The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 76 104 122
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 45 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.54% 1.01% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 1.06% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 39 7 6
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% -21.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
1674 1697 1797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.52% 95.12% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1247 1410
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,999 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Chester - 6 £65,000 -
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 59 (61.46%) Finance
2 39 (40.63%) Information Security
3 37 (38.54%) UNIX
3 37 (38.54%) Windows
4 34 (35.42%) Firewall
5 29 (30.21%) Network Security
6 26 (27.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (22.92%) Network Design
8 21 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (20.83%) Security Architecture
10 19 (19.79%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (16.67%) Java
11 16 (16.67%) Linux
11 16 (16.67%) Cisco
11 16 (16.67%) Juniper
11 16 (16.67%) Cyber Security
12 15 (15.63%) CISSP
12 15 (15.63%) CheckPoint
12 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
13 14 (14.58%) Financial Institution
13 14 (14.58%) PCI DSS
13 14 (14.58%) SIEM
14 13 (13.54%) Web Services
14 13 (13.54%) Risk Management
14 13 (13.54%) Splunk
15 12 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 12 (12.50%) CCNP
15 12 (12.50%) CCNA
15 12 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.08%) Lync
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Office
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.42%) Firewall
2 29 (30.21%) Network Security
3 20 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (9.38%) Junos
4 9 (9.38%) FirePass
5 4 (4.17%) LAN
5 4 (4.17%) WAN
6 3 (3.13%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.08%) Wireless
7 2 (2.08%) SAN
7 2 (2.08%) Intranet
8 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Metasploit
General
1 59 (61.46%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Financial Institution
3 10 (10.42%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) Web Services
2 9 (9.38%) .NET
3 7 (7.29%) JNI
3 7 (7.29%) Dalvik
4 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.17%) Cryptography
2 4 (4.17%) SecurID
2 4 (4.17%) Open Source
3 3 (3.13%) RMADS
3 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) GIS
4 2 (2.08%) Tandem
4 2 (2.08%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) UNIX
1 37 (38.54%) Windows
2 16 (16.67%) Linux
3 8 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.29%) Android
4 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Information Security
2 22 (22.92%) Network Design
3 21 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (20.83%) Security Architecture
5 19 (19.79%) Risk Assessment
6 16 (16.67%) Cyber Security
7 14 (14.58%) SIEM
8 13 (13.54%) Risk Management
9 10 (10.42%) Security Management
9 10 (10.42%) Security Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (7.29%) Mobile Development
11 7 (7.29%) Project Planning
11 7 (7.29%) Time Management
11 7 (7.29%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (4.17%) ITIL
13 3 (3.13%) Change Management
13 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) Java
2 11 (11.46%) Objective-C
3 7 (7.29%) SQL
3 7 (7.29%) C
4 6 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) Perl
5 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) CISSP
1 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (12.50%) CCNP
2 12 (12.50%) CCNA
2 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.13%) CCIE
5 1 (1.04%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (14.58%) PCI DSS
3 12 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Snort
1 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.08%) XenApp
2 2 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Cisco
1 16 (16.67%) Juniper
2 15 (15.63%) CheckPoint
3 13 (13.54%) Splunk
4 10 (10.42%) F5
4 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.38%) Fortinet
6 8 (8.33%) Sourcefire
7 6 (6.25%) ArcSight
8 5 (5.21%) McAfee
9 3 (3.13%) Symantec
10 2 (2.08%) Sun
10 2 (2.08%) EMC
10 2 (2.08%) Citrix
10 2 (2.08%) VMware
10 2 (2.08%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (1.04%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.04%) Oracle
11 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
Warrington, Cheshire
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