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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 151 152 160
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 22 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.79% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.81% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 19
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +49.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
3120 3471 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 97.75% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2516 2751 2915
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 49 (92.45%) Cisco
1 49 (92.45%) Firewall
2 46 (86.79%) Network Security
3 45 (84.91%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (81.13%) CCNA
5 41 (77.36%) CCNP
6 25 (47.17%) LAN
6 25 (47.17%) WAN
7 24 (45.28%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (43.40%) CheckPoint
9 21 (39.62%) CCIE
10 19 (35.85%) SQL
11 15 (28.30%) High Availability
12 14 (26.42%) Palo Alto
12 14 (26.42%) Oracle
12 14 (26.42%) SAN
12 14 (26.42%) Incident Management
13 13 (24.53%) CCSP
14 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
14 12 (22.64%) VPN
14 12 (22.64%) Trend Analysis
14 12 (22.64%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (22.64%) Cisco PIX
15 10 (18.87%) Wireless
16 8 (15.09%) BGP
17 7 (13.21%) MPLS
17 7 (13.21%) Juniper
17 7 (13.21%) CCDA
17 7 (13.21%) Change Control
17 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 49 (92.45%) Firewall
2 46 (86.79%) Network Security
3 25 (47.17%) LAN
3 25 (47.17%) WAN
4 24 (45.28%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (26.42%) SAN
6 12 (22.64%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (22.64%) VPN
7 10 (18.87%) Wireless
8 8 (15.09%) BGP
9 7 (13.21%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (13.21%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (13.21%) MPLS
10 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.77%) VLAN
11 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.89%) IPsec
11 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.66%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Unix
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) High Availability
2 14 (26.42%) Incident Management
3 12 (22.64%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
3 12 (22.64%) Trend Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Change Control
4 7 (13.21%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) ITSM
5 5 (9.43%) Security Operations
5 5 (9.43%) Service Management
5 5 (9.43%) SIEM
6 4 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Use Case
8 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (84.91%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (81.13%) CCNA
3 41 (77.36%) CCNP
4 21 (39.62%) CCIE
5 13 (24.53%) CCSP
6 7 (13.21%) CCDA
7 3 (5.66%) CCSA
7 3 (5.66%) CCSE
7 3 (5.66%) JNCIA
7 3 (5.66%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.89%) Degree
8 1 (1.89%) MCSE
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 49 (92.45%) Cisco
2 23 (43.40%) CheckPoint
3 14 (26.42%) Oracle
3 14 (26.42%) Palo Alto
4 7 (13.21%) Juniper
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.43%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.66%) ArcSight
7 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.77%) F5
9 1 (1.89%) Citrix
9 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.89%) Proofpoint
9 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.89%) Splunk
9 1 (1.89%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.89%) VMware
9 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard
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