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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 170 183 175
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 51 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.17% 0.68% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.69% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51 33 13
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
4220 4758 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.59% 98.06% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3555 3912 3343
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(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 +7 28 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Halifax -11 1 £36,075 -19.83%
Bradford - 1 £27,500 -
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 63 (67.74%) Firewall
2 60 (64.52%) Cisco
3 52 (55.91%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (55.91%) Network Security
4 51 (54.84%) CCNA
5 44 (47.31%) CCNP
6 42 (45.16%) CheckPoint
7 41 (44.09%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (36.56%) LAN
8 34 (36.56%) WAN
9 32 (34.41%) High Availability
10 24 (25.81%) Incident Management
11 23 (24.73%) Capacity Planning
11 23 (24.73%) Trend Analysis
11 23 (24.73%) Cisco PIX
11 23 (24.73%) Unix
11 23 (24.73%) Windows
11 23 (24.73%) CCSP
11 23 (24.73%) E-Commerce
11 23 (24.73%) Intel Security
12 20 (21.51%) McAfee ePO
12 20 (21.51%) Risk Management
13 15 (16.13%) Juniper
14 14 (15.05%) VPN
15 13 (13.98%) Palo Alto
16 11 (11.83%) Security Operations
17 10 (10.75%) Games
17 10 (10.75%) Wireless
18 9 (9.68%) Blue Coat
18 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (67.74%) Firewall
2 52 (55.91%) Network Security
3 41 (44.09%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (36.56%) LAN
4 34 (36.56%) WAN
5 23 (24.73%) Cisco PIX
6 14 (15.05%) VPN
7 10 (10.75%) Wireless
8 8 (8.60%) BGP
8 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.45%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (6.45%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (6.45%) MPLS
10 5 (5.38%) DNS
11 4 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (4.30%) SAN
12 3 (3.23%) LDAP
12 3 (3.23%) SSL
13 2 (2.15%) OSPF
14 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Burp Suite
1 2 (2.15%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (10.75%) Games
2 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.15%) CESG
3 2 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Unix
1 23 (24.73%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) High Availability
2 24 (25.81%) Incident Management
3 23 (24.73%) Capacity Planning
3 23 (24.73%) E-Commerce
3 23 (24.73%) Trend Analysis
4 20 (21.51%) Risk Management
5 11 (11.83%) Security Operations
6 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.45%) Change Control
8 6 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.38%) ITSM
9 5 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.38%) Service Management
9 5 (5.38%) SIEM
10 4 (4.30%) Email Filtering
10 4 (4.30%) ITIL
11 3 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (3.23%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.15%) Perl
2 2 (2.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (55.91%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (54.84%) CCNA
3 44 (47.31%) CCNP
4 23 (24.73%) CCSP
5 9 (9.68%) CCIE
6 7 (7.53%) CCDA
7 6 (6.45%) Degree
8 3 (3.23%) CISSP
9 2 (2.15%) CCSA
9 2 (2.15%) CCSE
9 2 (2.15%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.15%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.08%) CEH
10 1 (1.08%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (1.08%) EC-Council LPT
10 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.08%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.08%) SSCP
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.23%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (3.23%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.23%) Proventia
3 2 (2.15%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (2.15%) Nessus
3 2 (2.15%) Nmap
4 1 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 60 (64.52%) Cisco
2 42 (45.16%) CheckPoint
3 23 (24.73%) Intel Security
4 15 (16.13%) Juniper
5 13 (13.98%) Palo Alto
6 9 (9.68%) Blue Coat
7 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.38%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.30%) F5
10 3 (3.23%) ArcSight
10 3 (3.23%) Forcepoint
10 3 (3.23%) Kaspersky
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle
10 3 (3.23%) Sourcefire
10 3 (3.23%) Symantec
11 2 (2.15%) Acunetix
11 2 (2.15%) LogRhythm
11 2 (2.15%) Netsparker
11 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.15%) Splunk
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