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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 412 470 417
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 198 155 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 158 122 139
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average 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
39433 40982 41542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.75% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33271 33550 35413
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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 +28 61 £50,000 -19.02% 4
Docklands, London +1 6 - -
Greenwich - 1 £46,000 -
Bromley - 1 £50,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £61,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £45,000 - 1
Sidcup - 1 £56,750 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 255 (58.09%) Network Security
2 254 (57.86%) Cisco
3 241 (54.90%) Firewall
4 204 (46.47%) CheckPoint
5 166 (37.81%) Cisco Certification
6 129 (29.38%) Juniper
6 129 (29.38%) Windows
7 120 (27.33%) CCNP
8 114 (25.97%) Information Security
9 98 (22.32%) Finance
10 95 (21.64%) VPN
11 88 (20.05%) Cisco ASA
12 85 (19.36%) CISSP
13 84 (19.13%) TCP/IP
14 79 (18.00%) F5
15 78 (17.77%) Linux
16 69 (15.72%) LAN
17 68 (15.49%) Wireless
18 67 (15.26%) Blue Coat
18 67 (15.26%) WAN
19 66 (15.03%) CCNA
20 65 (14.81%) SIEM
21 58 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 57 (12.98%) SSL
23 55 (12.53%) Degree
23 55 (12.53%) CISM
24 54 (12.30%) Management Information System
24 54 (12.30%) Microsoft
25 53 (12.07%) UNIX
26 51 (11.62%) McAfee

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 17 (3.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.37%) IIS
3 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.68%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
3 2 (0.46%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) RMDS
1 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) PaaS
1 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.68%) IaaS
2 3 (0.68%) SoftLayer
2 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (58.09%) Network Security
2 241 (54.90%) Firewall
3 95 (21.64%) VPN
4 88 (20.05%) Cisco ASA
5 84 (19.13%) TCP/IP
6 69 (15.72%) LAN
7 68 (15.49%) Wireless
8 67 (15.26%) WAN
9 57 (12.98%) SSL
10 45 (10.25%) BGP
11 43 (9.79%) Cisco IOS
12 41 (9.34%) OSPF
13 38 (8.66%) EIGRP
14 37 (8.43%) DNS
15 30 (6.83%) VLAN
16 29 (6.61%) NetScreen
17 26 (5.92%) MPLS
18 25 (5.69%) Wireless Security
19 22 (5.01%) VoIP
20 21 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 98 (22.32%) Finance
2 38 (8.66%) Law
3 15 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.05%) Banking
4 9 (2.05%) Multimedia
5 8 (1.82%) Retail
5 8 (1.82%) Legal
6 6 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.82%) SOAP
1 8 (1.82%) REST
2 5 (1.14%) OAuth
2 5 (1.14%) SAML
2 5 (1.14%) .NET
3 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.91%) HTML
3 4 (0.91%) Web Services
3 4 (0.91%) HTML5
3 4 (0.91%) Ajax
4 3 (0.68%) Middleware
5 2 (0.46%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.46%) JSP
6 1 (0.23%) CSS
6 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.30%) Management Information System
2 25 (5.69%) PKI
2 25 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.96%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.14%) Cryptography
6 4 (0.91%) Tandem
7 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.68%) CESG
7 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.46%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.46%) DTV
8 2 (0.46%) VHDL
8 2 (0.46%) IPTV
8 2 (0.46%) STB
8 2 (0.46%) SecurID
8 2 (0.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 129 (29.38%) Windows
2 78 (17.77%) Linux
3 53 (12.07%) UNIX
4 26 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (3.87%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.05%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.14%) AIX
9 4 (0.91%) Solaris
10 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (25.97%) Information Security
2 65 (14.81%) SIEM
3 36 (8.20%) Network Design
4 32 (7.29%) ITIL
5 31 (7.06%) Network Monitoring
6 30 (6.83%) Risk Management
7 29 (6.61%) Kalman Filter
8 26 (5.92%) Incident Management
8 26 (5.92%) Load Balancing
9 25 (5.69%) Change Management
9 25 (5.69%) Database Security
10 23 (5.24%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (4.56%) Migration
12 18 (4.10%) Service Delivery
12 18 (4.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 17 (3.87%) Security Management
14 16 (3.64%) Project Management
15 15 (3.42%) Vulnerability Management
16 14 (3.19%) Information Security Management
16 14 (3.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.74%) SQL
2 21 (4.78%) PowerShell
3 20 (4.56%) Perl
4 16 (3.64%) Python
5 13 (2.96%) Java
6 12 (2.73%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.91%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.91%) PHP
8 3 (0.68%) C
8 3 (0.68%) C#
9 2 (0.46%) C++
9 2 (0.46%) Ruby
9 2 (0.46%) VB
10 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 166 (37.81%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (27.33%) CCNP
3 85 (19.36%) CISSP
4 66 (15.03%) CCNA
5 55 (12.53%) CISM
5 55 (12.53%) Degree
6 51 (11.62%) CCSA
7 47 (10.71%) CEH
8 46 (10.48%) CCSE
9 23 (5.24%) CCIE
10 20 (4.56%) CCDP
11 18 (4.10%) Security Cleared
12 14 (3.19%) SC Cleared
13 12 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (2.73%) MCSE
13 12 (2.73%) JNCIA
13 12 (2.73%) JNCIS
14 9 (2.05%) CISA
14 9 (2.05%) Check Point Certification
15 8 (1.82%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.51%) COBIT
4 10 (2.28%) SLA
5 6 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.14%) QA
7 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 45 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.61%) Snort
3 14 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.14%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.68%) vSphere
8 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.46%) Firmware
9 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 31 (7.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 19 (4.33%) Nessus
3 15 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (2.51%) SCCM
5 7 (1.59%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.91%) WSUS
8 3 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.46%) SCOM
10 1 (0.23%) Cacti
10 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.23%) OpenView
10 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 254 (57.86%) Cisco
2 204 (46.47%) CheckPoint
3 129 (29.38%) Juniper
4 79 (18.00%) F5
5 67 (15.26%) Blue Coat
6 54 (12.30%) Microsoft
7 51 (11.62%) McAfee
8 49 (11.16%) Fortinet
9 43 (9.79%) IronPort
10 35 (7.97%) Citrix
10 35 (7.97%) Symantec
11 29 (6.61%) HP
11 29 (6.61%) Websense
12 27 (6.15%) VMware
13 20 (4.56%) Nokia
13 20 (4.56%) Barracuda Networks
14 14 (3.19%) Riverbed
15 10 (2.28%) Brocade
16 9 (2.05%) Qualys
16 9 (2.05%) Aruba
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45 - £52 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + on,call, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £250 - £325 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago