The median annual salary for a Information Security Engineer was £73,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Engineer
England / London
Rank 537 637 622
Rank change year-on-year +100 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 40 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.045% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.047% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 29
Median salary £73,750 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -17.07% -6.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Information Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Engineer in London

Information Security Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Information Security Engineer in London

Information Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Engineer in London

Information Security Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +55 12 £72,500 +28.88% 3
Information Security Engineer
England

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Information 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 London region featuring Information Security Engineer in the job title.

1 101 (100.00%) Information Security
2 74 (73.27%) Finance
3 66 (65.35%) Linux
4 49 (48.51%) SIEM
5 45 (44.55%) CISSP
6 42 (41.58%) Security Monitoring
7 41 (40.59%) Splunk
8 40 (39.60%) Nessus
8 40 (39.60%) Windows
9 37 (36.63%) CISM
10 33 (32.67%) Intel Security
10 33 (32.67%) CyberArk
10 33 (32.67%) McAfee ePO
11 31 (30.69%) Banking
12 30 (29.70%) CISA
12 30 (29.70%) Management Information System
13 29 (28.71%) GIAC
13 29 (28.71%) Incident Management
14 28 (27.72%) Network Security
14 28 (27.72%) Vulnerability Management
15 27 (26.73%) Aveksa
15 27 (26.73%) Cybereason
16 25 (24.75%) Identity Access Management
16 25 (24.75%) Intrusion Detection
16 25 (24.75%) Python
17 23 (22.77%) Bomgar
17 23 (22.77%) PowerBroker
17 23 (22.77%) Privileged Access Management
17 23 (22.77%) Security Operations
18 21 (20.79%) Analytical Skills

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (0.99%) Apache
1 1 (0.99%) IIS
1 1 (0.99%) JBoss
1 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.72%) Network Security
2 25 (24.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (8.91%) Firewall
4 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.99%) DNS
5 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) AppScan
1 4 (3.96%) Burp Suite
1 4 (3.96%) Paros
1 4 (3.96%) WebScarab
General
1 74 (73.27%) Finance
2 31 (30.69%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Publishing
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Law
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) SailPoint
2 3 (2.97%) Web Services
3 2 (1.98%) .NET
4 1 (0.99%) SAML
4 1 (0.99%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.99%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.70%) Management Information System
2 21 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.95%) PKI
5 4 (3.96%) Derivative
6 3 (2.97%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.98%) Fintech
8 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 66 (65.35%) Linux
2 40 (39.60%) Windows
3 15 (14.85%) CentOS
4 12 (11.88%) Unix
5 11 (10.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 8 (7.92%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (100.00%) Information Security
2 49 (48.51%) SIEM
3 42 (41.58%) Security Monitoring
4 29 (28.71%) Incident Management
5 28 (27.72%) Vulnerability Management
6 25 (24.75%) Identity Access Management
7 23 (22.77%) Privileged Access Management
7 23 (22.77%) Security Operations
8 17 (16.83%) SDLC
9 13 (12.87%) Identity Management
10 12 (11.88%) Compliance Audit
11 11 (10.89%) Change Control
12 8 (7.92%) Patch Management
13 7 (6.93%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (6.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 6 (5.94%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (5.94%) Network Monitoring
15 5 (4.95%) Data Loss Prevention
15 5 (4.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 4 (3.96%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) Python
2 21 (20.79%) Perl
3 17 (16.83%) SQL
4 9 (8.91%) Ruby
5 6 (5.94%) Bourne shell
5 6 (5.94%) Korn
6 4 (3.96%) PHP
6 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.98%) Java
8 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (44.55%) CISSP
2 37 (36.63%) CISM
3 30 (29.70%) CISA
4 29 (28.71%) GIAC
5 15 (14.85%) Degree
6 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.94%) GISF
7 6 (5.94%) GSEC
8 5 (4.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (4.95%) CEH
9 4 (3.96%) CCSP
9 4 (3.96%) SANS
10 2 (1.98%) CCNP
10 2 (1.98%) CRISC
10 2 (1.98%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.99%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) FISMA
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) Snort
2 11 (10.89%) iptables
3 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (39.60%) Nessus
2 33 (32.67%) McAfee ePO
3 23 (22.77%) PowerBroker
4 11 (10.89%) SELinux
5 8 (7.92%) SCCM
6 4 (3.96%) CSIRT
6 4 (3.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) Splunk
2 33 (32.67%) CyberArk
2 33 (32.67%) Intel Security
3 27 (26.73%) Aveksa
3 27 (26.73%) Cybereason
4 23 (22.77%) Bomgar
5 16 (15.84%) Cisco
6 15 (14.85%) Red Hat
7 13 (12.87%) AlienVault
7 13 (12.87%) CheckPoint
7 13 (12.87%) Fortinet
7 13 (12.87%) Juniper
8 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.94%) Qualys
8 6 (5.94%) Symantec
9 4 (3.96%) IBM
9 4 (3.96%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.99%) Avaya
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle
10 1 (0.99%) SAP
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago