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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 195 216 227
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 56 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 12 8
Average salary £46,500 £48,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.12% -19.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £57,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
6552 6332 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.07% 94.89% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5420 5244 6112
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +28 45 £46,500 -1.06% 1
Manchester +3 6 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Merseyside - 5 £55,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 64 (49.23%) Information Security
2 61 (46.92%) Finance
3 46 (35.38%) Firewall
4 44 (33.85%) Windows
5 38 (29.23%) UNIX
6 37 (28.46%) CISSP
7 36 (27.69%) Network Security
8 28 (21.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 27 (20.77%) Linux
10 26 (20.00%) Cisco
10 26 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 21 (16.15%) SIEM
12 19 (14.62%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (14.62%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (13.08%) Juniper
13 17 (13.08%) ITIL
13 17 (13.08%) Cyber Security
14 16 (12.31%) Java
14 16 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (12.31%) CISM
14 16 (12.31%) Network Design
15 15 (11.54%) ISSAP
15 15 (11.54%) ISSMP
15 15 (11.54%) PCI DSS
15 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
15 15 (11.54%) CCNP
15 15 (11.54%) CCNA
15 15 (11.54%) Security Cleared
16 14 (10.77%) Security Architecture
16 14 (10.77%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.54%) Lync
3 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) MS Office
2 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
1 1 (0.77%) PaaS
1 1 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.38%) Firewall
2 36 (27.69%) Network Security
3 19 (14.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (6.92%) FirePass
4 9 (6.92%) Junos
5 6 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (4.62%) WAN
6 5 (3.85%) LAN
7 4 (3.08%) VPN
8 2 (1.54%) DNS
8 2 (1.54%) SSL
8 2 (1.54%) SAN
8 2 (1.54%) Intranet
8 2 (1.54%) DHCP
8 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.54%) Wireless
8 2 (1.54%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.77%) VoIP
9 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.54%) Big Data
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Metasploit
General
1 61 (46.92%) Finance
2 14 (10.77%) Financial Institution
3 10 (7.69%) Banking
3 10 (7.69%) Law
4 8 (6.15%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Legal
5 1 (0.77%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) .NET
2 7 (5.38%) Web Services
2 7 (5.38%) JNI
2 7 (5.38%) Dalvik
3 4 (3.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.62%) GIS
2 6 (4.62%) Tandem
3 4 (3.08%) Cryptography
3 4 (3.08%) SecurID
3 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.31%) Open Source
5 2 (1.54%) RMADS
5 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.54%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.54%) CCTV
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.85%) Windows
2 38 (29.23%) UNIX
3 27 (20.77%) Linux
4 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.38%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.38%) CentOS
6 7 (5.38%) Android
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.23%) Information Security
2 21 (16.15%) SIEM
3 19 (14.62%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (13.08%) ITIL
4 17 (13.08%) Cyber Security
5 16 (12.31%) Network Design
6 14 (10.77%) E-Commerce
6 14 (10.77%) Security Management
6 14 (10.77%) Security Architecture
7 13 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (6.15%) Information Security Management
8 8 (6.15%) Security Testing
8 8 (6.15%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.15%) Data Protection
9 7 (5.38%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.38%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.38%) Time Management
10 4 (3.08%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.31%) Java
2 11 (8.46%) Objective-C
3 9 (6.92%) SQL
4 7 (5.38%) C
5 6 (4.62%) C#
6 1 (0.77%) Perl
6 1 (0.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (28.46%) CISSP
2 16 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (12.31%) CISM
3 15 (11.54%) CCNP
3 15 (11.54%) CCNA
3 15 (11.54%) ISSAP
3 15 (11.54%) ISSMP
3 15 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.46%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.92%) A+ Certification
6 8 (6.15%) Degree
7 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.31%) CISA
8 2 (1.54%) CCIE
8 2 (1.54%) CEH
9 1 (0.77%) CCSA
9 1 (0.77%) CCSE
9 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 13 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 10 (7.69%) COBIT
5 7 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.15%) Snort
2 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.54%) XenApp
3 2 (1.54%) vSphere
3 2 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.77%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.54%) Nessus
2 2 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (20.00%) Cisco
1 26 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (13.08%) Juniper
3 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.00%) Splunk
5 11 (8.46%) ArcSight
6 10 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 9 (6.92%) F5
7 9 (6.92%) McAfee
8 8 (6.15%) Sourcefire
9 5 (3.85%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.08%) Citrix
10 4 (3.08%) VMware
11 3 (2.31%) Symantec
11 3 (2.31%) Sun
12 2 (1.54%) EMC
12 2 (1.54%) Tripwire
12 2 (1.54%) Panasonic
12 2 (1.54%) Lumension
12 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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