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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 315 405 481
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 343 270 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.62% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.65% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 295 245 154
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median 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
37500 41450 44407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.57% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32592 35224 37002
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 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +52 57 £65,000 +23.80% 5
Hayes - 7 £40,000 -
Romford - 3 £25,000 -
Canary Wharf -7 1 £47,500 -19.14%
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £50,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 452 (65.70%) Firewall
2 409 (59.45%) Network Security
3 334 (48.55%) Cisco
4 267 (38.81%) CheckPoint
5 220 (31.98%) Palo Alto
6 208 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
7 201 (29.22%) Cisco ASA
8 186 (27.03%) VPN
9 165 (23.98%) SIEM
10 163 (23.69%) Linux
11 159 (23.11%) CCNP
12 151 (21.95%) Information Security
13 142 (20.64%) Windows
14 126 (18.31%) Finance
15 124 (18.02%) Juniper
16 116 (16.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 109 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
18 99 (14.39%) Degree
18 99 (14.39%) Intrusion Detection
19 95 (13.81%) CCNA
19 95 (13.81%) CISSP
20 94 (13.66%) Kalman Filter
21 86 (12.50%) Microsoft
22 82 (11.92%) Intel Security
23 81 (11.77%) Presales
24 79 (11.48%) WAN
25 78 (11.34%) LAN
26 76 (11.05%) Active Directory
27 75 (10.90%) Fortinet
28 74 (10.76%) ITIL

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 15 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (2.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (1.74%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.02%) nginx
5 6 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Confluence
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) JBoss
8 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.15%) SAS
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Bankmaster
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 109 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.80%) SaaS
4 14 (2.03%) IaaS
5 13 (1.89%) Office 365
6 12 (1.74%) PaaS
7 10 (1.45%) Mimecast
8 7 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.87%) GitHub
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 452 (65.70%) Firewall
2 409 (59.45%) Network Security
3 201 (29.22%) Cisco ASA
4 186 (27.03%) VPN
5 99 (14.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 79 (11.48%) WAN
7 78 (11.34%) LAN
8 68 (9.88%) Wireless
9 67 (9.74%) Cisco ISE
10 63 (9.16%) SSL
10 63 (9.16%) TCP/IP
11 49 (7.12%) MPLS
12 48 (6.98%) Internet
13 40 (5.81%) DNS
14 38 (5.52%) BGP
15 35 (5.09%) EIGRP
16 33 (4.80%) DHCP
17 28 (4.07%) OSPF
18 23 (3.34%) IPsec
18 23 (3.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (0.87%) NoSQL
3 5 (0.73%) Apache Hive
3 5 (0.73%) Data Mining
3 5 (0.73%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.58%) Big Data
4 4 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.15%) GIS
7 1 (0.15%) MySQL
7 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (1.60%) Metasploit
2 8 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.73%) Burp Suite
4 4 (0.58%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.15%) AppScan
5 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.15%) JIRA
5 1 (0.15%) Selenium
5 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 126 (18.31%) Finance
2 61 (8.87%) Banking
3 53 (7.70%) Telecoms
4 46 (6.69%) Law
5 28 (4.07%) Retail
6 11 (1.60%) Legal
7 10 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.31%) Games
9 8 (1.16%) Online Betting
10 6 (0.87%) Marketing
11 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.44%) Advertising
12 3 (0.44%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.29%) Billing
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.22%) Web Services
2 20 (2.91%) 802.1X
3 14 (2.03%) SAML
4 12 (1.74%) .NET
5 7 (1.02%) ELK Stack
6 5 (0.73%) HTML
6 5 (0.73%) Middleware
7 4 (0.58%) Ajax
7 4 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.58%) HTML5
7 4 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.44%) Node.js
8 3 (0.44%) OpenVZ
8 3 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.44%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.44%) XMPP
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.29%) RESTful
10 1 (0.15%) J2EE
10 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 61 (8.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 60 (8.72%) RSA SecurID
4 58 (8.43%) Computer Science
5 43 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 37 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (4.65%) PKI
8 29 (4.22%) Cryptography
9 18 (2.62%) Public Cloud
10 16 (2.33%) Replication
11 13 (1.89%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.89%) Internet of Things
12 10 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.16%) Online Games
13 8 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (1.02%) Statistics
15 6 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.87%) Fintech
15 6 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 163 (23.69%) Linux
2 142 (20.64%) Windows
3 48 (6.98%) Unix
4 42 (6.10%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.62%) Windows 8
5 18 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.31%) Android
9 8 (1.16%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.29%) CentOS
14 2 (0.29%) Debian
14 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (23.98%) SIEM
2 151 (21.95%) Information Security
3 94 (13.66%) Kalman Filter
4 81 (11.77%) Presales
5 74 (10.76%) ITIL
6 73 (10.61%) Penetration Testing
7 71 (10.32%) Cybersecurity
8 69 (10.03%) Security Operations
9 66 (9.59%) Security Architecture
10 64 (9.30%) Network Management
11 61 (8.87%) Vulnerability Management
12 59 (8.58%) Service Delivery
13 52 (7.56%) Change Management
14 45 (6.54%) DDoS Mitigation
15 41 (5.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 40 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (5.52%) Incident Management
18 35 (5.09%) Continuous Delivery
19 33 (4.80%) E-Commerce
20 32 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (9.59%) Python
2 56 (8.14%) Ruby
3 53 (7.70%) Java
4 48 (6.98%) SQL
5 46 (6.69%) C
6 38 (5.52%) Perl
7 23 (3.34%) PowerShell
8 22 (3.20%) PHP
9 8 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.16%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.02%) Scala
11 6 (0.87%) VBScript
12 5 (0.73%) C#
12 5 (0.73%) C++
13 4 (0.58%) Go
13 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.29%) VB
15 1 (0.15%) Groovy
15 1 (0.15%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 208 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (23.11%) CCNP
3 99 (14.39%) Degree
4 95 (13.81%) CCNA
4 95 (13.81%) CISSP
5 59 (8.58%) Security Cleared
6 50 (7.27%) CCSA
7 49 (7.12%) CCSE
8 42 (6.10%) CISM
9 38 (5.52%) SC Cleared
10 37 (5.38%) CCIE
10 37 (5.38%) SSCP
11 35 (5.09%) GIAC
12 34 (4.94%) CEH
13 33 (4.80%) CCSP
14 31 (4.51%) CCIP
15 25 (3.63%) SANS
16 14 (2.03%) DV Cleared
17 12 (1.74%) CCDP
18 11 (1.60%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (16.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (7.27%) SLA
3 42 (6.10%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.31%) COBIT
5 6 (0.87%) QA
6 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (11.05%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.60%) vSphere
5 7 (1.02%) Varnish
5 7 (1.02%) XenApp
6 4 (0.58%) Snort
6 4 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.44%) KVM
8 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.15%) Docker
9 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.15%) vCloud
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (6.98%) FortiGate
2 47 (6.83%) Puppet
3 41 (5.96%) Nessus
4 37 (5.38%) Ansible
5 26 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (3.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 13 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
7 13 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (1.74%) Nmap
9 7 (1.02%) Kibana
9 7 (1.02%) logstash
10 6 (0.87%) Nagios
10 6 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (0.87%) WSUS
11 5 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.58%) OpenVAS
12 4 (0.58%) SCCM
13 3 (0.44%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.44%) Cacti
Vendors
1 334 (48.55%) Cisco
2 267 (38.81%) CheckPoint
3 220 (31.98%) Palo Alto
4 124 (18.02%) Juniper
5 86 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 82 (11.92%) Intel Security
7 75 (10.90%) Fortinet
8 59 (8.58%) F5
8 59 (8.58%) Riverbed
9 53 (7.70%) HP
10 50 (7.27%) Qualys
11 49 (7.12%) ArcSight
12 47 (6.83%) SolarWinds
13 42 (6.10%) Cyber-Ark
13 42 (6.10%) Meraki
14 37 (5.38%) VMware
15 36 (5.23%) Splunk
16 27 (3.92%) AlgoSec
17 25 (3.63%) Blue Coat
18 22 (3.20%) Citrix
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Chiswick Park, London, UK
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago