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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 172 - 183
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 13 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% - 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 4
Average salary £53,750 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 - £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
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
3456 3785 3928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.63% 95.10% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2819 3143 3390
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 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
Bolton - 2 £38,750 -
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) Network Security
2 16 (72.73%) CISSP
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (59.09%) WAN
4 13 (59.09%) CCNA
5 12 (54.55%) Firewall
6 11 (50.00%) Cash Management
6 11 (50.00%) Network Design
6 11 (50.00%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) LAN
7 8 (36.36%) CCNP
8 7 (31.82%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
9 6 (27.27%) Finance
9 6 (27.27%) Rackspace
10 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
10 4 (18.18%) McAfee
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco
11 3 (13.64%) Juniper
11 3 (13.64%) Information Security
12 2 (9.09%) Nessus
12 2 (9.09%) Tripwire
12 2 (9.09%) CEH
12 2 (9.09%) Security Management
12 2 (9.09%) SSL
12 2 (9.09%) VPN
12 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 2 (9.09%) SIEM
12 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
12 2 (9.09%) Lumension

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) Network Security
2 13 (59.09%) WAN
3 12 (54.55%) Firewall
4 8 (36.36%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) DHCP
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Network Design
1 11 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) Security Management
3 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) CISSP
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (59.09%) CCNA
4 11 (50.00%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) CCNP
6 2 (9.09%) CEH
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) CISA
7 1 (4.55%) CISM
7 1 (4.55%) CCSA
7 1 (4.55%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
1 6 (27.27%) Rackspace
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) McAfee
2 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 3 (13.64%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.09%) Tripwire
4 2 (9.09%) Lumension
5 1 (4.55%) Aruba