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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 453 462 520
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 167 150 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 128 127 112
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,800 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
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
43382 41176 47807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.47% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36237 34565 41496
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +22 59 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Docklands, London -2 2 £52,250 -9.13%
Hounslow - 2 £52,500 -
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 245 (66.58%) Firewall
2 218 (59.24%) Cisco
3 199 (54.08%) CheckPoint
4 196 (53.26%) Network Security
5 176 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
6 147 (39.95%) CCNP
7 123 (33.42%) Juniper
8 115 (31.25%) VPN
9 112 (30.43%) Windows
10 99 (26.90%) Finance
11 86 (23.37%) Linux
11 86 (23.37%) CCNA
11 86 (23.37%) CISSP
12 81 (22.01%) Information Security
13 77 (20.92%) WAN
14 72 (19.57%) LAN
15 71 (19.29%) Blue Coat
16 67 (18.21%) CCSE
17 66 (17.93%) SIEM
18 64 (17.39%) SSL
19 60 (16.30%) UNIX
20 58 (15.76%) Wireless
21 55 (14.95%) Perl
22 53 (14.40%) CCSA
23 51 (13.86%) TCP/IP
23 51 (13.86%) PowerShell
24 47 (12.77%) SQL
25 46 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
26 45 (12.23%) Cisco IOS
27 42 (11.41%) F5

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.27%) Lync
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.17%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 245 (66.58%) Firewall
2 196 (53.26%) Network Security
3 115 (31.25%) VPN
4 77 (20.92%) WAN
5 72 (19.57%) LAN
6 64 (17.39%) SSL
7 58 (15.76%) Wireless
8 51 (13.86%) TCP/IP
9 46 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (12.23%) Cisco IOS
11 39 (10.60%) IPsec
12 37 (10.05%) NetScreen
13 36 (9.78%) OSPF
14 31 (8.42%) MPLS
15 30 (8.15%) BGP
15 30 (8.15%) Internet
16 26 (7.07%) TACACS
17 25 (6.79%) DNS
18 24 (6.52%) HSRP
19 22 (5.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (4.89%) Metasploit
2 5 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 99 (26.90%) Finance
2 36 (9.78%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.98%) Banking
4 11 (2.99%) Legal
5 8 (2.17%) Law
6 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.63%) Games
7 5 (1.36%) Retail
8 3 (0.82%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.26%) Web Services
2 8 (2.17%) SAML
3 4 (1.09%) Middleware
3 4 (1.09%) .NET
3 4 (1.09%) REST
4 3 (0.82%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.54%) OAuth
6 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.24%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.70%) Hedge funds
3 27 (7.34%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.72%) PKI
6 7 (1.90%) CCTV
7 6 (1.63%) SecurID
8 4 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.09%) CESG
8 4 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.82%) Social Gaming
9 3 (0.82%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.82%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.82%) Online Games
10 2 (0.54%) Firmware
10 2 (0.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 112 (30.43%) Windows
2 86 (23.37%) Linux
3 60 (16.30%) UNIX
4 17 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.80%) Solaris
6 11 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.72%) FreeBSD
8 5 (1.36%) Android
8 5 (1.36%) AIX
9 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.01%) Information Security
2 66 (17.93%) SIEM
3 39 (10.60%) Network Management
4 35 (9.51%) ITIL
5 25 (6.79%) Change Control
5 25 (6.79%) Project Management
6 23 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 23 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 22 (5.98%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (5.16%) Identity Management
10 18 (4.89%) Security Management
11 17 (4.62%) Algorithmic Trading
12 16 (4.35%) Incident Management
13 15 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (4.08%) OOP
13 15 (4.08%) OO
14 14 (3.80%) Network Design
14 14 (3.80%) Problem Management
15 13 (3.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.95%) Perl
2 51 (13.86%) PowerShell
3 47 (12.77%) SQL
4 15 (4.08%) Java
4 15 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 14 (3.80%) Python
6 11 (2.99%) C++
7 10 (2.72%) Ruby
8 7 (1.90%) C#
9 5 (1.36%) C
10 3 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 176 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 147 (39.95%) CCNP
3 86 (23.37%) CCNA
3 86 (23.37%) CISSP
4 67 (18.21%) CCSE
5 53 (14.40%) CCSA
6 37 (10.05%) Degree
7 29 (7.88%) JNCIA
8 13 (3.53%) Security Cleared
9 12 (3.26%) CSSLP
9 12 (3.26%) JNCIS
10 11 (2.99%) SC Cleared
11 10 (2.72%) CCIE
12 9 (2.45%) MCITP
12 9 (2.45%) MCSE
12 9 (2.45%) MCSA
12 9 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.63%) CCSP
13 6 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.36%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.80%) SLA
4 11 (2.99%) COBIT
4 11 (2.99%) QA
5 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (9.51%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.89%) Snort
3 15 (4.08%) Nmap
4 12 (3.26%) ProxySG
5 10 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.63%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.09%) vSphere
7 4 (1.09%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.27%) XenApp
8 1 (0.27%) UAG
8 1 (0.27%) pfSense
8 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (4.35%) Cacti
1 16 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (3.26%) Nessus
3 7 (1.90%) OpenView
3 7 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.27%) WSUS
6 1 (0.27%) SCCM
6 1 (0.27%) SCOM
6 1 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 218 (59.24%) Cisco
2 199 (54.08%) CheckPoint
3 123 (33.42%) Juniper
4 71 (19.29%) Blue Coat
5 42 (11.41%) F5
6 41 (11.14%) SolarWinds
7 37 (10.05%) Sophos
8 36 (9.78%) Microsoft
8 36 (9.78%) Aruba
9 33 (8.97%) Websense
10 26 (7.07%) LogRhythm
11 24 (6.52%) Citrix
12 18 (4.89%) McAfee
13 17 (4.62%) VMware
13 17 (4.62%) SonicWALL
14 14 (3.80%) Symantec
15 11 (2.99%) Brocade
15 11 (2.99%) Dell
15 11 (2.99%) Nokia
15 11 (2.99%) Red Hat
South Croydon, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Securitech Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Car, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum OTE £75,000 to £80,000 + car allowan
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £52500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago