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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 178 172 187
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 16 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.18% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 12
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Security Engineer
North West

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
3633 3371 4105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.27% 95.55% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3187 2775 3511
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheadle - 3 £46,000 -
Stockport - 2 £32,500 -
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 25 (67.57%) Cisco
3 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
4 15 (40.54%) Network Security
5 12 (32.43%) SIEM
5 12 (32.43%) Finance
5 12 (32.43%) VMware
6 11 (29.73%) LAN
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (27.03%) Linux
8 9 (24.32%) VPN
8 9 (24.32%) ITIL
8 9 (24.32%) Windows
8 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (24.32%) Server Hardening
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (21.62%) Citrix
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.92%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (18.92%) CISSP
10 7 (18.92%) Information Security
11 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
11 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
11 6 (16.22%) CCSE
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (16.22%) F5
11 6 (16.22%) Splunk

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 (10.81%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 15 (40.54%) Network Security
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (29.73%) LAN
4 9 (24.32%) VPN
5 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (13.51%) DHCP
7 5 (13.51%) DNS
7 5 (13.51%) SSL
7 5 (13.51%) Wireless
8 4 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (10.81%) WAN
8 4 (10.81%) Wireless Security
9 3 (8.11%) DMZ
10 2 (5.41%) IPv4
10 2 (5.41%) IPv6
11 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.70%) Node.js
1 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) SIEM
2 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Server Hardening
3 7 (18.92%) Information Security
4 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Security Management
5 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Security Patching
7 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.41%) Open Source
7 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CISSP
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CCSE
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Cacti
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) F5
5 6 (16.22%) Splunk
6 4 (10.81%) Fortinet
6 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
7 3 (8.11%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
8 2 (5.41%) Juniper
8 2 (5.41%) Novell
9 1 (2.70%) Aruba
9 1 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.70%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.70%) IronPort
9 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.70%) Polycom
9 1 (2.70%) ScanSafe
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