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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 405 472 465
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 240 170 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 214 131 128
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £42,500 £40,280
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,100
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +14.45%
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
41405 43906 41833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.16% 93.53% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35392 36667 35123
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 +15 49 £52,500 -4.54% 9
Canary Wharf - 6 £50,000 -
Croydon - 4 £52,500 - 1
Ealing - 1 £55,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 293 (63.56%) Firewall
2 248 (53.80%) Network Security
3 222 (48.16%) Cisco
4 173 (37.53%) CheckPoint
5 146 (31.67%) Information Security
6 129 (27.98%) Cisco Certification
7 127 (27.55%) Finance
8 115 (24.95%) Cisco ASA
9 112 (24.30%) SIEM
10 111 (24.08%) CISSP
11 97 (21.04%) Windows
12 91 (19.74%) Degree
13 88 (19.09%) F5
14 83 (18.00%) Juniper
15 81 (17.57%) Linux
16 76 (16.49%) CCNA
17 75 (16.27%) VPN
18 73 (15.84%) WAN
18 73 (15.84%) CCNP
19 68 (14.75%) CCSA
20 63 (13.67%) Computer Science
20 63 (13.67%) LAN
21 61 (13.23%) Perl
22 60 (13.02%) SQL
23 59 (12.80%) McAfee
24 56 (12.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 55 (11.93%) TCP/IP
25 55 (11.93%) HP
26 50 (10.85%) Citrix
27 49 (10.63%) PowerShell

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (2.60%) IIS
2 8 (1.74%) Apache
3 7 (1.52%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.65%) CMS
6 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.22%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.22%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Summit
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.17%) PaaS
3 8 (1.74%) IaaS
3 8 (1.74%) SaaS
4 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 293 (63.56%) Firewall
2 248 (53.80%) Network Security
3 115 (24.95%) Cisco ASA
4 75 (16.27%) VPN
5 73 (15.84%) WAN
6 63 (13.67%) LAN
7 55 (11.93%) TCP/IP
8 38 (8.24%) SSL
9 37 (8.03%) DNS
10 35 (7.59%) Internet
11 34 (7.38%) Wireless
12 33 (7.16%) BGP
13 32 (6.94%) OSPF
14 29 (6.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (6.29%) MPLS
15 24 (5.21%) HTTP
16 23 (4.99%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (4.34%) VLAN
18 18 (3.90%) EIGRP
19 17 (3.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.25%) Big Data
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.65%) MySQL
4 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Metasploit
General
1 127 (27.55%) Finance
2 34 (7.38%) Law
3 31 (6.72%) Banking
4 27 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.39%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.17%) Multimedia
7 9 (1.95%) Retail
8 7 (1.52%) Online Betting
9 5 (1.08%) Advertising
10 4 (0.87%) Publishing
10 4 (0.87%) Marketing
11 3 (0.65%) Games
12 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.47%) Web Services
2 7 (1.52%) .NET
3 4 (0.87%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.65%) REST
5 2 (0.43%) SOAP
5 2 (0.43%) SAML
5 2 (0.43%) OAuth
6 1 (0.22%) SPNEGO
6 1 (0.22%) CSS
6 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.67%) Computer Science
2 47 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 36 (7.81%) Hedge funds
4 32 (6.94%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.90%) PKI
7 9 (1.95%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.08%) SecurID
10 4 (0.87%) Semantic Web
11 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.65%) BBC
12 2 (0.43%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.43%) DTV
12 2 (0.43%) Online Games
12 2 (0.43%) Derivative
13 1 (0.22%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 97 (21.04%) Windows
2 81 (17.57%) Linux
3 37 (8.03%) UNIX
4 11 (2.39%) Solaris
5 4 (0.87%) Android
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.87%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.43%) AIX
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (31.67%) Information Security
2 112 (24.30%) SIEM
3 38 (8.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 35 (7.59%) Security Architecture
5 34 (7.38%) Load Balancing
6 33 (7.16%) Change Control
7 29 (6.29%) E-Commerce
8 25 (5.42%) ITIL
8 25 (5.42%) Project Management
8 25 (5.42%) Data Protection
9 23 (4.99%) Incident Management
10 22 (4.77%) Security Management
10 22 (4.77%) Cyber Security
11 21 (4.56%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (4.12%) Change Management
13 18 (3.90%) Identity Management
13 18 (3.90%) Asset Management
14 17 (3.69%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (3.47%) Mentoring
15 16 (3.47%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.23%) Perl
2 60 (13.02%) SQL
3 49 (10.63%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.34%) Python
5 13 (2.82%) Java
6 7 (1.52%) C
6 7 (1.52%) C++
7 5 (1.08%) Ruby
7 5 (1.08%) C#
8 4 (0.87%) VBScript
9 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 129 (27.98%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (24.08%) CISSP
3 91 (19.74%) Degree
4 76 (16.49%) CCNA
5 73 (15.84%) CCNP
6 68 (14.75%) CCSA
7 41 (8.89%) CCSE
8 35 (7.59%) CISM
9 21 (4.56%) CCIE
10 20 (4.34%) CEH
11 14 (3.04%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.95%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.74%) CISMP
13 8 (1.74%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (1.74%) CSSLP
14 6 (1.30%) MCSE
14 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.08%) CCSP
15 5 (1.08%) CCDP
15 5 (1.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (12.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (8.03%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (2.60%) COBIT
5 10 (2.17%) SLA
6 4 (0.87%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.87%) FISMA
System Software
1 34 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.08%) Snort
3 4 (0.87%) OpenSSH
4 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) XenApp
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.43%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.22%) UAG
6 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (5.86%) Nessus
1 27 (5.86%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (1.74%) MOM
3 7 (1.52%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.87%) AppDetective
5 3 (0.65%) Nmap
5 3 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.65%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.43%) logstash
6 2 (0.43%) Kibana
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.22%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.22%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 222 (48.16%) Cisco
2 173 (37.53%) CheckPoint
3 88 (19.09%) F5
4 83 (18.00%) Juniper
5 59 (12.80%) McAfee
6 55 (11.93%) HP
7 50 (10.85%) Citrix
8 41 (8.89%) Fortinet
9 33 (7.16%) Blue Coat
10 28 (6.07%) Splunk
11 23 (4.99%) Microsoft
12 19 (4.12%) ArcSight
13 18 (3.90%) IBM
14 16 (3.47%) Barracuda Networks
15 14 (3.04%) Tripwire
15 14 (3.04%) Brocade
16 12 (2.60%) Oracle
17 11 (2.39%) Aruba
18 10 (2.17%) SolarWinds
18 10 (2.17%) ProCurve
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £80000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
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Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
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