The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 160 170 150
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 18 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 0.51% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.53% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 1
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £40,625
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +16.92%
Security Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3375 3579 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.26% 96.60% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2761 1913
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,320 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Leeds region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (50.00%) CCNA
4 15 (50.00%) Network Security
5 13 (43.33%) CCNP
5 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
6 11 (36.67%) Degree
6 11 (36.67%) F5
7 10 (33.33%) Fortinet
8 9 (30.00%) Wireless
8 9 (30.00%) VPN
8 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
8 9 (30.00%) Nessus
8 9 (30.00%) Nmap
8 9 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
10 7 (23.33%) CESG
10 7 (23.33%) Citrix
10 7 (23.33%) VoIP
10 7 (23.33%) Social Engineering
10 7 (23.33%) Metasploit
10 7 (23.33%) CORE IMPACT
11 6 (20.00%) WAN
11 6 (20.00%) LAN
12 5 (16.67%) Computer Security
12 5 (16.67%) Internet
12 5 (16.67%) Acunetix
13 3 (10.00%) Law
13 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) Network Security
3 9 (30.00%) Wireless
3 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 7 (23.33%) VoIP
5 6 (20.00%) WAN
5 6 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) Internet
7 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.33%) MPLS
8 1 (3.33%) Telnet
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.33%) tcpdump
8 1 (3.33%) FWSM
8 1 (3.33%) LDAP
8 1 (3.33%) DNS
8 1 (3.33%) SSL
8 1 (3.33%) SMTP
8 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) CESG
3 2 (6.67%) Tandem
4 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (23.33%) Social Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Computer Security
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security
4 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.67%) Server Building
4 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (6.67%) SIEM
4 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (50.00%) CCNA
3 13 (43.33%) CCNP
4 11 (36.67%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) CCSA
7 1 (3.33%) CCSE
7 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Nessus
1 9 (30.00%) Nmap
2 7 (23.33%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (3.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (36.67%) F5
4 10 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (23.33%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) Acunetix
8 2 (6.67%) Imperva
8 2 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) Google
9 1 (3.33%) McAfee
9 1 (3.33%) Avaya
9 1 (3.33%) Juniper
9 1 (3.33%) Splunk
9 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
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