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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 401 484 433
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 222 129 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.33% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 196 103 142
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 January 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 +27 65 £49,250 -3.90% 7
Bromley - 4 £50,000 -
Hounslow - 4 £61,000 -
New Malden - 1 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £56,750 -
Hayes - 1 £44,000 - 1
Greenwich - 1 £46,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 252 (58.33%) Firewall
2 249 (57.64%) Cisco
2 249 (57.64%) Network Security
3 191 (44.21%) CheckPoint
4 174 (40.28%) Cisco Certification
5 138 (31.94%) Juniper
6 135 (31.25%) CCNP
7 123 (28.47%) Windows
8 114 (26.39%) Information Security
9 100 (23.15%) VPN
10 95 (21.99%) Finance
11 84 (19.44%) TCP/IP
12 83 (19.21%) F5
13 79 (18.29%) CISSP
14 78 (18.06%) LAN
15 77 (17.82%) WAN
16 74 (17.13%) Linux
16 74 (17.13%) Cisco ASA
17 72 (16.67%) CCNA
18 60 (13.89%) Blue Coat
19 59 (13.66%) Wireless
19 59 (13.66%) Microsoft
20 58 (13.43%) SIEM
21 56 (12.96%) Degree
21 56 (12.96%) SSL
22 55 (12.73%) UNIX
22 55 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 52 (12.04%) McAfee
23 52 (12.04%) CCSA
24 49 (11.34%) Active Directory

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (5.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (1.39%) IIS
3 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.23%) CMS
4 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.69%) MS Office
2 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
3 2 (0.46%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.46%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.46%) SaaS
2 2 (0.46%) PaaS
2 2 (0.46%) IaaS
2 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.46%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 252 (58.33%) Firewall
2 249 (57.64%) Network Security
3 100 (23.15%) VPN
4 84 (19.44%) TCP/IP
5 78 (18.06%) LAN
6 77 (17.82%) WAN
7 74 (17.13%) Cisco ASA
8 59 (13.66%) Wireless
9 56 (12.96%) SSL
10 45 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
11 41 (9.49%) BGP
11 41 (9.49%) DNS
12 39 (9.03%) OSPF
13 32 (7.41%) EIGRP
14 27 (6.25%) MPLS
15 26 (6.02%) VoIP
16 25 (5.79%) NetScreen
17 24 (5.56%) VLAN
18 22 (5.09%) Wireless Security
18 22 (5.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.46%) Big Data
3 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 95 (21.99%) Finance
2 33 (7.64%) Law
3 24 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.85%) Legal
5 7 (1.62%) Banking
5 7 (1.62%) Retail
6 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.39%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.55%) REST
2 7 (1.62%) SOAP
3 6 (1.39%) OAuth
3 6 (1.39%) SAML
3 6 (1.39%) .NET
4 5 (1.16%) Web Services
5 4 (0.93%) HTML5
5 4 (0.93%) Middleware
5 4 (0.93%) HTML
5 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.93%) Ajax
6 2 (0.46%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.65%) Management Information System
2 29 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 28 (6.48%) PKI
4 22 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.17%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.93%) CESG
8 4 (0.93%) Tandem
8 4 (0.93%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.69%) SecurID
9 3 (0.69%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.69%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.46%) Social Gaming
10 2 (0.46%) Online Games
10 2 (0.46%) User Experience
10 2 (0.46%) DTV
10 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.46%) VHDL
10 2 (0.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 123 (28.47%) Windows
2 74 (17.13%) Linux
3 55 (12.73%) UNIX
4 29 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (3.94%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.31%) AIX
7 9 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.85%) Solaris
9 6 (1.39%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (26.39%) Information Security
2 58 (13.43%) SIEM
3 35 (8.10%) Network Design
4 34 (7.87%) Kalman Filter
5 33 (7.64%) ITIL
6 28 (6.48%) Network Monitoring
7 26 (6.02%) Load Balancing
8 23 (5.32%) Incident Management
8 23 (5.32%) Project Management
9 22 (5.09%) Migration
9 22 (5.09%) Database Security
10 21 (4.86%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (4.63%) Risk Management
12 18 (4.17%) Network Management
12 18 (4.17%) Change Management
12 18 (4.17%) Identity Management
13 16 (3.70%) Security Management
14 14 (3.24%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (3.24%) Information Security Management
14 14 (3.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.87%) SQL
2 26 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.32%) Perl
4 21 (4.86%) Python
5 18 (4.17%) Java
6 9 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.93%) PHP
8 3 (0.69%) C
8 3 (0.69%) C#
9 2 (0.46%) C++
9 2 (0.46%) VB
9 2 (0.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 174 (40.28%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (31.25%) CCNP
3 79 (18.29%) CISSP
4 72 (16.67%) CCNA
5 56 (12.96%) Degree
6 52 (12.04%) CCSA
7 46 (10.65%) CISM
8 41 (9.49%) CCSE
9 38 (8.80%) CEH
10 20 (4.63%) CCIE
11 18 (4.17%) Security Cleared
12 16 (3.70%) CCDP
13 15 (3.47%) MCSE
13 15 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (3.24%) MCITP
14 14 (3.24%) SC Cleared
14 14 (3.24%) MCSA
15 10 (2.31%) JNCIA
15 10 (2.31%) JNCIS
16 9 (2.08%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.94%) COBIT
3 14 (3.24%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.08%) SLA
5 6 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 49 (11.34%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.02%) Snort
3 23 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.31%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.39%) vSphere
6 6 (1.39%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (7.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 19 (4.40%) Nessus
3 17 (3.94%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (2.55%) SCCM
5 7 (1.62%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.93%) WSUS
8 3 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.46%) SCOM
10 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.23%) OpenView
10 1 (0.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 249 (57.64%) Cisco
2 191 (44.21%) CheckPoint
3 138 (31.94%) Juniper
4 83 (19.21%) F5
5 60 (13.89%) Blue Coat
6 59 (13.66%) Microsoft
7 52 (12.04%) McAfee
8 45 (10.42%) Fortinet
9 39 (9.03%) Symantec
10 36 (8.33%) IronPort
11 33 (7.64%) Citrix
11 33 (7.64%) VMware
12 29 (6.71%) Websense
13 22 (5.09%) HP
14 21 (4.86%) Nokia
15 19 (4.40%) Barracuda Networks
15 19 (4.40%) SolarWinds
16 15 (3.47%) Aruba
17 12 (2.78%) Trend Micro
18 9 (2.08%) Qualys
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + on,call, benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum depending on skill set and length of
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + £6,600 Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Overtime + Training + Pensio
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + amazing bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago