The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 192 189 186
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 29 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.40% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 11
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £26,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5109 5255 4660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.82% 94.82% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4411 4051
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Birmingham +2 15 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Solihull - 6 - -
Staffordshire - 5 £56,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (82.50%) Cisco
1 33 (82.50%) Firewall
2 32 (80.00%) Network Security
3 30 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (50.00%) VPN
5 20 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (45.00%) Juniper
7 15 (37.50%) Fortinet
8 12 (30.00%) CCSP
9 11 (27.50%) LAN
9 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
10 10 (25.00%) Junos
10 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 10 (25.00%) CCSE
10 10 (25.00%) SecurID
10 10 (25.00%) WAN
10 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (25.00%) SSL
10 10 (25.00%) Change Management
11 9 (22.50%) Security Management
11 9 (22.50%) IPsec
11 9 (22.50%) MPLS
11 9 (22.50%) BGP
11 9 (22.50%) Network Architecture
11 9 (22.50%) FortiGate
12 8 (20.00%) SIEM
12 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (20.00%) Internet
12 8 (20.00%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Sentinel
1 1 (2.50%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 33 (82.50%) Firewall
2 32 (80.00%) Network Security
3 20 (50.00%) VPN
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (27.50%) LAN
5 10 (25.00%) Junos
5 10 (25.00%) WAN
5 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (25.00%) SSL
6 9 (22.50%) IPsec
6 9 (22.50%) MPLS
6 9 (22.50%) BGP
7 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (20.00%) Internet
8 7 (17.50%) EIGRP
8 7 (17.50%) OSPF
8 7 (17.50%) VPLS
9 3 (7.50%) Wireless
10 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (2.50%) DMVPN
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) SecurID
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 10 (25.00%) Change Management
2 9 (22.50%) Security Management
2 9 (22.50%) Network Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) SIEM
4 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.50%) Network Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security
5 3 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Perl
1 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.00%) CCSP
3 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
4 10 (25.00%) CCSE
5 7 (17.50%) CCSA
5 7 (17.50%) CCNP
6 4 (10.00%) CISSP
7 3 (7.50%) CEH
8 1 (2.50%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCNA
8 1 (2.50%) GCIA
8 1 (2.50%) GCIH
8 1 (2.50%) CISM
8 1 (2.50%) GIAC
8 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Cisco
2 30 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (45.00%) Juniper
4 15 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 7 (17.50%) Fujitsu
6 3 (7.50%) Symantec
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) McAfee
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.50%) IronPort
7 1 (2.50%) Aruba
7 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.50%) Meru Networks
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago