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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 74 97 133
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 47 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.51% 1.15% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.23% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 43 9 5
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% -21.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1762 1465 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.22% 93.73% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1129 1539
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 7 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Chester - 3 £65,000 -
Congleton - 1 £23,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £45,000 -
Northwich - 1 £31,500 -
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (57.14%) Finance
2 38 (41.76%) Information Security
3 31 (34.07%) Windows
4 29 (31.87%) Firewall
4 29 (31.87%) UNIX
5 24 (26.37%) Network Security
6 20 (21.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (18.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (17.58%) Network Design
8 16 (17.58%) SIEM
8 16 (17.58%) Linux
8 16 (17.58%) Java
9 15 (16.48%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 14 (15.38%) Cyber Security
10 14 (15.38%) Security Architecture
10 14 (15.38%) Cisco
10 14 (15.38%) Juniper
10 14 (15.38%) CheckPoint
10 14 (15.38%) Financial Institution
11 13 (14.29%) CISSP
11 13 (14.29%) Splunk
11 13 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
12 12 (13.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 11 (12.09%) Objective-C
13 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
14 9 (9.89%) FirePass
14 9 (9.89%) Banking
14 9 (9.89%) Fortinet
14 9 (9.89%) F5

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.20%) Lync
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) Firewall
2 24 (26.37%) Network Security
3 17 (18.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (9.89%) Junos
4 9 (9.89%) FirePass
5 3 (3.30%) LAN
5 3 (3.30%) WAN
6 2 (2.20%) SAN
6 2 (2.20%) Intranet
6 2 (2.20%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.20%) Wireless
7 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.20%) Big Data
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Metasploit
General
1 52 (57.14%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 9 (9.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) .NET
2 7 (7.69%) Web Services
2 7 (7.69%) JNI
2 7 (7.69%) Dalvik
3 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.40%) Cryptography
2 4 (4.40%) SecurID
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) GIS
3 3 (3.30%) Tandem
3 3 (3.30%) Open Source
4 2 (2.20%) RMADS
4 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.20%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.07%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) UNIX
3 16 (17.58%) Linux
4 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.69%) Android
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Information Security
2 16 (17.58%) Network Design
2 16 (17.58%) SIEM
3 15 (16.48%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 14 (15.38%) Cyber Security
5 13 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (7.69%) Time Management
6 7 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 7 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 6 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.40%) Security Testing
8 4 (4.40%) Security Management
8 4 (4.40%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.40%) ITIL
9 3 (3.30%) Change Management
9 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.30%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) Java
2 11 (12.09%) Objective-C
3 7 (7.69%) C
4 6 (6.59%) C#
5 5 (5.49%) SQL
6 1 (1.10%) Python
6 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.29%) CISSP
3 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.89%) CCNP
4 9 (9.89%) CCNA
4 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.49%) A+ Certification
6 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 8 (8.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Snort
1 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) XenApp
2 2 (2.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Cisco
1 14 (15.38%) Juniper
1 14 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 13 (14.29%) Splunk
3 9 (9.89%) Fortinet
3 9 (9.89%) F5
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.79%) ArcSight
4 8 (8.79%) Sourcefire
5 5 (5.49%) McAfee
6 3 (3.30%) Sun
6 3 (3.30%) Symantec
7 2 (2.20%) EMC
7 2 (2.20%) Citrix
7 2 (2.20%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago