The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 108 106 132
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.75% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.79% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 8
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -8.23%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1710 1642 2222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.74% 94.59% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1339 1958
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Engineer
North West

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 - 7 £52,500 - 1
Chester - 3 £40,000 - 2
Northwich - 2 £21,500 -
Knutsford +1 1 £67,500 +15.38%
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 20 (74.07%) Network Security
3 19 (70.37%) Cisco
4 16 (59.26%) Juniper
5 15 (55.56%) Change Management
5 15 (55.56%) Finance
5 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 15 (55.56%) VPN
5 15 (55.56%) SSL
5 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 15 (55.56%) Junos
6 13 (48.15%) SecurID
7 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
8 9 (33.33%) Fortinet
8 9 (33.33%) Retail
8 9 (33.33%) Fujitsu
8 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (25.93%) Information Security
10 6 (22.22%) FortiGate
10 6 (22.22%) Windows
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) Java
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) DMZ
11 5 (18.52%) Middleware
11 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
11 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
11 5 (18.52%) Investment Management
12 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (7.41%) RIP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 20 (74.07%) Network Security
3 15 (55.56%) VPN
3 15 (55.56%) SSL
3 15 (55.56%) Junos
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (18.52%) DMZ
6 2 (7.41%) RIP
6 2 (7.41%) MPLS
6 2 (7.41%) OSPF
6 2 (7.41%) BGP
6 2 (7.41%) VPLS
6 2 (7.41%) VLAN
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
3 9 (33.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) SecurID
2 1 (3.70%) Tandem
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Change Management
2 7 (25.93%) Information Security
3 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
3 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Management
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 9 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 9 (33.33%) Fujitsu
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Kaspersky
5 2 (7.41%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.70%) Sun
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago