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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 128 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.42% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.43% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 17
Median salary £40,000 £32,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £19,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
2178 1863 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.41% 97.34% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 1561 1964
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £25,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Security Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
2 7 (41.18%) Security Operations
2 7 (41.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Aruba
3 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (35.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) PKI
4 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
4 5 (29.41%) Fraud Detection
4 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
4 5 (29.41%) Threat Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Presales
5 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
5 4 (23.53%) Meraki
5 4 (23.53%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (23.53%) SIEM
5 4 (23.53%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (23.53%) BGP
5 4 (23.53%) EIGRP

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 2 (11.76%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
4 4 (23.53%) IGRP
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) IPsec
4 4 (23.53%) NGN
4 4 (23.53%) OSPF
4 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (23.53%) SSH
4 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) VRRP
4 4 (23.53%) WLAN
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) Multicast
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (35.29%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Security Operations
2 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (35.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 5 (29.41%) Fraud Detection
3 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
3 5 (29.41%) Presales
3 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Threat Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) SIEM
5 3 (17.65%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (5.88%) Security Auditing
7 1 (5.88%) Server Hardening
7 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Threat Detection
7 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) CISSP
5 2 (11.76%) CEH
5 2 (11.76%) OSCP
5 2 (11.76%) SSCP
6 1 (5.88%) CCSA
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
6 1 (5.88%) CISA
6 1 (5.88%) CISM
6 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) GPG13
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Aruba
3 4 (23.53%) Aerohive Networks
3 4 (23.53%) Extreme Networks
3 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
3 4 (23.53%) Huawei
3 4 (23.53%) Meraki
3 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
3 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
4 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) NetIQ
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Kaspersky
6 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos
6 1 (5.88%) Stonesoft
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec