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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 208 210 240
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 20 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.57% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.59% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 4
Median salary £43,500 £52,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +28.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £50,850
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
5317 5883 6569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.19% 96.52% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4709 5259
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 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 25 May 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 13 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Merseyside - 4 £43,500 -
Cheshire +13 2 £47,500 -9.52%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) Network Security
3 16 (41.03%) Cisco
4 15 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (38.46%) F5
5 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
6 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (30.77%) Linux
7 11 (28.21%) CCIE
8 10 (25.64%) CCSE
9 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
9 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (23.08%) VPN
9 9 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) Information Security
11 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (15.38%) Degree
11 6 (15.38%) WAN
11 6 (15.38%) LAN
11 6 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 5 (12.82%) SELinux
12 5 (12.82%) DevOps
12 5 (12.82%) DHCP
12 5 (12.82%) DNS
12 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
12 5 (12.82%) CCNP
12 5 (12.82%) JIRA

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 5 (12.82%) Node.js
1 5 (12.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) Network Security
3 15 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (23.08%) VPN
5 6 (15.38%) LAN
5 6 (15.38%) WAN
6 5 (12.82%) BIG-IP
6 5 (12.82%) DHCP
6 5 (12.82%) DNS
7 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (5.13%) IPsec
9 2 (5.13%) IPv4
9 2 (5.13%) VLAN
9 2 (5.13%) VoIP
9 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Burp Suite
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) RESTful
2 3 (7.69%) Akka
2 3 (7.69%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) JSP
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.95%) Information Security
3 6 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.69%) Kanban
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) SIEM
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) UML
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.21%) CCIE
3 10 (25.64%) CCSE
4 6 (15.38%) Degree
5 5 (12.82%) CCNP
6 3 (7.69%) CCSP
6 3 (7.69%) CISSP
7 2 (5.13%) CCNA
8 1 (2.56%) CCSA
8 1 (2.56%) ISEB
8 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.56%) SANS
8 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
1 5 (12.82%) SELinux
2 4 (10.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) F5
3 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.56%) hybris
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Splunk
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