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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 208 236 222
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 46 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 13
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £40,625
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +16.92%
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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +30 36 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Manchester +9 10 £47,500 - 4
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (51.25%) Network Security
2 35 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (38.75%) Finance
4 30 (37.50%) CCNP
4 30 (37.50%) Network Design
5 29 (36.25%) Cisco
6 27 (33.75%) Information Security
6 27 (33.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (32.50%) LAN
8 23 (28.75%) Windows
9 22 (27.50%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (25.00%) UNIX
11 19 (23.75%) CCIE
11 19 (23.75%) DNS
11 19 (23.75%) Server Hardening
12 18 (22.50%) HTTP
12 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
12 18 (22.50%) CCNA
13 17 (21.25%) CISSP
13 17 (21.25%) DHCP
13 17 (21.25%) SSL
13 17 (21.25%) Firewall
13 17 (21.25%) Degree
13 17 (21.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (20.00%) FCoE
14 16 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
14 16 (20.00%) iSCSI
14 16 (20.00%) VLAN
14 16 (20.00%) Load Balancing
14 16 (20.00%) OSPF

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (51.25%) Network Security
2 26 (32.50%) LAN
3 19 (23.75%) DNS
4 18 (22.50%) HTTP
4 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
5 17 (21.25%) SSL
5 17 (21.25%) Firewall
5 17 (21.25%) DHCP
5 17 (21.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (20.00%) VLAN
6 16 (20.00%) OSPF
6 16 (20.00%) BGP
6 16 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 16 (20.00%) FCoE
6 16 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (18.75%) WAN
8 4 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.75%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.50%) SMTP
10 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (38.75%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.75%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (16.25%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (5.00%) GIS
6 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.75%) RMADS
6 3 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.75%) Windows
2 20 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (3.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Network Design
2 27 (33.75%) Information Security
3 22 (27.50%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (23.75%) Server Hardening
5 16 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 16 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (13.75%) Cash Management
6 11 (13.75%) Security Architecture
6 11 (13.75%) Cyber Security
7 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.00%) Security Management
9 7 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (8.75%) Security Testing
9 7 (8.75%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (8.75%) SDLC
10 6 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (7.50%) SIEM
10 6 (7.50%) Wealth Management
10 6 (7.50%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) C
2 7 (8.75%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (37.50%) CCNP
3 19 (23.75%) CCIE
4 18 (22.50%) CCNA
5 17 (21.25%) CISSP
5 17 (21.25%) Degree
6 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.00%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.75%) CEH
8 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) CCSA
9 1 (1.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (33.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (5.00%) SLA
4 4 (5.00%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.25%) Nessus
2 1 (1.25%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 29 (36.25%) Cisco
2 16 (20.00%) Citrix
3 11 (13.75%) Juniper
4 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.50%) Rackspace
6 5 (6.25%) VMware
6 5 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.00%) LogRhythm
7 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle
8 3 (3.75%) Sybase
8 3 (3.75%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.75%) Aruba
9 2 (2.50%) Splunk
9 2 (2.50%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.50%) HP
9 2 (2.50%) McAfee
10 1 (1.25%) F5
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 12 days ago
Lancashire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Car, overtime, on call
Posted: 15 days ago
Wigan
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Car, overtime, on call
Posted: 17 days ago