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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 208 215 192
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 26 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.37% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.39% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 23
Median salary £46,125 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.78% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
5861 5674 5116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.97% 95.84% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4629 4654 4275
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Birmingham -2 14 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Solihull - 8 £46,000 - 1
Warwickshire +1 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £40,000 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (44.68%) Firewall
2 19 (40.43%) Network Security
3 18 (38.30%) Linux
4 17 (36.17%) Cisco
5 16 (34.04%) Windows
6 14 (29.79%) Change Control
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
7 13 (27.66%) Juniper
8 12 (25.53%) OSPF
8 12 (25.53%) BGP
8 12 (25.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
8 12 (25.53%) HTTP
8 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
8 12 (25.53%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (25.53%) Security Operations
9 11 (23.40%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (23.40%) Data Protection
10 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
11 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (19.15%) Sophos
11 9 (19.15%) Symantec
12 8 (17.02%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (17.02%) Identity Management
12 8 (17.02%) PKI
12 8 (17.02%) Information Security
12 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
12 8 (17.02%) Security Architecture

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) Firewall
2 19 (40.43%) Network Security
3 12 (25.53%) BGP
3 12 (25.53%) HTTP
3 12 (25.53%) OSPF
3 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.51%) LAN
4 4 (8.51%) VoIP
4 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.38%) DHCP
5 3 (6.38%) Wireless
6 2 (4.26%) Bluetooth
6 2 (4.26%) DAB
6 2 (4.26%) DNS
6 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.26%) NFC
6 2 (4.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Automotive
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 11 (23.40%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (17.02%) PKI
4 3 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.26%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.26%) iPad
5 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Windows
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.38%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) Android
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Change Control
2 12 (25.53%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (25.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (25.53%) Security Operations
3 11 (23.40%) Data Protection
4 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (17.02%) Fraud Detection
5 8 (17.02%) Identity Management
5 8 (17.02%) Information Security
5 8 (17.02%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 8 (17.02%) Security Architecture
5 8 (17.02%) Threat Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) SIEM
7 3 (6.38%) Coaching
7 3 (6.38%) Data Management
7 3 (6.38%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.26%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) CCNA
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.51%) CEH
4 4 (8.51%) CISSP
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) SSCP
6 2 (4.26%) CCNP
6 2 (4.26%) OSCP
7 1 (2.13%) CCSA
7 1 (2.13%) CISMP
7 1 (2.13%) GIAC
7 1 (2.13%) MCSE
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Cisco
2 13 (27.66%) Juniper
3 9 (19.15%) Sophos
3 9 (19.15%) Symantec
4 3 (6.38%) Intel Security
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) NetIQ
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.26%) QNX
5 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.13%) Aruba
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Imperva
6 1 (2.13%) Qualys
6 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: £48,000 per annum Annul Bonus + Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 5 days ago