The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 214 237 242
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 40 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 8
Average salary £51,000 £55,000 £42,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% +29.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £36,680
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
6928 6299 6996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.59% 94.03% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 5384 5961
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 the North West

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

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 1 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Cheshire -5 14 £60,000 +5.72%
Merseyside - 14 £50,000 - 2
Manchester -6 9 £42,500 +21.42%
Lancashire - 1 £52,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 30 (57.69%) Information Security
2 27 (51.92%) Cisco
3 23 (44.23%) Firewall
4 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
5 19 (36.54%) Retail
6 18 (34.62%) CISSP
7 17 (32.69%) Windows
8 14 (26.92%) Finance
8 14 (26.92%) CISM
8 14 (26.92%) ISSAP
8 14 (26.92%) ISSMP
8 14 (26.92%) Network Security
9 13 (25.00%) Degree
10 12 (23.08%) Linux
10 12 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 12 (23.08%) UNIX
11 11 (21.15%) Juniper
12 10 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (19.23%) VPN
12 10 (19.23%) Fortinet
13 9 (17.31%) Data Protection
13 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.38%) CCNP
14 8 (15.38%) CCNA
14 8 (15.38%) ITIL
14 8 (15.38%) Law
14 8 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
14 8 (15.38%) ArcSight

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (1.92%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
1 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (44.23%) Firewall
2 14 (26.92%) Network Security
3 10 (19.23%) VPN
4 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (13.46%) SSL
6 6 (11.54%) Junos
7 4 (7.69%) WAN
8 3 (5.77%) RIP
8 3 (5.77%) LAN
8 3 (5.77%) Wireless
8 3 (5.77%) MPLS
8 3 (5.77%) OSPF
8 3 (5.77%) BGP
9 2 (3.85%) VPLS
9 2 (3.85%) VLAN
9 2 (3.85%) DNS
9 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.92%) DMVPN
10 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.92%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (36.54%) Retail
2 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 8 (15.38%) Law
3 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) CSS
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) SecurID
2 6 (11.54%) Tandem
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) GIS
4 2 (3.85%) CCTV
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Information Security
2 12 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 9 (17.31%) Data Protection
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL
4 8 (15.38%) SIEM
5 6 (11.54%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Cyber Security
6 5 (9.62%) Information Security Management
6 5 (9.62%) Security Management
7 3 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Security Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Network Management
8 2 (3.85%) Network Design
8 2 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (1.92%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.92%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.92%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) CISSP
2 14 (26.92%) CISM
2 14 (26.92%) ISSAP
2 14 (26.92%) ISSMP
3 13 (25.00%) Degree
4 10 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (15.38%) CCNP
5 8 (15.38%) CCNA
6 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.69%) A+ Certification
8 3 (5.77%) CCSE
9 2 (3.85%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.92%) CISA
10 1 (1.92%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.54%) COBIT
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Cisco
2 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
3 11 (21.15%) Juniper
4 10 (19.23%) Fortinet
5 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.38%) ArcSight
7 6 (11.54%) Fujitsu
8 3 (5.77%) Sun
8 3 (5.77%) VMware
9 2 (3.85%) Panasonic
9 2 (3.85%) F5
9 2 (3.85%) Kaspersky
9 2 (3.85%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) Citrix
9 2 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.92%) HP
10 1 (1.92%) Nortel
10 1 (1.92%) CA
10 1 (1.92%) Nokia
10 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
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