The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 590 644
Rank change year-on-year +11 +54  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 33 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.12% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.12% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 36
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% -11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £67,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.30% -7.72%  

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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Engineer in London

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Engineer in London

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Engineer in London

Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +28 6 £66,250 -1.85%
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £100,000 -
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (68.85%) Firewall
2 30 (49.18%) Network Security
3 26 (42.62%) Cisco
4 24 (39.34%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (36.07%) WAN
6 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
7 18 (29.51%) Information Security
8 17 (27.87%) LAN
8 17 (27.87%) ITIL
9 16 (26.23%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (24.59%) F5
10 15 (24.59%) Security Operations
11 14 (22.95%) Windows
11 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
11 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (21.31%) CISSP
12 13 (21.31%) CISM
12 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 12 (19.67%) Internet
13 12 (19.67%) BGP
13 12 (19.67%) Finance
14 11 (18.03%) OSPF
14 11 (18.03%) CCNP
14 11 (18.03%) Presales
15 10 (16.39%) Palo Alto
15 10 (16.39%) SIEM
15 10 (16.39%) SSL
15 10 (16.39%) Change Management
15 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 9 (14.75%) Apache
1 9 (14.75%) IIS
1 9 (14.75%) Tomcat
1 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (68.85%) Firewall
2 30 (49.18%) Network Security
3 22 (36.07%) WAN
4 17 (27.87%) LAN
5 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
6 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (19.67%) BGP
7 12 (19.67%) Internet
8 11 (18.03%) OSPF
9 10 (16.39%) BIG-IP
9 10 (16.39%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (16.39%) SSL
10 9 (14.75%) DMVPN
10 9 (14.75%) DNS
10 9 (14.75%) NX-OS
10 9 (14.75%) SMTP
10 9 (14.75%) VLAN
10 9 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (13.11%) VPN
12 5 (8.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Blockchain
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (6.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Fintech
4 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.92%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (29.51%) Information Security
3 17 (27.87%) ITIL
4 16 (26.23%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (24.59%) Security Operations
6 11 (18.03%) Presales
7 10 (16.39%) Change Management
7 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
7 10 (16.39%) SIEM
8 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.75%) OWASP
9 8 (13.11%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (13.11%) Security Architecture
10 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (6.56%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.56%) Security Monitoring
10 4 (6.56%) Threat Management
11 3 (4.92%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (21.31%) CISM
2 13 (21.31%) CISSP
3 11 (18.03%) CCNP
4 6 (9.84%) CCIE
4 6 (9.84%) CISA
4 6 (9.84%) Degree
5 5 (8.20%) CCSE
6 4 (6.56%) CEH
7 3 (4.92%) CCIE Security
7 3 (4.92%) JNCIS
7 3 (4.92%) SANS
8 2 (3.28%) CCNA
8 2 (3.28%) CCSA
8 2 (3.28%) GIAC
8 2 (3.28%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.64%) MBA
9 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 9 (14.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Cisco
2 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
3 15 (24.59%) F5
4 10 (16.39%) Palo Alto
5 9 (14.75%) Sun
6 8 (13.11%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.84%) Juniper
7 6 (9.84%) Splunk
8 4 (6.56%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.92%) Apple
9 3 (4.92%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.92%) IronPort
9 3 (4.92%) SonicWALL
9 3 (4.92%) Tufin
9 3 (4.92%) VMware
10 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.64%) CyberArk
11 1 (1.64%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard
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