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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / London
Rank 286 392 401
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 356 265 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.06% 0.66% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.69% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 309 228 218
Median salary £57,500 £54,250 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.99% +10.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
32156 38587 39685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.84% 96.17% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27290 33223 33721
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 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +58 74 £57,500 -4.16% 12
Canary Wharf +7 21 £54,000 -20.00%
Uxbridge - 2 £55,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 384 (59.35%) Firewall
2 363 (56.11%) Network Security
3 279 (43.12%) Cisco
4 219 (33.85%) CheckPoint
5 200 (30.91%) Information Security
6 194 (29.98%) Palo Alto
7 186 (28.75%) Finance
8 180 (27.82%) Linux
9 179 (27.67%) Cisco Certification
10 171 (26.43%) SIEM
11 164 (25.35%) Windows
12 156 (24.11%) Cisco ASA
13 146 (22.57%) CCNP
14 137 (21.17%) VPN
15 124 (19.17%) Juniper
16 120 (18.55%) CISSP
17 105 (16.23%) Cybersecurity
18 93 (14.37%) Fortinet
18 93 (14.37%) Intel Security
19 92 (14.22%) Vulnerability Management
20 90 (13.91%) Splunk
21 87 (13.45%) Banking
22 84 (12.98%) Degree
22 84 (12.98%) Security Operations
23 77 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
24 74 (11.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 74 (11.44%) Security Monitoring
25 73 (11.28%) Data Centre
25 73 (11.28%) Kalman Filter
26 72 (11.13%) F5

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 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.39%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.77%) Apache
6 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.62%) IIS
6 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.15%) JBoss
8 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.25%) SaaS
4 17 (2.63%) IaaS
5 10 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.55%) PaaS
6 6 (0.93%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.77%) Office 365
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 384 (59.35%) Firewall
2 363 (56.11%) Network Security
3 156 (24.11%) Cisco ASA
4 137 (21.17%) VPN
5 77 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 67 (10.36%) Wireless
7 57 (8.81%) Cisco ISE
8 51 (7.88%) SSL
9 48 (7.42%) LAN
10 47 (7.26%) OSPF
11 45 (6.96%) BGP
11 45 (6.96%) Internet
12 44 (6.80%) WAN
13 41 (6.34%) TCP/IP
14 32 (4.95%) DNS
15 28 (4.33%) VLAN
16 27 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (4.02%) MPLS
18 25 (3.86%) Cisco Wireless
18 25 (3.86%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.31%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (0.31%) MySQL
3 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.15%) Big Data
4 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Burp Suite
2 8 (1.24%) Metasploit
3 5 (0.77%) AppScan
3 5 (0.77%) sqlmap
4 4 (0.62%) Paros
4 4 (0.62%) WebScarab
5 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 186 (28.75%) Finance
2 87 (13.45%) Banking
3 34 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 32 (4.95%) Law
5 20 (3.09%) Retail
6 11 (1.70%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.70%) Legal
6 11 (1.70%) Publishing
7 9 (1.39%) Games
8 8 (1.24%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.62%) Billing
9 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.71%) Web Services
2 19 (2.94%) 802.1X
3 16 (2.47%) SailPoint
4 13 (2.01%) .NET
4 13 (2.01%) ELK Stack
5 9 (1.39%) Regular Expression
6 5 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.62%) XML
8 3 (0.46%) Node.js
9 2 (0.31%) J2EE
9 2 (0.31%) LAMP
9 2 (0.31%) XMPP
10 1 (0.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.15%) HTML
10 1 (0.15%) Middleware
10 1 (0.15%) RESTful
10 1 (0.15%) SAML
10 1 (0.15%) SPNEGO
10 1 (0.15%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.28%) Data Centre
2 59 (9.12%) Management Information System
3 42 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.02%) PKI
6 25 (3.86%) RSA SecurID
7 24 (3.71%) Security Operations Centre
8 15 (2.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (2.32%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.85%) Cryptography
9 12 (1.85%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.55%) Clustering
11 8 (1.24%) Cybercrime
