Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Senior Security Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 323 410
Rank change year-on-year +3 +87 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 10 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% 0.26% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.27% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 7
City of London median annual salary £66,250 £68,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +14.58% +6.19%
10th Percentile £55,375 £56,250 £44,650
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £76,750
Central London median annual salary £66,250 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.85% +12.50% +6.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9643 11276 16563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 96.38% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8738 10274 14384
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,675 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Engineer in the City of London

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Security Engineer in the City of London

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Engineer in the City of London

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior 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 City of London region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) SVG
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) JSF
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 4 (40.00%) Groovy
2 4 (40.00%) Secure Coding
2 4 (40.00%) Proactive Management
3 3 (30.00%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Ajax
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) JSF
1 4 (40.00%) JSON
1 4 (40.00%) Node.js
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) SVG
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Proactive Management
1 4 (40.00%) Secure Coding
2 3 (30.00%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Groovy
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) CEH
1 3 (30.00%) CISA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CISM
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL