The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 87 105 110
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 1.38% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.42% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 5
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Security Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
970 1689 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.59% 96.85% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1331 1342
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,100 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £75,000 -
Knutsford +15 1 - -
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Multicast
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Multicast
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Attack Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) F5