The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 223 228 238
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 19 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 16
Average salary £45,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £58,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6673 6931 7192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.74% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5396 5932 6340
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Engineer
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 13 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Merseyside - 4 £48,750 - 1
Manchester -6 2 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (72.22%) Cisco
1 26 (72.22%) Firewall
2 25 (69.44%) Network Security
3 22 (61.11%) CheckPoint
4 18 (50.00%) VPN
4 18 (50.00%) Juniper
5 17 (47.22%) SSL
5 17 (47.22%) Finance
6 16 (44.44%) Change Management
6 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 16 (44.44%) Junos
7 15 (41.67%) SecurID
8 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (36.11%) Retail
9 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 11 (30.56%) Information Security
11 10 (27.78%) Fujitsu
12 9 (25.00%) Windows
13 8 (22.22%) Linux
13 8 (22.22%) Fortinet
14 7 (19.44%) Java
14 7 (19.44%) Web Services
15 6 (16.67%) Middleware
15 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
15 6 (16.67%) DMZ
15 6 (16.67%) Investment Management
15 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
15 6 (16.67%) FortiGate
16 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
16 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) Firewall
2 25 (69.44%) Network Security
3 18 (50.00%) VPN
4 17 (47.22%) SSL
5 16 (44.44%) Junos
6 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (16.67%) DMZ
8 3 (8.33%) RIP
8 3 (8.33%) Wireless
8 3 (8.33%) MPLS
8 3 (8.33%) OSPF
8 3 (8.33%) BGP
9 2 (5.56%) WAN
9 2 (5.56%) Internet
9 2 (5.56%) VLAN
9 2 (5.56%) VPLS
10 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (2.78%) MRTG
10 1 (2.78%) FWSM
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Retail
3 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) SecurID
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) GIS
2 1 (2.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Change Management
2 11 (30.56%) Information Security
3 6 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.56%) Network Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design
7 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.78%) Security Management
7 1 (2.78%) SIEM
7 1 (2.78%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) CISSP
4 3 (8.33%) CISM
4 3 (8.33%) ISSAP
4 3 (8.33%) ISSMP
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) JNCIP
5 2 (5.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) CheckPoint
3 18 (50.00%) Juniper
4 10 (27.78%) Fujitsu
5 8 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Kaspersky
6 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) Sun
7 1 (2.78%) Nortel
7 1 (2.78%) Nokia
7 1 (2.78%) CA
7 1 (2.78%) Aruba
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Crossbeam
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago