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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 174 212 211
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 29 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.37% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 4
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £35,900 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
4589 5641 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.27% 96.54% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3742 4656 4234
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire +27 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Herefordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +17 6 £46,250 +20.12% 2
Solihull -5 4 £38,750 -8.82%
Dudley - 2 £25,000 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 46 (85.19%) Firewall
2 40 (74.07%) Network Security
3 39 (72.22%) Cisco
4 26 (48.15%) OSPF
5 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (37.04%) LAN
6 20 (37.04%) WAN
7 19 (35.19%) CCNA
8 18 (33.33%) CCNP
8 18 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 18 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (27.78%) Windows
10 14 (25.93%) PCI DSS
11 13 (24.07%) BGP
11 13 (24.07%) MPLS
11 13 (24.07%) Palo Alto
12 12 (22.22%) Linux
12 12 (22.22%) DHCP
12 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 12 (22.22%) DNS
13 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
13 11 (20.37%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (20.37%) SIEM
13 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
13 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
14 10 (18.52%) F5
14 10 (18.52%) DMVPN
14 10 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (18.52%) HSRP
14 10 (18.52%) IPv6

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (85.19%) Firewall
2 40 (74.07%) Network Security
3 26 (48.15%) OSPF
4 20 (37.04%) LAN
4 20 (37.04%) WAN
5 18 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (24.07%) BGP
6 13 (24.07%) MPLS
7 12 (22.22%) DHCP
7 12 (22.22%) DNS
7 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 11 (20.37%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (18.52%) ADSL
9 10 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (18.52%) DMVPN
9 10 (18.52%) HSRP
9 10 (18.52%) HTTP
9 10 (18.52%) IPv6
9 10 (18.52%) ISDN
9 10 (18.52%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Burp Suite
1 2 (3.70%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) iPad
3 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.85%) CCTV
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
1 11 (20.37%) SIEM
2 9 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (16.67%) Change Control
2 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (16.67%) Information Security
3 8 (14.81%) Presales
4 7 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.41%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (7.41%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (5.56%) Security Operations
6 3 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (3.70%) Coaching
7 2 (3.70%) Data Privacy
7 2 (3.70%) OWASP
7 2 (3.70%) Privileged Access Management
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.19%) CCNA
3 18 (33.33%) CCNP
4 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
4 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.96%) CCSA
5 7 (12.96%) CCSE
6 4 (7.41%) CISSP
7 2 (3.70%) CEH
7 2 (3.70%) OSCP
7 2 (3.70%) SSCP
8 1 (1.85%) CISA
8 1 (1.85%) CISM
8 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) PCI DSS
2 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) GPG13
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Cisco
2 18 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 13 (24.07%) Palo Alto
4 10 (18.52%) Cyberoam
4 10 (18.52%) F5
4 10 (18.52%) Juniper
5 9 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 8 (14.81%) Meraki
6 8 (14.81%) Sourcefire
7 5 (9.26%) Aruba
7 5 (9.26%) SonicWALL
8 4 (7.41%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (7.41%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (7.41%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.41%) Huawei
8 4 (7.41%) Sophos
8 4 (7.41%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.70%) NetIQ
9 2 (3.70%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000
Posted: 6 days ago