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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 418 497 489
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 208 118 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 157 106 124
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
42251 42158 47038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.53% 93.62% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35246 35423 40644
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +43 63 £52,250 +4.50% 6
Hounslow - 5 £52,500 -
Docklands, London -10 2 £52,250 -9.13%
Uxbridge - 2 - -
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
Greenford - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 266 (64.56%) Firewall
2 228 (55.34%) Cisco
3 217 (52.67%) Network Security
4 199 (48.30%) CheckPoint
5 180 (43.69%) Cisco Certification
6 156 (37.86%) CCNP
7 127 (30.83%) Juniper
8 118 (28.64%) VPN
8 118 (28.64%) Windows
9 112 (27.18%) Finance
10 106 (25.73%) Information Security
11 94 (22.82%) CISSP
12 85 (20.63%) Linux
13 80 (19.42%) WAN
14 78 (18.93%) CCNA
15 76 (18.45%) Blue Coat
16 75 (18.20%) LAN
17 71 (17.23%) SSL
18 68 (16.50%) SIEM
19 65 (15.78%) CCSE
20 61 (14.81%) Wireless
21 60 (14.56%) TCP/IP
22 58 (14.08%) UNIX
22 58 (14.08%) CCSA
23 57 (13.83%) PowerShell
24 55 (13.35%) Cisco ASA
24 55 (13.35%) Perl
25 51 (12.38%) Cisco IOS
26 49 (11.89%) Degree
27 46 (11.17%) SQL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 22 (5.34%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.73%) IIS
3 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.24%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.94%) MS Office
3 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) MS Project
5 2 (0.49%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 266 (64.56%) Firewall
2 217 (52.67%) Network Security
3 118 (28.64%) VPN
4 80 (19.42%) WAN
5 75 (18.20%) LAN
6 71 (17.23%) SSL
7 61 (14.81%) Wireless
8 60 (14.56%) TCP/IP
9 55 (13.35%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (12.38%) Cisco IOS
11 35 (8.50%) OSPF
11 35 (8.50%) NetScreen
12 30 (7.28%) BGP
12 30 (7.28%) DNS
13 29 (7.04%) MPLS
14 27 (6.55%) IPsec
15 25 (6.07%) HSRP
16 24 (5.83%) TACACS
17 23 (5.58%) Internet
17 23 (5.58%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (4.37%) Metasploit
2 12 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 112 (27.18%) Finance
2 36 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.61%) Banking
4 14 (3.40%) Law
4 14 (3.40%) Legal
5 7 (1.70%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.21%) Games
7 3 (0.73%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.40%) Web Services
2 12 (2.91%) SAML
3 11 (2.67%) REST
4 6 (1.46%) OAuth
5 4 (0.97%) Middleware
6 3 (0.73%) .NET
7 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.24%) CSS
8 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.68%) Management Information System
2 31 (7.52%) Hedge funds
3 30 (7.28%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.10%) PKI
5 19 (4.61%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.94%) User Experience
7 8 (1.94%) SecurID
8 7 (1.70%) CESG
8 7 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.21%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.21%) CCTV
10 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.73%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.73%) Social Gaming
11 3 (0.73%) Online Games
11 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.49%) Derivative
12 2 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 118 (28.64%) Windows
2 85 (20.63%) Linux
3 58 (14.08%) UNIX
4 23 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (4.37%) Solaris
6 17 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.43%) FreeBSD
8 10 (2.43%) AIX
9 7 (1.70%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.46%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (25.73%) Information Security
2 68 (16.50%) SIEM
3 36 (8.74%) ITIL
4 34 (8.25%) Network Management
5 26 (6.31%) Load Balancing
6 25 (6.07%) Project Management
6 25 (6.07%) Asset Management
6 25 (6.07%) Change Control
6 25 (6.07%) Kalman Filter
7 24 (5.83%) Vulnerability Management
8 23 (5.58%) Incident Management
8 23 (5.58%) Identity Management
9 22 (5.34%) Network Design
10 21 (5.10%) Security Management
11 19 (4.61%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (4.13%) Algorithmic Trading
13 16 (3.88%) Information Security Management
14 15 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (3.40%) PRINCE2
16 13 (3.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.83%) PowerShell
2 55 (13.35%) Perl
3 46 (11.17%) SQL
4 22 (5.34%) Java
5 21 (5.10%) Python
6 15 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.43%) Ruby
7 10 (2.43%) C++
8 7 (1.70%) C
8 7 (1.70%) C#
9 4 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 180 (43.69%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (37.86%) CCNP
3 94 (22.82%) CISSP
4 78 (18.93%) CCNA
5 65 (15.78%) CCSE
6 58 (14.08%) CCSA
7 49 (11.89%) Degree
8 21 (5.10%) JNCIA
9 17 (4.13%) CEH
10 16 (3.88%) CISM
11 13 (3.16%) Security Cleared
12 10 (2.43%) CSSLP
12 10 (2.43%) JNCIS
12 10 (2.43%) CCIE
13 9 (2.18%) MCSE
13 9 (2.18%) MCSA
13 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (2.18%) MCITP
13 9 (2.18%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.64%) COBIT
4 13 (3.16%) QA
5 10 (2.43%) SLA
6 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.58%) Snort
3 15 (3.64%) Nmap
3 15 (3.64%) ProxySG
4 12 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.46%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.97%) vSphere
7 3 (0.73%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (0.49%) Firmware
9 1 (0.24%) pfSense
9 1 (0.24%) UAG
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (5.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (3.40%) Cacti
2 14 (3.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (2.91%) Nessus
4 10 (2.43%) SCCM
5 4 (0.97%) OpenView
6 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 228 (55.34%) Cisco
2 199 (48.30%) CheckPoint
3 127 (30.83%) Juniper
4 76 (18.45%) Blue Coat
5 46 (11.17%) F5
6 45 (10.92%) Microsoft
7 42 (10.19%) SolarWinds
8 32 (7.77%) Aruba
9 31 (7.52%) Sophos
9 31 (7.52%) Citrix
10 26 (6.31%) Websense
11 24 (5.83%) McAfee
12 20 (4.85%) SonicWALL
12 20 (4.85%) Symantec
13 18 (4.37%) LogRhythm
13 18 (4.37%) VMware
13 18 (4.37%) Nokia
14 13 (3.16%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.67%) Dell
15 11 (2.67%) Fortinet
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