The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Security Engineer
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 25 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.91% 1.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £75,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 136 142 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 86.62% 94.67% 98.69%
Number of salaries quoted 92 110 119
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £29,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Canary Wharf

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 13 (81.25%) SIEM
2 12 (75.00%) Network Security
2 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) CCNP
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (68.75%) Palo Alto
4 10 (62.50%) Splunk
4 10 (62.50%) ArcSight
5 9 (56.25%) Qualys
5 9 (56.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (56.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (56.25%) Security+ Certification
5 9 (56.25%) Information Management
5 9 (56.25%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) CISSP
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
8 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
8 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (12.50%) Open Source
8 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (12.50%) Ruby
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Network Security
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) Multicast
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) SIEM
2 12 (75.00%) ITIL
3 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (56.25%) Information Management
3 9 (56.25%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CCNP
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CompTIA Security+
2 9 (56.25%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) CEH
4 2 (12.50%) CISMP
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) GIAC
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Palo Alto
3 10 (62.50%) ArcSight
3 10 (62.50%) Splunk
4 9 (56.25%) Qualys
5 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
6 2 (12.50%) TOWER Software
7 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
7 1 (6.25%) F5
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds