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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 109 128 117
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Median salary £46,250 £38,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.12% -23.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £36,050 £50,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £39,550 £50,450
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
1727 2050 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.46% 95.93% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1683 1539
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 11 (73.33%) Firewall
1 11 (73.33%) Network Security
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) Sourcefire
3 8 (53.33%) Meraki
3 8 (53.33%) Palo Alto
3 8 (53.33%) Presales
4 7 (46.67%) Intel Security
5 6 (40.00%) CCNA
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) WLAN
6 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (33.33%) CCSE
6 5 (33.33%) CCSA
6 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Aruba
7 4 (26.67%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (26.67%) SIEM
7 4 (26.67%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
7 4 (26.67%) NGN
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (26.67%) IPsec
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) SSH

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 (13.33%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
1 11 (73.33%) Network Security
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) WLAN
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
4 4 (26.67%) IGRP
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) IPsec
4 4 (26.67%) NGN
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (26.67%) SSH
4 4 (26.67%) SSL
4 4 (26.67%) VRRP
5 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (6.67%) CCTV
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Presales
2 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (6.67%) Security Auditing
6 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Threat Detection
6 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) CCSA
4 5 (33.33%) CCSE
5 3 (20.00%) CISSP
6 2 (13.33%) CEH
6 2 (13.33%) OSCP
6 2 (13.33%) SSCP
7 1 (6.67%) CISA
7 1 (6.67%) CISM
7 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) GPG13
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Meraki
2 8 (53.33%) Palo Alto
2 8 (53.33%) Sourcefire
3 7 (46.67%) Intel Security
4 5 (33.33%) Aruba
5 4 (26.67%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (26.67%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
5 4 (26.67%) Huawei
6 2 (13.33%) NetIQ
7 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
7 1 (6.67%) Stonesoft
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
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