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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 407 473 393
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 231 193 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.42% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 184 146 149
Average salary £52,500 £57,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.29% +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £32,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
41825 45977 42442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.60% 93.83% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35281 38040 35854
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +55 62 £52,500 -9.48% 4
Docklands, London +3 10 - -
Bromley - 5 £50,000 -
Ealing - 2 £55,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £45,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 259 (56.30%) Network Security
2 251 (54.57%) Cisco
3 249 (54.13%) Firewall
4 203 (44.13%) CheckPoint
5 168 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
6 139 (30.22%) Windows
7 129 (28.04%) Information Security
8 115 (25.00%) Finance
8 115 (25.00%) Juniper
9 110 (23.91%) CISSP
10 101 (21.96%) Linux
11 98 (21.30%) CCNP
12 94 (20.43%) F5
13 93 (20.22%) Cisco ASA
14 89 (19.35%) CCNA
15 88 (19.13%) VPN
16 80 (17.39%) SIEM
17 78 (16.96%) TCP/IP
18 75 (16.30%) WAN
19 73 (15.87%) Degree
20 69 (15.00%) LAN
21 68 (14.78%) Wireless
22 62 (13.48%) CISM
23 60 (13.04%) CCSA
23 60 (13.04%) SQL
24 59 (12.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 55 (11.96%) Management Information System
26 54 (11.74%) SSL
27 53 (11.52%) Fortinet
28 52 (11.30%) Perl

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.87%) IIS
2 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.65%) Apache
4 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.22%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) RMDS
1 1 (0.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) PaaS
2 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) IaaS
3 3 (0.65%) SoftLayer
3 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 259 (56.30%) Network Security
2 249 (54.13%) Firewall
3 93 (20.22%) Cisco ASA
4 88 (19.13%) VPN
5 78 (16.96%) TCP/IP
6 75 (16.30%) WAN
7 69 (15.00%) LAN
8 68 (14.78%) Wireless
9 54 (11.74%) SSL
10 45 (9.78%) BGP
11 44 (9.57%) OSPF
12 42 (9.13%) EIGRP
13 40 (8.70%) DNS
14 37 (8.04%) VLAN
15 33 (7.17%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (6.09%) NetScreen
17 26 (5.65%) VoIP
18 25 (5.43%) Internet
18 25 (5.43%) MPLS
19 24 (5.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.52%) Big Data
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 115 (25.00%) Finance
2 42 (9.13%) Law
3 15 (3.26%) Banking
4 10 (2.17%) Multimedia
5 8 (1.74%) Retail
6 7 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.09%) Legal
8 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.17%) SOAP
2 6 (1.30%) Web Services
3 5 (1.09%) .NET
4 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.87%) HTML
4 4 (0.87%) Ajax
4 4 (0.87%) HTML5
4 4 (0.87%) REST
5 3 (0.65%) OAuth
5 3 (0.65%) SAML
6 2 (0.43%) XML
6 2 (0.43%) CSS
6 2 (0.43%) JSP
6 2 (0.43%) Middleware
7 1 (0.22%) SPNEGO
7 1 (0.22%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.96%) Management Information System
2 46 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.39%) Hedge funds
4 28 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.78%) PKI
6 5 (1.09%) Cryptography
7 4 (0.87%) Tandem
7 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.65%) Open Source
8 3 (0.65%) STB
8 3 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (0.65%) DTV
8 3 (0.65%) IPTV
8 3 (0.65%) VHDL
8 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 139 (30.22%) Windows
2 101 (21.96%) Linux
3 47 (10.22%) UNIX
4 14 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.74%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (28.04%) Information Security
2 80 (17.39%) SIEM
3 40 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 33 (7.17%) ITIL
5 31 (6.74%) Change Management
6 28 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
7 27 (5.87%) Kalman Filter
8 26 (5.65%) Risk Management
8 26 (5.65%) Network Design
8 26 (5.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 22 (4.78%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (4.57%) Incident Management
11 19 (4.13%) Database Security
12 18 (3.91%) Service Delivery
13 17 (3.70%) Identity Management
14 16 (3.48%) Migration
14 16 (3.48%) Security Architecture
15 15 (3.26%) Change Control
15 15 (3.26%) Cyber Security
15 15 (3.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.04%) SQL
2 52 (11.30%) Perl
3 38 (8.26%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.91%) Python
5 15 (3.26%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.52%) Java
7 4 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.87%) PHP
7 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.65%) Ruby
8 3 (0.65%) VBScript
9 2 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.22%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) C
10 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 168 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (23.91%) CISSP
3 98 (21.30%) CCNP
4 89 (19.35%) CCNA
5 73 (15.87%) Degree
6 62 (13.48%) CISM
7 60 (13.04%) CCSA
8 44 (9.57%) CEH
9 42 (9.13%) CCSE
10 17 (3.70%) Security Cleared
11 15 (3.26%) MCSE
11 15 (3.26%) CCDP
11 15 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (3.04%) CCIE
12 14 (3.04%) SC Cleared
13 12 (2.61%) JNCIA
13 12 (2.61%) JNCIS
14 10 (2.17%) CISMP
14 10 (2.17%) CISA
15 9 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (12.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.17%) COBIT
4 9 (1.96%) SLA
5 3 (0.65%) QA
6 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 48 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.22%) Snort
3 11 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.52%) iptables
5 7 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.65%) OpenSSH
6 3 (0.65%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.65%) vSphere
7 2 (0.43%) Firmware
8 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (5.87%) Nessus
2 23 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.52%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.87%) WSUS
7 3 (0.65%) Nmap
7 3 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.43%) MOM
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.22%) SCCM
9 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 251 (54.57%) Cisco
2 203 (44.13%) CheckPoint
3 115 (25.00%) Juniper
4 94 (20.43%) F5
5 53 (11.52%) Fortinet
6 50 (10.87%) Blue Coat
7 47 (10.22%) McAfee
8 44 (9.57%) HP
9 42 (9.13%) Microsoft
10 37 (8.04%) Citrix
11 35 (7.61%) IronPort
12 28 (6.09%) Symantec
13 25 (5.43%) Websense
13 25 (5.43%) VMware
14 19 (4.13%) Riverbed
15 18 (3.91%) Barracuda Networks
15 18 (3.91%) Brocade
16 17 (3.70%) Splunk
17 10 (2.17%) Aruba
17 10 (2.17%) Tripwire
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-85k base + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + on call allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago