The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 185 159 171
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 21 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.54% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 10
Median salary £38,250 £62,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.80% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,955 £45,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3704 3155 3845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.86% 96.87% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 2611 3269
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £46,250 -
Salford - 1 - -
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (87.80%) Firewall
2 23 (56.10%) Cisco
3 19 (46.34%) Network Security
4 17 (41.46%) Server Hardening
5 16 (39.02%) Finance
5 16 (39.02%) Information Security
6 14 (34.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (31.71%) VMware
7 13 (31.71%) CheckPoint
8 12 (29.27%) SIEM
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (26.83%) ITIL
9 11 (26.83%) Windows
9 11 (26.83%) Linux
10 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (24.39%) Degree
10 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (21.95%) LAN
11 9 (21.95%) VPN
11 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
12 8 (19.51%) Citrix
12 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.07%) Splunk
13 7 (17.07%) Fortinet
13 7 (17.07%) CISSP
13 7 (17.07%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
13 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (87.80%) Firewall
2 19 (46.34%) Network Security
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (21.95%) LAN
4 9 (21.95%) VPN
5 6 (14.63%) DHCP
5 6 (14.63%) DNS
5 6 (14.63%) Wireless
6 5 (12.20%) WAN
6 5 (12.20%) Wireless Security
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (9.76%) DMZ
7 4 (9.76%) SSL
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (7.32%) IPv4
8 3 (7.32%) IPv6
9 2 (4.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Server Hardening
2 16 (39.02%) Information Security
3 12 (29.27%) SIEM
4 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (26.83%) ITIL
5 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (14.63%) Security Management
7 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (9.76%) Identity Management
8 4 (9.76%) Security Patching
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Security Operations
10 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
10 2 (4.88%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) CISSP
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (9.76%) CCSE
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) CCSA
6 1 (2.44%) CISM
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.88%) CSIRT
2 2 (4.88%) Nessus
3 1 (2.44%) Cacti
3 1 (2.44%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco
2 13 (31.71%) CheckPoint
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Citrix
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) Fortinet
4 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
4 7 (17.07%) Splunk
5 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
5 3 (7.32%) F5
5 3 (7.32%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.88%) Novell
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.44%) IronPort
7 1 (2.44%) Polycom
7 1 (2.44%) Siemens