The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had IT Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £46,250 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,750 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+16.56% +12.41%
IT Security Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2249 1740 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.50% 98.25% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1678 1402 1538
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured IT Security Engineer in the job title.

IT Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

IT Security Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

IT Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

IT Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) NetIQ
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (16.67%) Sentinel
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sophos
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Imperva
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (16.67%) NetIQ
2 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire