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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 428 524 491
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 202 105 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 153 91 121
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
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
42497 42494 46287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.64% 93.86% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35665 35795 39936
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 £75,000 £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 20 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 20 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 +40 61 £50,250 -4.28% 11
Hounslow - 7 £52,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Docklands, London -14 1 £51,000 -11.30%
Bromley - 1 £45,000 - 1
Greenford - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - - 2
Sidcup - 1 £50,875 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 243 (63.45%) Firewall
2 220 (57.44%) Cisco
3 208 (54.31%) Network Security
4 180 (47.00%) CheckPoint
5 166 (43.34%) Cisco Certification
6 151 (39.43%) CCNP
7 119 (31.07%) Juniper
8 111 (28.98%) VPN
9 106 (27.68%) Windows
10 101 (26.37%) Finance
11 94 (24.54%) Information Security
12 83 (21.67%) WAN
13 82 (21.41%) LAN
14 81 (21.15%) CISSP
15 77 (20.10%) Linux
16 65 (16.97%) Blue Coat
17 63 (16.45%) Wireless
17 63 (16.45%) CCNA
18 62 (16.19%) TCP/IP
19 61 (15.93%) SSL
20 58 (15.14%) Cisco ASA
21 54 (14.10%) Cisco IOS
22 51 (13.32%) CCSA
22 51 (13.32%) CCSE
23 50 (13.05%) Microsoft
23 50 (13.05%) UNIX
24 49 (12.79%) F5
24 49 (12.79%) SIEM
25 46 (12.01%) PowerShell
26 43 (11.23%) Perl

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 26 (6.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.04%) IIS
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.26%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.09%) MS Office
3 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 243 (63.45%) Firewall
2 208 (54.31%) Network Security
3 111 (28.98%) VPN
4 83 (21.67%) WAN
5 82 (21.41%) LAN
6 63 (16.45%) Wireless
7 62 (16.19%) TCP/IP
8 61 (15.93%) SSL
9 58 (15.14%) Cisco ASA
10 54 (14.10%) Cisco IOS
11 35 (9.14%) OSPF
12 33 (8.62%) BGP
12 33 (8.62%) DNS
13 30 (7.83%) MPLS
14 27 (7.05%) NetScreen
15 25 (6.53%) VoIP
15 25 (6.53%) HSRP
16 23 (6.01%) VLAN
16 23 (6.01%) EIGRP
17 22 (5.74%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (4.18%) Metasploit
2 12 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.87%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 101 (26.37%) Finance
2 37 (9.66%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.18%) Banking
4 13 (3.39%) Legal
5 12 (3.13%) Law
6 5 (1.31%) Games
7 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.13%) Web Services
2 11 (2.87%) REST
3 10 (2.61%) SAML
4 6 (1.57%) OAuth
5 4 (1.04%) Middleware
6 2 (0.52%) .NET
7 1 (0.26%) CSS
7 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.92%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.27%) Hedge funds
4 21 (5.48%) PKI
5 17 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.09%) User Experience
8 7 (1.83%) SecurID
8 7 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.83%) CESG
9 5 (1.31%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.78%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.78%) Social Gaming
11 3 (0.78%) Online Games
11 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.52%) CCTV
12 2 (0.52%) Derivative
12 2 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 106 (27.68%) Windows
2 77 (20.10%) Linux
3 50 (13.05%) UNIX
4 25 (6.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (4.18%) Solaris
5 16 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.87%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.61%) AIX
8 9 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.09%) FreeBSD
10 6 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.57%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.78%) Android
12 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.54%) Information Security
2 49 (12.79%) SIEM
3 31 (8.09%) Network Management
3 31 (8.09%) ITIL
4 27 (7.05%) Load Balancing
5 26 (6.79%) Network Design
6 23 (6.01%) Asset Management
6 23 (6.01%) Kalman Filter
7 22 (5.74%) Change Control
8 21 (5.48%) Project Management
9 20 (5.22%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (5.22%) Incident Management
10 19 (4.96%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (4.44%) Identity Management
11 17 (4.44%) Security Management
12 14 (3.66%) Algorithmic Trading
13 13 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 13 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (3.13%) Risk Management
14 12 (3.13%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.01%) PowerShell
2 43 (11.23%) Perl
3 35 (9.14%) SQL
4 21 (5.48%) Python
5 19 (4.96%) Java
6 12 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.35%) C++
8 8 (2.09%) C#
8 8 (2.09%) Ruby
9 6 (1.57%) C
10 4 (1.04%) VB
11 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 166 (43.34%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (39.43%) CCNP
3 81 (21.15%) CISSP
4 63 (16.45%) CCNA
5 51 (13.32%) CCSA
5 51 (13.32%) CCSE
6 42 (10.97%) Degree
7 17 (4.44%) CEH
8 16 (4.18%) CISM
8 16 (4.18%) JNCIA
9 14 (3.66%) Security Cleared
10 13 (3.39%) CCIE
11 10 (2.61%) CCDP
12 9 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (2.35%) MCSE
12 9 (2.35%) MCSA
12 9 (2.35%) JNCIS
12 9 (2.35%) MCITP
12 9 (2.35%) SC Cleared
13 8 (2.09%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.92%) COBIT
4 13 (3.39%) QA
5 7 (1.83%) SLA
6 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.22%) Snort
3 14 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.13%) Nmap
5 11 (2.87%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.83%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.31%) vSphere
8 3 (0.78%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (0.52%) Firmware
10 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.26%) XenApp
10 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.26%) pfSense
10 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (5.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (2.87%) Cacti
4 10 (2.61%) Nessus
4 10 (2.61%) SCCM
5 4 (1.04%) OpenView
6 2 (0.52%) SCOM
6 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 220 (57.44%) Cisco
2 180 (47.00%) CheckPoint
3 119 (31.07%) Juniper
4 65 (16.97%) Blue Coat
5 50 (13.05%) Microsoft
6 49 (12.79%) F5
7 39 (10.18%) SolarWinds
8 32 (8.36%) Citrix
9 29 (7.57%) Aruba
10 25 (6.53%) McAfee
11 24 (6.27%) Sophos
12 22 (5.74%) VMware
13 21 (5.48%) Websense
14 20 (5.22%) Nokia
14 20 (5.22%) Symantec
14 20 (5.22%) SonicWALL
15 11 (2.87%) Brocade
15 11 (2.87%) Dell
16 10 (2.61%) Red Hat
16 10 (2.61%) Fortinet
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 per annum + 3k car allowance, 5k bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40K to 56K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £850000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
New Malden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Cabinet Office - Government Digital Service
Salary: From £46,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: NEG
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 24 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago