The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 192 186 170
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 17 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.054% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.057% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 12
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,750 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £34,750 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.44%
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4959 3535 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.78% 94.87% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3869 2831 3121
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Leeds - 14 £42,500 -
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 22 (95.65%) Network Security
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (65.22%) CCNP
5 14 (60.87%) CCNA
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (56.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
8 10 (43.48%) LDAP
8 10 (43.48%) DNS
8 10 (43.48%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
9 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
10 8 (34.78%) CCSE
11 7 (30.43%) DHCP
11 7 (30.43%) Kerberos
11 7 (30.43%) SNMP
11 7 (30.43%) VPN
11 7 (30.43%) SSH
11 7 (30.43%) SecurID
11 7 (30.43%) PKI
11 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
11 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (26.09%) Finance
12 6 (26.09%) Law
12 6 (26.09%) CCSA
12 6 (26.09%) ProxySG
12 6 (26.09%) IronPort
12 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (13.04%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (95.65%) Network Security
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (56.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (43.48%) LDAP
5 10 (43.48%) DNS
6 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 7 (30.43%) DHCP
7 7 (30.43%) Kerberos
7 7 (30.43%) SNMP
7 7 (30.43%) SSH
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (17.39%) TACACS
10 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (8.70%) Internet
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Law
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) SecurID
1 7 (30.43%) PKI
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
3 5 (21.74%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Information Management
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C++
1 3 (13.04%) Perl
1 3 (13.04%) PHP
1 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (65.22%) CCNP
3 14 (60.87%) CCNA
4 8 (34.78%) CCSE
5 6 (26.09%) CCSA
6 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) CCSP
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) ProxySG
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
4 6 (26.09%) IronPort
4 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
4 6 (26.09%) ScanSafe
5 4 (17.39%) McAfee
6 3 (13.04%) Websense
6 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 3 (13.04%) Juniper
7 2 (8.70%) F5
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 2 (8.70%) Sourcefire