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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 165 168 127
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.16% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.17% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
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
3632 3590 2728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.45% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2922 2880 2208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,530 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (79.31%) CCNP
4 22 (75.86%) Firewall
5 21 (72.41%) Network Security
6 17 (58.62%) CheckPoint
7 13 (44.83%) Games
8 10 (34.48%) MPLS
8 10 (34.48%) ITIL
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (31.03%) CCNA
9 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (20.69%) Juniper
11 6 (20.69%) LAN
11 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (17.24%) F5
12 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (13.79%) Wireless
13 4 (13.79%) CCSA
13 4 (13.79%) WAN
14 3 (10.34%) VPN
14 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
14 3 (10.34%) CCSP
14 3 (10.34%) VoIP
14 3 (10.34%) Linux
14 3 (10.34%) BGP
14 3 (10.34%) Project Management
14 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
14 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 21 (72.41%) Network Security
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (34.48%) MPLS
4 6 (20.69%) LAN
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (13.79%) WAN
6 4 (13.79%) Wireless
7 3 (10.34%) VPN
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
7 3 (10.34%) BGP
8 2 (6.90%) WLAN
8 2 (6.90%) FTP
8 2 (6.90%) DMZ
8 2 (6.90%) Internet
8 2 (6.90%) VLAN
9 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
9 1 (3.45%) DNS
9 1 (3.45%) SSL
9 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 13 (44.83%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) SIEM
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (79.31%) CCNP
3 9 (31.03%) CCNA
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (13.79%) CCSA
6 3 (10.34%) CCSP
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (6.90%) UAG
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) CheckPoint
3 6 (20.69%) Juniper
4 5 (17.24%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.90%) ScanSafe
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk
7 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) VMware
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