The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 202 206 198
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 27 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.30% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.31% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 32
Median salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
5545 5166 5457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.43% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4399 4324 4566
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 12 £46,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Birmingham -36 4 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Security Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (31.37%) Symantec
1 16 (31.37%) Firewall
2 15 (29.41%) Sophos
2 15 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (27.45%) Network Security
3 14 (27.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (25.49%) Cisco
5 12 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 12 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (23.53%) Security Operations
6 11 (21.57%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (19.61%) Linux
7 10 (19.61%) Finance
7 10 (19.61%) Information Security
8 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 9 (17.65%) PKI
8 9 (17.65%) Threat Analysis
9 8 (15.69%) Fraud Detection
9 8 (15.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 8 (15.69%) Change Control
9 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
9 8 (15.69%) Identity Management
9 8 (15.69%) OSPF
10 7 (13.73%) Windows
10 7 (13.73%) Coaching
11 6 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
11 6 (11.76%) SonicWALL
11 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (11.76%) CCNA

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) Firewall
2 14 (27.45%) Network Security
3 8 (15.69%) OSPF
4 5 (9.80%) BGP
4 5 (9.80%) HTTP
4 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.84%) Wireless
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.88%) IOS XR
6 3 (5.88%) MPLS
7 2 (3.92%) Bluetooth
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (3.92%) Internet
7 2 (3.92%) LAN
7 2 (3.92%) Multicast
7 2 (3.92%) NFC
7 2 (3.92%) SAN
7 2 (3.92%) VLAN
7 2 (3.92%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (17.65%) PKI
3 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.92%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.92%) iPad
5 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Android
4 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (23.53%) Data Protection
1 12 (23.53%) Security Operations
2 10 (19.61%) Information Security
3 9 (17.65%) Threat Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) Change Control
4 8 (15.69%) Fraud Detection
4 8 (15.69%) Identity Management
4 8 (15.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
5 7 (13.73%) Coaching
6 6 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
7 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.80%) SIEM
8 4 (7.84%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Data Management
10 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.92%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) CCNA
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CISSP
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) CEH
4 2 (3.92%) SSCP
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) CCSA
5 1 (1.96%) CISA
5 1 (1.96%) CISM
5 1 (1.96%) CISMP
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Symantec
2 15 (29.41%) Sophos
3 13 (25.49%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) SonicWALL
5 5 (9.80%) Juniper
6 3 (5.88%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.92%) Aruba
7 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.92%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.92%) QNX
7 2 (3.92%) VMware
8 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.96%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.96%) Qualys
8 1 (1.96%) Splunk
Birmingham
TDA Group
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago