The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 224 216 193
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 20 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 10
Average salary £38,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £50,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,200 £59,200 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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 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
6015 5238 4766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.93% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4440 3993
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Warwickshire - 12 - -
Birmingham -15 3 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Staffordshire +3 2 £51,250 -17.33%
Coventry - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (86.84%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 25 (65.79%) Network Security
3 23 (60.53%) Windows
4 21 (55.26%) TCP/IP
5 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
7 16 (42.11%) Management Information System
7 16 (42.11%) CCNA
7 16 (42.11%) Linux
7 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (34.21%) Juniper
9 12 (31.58%) OSPF
9 12 (31.58%) BGP
9 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (31.58%) HTTP
9 12 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (31.58%) Change Control
10 11 (28.95%) Degree
10 11 (28.95%) LAN
11 9 (23.68%) WAN
11 9 (23.68%) CCNP
11 9 (23.68%) CISSP
11 9 (23.68%) CEH
11 9 (23.68%) Information Security
11 9 (23.68%) SIEM
12 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (21.05%) SSCP
13 7 (18.42%) VPN
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.42%) Office 365
3 6 (15.79%) SaaS
4 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (13.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) Network Security
3 21 (55.26%) TCP/IP
4 12 (31.58%) BGP
4 12 (31.58%) HTTP
4 12 (31.58%) OSPF
5 11 (28.95%) LAN
6 9 (23.68%) WAN
7 7 (18.42%) VPN
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.26%) DHCP
9 2 (5.26%) DNS
9 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (5.26%) VoIP
9 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) Cryptography
2 5 (13.16%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 16 (42.11%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
1 12 (31.58%) Change Control
1 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (23.68%) Information Security
2 9 (23.68%) SIEM
3 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
4 5 (13.16%) DRM
4 5 (13.16%) E-Discovery
4 5 (13.16%) ITSM
4 5 (13.16%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (13.16%) SDLC
4 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.63%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
1 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (42.11%) CCNA
3 11 (28.95%) Degree
4 9 (23.68%) CCNP
4 9 (23.68%) CEH
4 9 (23.68%) CISSP
5 8 (21.05%) SSCP
6 6 (15.79%) GIAC
7 5 (13.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (13.16%) CCSP
7 5 (13.16%) CISA
7 5 (13.16%) CISM
7 5 (13.16%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (13.16%) ISACA
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (13.16%) SANS
7 5 (13.16%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (10.53%) MCSA
9 2 (5.26%) CCSA
9 2 (5.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) Juniper
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.79%) VMware
5 4 (10.53%) Intel Security
5 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
5 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (7.89%) NetIQ
7 2 (5.26%) F5
8 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) Imperva
8 1 (2.63%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.63%) Meraki
8 1 (2.63%) Qualys
8 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.63%) Stonesoft
8 1 (2.63%) Trustwave
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago