The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
Security Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
776 693 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.10% 96.25% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 659 626 542
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,657 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Leicestershire region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Security Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) CISMP
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) GPEN
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) CISMP
1 2 (100.00%) GPEN
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS