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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 91 87 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 2.13% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 2.21% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 33 5
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £42,500 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
1116 1628 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.22% 96.27% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1241 1309
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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
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 3 May 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
Warrington +11 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) FCoE
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat

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 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) FCoE
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SANS
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper