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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 196 231 237
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 53 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 45 10 12
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -19.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,250 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
6247 6794 7160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.19% 95.14% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4992 5499 6017
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 £24,375 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(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 +26 39 £50,000 +6.38% 1
Manchester +15 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 68 (56.67%) Finance
2 46 (38.33%) Information Security
2 46 (38.33%) Windows
3 45 (37.50%) Network Security
4 44 (36.67%) Firewall
5 41 (34.17%) UNIX
6 35 (29.17%) CISSP
7 33 (27.50%) Network Design
8 28 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 25 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (20.83%) CCNA
10 23 (19.17%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 21 (17.50%) Security Architecture
12 20 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
13 19 (15.83%) Cisco
13 19 (15.83%) CCNP
13 19 (15.83%) CheckPoint
14 18 (15.00%) Security Management
14 18 (15.00%) Linux
15 17 (14.17%) PCI DSS
16 16 (13.33%) Java
16 16 (13.33%) WAN
16 16 (13.33%) Juniper
17 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
18 14 (11.67%) Financial Institution
18 14 (11.67%) Web Services
18 14 (11.67%) SIEM
19 13 (10.83%) Cyber Security
19 13 (10.83%) ISO/IEC 17799

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.67%) Lync
2 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
1 1 (0.83%) PaaS
1 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (37.50%) Network Security
2 44 (36.67%) Firewall
3 21 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (13.33%) WAN
5 10 (8.33%) LAN
6 8 (6.67%) FirePass
6 8 (6.67%) Junos
7 3 (2.50%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.67%) Wireless
8 2 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.67%) VPN
8 2 (1.67%) SSL
8 2 (1.67%) SAN
8 2 (1.67%) Intranet
9 1 (0.83%) DNS
9 1 (0.83%) VoIP
9 1 (0.83%) DHCP
9 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.67%) Big Data
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 68 (56.67%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Financial Institution
3 10 (8.33%) Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.67%) Web Services
2 9 (7.50%) .NET
3 7 (5.83%) JNI
3 7 (5.83%) Dalvik
4 4 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.83%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.33%) Open Source
2 4 (3.33%) Cryptography
2 4 (3.33%) SecurID
3 3 (2.50%) RMADS
3 3 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.33%) Windows
2 41 (34.17%) UNIX
3 18 (15.00%) Linux
4 8 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.83%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.83%) Android
5 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.33%) Information Security
2 33 (27.50%) Network Design
3 23 (19.17%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (17.50%) Security Architecture
5 20 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 18 (15.00%) Security Management
7 14 (11.67%) SIEM
8 13 (10.83%) Cyber Security
8 13 (10.83%) Risk Management
9 12 (10.00%) Security Testing
10 11 (9.17%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (8.33%) ITIL
11 10 (8.33%) Cash Management
12 8 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (5.83%) Mobile Development
13 7 (5.83%) Time Management
13 7 (5.83%) Reverse Engineering
13 7 (5.83%) Project Planning
14 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
15 5 (4.17%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.33%) Java
2 11 (9.17%) Objective-C
3 8 (6.67%) SQL
4 7 (5.83%) C
5 6 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) Perl
6 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (29.17%) CISSP
2 25 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (20.83%) CCNA
3 19 (15.83%) CCNP
4 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.17%) Degree
5 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.67%) A+ Certification
7 7 (5.83%) CISM
8 6 (5.00%) ISSAP
8 6 (5.00%) ISSMP
9 3 (2.50%) CEH
9 3 (2.50%) CCIE
9 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (14.17%) PCI DSS
3 13 (10.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (4.17%) COBIT
5 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Snort
1 8 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) XenApp
2 2 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.67%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.67%) Nessus
2 2 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Cisco
1 19 (15.83%) CheckPoint
2 16 (13.33%) Juniper
3 12 (10.00%) Splunk
4 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.50%) McAfee
5 9 (7.50%) F5
6 8 (6.67%) Sourcefire
6 8 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 5 (4.17%) Blue Coat
7 5 (4.17%) Rackspace
8 4 (3.33%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.50%) VMware
9 3 (2.50%) Symantec
10 2 (1.67%) EMC
10 2 (1.67%) Citrix
10 2 (1.67%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.67%) Lumension
10 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.67%) Aerohive Networks
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