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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 125 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.16% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Median salary £42,500 £23,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+84.78% -45.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £20,600 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,600 £50,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
1860 1828 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.38% 96.87% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1532 1605
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) Network Security
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Presales
4 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 6 (42.86%) Meraki
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Sourcefire
5 5 (35.71%) WLAN
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
5 5 (35.71%) Aruba
6 4 (28.57%) SIEM
6 4 (28.57%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (28.57%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 4 (28.57%) IGRP
6 4 (28.57%) VRRP
6 4 (28.57%) Internet
6 4 (28.57%) OSPF
6 4 (28.57%) SSL
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
6 4 (28.57%) SSH
6 4 (28.57%) Huawei

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 (14.29%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) WLAN
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 4 (28.57%) IGRP
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) IPsec
4 4 (28.57%) NGN
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (28.57%) SSH
4 4 (28.57%) SSL
4 4 (28.57%) VRRP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Presales
2 4 (28.57%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Fraud Detection
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Server Hardening
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Threat Detection
5 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) CCSA
4 3 (21.43%) CCSE
4 3 (21.43%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) CEH
5 2 (14.29%) OSCP
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) SSCP
6 1 (7.14%) CISA
6 1 (7.14%) CISM
6 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) GPG13
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Meraki
2 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
2 6 (42.86%) Sourcefire
3 5 (35.71%) Aruba
3 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
4 4 (28.57%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (28.57%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 4 (28.57%) Huawei
5 2 (14.29%) NetIQ
6 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
6 1 (7.14%) Stonesoft
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
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