The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £60,000 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
Senior Security Engineer
England / London
Rank 549 613 618
Rank change year-on-year +64 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 28 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.084% 0.10% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.11% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 32
Median salary £60,000 £61,000 £61,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.63% -1.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £76,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -9.09%  

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%  

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 26 March 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 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 +44 4 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 72 (77.42%) Firewall
2 62 (66.67%) Network Security
3 51 (54.84%) Cisco
4 38 (40.86%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (39.78%) CCNP
6 35 (37.63%) VPN
7 32 (34.41%) CheckPoint
8 30 (32.26%) Windows
8 30 (32.26%) Palo Alto
9 26 (27.96%) SIEM
9 26 (27.96%) Information Security
10 22 (23.66%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
11 21 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (21.51%) Change Management
13 19 (20.43%) Unix
13 19 (20.43%) LAN
13 19 (20.43%) WAN
14 18 (19.35%) SLA
15 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
16 16 (17.20%) ITIL
16 16 (17.20%) Linux
16 16 (17.20%) Security Operations
17 15 (16.13%) Cisco ISE
18 14 (15.05%) Finance
18 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
18 14 (15.05%) F5
18 14 (15.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 14 (15.05%) Kalman Filter
18 14 (15.05%) Virtual Team

Senior 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 9 (9.68%) Apache
1 9 (9.68%) IIS
1 9 (9.68%) Tomcat
1 9 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Office 365
4 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (77.42%) Firewall
2 62 (66.67%) Network Security
3 35 (37.63%) VPN
4 22 (23.66%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (20.43%) LAN
5 19 (20.43%) WAN
6 15 (16.13%) Cisco ISE
7 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
8 12 (12.90%) BGP
8 12 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (12.90%) MPLS
8 12 (12.90%) OSPF
8 12 (12.90%) VPLS
9 11 (11.83%) Internet
9 11 (11.83%) VLAN
10 10 (10.75%) BIG-IP
10 10 (10.75%) DNS
10 10 (10.75%) SSL
10 10 (10.75%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (9.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Web Services
2 4 (4.30%) SailPoint
2 4 (4.30%) XML
3 3 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Virtual Team
2 12 (12.90%) RSA SecurID
3 11 (11.83%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.23%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.15%) Clustering
8 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.08%) Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.26%) Windows
2 19 (20.43%) Unix
3 16 (17.20%) Linux
4 9 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Information Security
1 26 (27.96%) SIEM
2 21 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
3 20 (21.51%) Change Management
4 16 (17.20%) ITIL
4 16 (17.20%) Security Operations
5 14 (15.05%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
6 13 (13.98%) Security Architecture
7 11 (11.83%) Network Management
8 10 (10.75%) OWASP
8 10 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Load Balancing
9 9 (9.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (8.60%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (8.60%) Patch Management
11 7 (7.53%) Data Loss Prevention
11 7 (7.53%) Data Protection
12 6 (6.45%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) Java
3 4 (4.30%) BeanShell
4 2 (2.15%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) C++
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (40.86%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (39.78%) CCNP
3 12 (12.90%) Degree
4 11 (11.83%) CISSP
5 8 (8.60%) CISM
6 6 (6.45%) CCIE
7 5 (5.38%) CCNA
8 3 (3.23%) GIAC
9 2 (2.15%) CRISC
9 2 (2.15%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.08%) CCSA
10 1 (1.08%) CCSE
10 1 (1.08%) CEH
10 1 (1.08%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.35%) SLA
2 14 (15.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (9.68%) ISO27002
3 9 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (8.60%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.15%) FISMA
6 1 (1.08%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Nessus
1 4 (4.30%) SCCM
2 3 (3.23%) EnCase
2 3 (3.23%) Kibana
2 3 (3.23%) logstash
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.15%) QRadar
4 1 (1.08%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.08%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 51 (54.84%) Cisco
2 32 (34.41%) CheckPoint
3 30 (32.26%) Palo Alto
4 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
5 14 (15.05%) F5
6 9 (9.68%) Splunk
6 9 (9.68%) Sun
7 7 (7.53%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.53%) Intel Security
8 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.38%) CyberArk
8 5 (5.38%) Juniper
9 3 (3.23%) Apple
9 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.23%) Symantec
10 2 (2.15%) VMware
11 1 (1.08%) Aruba
11 1 (1.08%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.08%) TippingPoint
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