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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 155 157 149
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 31 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.92% 0.70% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.71% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 13
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
3240 3360 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 97.99% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2726 2456
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 £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 57 (86.36%) Firewall
2 54 (81.82%) Cisco
3 51 (77.27%) Network Security
4 50 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (74.24%) CCNA
6 44 (66.67%) CCNP
7 41 (62.12%) CheckPoint
8 39 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (53.03%) LAN
9 35 (53.03%) WAN
10 33 (50.00%) High Availability
11 25 (37.88%) Incident Management
12 24 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
12 24 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
12 24 (36.36%) Trend Analysis
12 24 (36.36%) E-Commerce
12 24 (36.36%) CCSP
13 12 (18.18%) Palo Alto
14 11 (16.67%) Juniper
15 10 (15.15%) VPN
15 10 (15.15%) Games
15 10 (15.15%) Wireless
16 9 (13.64%) CCIE
16 9 (13.64%) Security Operations
17 8 (12.12%) SQL
17 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (12.12%) Load Balancing
18 7 (10.61%) CCDA
18 7 (10.61%) Security Operations Centre
19 6 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (86.36%) Firewall
2 51 (77.27%) Network Security
3 39 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (53.03%) LAN
4 35 (53.03%) WAN
5 24 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (15.15%) VPN
6 10 (15.15%) Wireless
7 6 (9.09%) BGP
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (9.09%) MPLS
8 4 (6.06%) SAN
9 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.52%) VLAN
10 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.52%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (15.15%) Games
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) CESG
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) High Availability
2 25 (37.88%) Incident Management
3 24 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
3 24 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 24 (36.36%) Trend Analysis
4 9 (13.64%) Security Operations
5 8 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.09%) Change Control
6 6 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) ITSM
7 5 (7.58%) Service Management
8 4 (6.06%) ITIL
8 4 (6.06%) SIEM
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.55%) Presales
10 2 (3.03%) Information Assurance
10 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (74.24%) CCNA
3 44 (66.67%) CCNP
4 24 (36.36%) CCSP
5 9 (13.64%) CCIE
6 7 (10.61%) CCDA
7 5 (7.58%) Degree
8 1 (1.52%) CEH
8 1 (1.52%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (1.52%) CISSP
8 1 (1.52%) EC-Council LPT
8 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) SSCP
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (1.52%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (1.52%) Nessus
1 1 (1.52%) Nmap
Vendors
1 54 (81.82%) Cisco
2 41 (62.12%) CheckPoint
3 12 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 11 (16.67%) Juniper
5 6 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.06%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.55%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.55%) F5
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle
8 2 (3.03%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.03%) Splunk
9 1 (1.52%) Acunetix
9 1 (1.52%) Citrix
9 1 (1.52%) Netsparker
9 1 (1.52%) Proofpoint
9 1 (1.52%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.52%) VMware
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