Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 738 846
Rank change year-on-year -32 +108 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 68 104 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.14% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.14% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 39 92 62
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +10.60%
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,750
90th Percentile £88,250 £89,750 £76,125
England median annual salary £67,500 £57,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -6 8 £71,250 +5.56% 1
West London +10 5 - - 2
South London +2 4 £65,000 +18.18%
East London +1 2 £83,750 +52.27%
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (44.12%) Firewall
2 24 (35.29%) Network Security
2 24 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (20.59%) Finance
4 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (19.12%) LAN
5 13 (19.12%) Cisco
5 13 (19.12%) Information Security
5 13 (19.12%) Palo Alto
5 13 (19.12%) Security Operations
5 13 (19.12%) SIEM
6 11 (16.18%) F5
6 11 (16.18%) Fortinet
6 11 (16.18%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (16.18%) CCNP
7 10 (14.71%) Java
7 10 (14.71%) CISSP
7 10 (14.71%) CISM
7 10 (14.71%) Wireless
8 9 (13.24%) CheckPoint
9 8 (11.76%) ITIL
9 8 (11.76%) Windows
9 8 (11.76%) WAN
9 8 (11.76%) CISA
9 8 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (11.76%) Presales
10 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS
10 7 (10.29%) CEH
10 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development

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 4 (5.88%) JBoss
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) IaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.12%) Firewall
2 24 (35.29%) Network Security
3 13 (19.12%) LAN
4 10 (14.71%) Wireless
5 8 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (11.76%) WAN
6 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (4.41%) BGP
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (4.41%) Multicast
8 3 (4.41%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (2.94%) DNS
10 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.47%) Extranet
10 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.47%) Big Data
2 1 (1.47%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Gradle
1 1 (1.47%) Grunt
1 1 (1.47%) gulp
1 1 (1.47%) Maven
1 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Legal
3 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) CSS
2 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 5 (7.35%) Node.js
2 5 (7.35%) RESTful
3 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 4 (5.88%) Ajax
3 4 (5.88%) J2EE
3 4 (5.88%) JSF
3 4 (5.88%) JSON
3 4 (5.88%) SOAP
3 4 (5.88%) SVG
4 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.47%) CSS3
4 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.47%) LESS
4 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.47%) Sass
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.94%) Fintech
4 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.47%) iPad
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 16 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (19.12%) Information Security
3 13 (19.12%) Security Operations
3 13 (19.12%) SIEM
4 11 (16.18%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (11.76%) ITIL
5 8 (11.76%) Presales
6 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.82%) Change Management
7 6 (8.82%) SDLC
7 6 (8.82%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (8.82%) Threat Management
8 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.35%) Secure Coding
9 4 (5.88%) Cryptography
9 4 (5.88%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) Java
2 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.82%) Python
4 4 (5.88%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) Groovy
4 4 (5.88%) SQL
5 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.47%) ES6
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.18%) CCNP
3 10 (14.71%) CISM
3 10 (14.71%) CISSP
4 8 (11.76%) CISA
5 7 (10.29%) CCIE
5 7 (10.29%) CEH
6 6 (8.82%) CCNA
6 6 (8.82%) Degree
7 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (5.88%) CCSA
8 4 (5.88%) CCSE
9 3 (4.41%) SANS
9 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.94%) Master's Degree
11 1 (1.47%) CASP
11 1 (1.47%) CCDP
11 1 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.82%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) GDPR
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Cisco
1 13 (19.12%) Palo Alto
2 11 (16.18%) F5
2 11 (16.18%) Fortinet
3 9 (13.24%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.82%) Splunk
5 5 (7.35%) Aruba
6 4 (5.88%) VMware
7 3 (4.41%) LogRhythm
7 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (2.94%) Juniper
8 2 (2.94%) McAfee
8 2 (2.94%) Sophos
8 2 (2.94%) Symantec
9 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.47%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle