The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 25 7 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 13 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 6.84% 16.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 16.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 0
Median salary £58,750 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.96% -  
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 184 124 138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 96.84% 96.88% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 154 118 113
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Canary Wharf

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Canary Wharf.

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Canary Wharf

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Canary Wharf

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) SIEM
2 26 (89.66%) Firewall
3 25 (86.21%) CCNP
3 25 (86.21%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (79.31%) CheckPoint
4 23 (79.31%) Cisco
5 22 (75.86%) Palo Alto
6 20 (68.97%) ITIL
7 19 (65.52%) Network Security
7 19 (65.52%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (62.07%) ArcSight
9 17 (58.62%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (58.62%) Information Management
9 17 (58.62%) Qualys
9 17 (58.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 17 (58.62%) CompTIA Security+
9 17 (58.62%) Security+ Certification
9 17 (58.62%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (51.72%) Splunk
11 10 (34.48%) Riverbed
12 9 (31.03%) Degree
13 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (24.14%) Performance Optimisation
14 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
15 5 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
15 5 (17.24%) Presales
16 3 (10.34%) VPN
16 3 (10.34%) CCIE
17 2 (6.90%) Perl
17 2 (6.90%) Linux

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) Firewall
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (65.52%) Network Security
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (10.34%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) SIEM
2 20 (68.97%) ITIL
3 17 (58.62%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (58.62%) Information Management
3 17 (58.62%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (58.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (17.24%) Presales
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source
6 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) CCNP
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (58.62%) CompTIA Security+
2 17 (58.62%) Security+ Certification
3 9 (31.03%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) CCIE
5 2 (6.90%) CEH
5 2 (6.90%) CISMP
5 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 2 (6.90%) GIAC
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) CheckPoint
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 22 (75.86%) Palo Alto
3 18 (62.07%) ArcSight
4 17 (58.62%) Qualys
5 15 (51.72%) Splunk
6 10 (34.48%) Riverbed
7 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) TOWER Software
9 1 (3.45%) F5