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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 186 177 187
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 25 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.60% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.63% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 12
Average salary £47,500 £39,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.01% -12.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £51,750 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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
5126 5229 4617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.73% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4249 4442 3951
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -6 18 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Staffordshire -2 4 £56,500 +22.82%
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
Solihull -7 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (76.92%) Firewall
2 29 (74.36%) Cisco
3 28 (71.79%) Network Security
4 26 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (43.59%) VPN
7 16 (41.03%) Fortinet
7 16 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (38.46%) Juniper
9 13 (33.33%) LAN
10 12 (30.77%) WAN
10 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
11 11 (28.21%) MPLS
11 11 (28.21%) BGP
11 11 (28.21%) IPsec
12 10 (25.64%) CCSA
12 10 (25.64%) CCSE
12 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
12 10 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (23.08%) Network Architecture
13 9 (23.08%) Network Management
13 9 (23.08%) EIGRP
13 9 (23.08%) OSPF
13 9 (23.08%) CCSP
13 9 (23.08%) CCNP
13 9 (23.08%) VPLS
13 9 (23.08%) Legal
13 9 (23.08%) Security Management
14 8 (20.51%) Internet
14 8 (20.51%) SIEM

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.56%) Sentinel
1 1 (2.56%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) Firewall
2 28 (71.79%) Network Security
3 17 (43.59%) VPN
4 16 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (33.33%) LAN
6 12 (30.77%) WAN
6 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 11 (28.21%) MPLS
7 11 (28.21%) BGP
7 11 (28.21%) IPsec
8 10 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (23.08%) VPLS
9 9 (23.08%) EIGRP
9 9 (23.08%) OSPF
10 8 (20.51%) Internet
11 6 (15.38%) SSL
11 6 (15.38%) Junos
12 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (7.69%) Wireless
13 1 (2.56%) DMVPN
General
1 9 (23.08%) Legal
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) SecurID
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
2 9 (23.08%) Network Architecture
2 9 (23.08%) Network Management
2 9 (23.08%) Security Management
3 8 (20.51%) SIEM
4 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.38%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.56%) Change Control
8 1 (2.56%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Perl
1 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) CCSA
2 10 (25.64%) CCSE
3 9 (23.08%) CCSP
3 9 (23.08%) CCNP
4 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) CISSP
6 1 (2.56%) GCIA
6 1 (2.56%) GCIH
6 1 (2.56%) CISM
6 1 (2.56%) GIAC
6 1 (2.56%) CCIE
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 16 (41.03%) Fortinet
4 15 (38.46%) Juniper
5 6 (15.38%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.56%) IronPort
6 1 (2.56%) Aruba
6 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.56%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.56%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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