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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / North West
Rank 221 220 181
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 27 19 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.34% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.35% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 66
Median salary £37,500 £80,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-53.12% +70.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,265 £62,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £80,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
5668 5354 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.59% 96.07% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4786 4496 5675
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,468 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 17 £36,500 -41.60% 6
Cheshire +9 4 £42,500 -46.87%
Merseyside - 1 £37,500 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 44 (77.19%) Firewall
2 35 (61.40%) Cisco
3 24 (42.11%) Network Security
4 21 (36.84%) Information Security
4 21 (36.84%) SIEM
5 19 (33.33%) Finance
5 19 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 17 (29.82%) Server Hardening
7 15 (26.32%) ITIL
7 15 (26.32%) LAN
8 14 (24.56%) VMware
8 14 (24.56%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (22.81%) Linux
10 12 (21.05%) VPN
10 12 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (21.05%) Windows
10 12 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
11 10 (17.54%) Citrix
11 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (15.79%) WAN
12 9 (15.79%) Wireless
12 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.79%) Degree
13 8 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (14.04%) Splunk

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 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (77.19%) Firewall
2 24 (42.11%) Network Security
3 15 (26.32%) LAN
4 14 (24.56%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (21.05%) VPN
6 10 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (15.79%) WAN
7 9 (15.79%) Wireless
8 8 (14.04%) DHCP
8 8 (14.04%) DNS
8 8 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (10.53%) Wireless Security
10 5 (8.77%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (8.77%) DMZ
10 5 (8.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (8.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (7.02%) IPv4
11 4 (7.02%) IPv6
11 4 (7.02%) OSPF
11 4 (7.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.75%) Node.js
1 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) PMI
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Information Security
1 21 (36.84%) SIEM
2 17 (29.82%) Server Hardening
3 15 (26.32%) ITIL
4 12 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.53%) Security Management
9 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (7.02%) Identity Management
10 4 (7.02%) Process Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Security Operations
10 4 (7.02%) Security Patching
11 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
11 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
12 2 (3.51%) Open Source
12 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Java
1 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (15.79%) Degree
3 6 (10.53%) CISSP
4 5 (8.77%) CCSE
4 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) CCNP
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CCNA
7 1 (1.75%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) Cacti
2 1 (1.75%) CSIRT
2 1 (1.75%) Nessus
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.75%) SELinux
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) Cisco
2 19 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 14 (24.56%) VMware
4 10 (17.54%) Citrix
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.04%) Splunk
6 5 (8.77%) F5
6 5 (8.77%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.77%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
7 3 (5.26%) Aruba
7 3 (5.26%) Juniper
8 2 (3.51%) Novell
8 2 (3.51%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.75%) HP
9 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.75%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.75%) Siemens
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Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + benefits package
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Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £0.00 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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