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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 181 215 157
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 15 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.020% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.021% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 10
Average salary £32,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.63% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £47,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
4323 4798 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.78% 96.97% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3415 3948 2821
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 22 May 2015.

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 22 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
Leeds +26 14 £31,500 -33.68%
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 33 (89.19%) Firewall
3 30 (81.08%) CheckPoint
4 24 (64.86%) Network Security
5 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (56.76%) CCNP
7 14 (37.84%) CCNA
8 11 (29.73%) McAfee
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (27.03%) ScanSafe
9 10 (27.03%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (27.03%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (27.03%) Symantec
9 10 (27.03%) Clearswift
10 9 (24.32%) Games
10 9 (24.32%) F5
10 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
11 8 (21.62%) Fortinet
11 8 (21.62%) VPN
12 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
13 6 (16.22%) IPsec
13 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.51%) Juniper
14 5 (13.51%) Finance
15 4 (10.81%) MPLS
15 4 (10.81%) Information Security
15 4 (10.81%) Windows
15 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.41%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 33 (89.19%) Firewall
2 24 (64.86%) Network Security
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (21.62%) VPN
5 6 (16.22%) IPsec
6 4 (10.81%) MPLS
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.41%) LAN
8 2 (5.41%) WAN
8 2 (5.41%) FTP
9 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.70%) HTTP
9 1 (2.70%) SNMP
9 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.70%) SMTP
9 1 (2.70%) DHCP
9 1 (2.70%) LDAP
9 1 (2.70%) DNS
9 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 9 (24.32%) Games
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
3 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) SIEM
7 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Network Management
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
2 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) CCNP
3 14 (37.84%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CCSA
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 30 (81.08%) CheckPoint
3 11 (29.73%) McAfee
4 10 (27.03%) ScanSafe
4 10 (27.03%) Symantec
4 10 (27.03%) Clearswift
5 9 (24.32%) F5
6 8 (21.62%) Fortinet
7 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) Juniper
10 2 (5.41%) VMware
10 2 (5.41%) HP
11 1 (2.70%) Splunk
11 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
11 1 (2.70%) Avaya
11 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire