The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 133 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 6
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +21.79%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
1932 1797 1776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.17% 93.74% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1584 1540
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) FWSM
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) LAN

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) FWSM
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint