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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 58 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 16 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.22% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £42,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
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
701 911 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.36% 96.81% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 597 785 612
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +18 6 £39,000 -7.14%
Security Engineer
East Midlands

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 21 (77.78%) Firewall
3 19 (70.37%) Retail
4 14 (51.85%) VMware
4 14 (51.85%) Clustering
4 14 (51.85%) IIS
4 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 14 (51.85%) HP
4 14 (51.85%) Dell
4 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
4 14 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (48.15%) Security Architecture
5 13 (48.15%) CISSP
5 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
5 13 (48.15%) Wireless
5 13 (48.15%) CISM
5 13 (48.15%) Information Security
6 10 (37.04%) Change Management
6 10 (37.04%) IBM
6 10 (37.04%) SAN
6 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
6 10 (37.04%) EMC
6 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (51.85%) IIS
2 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 13 (48.15%) Wireless
4 10 (37.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (70.37%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
1 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Information Security
1 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
1 13 (48.15%) Security Architecture
2 10 (37.04%) Change Management
3 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) CISSP
1 13 (48.15%) CISM
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) MCP
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 14 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
1 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
2 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
1 14 (51.85%) HP
1 14 (51.85%) Dell
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) IBM
2 10 (37.04%) EMC
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) Altiris