The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 109 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 1.38% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.47% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -26.08%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1636 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 94.08% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1364 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Engineer
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) Network Security
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (71.43%) CISSP
4 10 (71.43%) Firewall
5 9 (64.29%) CCSE
5 9 (64.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (64.29%) CEH
5 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (64.29%) CCSP
5 9 (64.29%) Service Delivery
5 9 (64.29%) FortiGate
5 9 (64.29%) Protective Monitoring
6 7 (50.00%) SIEM
6 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 5 (35.71%) Symantec
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) Juniper
9 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
9 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
10 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 1 (7.14%) Junos
11 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Network Security
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Junos
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Ethical Hacking
1 9 (64.29%) Service Delivery
1 9 (64.29%) Protective Monitoring
2 7 (50.00%) SIEM
2 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CISSP
2 9 (64.29%) CCSE
2 9 (64.29%) CEH
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCSP
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CISM
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Symantec
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
6 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu
7 1 (7.14%) McAfee