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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 196 199 167
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 18 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.38% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 4
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
4574 4720 3355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.21% 96.88% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3661 3762 2587
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +11 17 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Wetherby - 1 - - 1
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 28 (80.00%) Firewall
2 25 (71.43%) Cisco
3 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (54.29%) Network Security
5 16 (45.71%) CCNA
6 15 (42.86%) CCNP
7 14 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (28.57%) Degree
9 10 (28.57%) VPN
9 10 (28.57%) F5
10 9 (25.71%) Nmap
10 9 (25.71%) Fortinet
10 9 (25.71%) Nessus
11 8 (22.86%) Blue Coat
11 8 (22.86%) Wireless
12 7 (20.00%) CESG
12 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 7 (20.00%) Metasploit
12 7 (20.00%) CORE IMPACT
13 6 (17.14%) Social Engineering
13 6 (17.14%) LAN
13 6 (17.14%) VoIP
13 6 (17.14%) WAN
13 6 (17.14%) Citrix
14 5 (14.29%) Internet
14 5 (14.29%) Acunetix
15 4 (11.43%) Server Building
15 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
15 4 (11.43%) MPLS

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (5.71%) Lync
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security
3 10 (28.57%) VPN
4 8 (22.86%) Wireless
5 6 (17.14%) LAN
5 6 (17.14%) VoIP
5 6 (17.14%) WAN
6 5 (14.29%) Internet
7 4 (11.43%) MPLS
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.71%) FTP
9 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.86%) LDAP
10 1 (2.86%) HTTP
10 1 (2.86%) SNMP
10 1 (2.86%) SMTP
10 1 (2.86%) DHCP
10 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (8.57%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) CESG
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Tandem
4 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (17.14%) Social Engineering
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Security
3 4 (11.43%) Server Building
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (5.71%) SIEM
5 2 (5.71%) Security Patching
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (45.71%) CCNA
3 15 (42.86%) CCNP
4 10 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.71%) CCSA
7 1 (2.86%) CCSE
7 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Nessus
1 9 (25.71%) Nmap
2 7 (20.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (2.86%) OpenView
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (28.57%) F5
4 9 (25.71%) Fortinet
5 8 (22.86%) Blue Coat
6 6 (17.14%) Citrix
7 5 (14.29%) Acunetix
8 2 (5.71%) HP
8 2 (5.71%) Juniper
8 2 (5.71%) McAfee
8 2 (5.71%) Imperva
8 2 (5.71%) VMware
8 2 (5.71%) Google
9 1 (2.86%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.86%) Symantec
9 1 (2.86%) Avaya
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.86%) Splunk
9 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
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