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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 410 458 390
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 219 203 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.44% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 191 155 164
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
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 £32,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +51 53 £52,500 -9.48% 6
Docklands, London +6 6 - -
Bromley - 5 £50,000 -
Ealing - 3 £55,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 248 (57.54%) Network Security
2 240 (55.68%) Firewall
3 237 (54.99%) Cisco
4 196 (45.48%) CheckPoint
5 148 (34.34%) Cisco Certification
6 128 (29.70%) Windows
7 118 (27.38%) Finance
8 115 (26.68%) Information Security
9 109 (25.29%) CISSP
10 100 (23.20%) Cisco ASA
11 97 (22.51%) Juniper
12 96 (22.27%) Linux
13 87 (20.19%) CCNA
14 84 (19.49%) F5
15 83 (19.26%) VPN
16 81 (18.79%) CCNP
17 76 (17.63%) WAN
17 76 (17.63%) SIEM
18 71 (16.47%) TCP/IP
18 71 (16.47%) Degree
19 70 (16.24%) LAN
20 66 (15.31%) Wireless
21 58 (13.46%) CISM
21 58 (13.46%) CCSA
21 58 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 57 (13.23%) SQL
23 52 (12.06%) Management Information System
24 50 (11.60%) SSL
25 49 (11.37%) Perl
25 49 (11.37%) HP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (1.16%) IIS
2 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.70%) Apache
4 2 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.23%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) RMDS
1 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) PaaS
2 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.93%) IaaS
3 3 (0.70%) SaaS
3 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.70%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 248 (57.54%) Network Security
2 240 (55.68%) Firewall
3 100 (23.20%) Cisco ASA
4 83 (19.26%) VPN
5 76 (17.63%) WAN
6 71 (16.47%) TCP/IP
7 70 (16.24%) LAN
8 66 (15.31%) Wireless
9 50 (11.60%) SSL
10 44 (10.21%) BGP
11 43 (9.98%) OSPF
12 41 (9.51%) EIGRP
13 36 (8.35%) DNS
14 35 (8.12%) VLAN
15 29 (6.73%) Cisco IOS
15 29 (6.73%) Internet
16 27 (6.26%) NetScreen
16 27 (6.26%) VoIP
17 26 (6.03%) MPLS
18 24 (5.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.62%) Big Data
3 2 (0.46%) MySQL
4 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
General
1 118 (27.38%) Finance
2 43 (9.98%) Law
3 15 (3.48%) Banking
4 10 (2.32%) Multimedia
5 7 (1.62%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.93%) Legal
6 4 (0.93%) Advertising
6 4 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.70%) Publishing
8 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.46%) Retail
9 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.32%) SOAP
2 8 (1.86%) Web Services
3 5 (1.16%) .NET
4 4 (0.93%) REST
5 3 (0.70%) Ajax
5 3 (0.70%) SAML
5 3 (0.70%) HTML
5 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.70%) OAuth
5 3 (0.70%) HTML5
6 2 (0.46%) JSP
6 2 (0.46%) XML
7 1 (0.23%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.23%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) CSS
7 1 (0.23%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.06%) Management Information System
2 46 (10.67%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.96%) Hedge funds
4 26 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.10%) PKI
6 11 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.39%) Cryptography
8 4 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.93%) Open Source
9 3 (0.70%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.46%) DTV
10 2 (0.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.46%) IPTV
10 2 (0.46%) SecurID
10 2 (0.46%) STB
10 2 (0.46%) Tandem
10 2 (0.46%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 128 (29.70%) Windows
2 96 (22.27%) Linux
3 43 (9.98%) UNIX
4 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.62%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Solaris
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (26.68%) Information Security
2 76 (17.63%) SIEM
3 38 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 31 (7.19%) ITIL
5 29 (6.73%) Kalman Filter
6 26 (6.03%) Change Management
7 25 (5.80%) Risk Management
8 24 (5.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 23 (5.34%) Security Architecture
10 22 (5.10%) Network Design
11 21 (4.87%) Network Monitoring
12 18 (4.18%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (3.94%) Service Delivery
13 17 (3.94%) Incident Management
14 16 (3.71%) Database Security
14 16 (3.71%) Cyber Security
14 16 (3.71%) Identity Management
15 15 (3.48%) Change Control
16 14 (3.25%) Problem Management
16 14 (3.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.23%) SQL
2 49 (11.37%) Perl
3 35 (8.12%) PowerShell
4 18 (4.18%) Python
5 15 (3.48%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.62%) Java
7 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.70%) PHP
7 3 (0.70%) VBScript
8 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.46%) C++
8 2 (0.46%) Ruby
9 1 (0.23%) C
9 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (34.34%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (25.29%) CISSP
3 87 (20.19%) CCNA
4 81 (18.79%) CCNP
5 71 (16.47%) Degree
6 58 (13.46%) CISM
6 58 (13.46%) CCSA
7 39 (9.05%) CEH
8 37 (8.58%) CCSE
9 16 (3.71%) Security Cleared
10 13 (3.02%) SC Cleared
11 12 (2.78%) MCSE
11 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (2.55%) JNCIS
12 11 (2.55%) CCDP
12 11 (2.55%) CCIE
13 10 (2.32%) CISMP
13 10 (2.32%) JNCIA
14 8 (1.86%) CISA
15 6 (1.39%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.64%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.32%) SLA
3 10 (2.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.86%) COBIT
5 3 (0.70%) QA
6 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 48 (11.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.64%) Snort
3 7 (1.62%) iptables
4 6 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.70%) OpenSSH
7 2 (0.46%) vSphere
7 2 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) vCloud
8 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (5.10%) Nessus
2 18 (4.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.93%) MOM
6 3 (0.70%) Nmap
6 3 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.23%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.23%) WSUS
8 1 (0.23%) Nagios
8 1 (0.23%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.23%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 237 (54.99%) Cisco
2 196 (45.48%) CheckPoint
3 97 (22.51%) Juniper
4 84 (19.49%) F5
5 49 (11.37%) HP
6 46 (10.67%) Blue Coat
7 43 (9.98%) Citrix
8 42 (9.74%) Fortinet
8 42 (9.74%) McAfee
9 35 (8.12%) Microsoft
10 28 (6.50%) IronPort
11 23 (5.34%) Symantec
12 21 (4.87%) Splunk
13 19 (4.41%) Brocade
14 17 (3.94%) VMware
14 17 (3.94%) Barracuda Networks
15 16 (3.71%) Riverbed
16 15 (3.48%) Websense
17 11 (2.55%) Meraki
18 10 (2.32%) Dell
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + pension, 30 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HP Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 11 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Check Point Technologies
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago