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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 440 463 396
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 214 208 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.42% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.44% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 197 165 171
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,535 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
41712 46782 41955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.66% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35364 39322 35269
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 +30 41 £60,000 +3.44% 7
Ealing - 3 £55,500 -
Bromley - 3 £50,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 261 (57.87%) Firewall
2 249 (55.21%) Network Security
3 244 (54.10%) Cisco
4 201 (44.57%) CheckPoint
5 136 (30.16%) Finance
6 130 (28.82%) Cisco Certification
7 120 (26.61%) Information Security
7 120 (26.61%) Cisco ASA
8 119 (26.39%) Windows
9 111 (24.61%) CISSP
10 94 (20.84%) Juniper
11 90 (19.96%) F5
12 89 (19.73%) Linux
13 85 (18.85%) SIEM
14 78 (17.29%) VPN
15 76 (16.85%) WAN
16 75 (16.63%) CCNA
17 68 (15.08%) Degree
18 65 (14.41%) CCNP
18 65 (14.41%) LAN
19 63 (13.97%) Wireless
20 62 (13.75%) CCSA
20 62 (13.75%) TCP/IP
21 61 (13.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 57 (12.64%) HP
22 57 (12.64%) Citrix
23 54 (11.97%) McAfee
23 54 (11.97%) Data Centre
24 51 (11.31%) Perl
24 51 (11.31%) SQL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 6 (1.33%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.11%) IIS
3 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.67%) Apache
4 3 (0.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.22%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) RMDS
1 1 (0.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.88%) PaaS
2 12 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.22%) IaaS
4 9 (2.00%) SaaS
5 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.67%) SoftLayer
6 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 261 (57.87%) Firewall
2 249 (55.21%) Network Security
3 120 (26.61%) Cisco ASA
4 78 (17.29%) VPN
5 76 (16.85%) WAN
6 65 (14.41%) LAN
7 63 (13.97%) Wireless
8 62 (13.75%) TCP/IP
9 45 (9.98%) SSL
10 40 (8.87%) DNS
11 35 (7.76%) Internet
12 34 (7.54%) OSPF
12 34 (7.54%) BGP
13 33 (7.32%) MPLS
14 31 (6.87%) VLAN
15 29 (6.43%) EIGRP
16 25 (5.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (5.10%) HTTP
18 22 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
19 19 (4.21%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.00%) Big Data
3 2 (0.44%) MySQL
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 136 (30.16%) Finance
2 43 (9.53%) Law
3 19 (4.21%) Banking
4 17 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.88%) Multimedia
6 8 (1.77%) Retail
6 8 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.33%) Online Betting
8 5 (1.11%) Advertising
9 4 (0.89%) Publishing
10 3 (0.67%) Games
10 3 (0.67%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.44%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.88%) Web Services
2 5 (1.11%) .NET
3 4 (0.89%) REST
4 3 (0.67%) SOAP
4 3 (0.67%) OAuth
4 3 (0.67%) SAML
5 2 (0.44%) XML
5 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.44%) HTML
5 2 (0.44%) JSP
5 2 (0.44%) Ajax
5 2 (0.44%) HTML5
6 1 (0.22%) SPNEGO
6 1 (0.22%) CSS
6 1 (0.22%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 50 (11.09%) Management Information System
3 48 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.21%) Hedge funds
5 21 (4.66%) PKI
6 19 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (2.00%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.89%) SecurID
9 4 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.67%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.67%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.44%) Online Games
11 2 (0.44%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.22%) IPTV
12 1 (0.22%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 119 (26.39%) Windows
2 89 (19.73%) Linux
3 31 (6.87%) UNIX
4 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
4 2 (0.44%) AIX
4 2 (0.44%) Solaris
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (26.61%) Information Security
2 85 (18.85%) SIEM
3 41 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 30 (6.65%) Security Architecture
4 30 (6.65%) ITIL
5 27 (5.99%) Kalman Filter
6 25 (5.54%) Change Management
7 24 (5.32%) Risk Management
8 22 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 20 (4.43%) Change Control
10 19 (4.21%) Network Design
10 19 (4.21%) Service Delivery
10 19 (4.21%) Security Management
11 18 (3.99%) Cyber Security
12 17 (3.77%) Incident Management
12 17 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (3.55%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.55%) Identity Management
13 16 (3.55%) Project Management
13 16 (3.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.31%) Perl
1 51 (11.31%) SQL
2 36 (7.98%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.66%) Python
4 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.55%) Java
6 4 (0.89%) Ruby
7 3 (0.67%) VBScript
8 2 (0.44%) PHP
8 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.44%) C++
9 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.22%) C
9 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 130 (28.82%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (24.61%) CISSP
3 75 (16.63%) CCNA
4 68 (15.08%) Degree
5 65 (14.41%) CCNP
6 62 (13.75%) CCSA
7 49 (10.86%) CISM
8 31 (6.87%) CEH
9 29 (6.43%) CCSE
10 15 (3.33%) CCIE
11 11 (2.44%) CCDP
11 11 (2.44%) CISMP
12 10 (2.22%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.77%) MCSE
13 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.55%) CISA
15 6 (1.33%) JNCIA
15 6 (1.33%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.11%) SC Cleared
16 5 (1.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (13.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.32%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.22%) SLA
4 8 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.77%) COBIT
5 3 (0.67%) QA
6 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.10%) Snort
3 6 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.67%) OpenSSH
4 3 (0.67%) vSphere
5 2 (0.44%) XenApp
5 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.22%) UAG
6 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (3.55%) Nessus
1 16 (3.55%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.77%) MOM
4 7 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.67%) Nmap
6 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.22%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.22%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.22%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.22%) Nagios
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 244 (54.10%) Cisco
2 201 (44.57%) CheckPoint
3 94 (20.84%) Juniper
4 90 (19.96%) F5
5 57 (12.64%) HP
5 57 (12.64%) Citrix
6 54 (11.97%) McAfee
7 44 (9.76%) Blue Coat
8 41 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 27 (5.99%) Microsoft
10 21 (4.66%) Splunk
11 20 (4.43%) Brocade
12 17 (3.77%) Symantec
12 17 (3.77%) Barracuda Networks
12 17 (3.77%) Riverbed
13 16 (3.55%) IronPort
14 12 (2.66%) Meraki
15 11 (2.44%) Aruba
15 11 (2.44%) SolarWinds
15 11 (2.44%) VMware
London
Ashdown Group
Salary: Site allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Car Allowance Phone, Laptop, Benef
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £52000 per annum + Site allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago