The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
569 590 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.36% 96.88% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 465 513 554
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Liverpool - 7 £50,000 - 3
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (85.71%) CISSP
1 6 (85.71%) CISM
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) ISSAP
1 6 (85.71%) ISSMP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Law
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) COBIT
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) LAN

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISM
1 6 (85.71%) ISSAP
1 6 (85.71%) ISSMP
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Aruba
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool or London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago