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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 168 185 142
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,750 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
3204 3613 2433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.33% 97.25% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2883 1912
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 2 July 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 19 (73.08%) Cisco
3 18 (69.23%) CCNP
3 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (57.69%) CheckPoint
5 14 (53.85%) Network Security
6 12 (46.15%) CCNA
7 9 (34.62%) F5
8 8 (30.77%) Fortinet
9 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
10 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Nessus
11 5 (19.23%) Nmap
12 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
12 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
12 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) MPLS
12 4 (15.38%) Games
12 4 (15.38%) Juniper
12 4 (15.38%) SQL
13 3 (11.54%) ITIL
13 3 (11.54%) VoIP
13 3 (11.54%) Citrix
13 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (11.54%) VPN
13 3 (11.54%) CESG
13 3 (11.54%) Project Management
13 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) Network Security
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (15.38%) MPLS
4 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 3 (11.54%) VoIP
4 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) FTP
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) LDAP
6 1 (3.85%) Telnet
6 1 (3.85%) DNS
6 1 (3.85%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) HTTP
6 1 (3.85%) SNMP
6 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Tandem
3 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) Social Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) CCNP
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.69%) CCSA
6 1 (3.85%) CCSE
6 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Nessus
1 5 (19.23%) Nmap
2 3 (11.54%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) CheckPoint
3 9 (34.62%) F5
4 8 (30.77%) Fortinet
5 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
6 4 (15.38%) Juniper
7 3 (11.54%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) Acunetix
9 1 (3.85%) Imperva
9 1 (3.85%) Splunk
9 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.85%) Avaya
9 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.85%) Google
9 1 (3.85%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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