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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 157 183 141
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.026% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.027% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 6
Average salary £31,500 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.68% +22.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +14.37%
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
3180 3689 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.57% 97.18% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 3007 2014
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,715 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) CCNP
2 21 (84.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (84.00%) Firewall
3 20 (80.00%) CheckPoint
4 16 (64.00%) Network Security
5 12 (48.00%) CCNA
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (36.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (36.00%) Games
6 9 (36.00%) F5
7 8 (32.00%) Fortinet
8 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
9 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (20.00%) Juniper
11 4 (16.00%) MPLS
11 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
12 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (12.00%) ITIL
12 3 (12.00%) Linux
12 3 (12.00%) Project Management
13 2 (8.00%) CCSA
13 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
13 2 (8.00%) UNIX
13 2 (8.00%) Windows
13 2 (8.00%) SQL
13 2 (8.00%) LAN
13 2 (8.00%) WAN
13 2 (8.00%) FTP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (84.00%) Firewall
2 16 (64.00%) Network Security
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (16.00%) MPLS
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
6 2 (8.00%) FTP
7 1 (4.00%) Telnet
7 1 (4.00%) HTTP
7 1 (4.00%) SNMP
7 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.00%) DNS
7 1 (4.00%) SSL
7 1 (4.00%) SMTP
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) LDAP
7 1 (4.00%) tcpdump
7 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 9 (36.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) SIEM
5 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) CCNP
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCSA
5 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 20 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) F5
4 8 (32.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (20.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) Splunk
8 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
8 1 (4.00%) McAfee
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire