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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / North West
Rank 206 212 184
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 37 19 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.34% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.35% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 59
Median salary £38,750 £56,250 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,855 £41,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
5734 5447 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.58% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4586 5638
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -23 21 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Cheshire +19 4 £36,750 -26.50%
Merseyside -1 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 45 (71.43%) Firewall
2 32 (50.79%) Information Security
3 31 (49.21%) Cisco
4 26 (41.27%) Network Security
5 23 (36.51%) SIEM
6 21 (33.33%) Finance
7 20 (31.75%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (28.57%) Server Hardening
9 16 (25.40%) CheckPoint
10 15 (23.81%) VMware
10 15 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (22.22%) Windows
12 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (19.05%) Degree
13 12 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (19.05%) Linux
13 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
14 11 (17.46%) VPN
14 11 (17.46%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (17.46%) PCI DSS
15 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (15.87%) Citrix
15 10 (15.87%) ITIL
15 10 (15.87%) LAN
16 9 (14.29%) CISSP
16 9 (14.29%) Palo Alto
17 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
17 8 (12.70%) Wireless
17 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared

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 (6.35%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (71.43%) Firewall
2 26 (41.27%) Network Security
3 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (17.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (17.46%) VPN
5 10 (15.87%) LAN
6 8 (12.70%) Wireless
7 7 (11.11%) DHCP
7 7 (11.11%) WAN
8 6 (9.52%) DNS
8 6 (9.52%) Wireless Security
9 5 (7.94%) DMZ
10 4 (6.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (6.35%) IPv4
10 4 (6.35%) IPv6
10 4 (6.35%) VoIP
11 3 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Advertising
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Linux
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Information Security
2 23 (36.51%) SIEM
3 20 (31.75%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (28.57%) Server Hardening
5 12 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (15.87%) ITIL
7 7 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 6 (9.52%) Identity Management
8 6 (9.52%) Security Management
8 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (6.35%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.35%) Security Patching
10 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.76%) Data Security
10 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.76%) Patch Management
10 3 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (3.17%) Security Architecture
11 2 (3.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
2 9 (14.29%) CISSP
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.94%) CCNP
6 4 (6.35%) CCNA
6 4 (6.35%) CCSE
6 4 (6.35%) CISM
7 1 (1.59%) CCSA
7 1 (1.59%) CEH
7 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (17.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.17%) CSIRT
2 2 (3.17%) Nessus
2 2 (3.17%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Cisco
2 16 (25.40%) CheckPoint
3 15 (23.81%) VMware
4 10 (15.87%) Citrix
5 9 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 8 (12.70%) Fortinet
6 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.70%) Splunk
7 5 (7.94%) Juniper
8 4 (6.35%) ArcSight
9 3 (4.76%) F5
10 2 (3.17%) Aruba
10 2 (3.17%) Avaya
10 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
10 2 (3.17%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.17%) NetApp
10 2 (3.17%) Novell
10 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.17%) Symantec
11 1 (1.59%) HP
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