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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 205 202 203
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 24 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.30% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 17
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £19,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
5347 4996 5486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.90% 97.12% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4236 4209 4839
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -8 10 £40,000 +22.13% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Coventry -1 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Worcestershire -4 2 £42,500 -
Solihull - 2 £40,500 - 1
Warwickshire +8 1 £50,000 - 2
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 7 December 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 29 (54.72%) Firewall
2 26 (49.06%) Network Security
3 25 (47.17%) Cisco
4 17 (32.08%) OSPF
5 15 (28.30%) Symantec
6 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (26.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (26.42%) Sophos
6 14 (26.42%) Information Security
6 14 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (18.87%) BGP
7 10 (18.87%) CCNA
7 10 (18.87%) Linux
7 10 (18.87%) LAN
7 10 (18.87%) WAN
8 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
8 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
8 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
8 9 (16.98%) Palo Alto
9 8 (15.09%) Security Operations
9 8 (15.09%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (15.09%) CCNP
9 8 (15.09%) VPN
9 8 (15.09%) Finance
10 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
10 7 (13.21%) MPLS
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (13.21%) Change Control
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (13.21%) SonicWALL

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (54.72%) Firewall
2 26 (49.06%) Network Security
3 17 (32.08%) OSPF
4 10 (18.87%) BGP
4 10 (18.87%) LAN
4 10 (18.87%) WAN
5 8 (15.09%) VPN
6 7 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (13.21%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (13.21%) MPLS
7 6 (11.32%) DHCP
7 6 (11.32%) HTTP
7 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.55%) ADSL
8 4 (7.55%) DNS
8 4 (7.55%) Internet
8 4 (7.55%) ISDN
8 4 (7.55%) PSTN
8 4 (7.55%) SSL
8 4 (7.55%) WLAN
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) CCTV
5 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Information Security
2 8 (15.09%) Security Operations
3 7 (13.21%) Change Control
4 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (11.32%) Coaching
4 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.32%) SIEM
5 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
5 5 (9.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (9.43%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (9.43%) Presales
5 5 (9.43%) Threat Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (7.55%) Fraud Detection
6 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
6 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.55%) Security Architecture
6 4 (7.55%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.87%) CCNA
3 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
4 8 (15.09%) CCNP
5 4 (7.55%) CISSP
6 2 (3.77%) CEH
6 2 (3.77%) OSCP
6 2 (3.77%) SSCP
7 1 (1.89%) CCSA
7 1 (1.89%) CCSE
7 1 (1.89%) CISA
7 1 (1.89%) CISM
7 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) GPG13
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Cisco
2 15 (28.30%) Symantec
3 14 (26.42%) Sophos
4 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
4 9 (16.98%) Palo Alto
5 7 (13.21%) SonicWALL
6 6 (11.32%) Aruba
6 6 (11.32%) Intel Security
6 6 (11.32%) Juniper
7 4 (7.55%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (7.55%) Cyberoam
7 4 (7.55%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (7.55%) F5
7 4 (7.55%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.55%) Huawei
7 4 (7.55%) Meraki
7 4 (7.55%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.77%) NetIQ
8 2 (3.77%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Excellent benefits available
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago