The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 59 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.47% 0.14% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.14% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,500 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Security Engineer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
590 703 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.25% 98.05% 99.13%
Number of salaries quoted 491 598 563
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Sheffield region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) CEH
2 5 (55.56%) GCIA
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) CISA
3 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
3 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Games
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 3 (33.33%) CloudStack
4 3 (33.33%) GCIH
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) GIAC
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
5 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (33.33%) CloudStack
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CEH
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) GCIA
2 4 (44.44%) CISA
3 3 (33.33%) GCIH
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) GIAC
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco