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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 414 493 431
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 236 174 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.39% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 220 140 151
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,200 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,125
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.88%
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +21 43 £50,000 -13.79% 5
Ealing - 2 £55,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 276 (59.23%) Firewall
2 252 (54.08%) Network Security
3 243 (52.15%) Cisco
4 197 (42.27%) CheckPoint
5 141 (30.26%) Finance
6 130 (27.90%) Information Security
7 128 (27.47%) Cisco Certification
8 124 (26.61%) Cisco ASA
9 113 (24.25%) CISSP
10 108 (23.18%) Windows
11 96 (20.60%) SIEM
12 90 (19.31%) Linux
13 85 (18.24%) Juniper
14 82 (17.60%) F5
15 76 (16.31%) CCNA
15 76 (16.31%) WAN
16 73 (15.67%) VPN
17 72 (15.45%) Degree
18 67 (14.38%) CCNP
19 66 (14.16%) TCP/IP
20 65 (13.95%) LAN
21 63 (13.52%) CCSA
22 61 (13.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 58 (12.45%) McAfee
24 57 (12.23%) HP
25 56 (12.02%) Perl
26 55 (11.80%) SQL
26 55 (11.80%) Wireless
27 54 (11.59%) Citrix
27 54 (11.59%) Data Centre

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (1.50%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.07%) IIS
3 4 (0.86%) Apache
4 3 (0.64%) CMS
4 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.21%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Summit
2 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.58%) PaaS
3 9 (1.93%) IaaS
4 8 (1.72%) SaaS
5 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 276 (59.23%) Firewall
2 252 (54.08%) Network Security
3 124 (26.61%) Cisco ASA
4 76 (16.31%) WAN
5 73 (15.67%) VPN
6 66 (14.16%) TCP/IP
7 65 (13.95%) LAN
8 55 (11.80%) Wireless
9 39 (8.37%) DNS
9 39 (8.37%) SSL
10 36 (7.73%) OSPF
10 36 (7.73%) BGP
10 36 (7.73%) Internet
11 32 (6.87%) MPLS
12 29 (6.22%) VLAN
13 28 (6.01%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (5.58%) EIGRP
15 25 (5.36%) HTTP
16 17 (3.65%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (3.43%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.72%) Big Data
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 141 (30.26%) Finance
2 41 (8.80%) Law
3 27 (5.79%) Banking
4 22 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.79%) Multimedia
6 10 (2.15%) Retail
6 10 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.50%) Online Betting
8 5 (1.07%) Advertising
9 4 (0.86%) Publishing
10 3 (0.64%) Games
10 3 (0.64%) Marketing
11 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.21%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.43%) Web Services
2 5 (1.07%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.86%) REST
4 3 (0.64%) OAuth
4 3 (0.64%) SAML
4 3 (0.64%) .NET
4 3 (0.64%) SOAP
5 2 (0.43%) JSP
5 2 (0.43%) XML
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 52 (11.16%) Computer Science
3 49 (10.52%) Management Information System
4 29 (6.22%) Hedge funds
5 21 (4.51%) PKI
6 15 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.93%) Cryptography
8 8 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.07%) SecurID
10 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.43%) Online Games
11 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.21%) CMDB
12 1 (0.21%) Social Network
12 1 (0.21%) IPTV
12 1 (0.21%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.21%) Derivative
12 1 (0.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 108 (23.18%) Windows
2 90 (19.31%) Linux
3 35 (7.51%) UNIX
4 6 (1.29%) Solaris
5 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000
5 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.21%) CentOS
7 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (27.90%) Information Security
2 96 (20.60%) SIEM
3 39 (8.37%) Load Balancing
4 34 (7.30%) Security Architecture
5 29 (6.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 27 (5.79%) Change Management
6 27 (5.79%) Change Control
7 26 (5.58%) ITIL
7 26 (5.58%) Kalman Filter
8 22 (4.72%) E-Commerce
9 21 (4.51%) Project Management
9 21 (4.51%) Security Management
10 20 (4.29%) Service Delivery
10 20 (4.29%) Cyber Security
11 19 (4.08%) Risk Management
11 19 (4.08%) Incident Management
12 18 (3.86%) Identity Management
12 18 (3.86%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (3.65%) Network Design
13 17 (3.65%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.02%) Perl
2 55 (11.80%) SQL
3 42 (9.01%) PowerShell
4 21 (4.51%) Python
5 6 (1.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.29%) Java
6 4 (0.86%) Ruby
6 4 (0.86%) VBScript
7 3 (0.64%) C
7 3 (0.64%) C++
8 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.21%) C#
8 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 128 (27.47%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (24.25%) CISSP
3 76 (16.31%) CCNA
4 72 (15.45%) Degree
5 67 (14.38%) CCNP
6 63 (13.52%) CCSA
7 45 (9.66%) CISM
8 36 (7.73%) CCSE
9 30 (6.44%) CEH
10 15 (3.22%) CCIE
11 12 (2.58%) Security Cleared
12 11 (2.36%) CISMP
12 11 (2.36%) CCDP
13 8 (1.72%) MCSE
13 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.50%) SC Cleared
15 6 (1.29%) Check Point Certification
15 6 (1.29%) CISA
16 5 (1.07%) CCSP
17 4 (0.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (13.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (5.79%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.15%) SLA
4 9 (1.93%) COBIT
5 8 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.43%) QA
6 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.93%) Snort
3 6 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.64%) OpenSSH
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.21%) UAG
6 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (4.51%) McAfee ePO
2 20 (4.29%) Nessus
3 8 (1.72%) MOM
4 7 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.64%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (0.64%) Nmap
6 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.21%) logstash
7 1 (0.21%) Kibana
7 1 (0.21%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.21%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 243 (52.15%) Cisco
2 197 (42.27%) CheckPoint
3 85 (18.24%) Juniper
4 82 (17.60%) F5
5 58 (12.45%) McAfee
6 57 (12.23%) HP
7 54 (11.59%) Citrix
8 43 (9.23%) Fortinet
9 42 (9.01%) Blue Coat
10 28 (6.01%) Splunk
11 23 (4.94%) Microsoft
12 17 (3.65%) Brocade
12 17 (3.65%) Riverbed
13 15 (3.22%) Barracuda Networks
14 14 (3.00%) Symantec
15 13 (2.79%) IBM
16 12 (2.58%) Tripwire
16 12 (2.58%) Meraki
17 11 (2.36%) Aruba
17 11 (2.36%) VMware
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + Site allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + Site allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Additional benefits:- Private Medical/ Great Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience, plus benefi
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Skye Group
Salary: £85,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Kainos Software
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus 27 Days holiday + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 23 days ago