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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 169 167 147
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 11 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.22% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.23% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,400 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
3320 3109 2855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 96.19% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2436 2451
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 23 (88.46%) Firewall
3 22 (84.62%) Network Security
4 20 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (73.08%) CCNP
6 12 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
7 11 (42.31%) CCNA
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (38.46%) CCSA
9 9 (34.62%) VPN
10 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
10 8 (30.77%) ScanSafe
10 8 (30.77%) PKI
11 7 (26.92%) MPLS
11 7 (26.92%) ITIL
11 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
12 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (23.08%) LDAP
12 6 (23.08%) DNS
12 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
12 6 (23.08%) DHCP
12 6 (23.08%) Kerberos
12 6 (23.08%) SNMP
12 6 (23.08%) IronPort
12 6 (23.08%) SSH
12 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (23.08%) CCSE
12 6 (23.08%) SecurID
12 6 (23.08%) Finance

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) Firewall
2 22 (84.62%) Network Security
3 12 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (34.62%) VPN
6 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 7 (26.92%) MPLS
8 6 (23.08%) DNS
8 6 (23.08%) SSH
8 6 (23.08%) DHCP
8 6 (23.08%) Kerberos
8 6 (23.08%) SNMP
8 6 (23.08%) LDAP
9 5 (19.23%) LAN
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (15.38%) Internet
10 4 (15.38%) Wireless
11 3 (11.54%) BGP
11 3 (11.54%) TACACS
11 3 (11.54%) VoIP
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Law
2 5 (19.23%) Games
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) PKI
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
1 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
2 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (19.23%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) Information Management
4 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (73.08%) CCNP
3 11 (42.31%) CCNA
4 10 (38.46%) CCSA
5 6 (23.08%) CCSE
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (11.54%) CCSP
8 1 (3.85%) MCSE
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) ProxySG
2 2 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (7.69%) UAG
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 8 (30.77%) ScanSafe
4 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 6 (23.08%) IronPort
5 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) VMware
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