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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 206 201 191
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 11 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 7
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +31.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £49,250 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
5030 4924 4811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.10% 95.04% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4160 3991
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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
Staffordshire +11 3 - -
Birmingham -7 3 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Solihull +4 2 £55,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) SIEM
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 6 (37.50%) CISSP
5 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) IIS
7 3 (18.75%) Middleware
7 3 (18.75%) DRM
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) OSPF
8 2 (12.50%) BGP
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (12.50%) CISM
8 2 (12.50%) Security Management
8 2 (12.50%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.25%) FWSM
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) SIEM
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (18.75%) DRM
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) GIAC
3 1 (6.25%) GCFA
3 1 (6.25%) CCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) OSCP
3 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SSCP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
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