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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 188 180 164
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.41% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.43% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +22.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,900 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +0.61%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4762 4843 4456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.32% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 4053 3851
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -20 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Solihull - 4 £41,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £56,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 (85.19%) Cisco
2 22 (81.48%) CheckPoint
2 22 (81.48%) Network Security
3 18 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (62.96%) Firewall
4 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (40.74%) CCSP
5 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
6 10 (37.04%) Juniper
7 9 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 9 (33.33%) CISSP
8 8 (29.63%) CCSE
8 8 (29.63%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (29.63%) CEH
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
8 8 (29.63%) FortiGate
8 8 (29.63%) Protective Monitoring
9 7 (25.93%) VPN
9 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
10 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
10 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
10 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
10 6 (22.22%) SIEM
11 5 (18.52%) Symantec
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) VMware
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (14.81%) SecurID

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) Network Security
2 18 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (62.96%) Firewall
4 7 (25.93%) VPN
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (14.81%) SSL
6 4 (14.81%) Junos
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) MPLS
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
7 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
8 2 (7.41%) FWSM
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
1 8 (29.63%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (29.63%) Protective Monitoring
2 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 6 (22.22%) SIEM
2 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (40.74%) CCSP
2 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) CISSP
4 8 (29.63%) CCSE
4 8 (29.63%) CEH
5 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) CCNP
6 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (11.11%) MCSE
6 3 (11.11%) CCIE
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.11%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.70%) CISM
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco
2 22 (81.48%) CheckPoint
3 10 (37.04%) Juniper
4 9 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) Symantec
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
8 3 (11.11%) F5
8 3 (11.11%) Lumension
8 3 (11.11%) Becrypt
9 2 (7.41%) Clearswift
9 2 (7.41%) Crossbeam
9 2 (7.41%) Nokia
10 1 (3.70%) McAfee
10 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu