The median annual salary for a IT Security Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Engineer
England / London
Rank 544 620 648
Rank change year-on-year +76 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 32 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.096% 0.079% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.082% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 11
Median salary £42,500 £53,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.81% +32.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.63% +18.75%  

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 32041 40328 41125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27099 34777 34560
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%  

IT Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Engineer in London

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IT Security Engineer in London

IT Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Engineer in London

IT 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 IT Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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 +57 7 £26,000 -58.40% 1
Southwark - 2 £27,500 -
IT Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT 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 IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (53.19%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) Windows
3 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
4 17 (36.17%) CISSP
5 16 (34.04%) Network Security
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (25.53%) Cisco
8 12 (25.53%) Security Operations
9 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
9 11 (23.40%) Intel Security
10 10 (21.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.28%) SIEM
10 10 (21.28%) Symantec
10 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
11 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (19.15%) Linux
12 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
12 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (17.02%) Palo Alto
12 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (17.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (14.89%) Data Loss Prevention
13 7 (14.89%) Juniper
13 7 (14.89%) LAN
13 7 (14.89%) ITIL
13 7 (14.89%) Fortinet
13 7 (14.89%) F5
13 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA

IT 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 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) Network Security
3 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (14.89%) LAN
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (12.77%) Wireless
6 5 (10.64%) WAN
7 3 (6.38%) Wireshark
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.26%) HTTP
8 2 (4.26%) Internet
8 2 (4.26%) VPN
9 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Cybercrime
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.15%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.13%) CentOS
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (25.53%) Security Operations
3 10 (21.28%) SIEM
4 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (14.89%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Security Management
7 5 (10.64%) Presales
7 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.51%) DRM
8 4 (8.51%) Information Security
8 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (8.51%) Network Management
8 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.38%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (6.38%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (6.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) Perl
2 2 (4.26%) PHP
2 2 (4.26%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) CISSP
2 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.64%) CISM
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) CCNP
5 2 (4.26%) CCSP
5 2 (4.26%) SANS
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CCDP
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CCSA
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.13%) GCED
6 1 (2.13%) GSEC
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) vSphere
2 3 (6.38%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (17.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (12.77%) FortiGate
4 4 (8.51%) Nessus
5 3 (6.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (6.38%) Nmap
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.13%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Cisco
3 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
3 11 (23.40%) Intel Security
4 10 (21.28%) Symantec
5 8 (17.02%) Palo Alto
6 7 (14.89%) F5
6 7 (14.89%) Fortinet
6 7 (14.89%) Juniper
7 6 (12.77%) SonicWALL
7 6 (12.77%) WatchGuard
8 5 (10.64%) Aruba
8 5 (10.64%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (10.64%) LogRhythm
9 4 (8.51%) Apple
9 4 (8.51%) CyberArk
10 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.38%) Splunk
10 3 (6.38%) Tripwire
10 3 (6.38%) Varonis
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