%
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
Greenford - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 258 (64.66%) Firewall
2 221 (55.39%) Cisco
3 207 (51.88%) Network Security
4 195 (48.87%) CheckPoint
5 177 (44.36%) Cisco Certification
6 153 (38.35%) CCNP
7 123 (30.83%) Juniper
8 118 (29.57%) Windows
9 112 (28.07%) VPN
10 108 (27.07%) Finance
11 97 (24.31%) Information Security
12 93 (23.31%) CISSP
13 85 (21.30%) Linux
14 79 (19.80%) WAN
15 78 (19.55%) CCNA
16 74 (18.55%) LAN
17 73 (18.30%) Blue Coat
18 69 (17.29%) SSL
19 66 (16.54%) SIEM
20 65 (16.29%) CCSE
21 60 (15.04%) TCP/IP
22 59 (14.79%) UNIX
22 59 (14.79%) Wireless
23 57 (14.29%) CCSA
24 55 (13.78%) Perl
25 54 (13.53%) PowerShell
26 53 (13.28%) Cisco ASA
27 48 (12.03%) Cisco IOS
28 47 (11.78%) SQL
29 45 (11.28%) Degree

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (5.01%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.25%) Apache
4 1 (0.25%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.26%) MS Office
3 5 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 258 (64.66%) Firewall
2 207 (51.88%) Network Security
3 112 (28.07%) VPN
4 79 (19.80%) WAN
5 74 (18.55%) LAN
6 69 (17.29%) SSL
7 60 (15.04%) TCP/IP
8 59 (14.79%) Wireless
9 53 (13.28%) Cisco ASA
10 48 (12.03%) Cisco IOS
11 36 (9.02%) NetScreen
12 34 (8.52%) OSPF
13 29 (7.27%) IPsec
13 29 (7.27%) DNS
14 28 (7.02%) BGP
14 28 (7.02%) MPLS
15 26 (6.52%) TACACS
16 25 (6.27%) Internet
17 24 (6.02%) HSRP
18 22 (5.51%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (4.51%) Metasploit
2 11 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 108 (27.07%) Finance
2 36 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.26%) Banking
4 14 (3.51%) Legal
5 13 (3.26%) Law
6 7 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.25%) Games
8 3 (0.75%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.51%) Web Services
2 11 (2.76%) SAML
3 10 (2.51%) REST
4 5 (1.25%) OAuth
5 4 (1.00%) .NET
5 4 (1.00%) Middleware
6 3 (0.75%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.25%) CSS
7 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.28%) Management Information System
2 31 (7.77%) Hedge funds
3 30 (7.52%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.76%) PKI
4 19 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.01%) User Experience
6 8 (2.01%) SecurID
7 7 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.50%) CESG
9 5 (1.25%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.25%) CCTV
10 4 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.75%) Online Games
11 3 (0.75%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.75%) Social Gaming
11 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.50%) Derivative
12 2 (0.50%) Firmware
12 2 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 118 (29.57%) Windows
2 85 (21.30%) Linux
3 59 (14.79%) UNIX
4 21 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (4.51%) Solaris
6 17 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.51%) AIX
8 10 (2.51%) FreeBSD
9 6 (1.50%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.50%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (24.31%) Information Security
2 66 (16.54%) SIEM
3 36 (9.02%) Network Management
4 35 (8.77%) ITIL
5 26 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 26 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
6 25 (6.27%) Change Control
6 25 (6.27%) Project Management
7 23 (5.76%) Asset Management
7 23 (5.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (5.51%) Identity Management
9 21 (5.26%) Network Design
9 21 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 19 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (4.76%) Security Management
11 17 (4.26%) Algorithmic Trading
12 15 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (3.51%) Information Security Management
13 14 (3.51%) OOP
13 14 (3.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.78%) Perl
2 54 (13.53%) PowerShell
3 47 (11.78%) SQL
4 21 (5.26%) Java
5 20 (5.01%) Python
6 15 (3.76%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.51%) Ruby
7 10 (2.51%) C++
8 7 (1.75%) C
8 7 (1.75%) C#
9 4 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 177 (44.36%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (38.35%) CCNP
3 93 (23.31%) CISSP
4 78 (19.55%) CCNA
5 65 (16.29%) CCSE
6 57 (14.29%) CCSA
7 45 (11.28%) Degree
8 23 (5.76%) JNCIA
9 15 (3.76%) CISM
9 15 (3.76%) CEH
10 12 (3.01%) Security Cleared
11 11 (2.76%) CSSLP
12 10 (2.51%) JNCIS
13 9 (2.26%) SC Cleared
13 9 (2.26%) MCSE
13 9 (2.26%) MCSA
13 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (2.26%) MCITP
14 8 (2.01%) CCIE
14 8 (2.01%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.76%) COBIT
4 12 (3.01%) QA
5 11 (2.76%) SLA
6 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.51%) Snort
3 15 (3.76%) Nmap
4 14 (3.51%) ProxySG
5 12 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.50%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.00%) vSphere
8 3 (0.75%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.25%) pfSense
9 1 (0.25%) UAG
9 1 (0.25%) XenApp
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (4.01%) Cacti
3 12 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (3.01%) Nessus
4 5 (1.25%) SCCM
5 4 (1.00%) OpenView
6 2 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.25%) SCOM
7 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 221 (55.39%) Cisco
2 195 (48.87%) CheckPoint
3 123 (30.83%) Juniper
4 73 (18.30%) Blue Coat
5 43 (10.78%) Microsoft
5 43 (10.78%) F5
6 42 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 33 (8.27%) Sophos
8 32 (8.02%) Aruba
9 30 (7.52%) Citrix
10 27 (6.77%) Websense
11 21 (5.26%) McAfee
11 21 (5.26%) LogRhythm
12 19 (4.76%) SonicWALL
13 18 (4.51%) VMware
13 18 (4.51%) Symantec
14 16 (4.01%) Nokia
15 12 (3.01%) Red Hat
16 11 (2.76%) Dell
16 11 (2.76%) Fortinet
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