The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 213 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.020% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.021% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £50,250 £51,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £56,600 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+19.15% -
Senior 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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Senior Security Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
Birmingham - 2 £50,250 -
Senior Security Engineer
England

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) CCSP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) IronPort
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) DMVPN

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CCSP
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) GCFA
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) OSCP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) IronPort