11 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.24%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.08%) Online Games
13 6 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.77%) Fintech
14 5 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 180 (27.82%) Linux
2 164 (25.35%) Windows
3 57 (8.81%) Unix
4 40 (6.18%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.08%) CentOS
5 7 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.93%) Android
7 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.62%) Debian
8 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.31%) VMS
10 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) SUSE
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (30.91%) Information Security
2 171 (26.43%) SIEM
3 105 (16.23%) Cybersecurity
4 92 (14.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 84 (12.98%) Security Operations
6 74 (11.44%) Security Monitoring
7 73 (11.28%) Kalman Filter
8 67 (10.36%) Incident Management
9 60 (9.27%) Penetration Testing
9 60 (9.27%) Security Architecture
10 48 (7.42%) ITIL
11 41 (6.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 38 (5.87%) Identity Access Management
13 33 (5.10%) Change Management
14 30 (4.64%) SDLC
15 29 (4.48%) Presales
15 29 (4.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 27 (4.17%) DevOps
17 26 (4.02%) Network Management
18 24 (3.71%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 64 (9.89%) Python
2 52 (8.04%) SQL
3 32 (4.95%) Java
4 29 (4.48%) Ruby
5 23 (3.55%) PowerShell
6 22 (3.40%) Perl
7 15 (2.32%) C++
8 14 (2.16%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.55%) Korn
10 9 (1.39%) Bourne shell
10 9 (1.39%) C
11 8 (1.24%) Scala
12 6 (0.93%) C#
13 5 (0.77%) Go
13 5 (0.77%) VB
14 4 (0.62%) BeanShell
15 3 (0.46%) PHP
15 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 179 (27.67%) Cisco Certification
2 146 (22.57%) CCNP
3 120 (18.55%) CISSP
4 84 (12.98%) Degree
5 64 (9.89%) CISM
6 48 (7.42%) CCNA
7 46 (7.11%) GIAC
8 39 (6.03%) CISA
9 35 (5.41%) CEH
10 25 (3.86%) CCIE
11 21 (3.25%) CCSE
12 17 (2.63%) CCSA
13 16 (2.47%) SANS
14 14 (2.16%) CompTIA Security+
14 14 (2.16%) Security+ Certification
15 13 (2.01%) CCSP
15 13 (2.01%) GSEC
16 11 (1.70%) JNCIS
17 10 (1.55%) JNCIA
18 9 (1.39%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (11.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (5.87%) SLA
3 30 (4.64%) PCI DSS
4 15 (2.32%) QA
5 5 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.46%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.31%) FISMA
7 2 (0.31%) GDPR
7 2 (0.31%) GPG13
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
System Software
1 57 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.64%) Snort
3 16 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.32%) vSphere
5 11 (1.70%) Docker
5 11 (1.70%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.93%) Firmware
7 6 (0.93%) iptables
8 3 (0.46%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.46%) XenApp
9 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 64 (9.89%) Nessus
2 59 (9.12%) FortiGate
3 39 (6.03%) McAfee ePO
4 20 (3.09%) QRadar
5 14 (2.16%) Ansible
5 14 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (2.16%) Puppet
6 13 (2.01%) Kibana
6 13 (2.01%) logstash
7 11 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.55%) CSIRT
8 10 (1.55%) SCCM
9 9 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 8 (1.24%) Nmap
10 8 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (1.08%) WSUS
12 6 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.93%) SELinux
13 5 (0.77%) RSA enVision
14 3 (0.46%) EnCase
Vendors
1 279 (43.12%) Cisco
2 219 (33.85%) CheckPoint
3 194 (29.98%) Palo Alto
4 124 (19.17%) Juniper
5 93 (14.37%) Fortinet
5 93 (14.37%) Intel Security
6 90 (13.91%) Splunk
7 72 (11.13%) F5
8 69 (10.66%) Microsoft
9 58 (8.96%) Cyber-Ark
10 34 (5.26%) Aruba
11 32 (4.95%) FireEye
11 32 (4.95%) VMware
12 30 (4.64%) Sourcefire
12 30 (4.64%) Symantec
13 27 (4.17%) ArcSight
14 26 (4.02%) Aveksa
15 24 (3.71%) Qualys
15 24 (3.71%) Riverbed
16 22 (3.40%) Bomgar
London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Overtime & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum £65k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package of up to £55k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certs
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Certs
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,0000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
ECS
Salary: Circa £70,000 + benefits / bonus
Posted: 13 days ago