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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 87 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 31 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.83% 0.72% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.75% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 6
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
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
1593 1742 1750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.26% 96.99% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1275 1371
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,350 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Chester - 4 £58,750 - 1
Warrington 0 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 46 (61.33%) Finance
2 32 (42.67%) Windows
3 31 (41.33%) UNIX
4 30 (40.00%) Information Security
5 25 (33.33%) Firewall
6 22 (29.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (26.67%) Network Security
8 19 (25.33%) Network Design
8 19 (25.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (25.33%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (22.67%) Risk Assessment
9 17 (22.67%) Security Architecture
10 16 (21.33%) Java
11 15 (20.00%) PCI DSS
12 14 (18.67%) Web Services
13 13 (17.33%) Cyber Security
14 12 (16.00%) Risk Management
15 11 (14.67%) Objective-C
15 11 (14.67%) Security Management
15 11 (14.67%) Linux
15 11 (14.67%) CCNP
15 11 (14.67%) CCNA
15 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (14.67%) Juniper
15 11 (14.67%) Security Testing
15 11 (14.67%) Requirements Analysis
16 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
16 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
16 10 (13.33%) Cisco
16 10 (13.33%) Financial Institution

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) Lync
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) Firewall
2 20 (26.67%) Network Security
3 19 (25.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.33%) FirePass
4 4 (5.33%) Junos
5 3 (4.00%) LAN
5 3 (4.00%) WAN
5 3 (4.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.67%) Wireless
6 2 (2.67%) Intranet
6 2 (2.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Big Data
1 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 46 (61.33%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) Web Services
2 9 (12.00%) .NET
3 7 (9.33%) JNI
3 7 (9.33%) Dalvik
4 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.33%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.00%) RMADS
3 3 (4.00%) Open Source
3 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) Windows
2 31 (41.33%) UNIX
3 11 (14.67%) Linux
4 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.33%) Android
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.33%) CentOS
5 7 (9.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Information Security
2 19 (25.33%) Network Design
2 19 (25.33%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (22.67%) Risk Assessment
3 17 (22.67%) Security Architecture
4 13 (17.33%) Cyber Security
5 12 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 11 (14.67%) Security Management
6 11 (14.67%) Security Testing
6 11 (14.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) SIEM
8 8 (10.67%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (9.33%) Project Planning
9 7 (9.33%) Time Management
9 7 (9.33%) Mobile Development
9 7 (9.33%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (4.00%) ITIL
10 3 (4.00%) Analytics
11 2 (2.67%) Anomaly Detection
11 2 (2.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Java
2 11 (14.67%) Objective-C
3 7 (9.33%) C
3 7 (9.33%) Apple Swift
4 6 (8.00%) C#
4 6 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) CCNP
1 11 (14.67%) CCNA
1 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) CISSP
4 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.00%) A+ Certification
6 3 (4.00%) CCIE
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Snort
1 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.67%) vSphere
2 2 (2.67%) XenApp
2 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Juniper
2 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 10 (13.33%) Cisco
3 8 (10.67%) Splunk
3 8 (10.67%) Sourcefire
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.67%) McAfee
4 5 (6.67%) F5
5 4 (5.33%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.00%) Symantec
7 2 (2.67%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (2.67%) VMware
7 2 (2.67%) EMC
7 2 (2.67%) Citrix
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago