The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 160 175 181
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 16 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.52% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.54% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 3
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 12 February 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) CCIE
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 9 (39.13%) CCSE
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (39.13%) Network Security
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (39.13%) F5
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) IIS
5 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (21.74%) Information Security
5 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
6 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (17.39%) Splunk
6 4 (17.39%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
6 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
6 4 (17.39%) IISP
6 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
6 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (17.39%) Finance

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
2 3 (13.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) BGP
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.70%) IPsec
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Informix
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Akka
1 3 (13.04%) Play Framework
1 3 (13.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
1 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) Information Security
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
3 4 (17.39%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
3 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
3 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Kanban
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) Scala
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CCIE
1 9 (39.13%) CCSE
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) CISSP
3 4 (17.39%) IISP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
1 3 (13.04%) SELinux
2 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
2 9 (39.13%) F5
3 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
3 4 (17.39%) Splunk
4 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
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Posted: 6 days ago
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