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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 130 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.54% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.56% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 17
Median salary £60,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2254 1951 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.04% 96.39% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1687 1624 1615
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (58.82%) Data Protection
2 9 (52.94%) Security Operations
2 9 (52.94%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (47.06%) Fraud Detection
3 8 (47.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (47.06%) Threat Analysis
3 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Security Architecture
3 8 (47.06%) PKI
3 8 (47.06%) Identity Management
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (17.65%) Sophos
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (11.76%) SCCM
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Multicast
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (47.06%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Data Protection
2 9 (52.94%) Security Operations
3 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (47.06%) Fraud Detection
3 8 (47.06%) Identity Management
3 8 (47.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 8 (47.06%) Security Architecture
3 8 (47.06%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Sophos
1 3 (17.65%) Symantec
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Aruba
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) F5
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Imperva
2 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
2 1 (5.88%) NetIQ
2 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
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