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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 155 180 134
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 16 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.46% 0.080% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.083% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 9
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
3419 3621 2681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.24% 96.77% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2707 2925 2168
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 April 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (80.00%) CCNP
4 23 (76.67%) Firewall
5 20 (66.67%) Network Security
6 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
7 13 (43.33%) Games
8 12 (40.00%) CCNA
9 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (26.67%) MPLS
10 8 (26.67%) F5
11 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (23.33%) ITIL
12 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
12 6 (20.00%) Blue Coat
13 5 (16.67%) CCSA
14 4 (13.33%) Juniper
14 4 (13.33%) LAN
15 3 (10.00%) Linux
15 3 (10.00%) Project Management
15 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 2 (6.67%) Wireless
16 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
16 2 (6.67%) SQL
16 2 (6.67%) WLAN
16 2 (6.67%) WAN
16 2 (6.67%) FTP
16 2 (6.67%) UNIX

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) Network Security
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) WLAN
6 2 (6.67%) WAN
6 2 (6.67%) FTP
7 1 (3.33%) Telnet
7 1 (3.33%) HTTP
7 1 (3.33%) SNMP
7 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.33%) DNS
7 1 (3.33%) SSL
7 1 (3.33%) SMTP
7 1 (3.33%) DHCP
7 1 (3.33%) LDAP
7 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 13 (43.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Network Management
6 1 (3.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (80.00%) CCNP
3 12 (40.00%) CCNA
4 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (16.67%) CCSA
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (26.67%) F5
4 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (13.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
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