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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 334 423 472
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 353 265 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.64% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 311 228 187
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
39261 41575 47018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.75% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34088 35095 39319
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +35 53 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Romford - 9 £25,000 -
Canary Wharf - 9 £57,500 - 1
Orpington - 3 £45,000 -
Docklands, London +17 2 £50,000 -
Hayes - 2 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 - 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 416 (61.72%) Firewall
2 400 (59.35%) Network Security
3 358 (53.12%) Cisco
4 267 (39.61%) Cisco Certification
5 262 (38.87%) CheckPoint
6 209 (31.01%) Cisco ASA
7 202 (29.97%) VPN
8 198 (29.38%) Palo Alto
9 191 (28.34%) CCNP
10 168 (24.93%) SIEM
11 156 (23.15%) Juniper
11 156 (23.15%) Finance
12 134 (19.88%) Windows
13 132 (19.58%) Linux
14 122 (18.10%) WAN
15 118 (17.51%) CCNA
16 109 (16.17%) Information Security
17 106 (15.73%) LAN
18 101 (14.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 100 (14.84%) Presales
20 94 (13.95%) Degree
21 91 (13.50%) CISSP
22 86 (12.76%) Penetration Testing
23 85 (12.61%) F5
24 83 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
25 81 (12.02%) MPLS
26 79 (11.72%) Active Directory
27 77 (11.42%) Riverbed
28 76 (11.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
29 74 (10.98%) Security Operations

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 19 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.04%) nginx
3 7 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.74%) IIS
5 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.45%) SAS
7 2 (0.30%) Confluence
7 2 (0.30%) JBoss
7 2 (0.30%) Node.js
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 43 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.12%) Office 365
3 16 (2.37%) Mimecast
4 7 (1.04%) SaaS
5 3 (0.45%) IaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 416 (61.72%) Firewall
2 400 (59.35%) Network Security
3 209 (31.01%) Cisco ASA
4 202 (29.97%) VPN
5 122 (18.10%) WAN
6 106 (15.73%) LAN
7 81 (12.02%) MPLS
8 72 (10.68%) TCP/IP
9 69 (10.24%) Wireless
10 65 (9.64%) Intrusion Detection
11 60 (8.90%) BGP
12 54 (8.01%) SSL
13 53 (7.86%) OSPF
14 52 (7.72%) Cisco ISE
15 50 (7.42%) Internet
16 39 (5.79%) EIGRP
17 34 (5.04%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (5.04%) DNS
18 30 (4.45%) IPsec
19 28 (4.15%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.23%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.48%) Big Data
4 9 (1.34%) Data Mining
4 9 (1.34%) MySQL
5 5 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.45%) GIS
6 3 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (2.08%) Metasploit
2 13 (1.93%) Burp Suite
3 10 (1.48%) sqlmap
4 9 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.45%) JIRA
6 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 156 (23.15%) Finance
2 59 (8.75%) Telecoms
3 55 (8.16%) Banking
4 19 (2.82%) Law
5 17 (2.52%) Retail
6 9 (1.34%) Legal
7 7 (1.04%) Advertising
7 7 (1.04%) Online Betting
7 7 (1.04%) Publishing
8 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) Games
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.15%) 802.1X
2 14 (2.08%) SAML
3 11 (1.63%) Web Services
4 8 (1.19%) Middleware
5 7 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.74%) .NET
6 5 (0.74%) Ajax
6 5 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.74%) HTML
6 5 (0.74%) HTML5
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.15%) Sensu
7 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 53 (7.86%) RSA SecurID
3 51 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (6.23%) Data Centre
5 41 (6.08%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.12%) PKI
7 18 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 18 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.67%) Replication
8 17 (2.52%) Internet of Things
