The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West 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 243 212 201
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 22 27 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.45% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.47% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 65
Median salary £40,000 £80,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £80,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6056 5787 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.83% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4779 6116
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Security Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the North West 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
Manchester -6 16 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Cheshire -3 5 £45,000 -43.75%
Merseyside - 1 £37,500 - 2
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (82.69%) Firewall
2 35 (67.31%) Cisco
3 23 (44.23%) Network Security
4 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
4 19 (36.54%) LAN
5 16 (30.77%) Finance
6 15 (28.85%) ITIL
7 14 (26.92%) VPN
7 14 (26.92%) SIEM
8 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (25.00%) Information Security
9 12 (23.08%) VMware
9 12 (23.08%) Linux
9 12 (23.08%) WAN
9 12 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
10 10 (19.23%) Wireless
10 10 (19.23%) DHCP
10 10 (19.23%) DNS
10 10 (19.23%) Windows
10 10 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (19.23%) Server Hardening
11 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.38%) Citrix
12 7 (13.46%) CISSP
12 7 (13.46%) Security Management
12 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
12 7 (13.46%) F5

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (82.69%) Firewall
2 23 (44.23%) Network Security
3 19 (36.54%) LAN
4 14 (26.92%) VPN
5 13 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (23.08%) WAN
7 10 (19.23%) DHCP
7 10 (19.23%) DNS
7 10 (19.23%) Wireless
8 6 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (9.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (9.62%) SSL
9 5 (9.62%) Wireless Security
10 4 (7.69%) BGP
10 4 (7.69%) DMZ
10 4 (7.69%) OSPF
10 4 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.92%) Node.js
1 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Online Games
3 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) SIEM
3 13 (25.00%) Information Security
4 10 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (19.23%) Server Hardening
5 7 (13.46%) Security Management
5 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.54%) Process Improvement
6 6 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Security Operations
8 4 (7.69%) Security Patching
9 3 (5.77%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.77%) Information Security Management
9 3 (5.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (3.85%) Open Source
10 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
1 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (13.46%) CISSP
3 6 (11.54%) CCNP
3 6 (11.54%) CCSE
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CEH
6 1 (1.92%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.62%) SLA
3 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Cacti
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) SELinux
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) Cisco
2 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
3 12 (23.08%) VMware
4 8 (15.38%) Citrix
4 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.46%) F5
5 7 (13.46%) Splunk
6 4 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.77%) Aruba
7 3 (5.77%) Juniper
7 3 (5.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.85%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.85%) Novell
9 1 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.92%) IronPort
9 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.92%) Polycom
9 1 (1.92%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.92%) Siemens
Merseyside
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus on call, bonus, overtime and be
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago