The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had IT Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 199 235 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.065% 0.067% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.070% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4505 5724 4916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.28% 96.56% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3672 4733 4225
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured IT Security Engineer in the job title.

IT Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Security Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT Security Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Solihull -5 2 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -
IT Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT 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 West Midlands region featuring IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (44.44%) Sophos
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (22.22%) Burp Suite
5 2 (22.22%) OWASP
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Multicast
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Burp Suite
1 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) OWASP
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sophos
1 4 (44.44%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Aruba
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware