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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 182 200 203
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 31 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 7
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £24,400 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
4754 4927 4840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.44% 96.53% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3776 4115 4242
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Herefordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +23 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Birmingham +7 7 £40,000 +73.91% 2
Solihull -12 2 £42,500 -
Dudley - 2 £25,000 -
Coventry +6 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Worcestershire -7 1 £42,500 +11.84%
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 17 January 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 43 (70.49%) Firewall
2 38 (62.30%) Network Security
3 37 (60.66%) Cisco
4 28 (45.90%) OSPF
5 20 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (26.23%) CCNA
6 16 (26.23%) BGP
7 15 (24.59%) CCNP
7 15 (24.59%) WAN
7 15 (24.59%) Windows
7 15 (24.59%) Linux
7 15 (24.59%) LAN
8 14 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (21.31%) Change Control
9 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
9 13 (21.31%) CheckPoint
10 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
10 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (19.67%) MPLS
10 12 (19.67%) Juniper
10 12 (19.67%) HTTP
10 12 (19.67%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
10 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
10 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
10 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
11 11 (18.03%) SIEM
11 11 (18.03%) Palo Alto
11 11 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (70.49%) Firewall
2 38 (62.30%) Network Security
3 28 (45.90%) OSPF
4 16 (26.23%) BGP
5 15 (24.59%) LAN
5 15 (24.59%) WAN
6 14 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
8 12 (19.67%) HTTP
8 12 (19.67%) MPLS
9 11 (18.03%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (16.39%) DHCP
11 9 (14.75%) ADSL
11 9 (14.75%) BGP-4
11 9 (14.75%) DMVPN
11 9 (14.75%) DNS
11 9 (14.75%) IPv6
11 9 (14.75%) ISDN
11 9 (14.75%) PSTN
11 9 (14.75%) X.25
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Burp Suite
1 2 (3.28%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.84%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (4.92%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) CCTV
5 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Change Control
2 12 (19.67%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (18.03%) Information Security
3 11 (18.03%) SIEM
4 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
5 7 (11.48%) Presales
6 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (9.84%) Security Operations
7 5 (8.20%) Coaching
7 5 (8.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (8.20%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.92%) Threat Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Threat Modelling
9 3 (4.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (4.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (26.23%) CCNA
3 15 (24.59%) CCNP
4 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.20%) CCSA
5 5 (8.20%) CCSE
6 4 (6.56%) CISSP
7 2 (3.28%) CEH
7 2 (3.28%) OSCP
7 2 (3.28%) SSCP
8 1 (1.64%) CISA
8 1 (1.64%) CISM
8 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
2 11 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) GPG13
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Firmware
2 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Cisco
2 13 (21.31%) CheckPoint
3 12 (19.67%) Juniper
4 11 (18.03%) Palo Alto
5 10 (16.39%) Symantec
6 9 (14.75%) Cyberoam
6 9 (14.75%) F5
6 9 (14.75%) Sophos
7 8 (13.11%) Intel Security
8 6 (9.84%) Meraki
8 6 (9.84%) SonicWALL
8 6 (9.84%) Sourcefire
9 5 (8.20%) Aruba
10 4 (6.56%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (6.56%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (6.56%) Fortinet
10 4 (6.56%) Huawei
11 2 (3.28%) NetIQ
12 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.64%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Posted: 18 days ago