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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 84 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 1 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.077% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.081% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 43
Median salary £36,750 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.50% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
975 1241 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.82% 95.54% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1077 1453
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +8 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Knutsford - 1 £36,000 -
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (20.00%) Aruba
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Advertising

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 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) DMZ
5 1 (10.00%) IPv4
5 1 (10.00%) IPv6
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Data Security
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Aruba
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Meraki
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk