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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 228 208 227
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 27 48 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.71% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.74% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 26
Median salary £43,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
6152 6482 7116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.68% 96.54% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5378 5900
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +8 23 £42,750 +15.54% 4
Cheshire -4 2 £75,000 -6.25%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 36 (66.67%) Firewall
2 29 (53.70%) Cisco
3 23 (42.59%) Network Security
4 18 (33.33%) LAN
5 17 (31.48%) VPN
6 16 (29.63%) CheckPoint
7 15 (27.78%) VMware
8 14 (25.93%) Information Security
8 14 (25.93%) DHCP
8 14 (25.93%) DNS
8 14 (25.93%) ITIL
8 14 (25.93%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (24.07%) F5
9 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (22.22%) Finance
11 11 (20.37%) WAN
12 10 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Linux
14 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (12.96%) CISSP
15 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
15 7 (12.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 6 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 6 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
16 6 (11.11%) Wireless

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 3 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (66.67%) Firewall
2 23 (42.59%) Network Security
3 18 (33.33%) LAN
4 17 (31.48%) VPN
5 14 (25.93%) DHCP
5 14 (25.93%) DNS
6 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (20.37%) WAN
8 8 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (11.11%) BIG-IP
9 6 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (11.11%) Wireless
10 5 (9.26%) SSL
11 4 (7.41%) BGP
11 4 (7.41%) OSPF
11 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
11 4 (7.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.70%) Burp Suite
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) HTML
1 2 (3.70%) JSP
1 2 (3.70%) Node.js
1 2 (3.70%) RESTful
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Online Games
3 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Information Security
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
1 14 (25.93%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.26%) Process Improvement
5 5 (9.26%) Security Management
5 5 (9.26%) SIEM
6 4 (7.41%) Security Operations
6 4 (7.41%) Server Hardening
7 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.70%) Manual Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Security Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) Java
1 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.85%) C#
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
2 1 (1.85%) PHP
2 1 (1.85%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (12.96%) CISSP
3 6 (11.11%) CCSE
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
5 4 (7.41%) CCNA
5 4 (7.41%) CCNP
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CCIE
6 2 (3.70%) CCSP
6 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CISM
7 1 (1.85%) ISEB
7 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (9.26%) SLA
3 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Nagios
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) SELinux
3 1 (1.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Cisco
2 16 (29.63%) CheckPoint
3 15 (27.78%) VMware
4 13 (24.07%) F5
5 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.26%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) hybris
7 2 (3.70%) Juniper
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Splunk
8 1 (1.85%) Aruba
8 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.85%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.85%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) Meraki
8 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.85%) ScanSafe
8 1 (1.85%) Siemens
8 1 (1.85%) Sophos
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
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