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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 184 176 182
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 8 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 0.027% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.028% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
3960 3525 4178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.49% 94.86% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3074 3749
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Bolton - 1 £47,500 -
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) CISSP
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 2 (14.29%) CCSE
7 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
7 2 (14.29%) CCTV
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Panasonic
7 2 (14.29%) Network Management
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CCTV
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CCSE
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 2 (14.29%) Panasonic
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.14%) Tripwire
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) HP