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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 200 236 231
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 34 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 18
Average salary £48,750 £48,750 £48,750
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
6097 6608 7127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.15% 94.78% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4965 5327 6109
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
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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 +9 20 £61,250 +184.88% 1
Manchester - 14 £46,250 - 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 51 (54.26%) Finance
2 39 (41.49%) Network Design
3 38 (40.43%) Information Security
4 37 (39.36%) Network Security
5 35 (37.23%) Windows
6 32 (34.04%) UNIX
6 32 (34.04%) Firewall
7 30 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 28 (29.79%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (27.66%) Server Hardening
10 25 (26.60%) CCNA
11 24 (25.53%) CISSP
12 20 (21.28%) CCNP
13 19 (20.21%) WAN
14 18 (19.15%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (18.09%) PCI DSS
16 15 (15.96%) Security Architecture
16 15 (15.96%) Degree
17 14 (14.89%) Risk Assessment
17 14 (14.89%) Cisco
17 14 (14.89%) Web Services
17 14 (14.89%) CheckPoint
17 14 (14.89%) Security Management
17 14 (14.89%) SDLC
18 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
18 13 (13.83%) Cyber Security
18 13 (13.83%) Juniper
18 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
18 13 (13.83%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Office
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
1 1 (1.06%) PaaS
1 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.36%) Network Security
2 32 (34.04%) Firewall
3 19 (20.21%) WAN
4 18 (19.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (13.83%) LAN
6 5 (5.32%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.26%) DNS
8 3 (3.19%) SSL
8 3 (3.19%) VPN
9 2 (2.13%) VoIP
9 2 (2.13%) SMTP
9 2 (2.13%) DHCP
9 2 (2.13%) HTTP
9 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Metasploit
General
1 51 (54.26%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Financial Institution
3 12 (12.77%) Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Law
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) Web Services
2 9 (9.57%) .NET
3 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.57%) Cryptography
3 7 (7.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (5.32%) RMADS
4 5 (5.32%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.26%) GIS
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.23%) Windows
2 32 (34.04%) UNIX
3 6 (6.38%) Linux
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) CentOS
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.49%) Network Design
2 38 (40.43%) Information Security
3 28 (29.79%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (27.66%) Server Hardening
5 15 (15.96%) Security Architecture
6 14 (14.89%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (14.89%) Security Management
6 14 (14.89%) SDLC
7 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
7 13 (13.83%) Cyber Security
8 12 (12.77%) SIEM
9 11 (11.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (11.70%) Cash Management
9 11 (11.70%) Security Testing
10 7 (7.45%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (7.45%) DDoS Mitigation
11 6 (6.38%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (6.38%) Wealth Management
11 6 (6.38%) Incident Management
12 5 (5.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) C
2 10 (10.64%) Java
3 7 (7.45%) SQL
4 6 (6.38%) C#
5 5 (5.32%) C++
6 4 (4.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.60%) CCNA
3 24 (25.53%) CISSP
4 20 (21.28%) CCNP
5 15 (15.96%) Degree
6 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
7 7 (7.45%) A+ Certification
8 5 (5.32%) CCIE
8 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.26%) CEH
10 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.06%) CCSA
11 1 (1.06%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (18.09%) PCI DSS
3 9 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (3.19%) JSP 440
5 2 (2.13%) SLA
6 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Snort
2 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Cisco
1 14 (14.89%) CheckPoint
2 13 (13.83%) Juniper
3 8 (8.51%) Sourcefire
3 8 (8.51%) Splunk
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) McAfee
4 6 (6.38%) Blue Coat
4 6 (6.38%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.19%) Symantec
6 2 (2.13%) HP
6 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.13%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.13%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.13%) Lumension
6 2 (2.13%) Aruba
7 1 (1.06%) F5
7 1 (1.06%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.06%) VMware
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