9 16 (2.37%) Cryptography
10 12 (1.78%) Security Operations Centre
11 11 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (1.48%) Fintech
13 7 (1.04%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.89%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.89%) IVR
14 6 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 134 (19.88%) Windows
2 132 (19.58%) Linux
3 52 (7.72%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.41%) Unix
5 20 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.67%) Android
6 18 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.23%) Windows 8
8 14 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.45%) CentOS
11 3 (0.45%) Solaris
11 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (24.93%) SIEM
2 109 (16.17%) Information Security
3 100 (14.84%) Presales
4 86 (12.76%) Penetration Testing
5 83 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
6 74 (10.98%) Security Operations
7 70 (10.39%) Kalman Filter
8 58 (8.61%) ITIL
8 58 (8.61%) Vulnerability Management
9 52 (7.72%) Network Management
10 45 (6.68%) DDoS Mitigation
11 41 (6.08%) Security Architecture
11 41 (6.08%) Service Delivery
12 36 (5.34%) Change Management
13 33 (4.90%) Ethical Hacking
13 33 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
13 33 (4.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 31 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (4.15%) E-Commerce
16 27 (4.01%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (9.79%) Python
2 50 (7.42%) Ruby
2 50 (7.42%) SQL
3 47 (6.97%) Java
4 41 (6.08%) Perl
5 40 (5.93%) C
6 21 (3.12%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.37%) C++
8 14 (2.08%) PHP
9 13 (1.93%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.78%) C#
11 7 (1.04%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.74%) VBScript
13 3 (0.45%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.15%) ABAP
15 1 (0.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 267 (39.61%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (28.34%) CCNP
3 118 (17.51%) CCNA
4 94 (13.95%) Degree
5 91 (13.50%) CISSP
6 69 (10.24%) Security Cleared
7 65 (9.64%) CCIE
8 52 (7.72%) CCSA
8 52 (7.72%) CCSE
8 52 (7.72%) CISM
9 38 (5.64%) SC Cleared
10 32 (4.75%) SSCP
11 30 (4.45%) CCSP
11 30 (4.45%) CEH
12 24 (3.56%) CCIP
13 16 (2.37%) GIAC
14 15 (2.23%) SANS
15 14 (2.08%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.48%) CCVP
17 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (14.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (5.93%) PCI DSS
3 34 (5.04%) SLA
4 18 (2.67%) COBIT
5 12 (1.78%) QA
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.15%) ISO27002
System Software
1 79 (11.72%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.26%) vSphere
4 21 (3.12%) XenApp
5 15 (2.23%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.34%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.04%) Varnish
8 3 (0.45%) KVM
9 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) Docker
10 1 (0.15%) Firmware
10 1 (0.15%) GPFS
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (4.75%) Nessus
2 29 (4.30%) Puppet
3 22 (3.26%) Ansible
4 18 (2.67%) Nmap
5 14 (2.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 13 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (1.63%) FortiGate
9 10 (1.48%) Cisco Prime
9 10 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.74%) OpenVAS
11 5 (0.74%) SCCM
11 5 (0.74%) SCOM
12 4 (0.59%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.45%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.45%) SmoothWall
13 3 (0.45%) vMotion
14 2 (0.30%) Juniper STRM
14 2 (0.30%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 358 (53.12%) Cisco
2 262 (38.87%) CheckPoint
3 198 (29.38%) Palo Alto
4 156 (23.15%) Juniper
5 85 (12.61%) F5
6 77 (11.42%) Riverbed
7 74 (10.98%) Microsoft
8 73 (10.83%) SolarWinds
9 66 (9.79%) HP
10 58 (8.61%) Qualys
11 50 (7.42%) Fortinet
12 49 (7.27%) ArcSight
13 46 (6.82%) Intel Security
13 46 (6.82%) VMware
14 44 (6.53%) Meraki
15 37 (5.49%) Blue Coat
15 37 (5.49%) Citrix
16 34 (5.04%) Forcepoint
17 31 (4.60%) AlgoSec
18 30 (4.45%) Splunk
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