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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 231 219 239
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 21 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 10
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £37,160
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
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
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -10 11 £46,250 -18.50% 1
Merseyside - 7 £50,000 - 3
Manchester -14 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £52,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (66.67%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (43.33%) Retail
4 13 (43.33%) Network Security
5 12 (40.00%) Information Security
6 11 (36.67%) Finance
7 10 (33.33%) Juniper
8 9 (30.00%) Windows
8 9 (30.00%) VPN
8 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (30.00%) Fortinet
9 8 (26.67%) SecurID
9 8 (26.67%) SSL
10 7 (23.33%) UNIX
10 7 (23.33%) CISSP
10 7 (23.33%) Change Management
10 7 (23.33%) Fujitsu
10 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (23.33%) Junos
11 6 (20.00%) FortiGate
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (20.00%) Degree
11 6 (20.00%) ISSAP
11 6 (20.00%) ISSMP
11 6 (20.00%) CISM
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (20.00%) Linux
12 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 5 (16.67%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) Network Security
3 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 8 (26.67%) SSL
5 7 (23.33%) Junos
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (10.00%) WAN
7 3 (10.00%) RIP
7 3 (10.00%) Wireless
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 3 (10.00%) OSPF
7 3 (10.00%) BGP
8 2 (6.67%) LAN
8 2 (6.67%) DMZ
8 2 (6.67%) VLAN
8 2 (6.67%) VPLS
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.33%) MRTG
9 1 (3.33%) FWSM
General
1 13 (43.33%) Retail
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (13.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) SecurID
2 3 (10.00%) Tandem
3 2 (6.67%) GIS
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Information Security
2 7 (23.33%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (13.33%) SIEM
5 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Network Management
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 2 (6.67%) Security Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Data Security
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CISSP
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CISM
2 6 (20.00%) ISSAP
2 6 (20.00%) ISSMP
3 5 (16.67%) CCNA
4 4 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
5 2 (6.67%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) COBIT
2 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (33.33%) Juniper
4 9 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (23.33%) Fujitsu
6 4 (13.33%) ArcSight
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.67%) Sun
7 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (6.67%) Kaspersky
7 2 (6.67%) VMware
7 2 (6.67%) F5
8 1 (3.33%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) Nokia
8 1 (3.33%) CA
8 1 (3.33%) Nortel
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