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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 189 193 180
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 20 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.42% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 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 £20,300 £40,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £54,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
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
4457 4749 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.60% 96.45% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 3706 2689
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +18 18 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Wetherby - 2 - - 1
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) Cisco
3 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (46.88%) CCNA
4 15 (46.88%) Network Security
5 13 (40.63%) Degree
5 13 (40.63%) CCNP
5 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
6 11 (34.38%) Nessus
6 11 (34.38%) Nmap
6 11 (34.38%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (34.38%) F5
7 10 (31.25%) Fortinet
8 9 (28.13%) CESG
8 9 (28.13%) Blue Coat
8 9 (28.13%) Metasploit
8 9 (28.13%) CORE IMPACT
8 9 (28.13%) Wireless
8 9 (28.13%) VPN
9 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (21.88%) Social Engineering
10 7 (21.88%) Citrix
10 7 (21.88%) VoIP
10 7 (21.88%) Acunetix
11 6 (18.75%) WAN
11 6 (18.75%) LAN
12 5 (15.63%) Internet
12 5 (15.63%) Computer Security
13 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
13 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) Network Security
3 9 (28.13%) Wireless
3 9 (28.13%) VPN
4 7 (21.88%) VoIP
5 6 (18.75%) WAN
5 6 (18.75%) LAN
6 5 (15.63%) Internet
7 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
7 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) Telnet
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.13%) tcpdump
8 1 (3.13%) FWSM
8 1 (3.13%) LDAP
8 1 (3.13%) DNS
8 1 (3.13%) SSL
8 1 (3.13%) SMTP
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (9.38%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) CESG
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Tandem
4 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Social Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) Computer Security
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.25%) Server Building
4 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 2 (6.25%) SIEM
4 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (46.88%) CCNA
3 13 (40.63%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) CCSA
6 1 (3.13%) CCSE
6 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Nessus
1 11 (34.38%) Nmap
2 9 (28.13%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
3 11 (34.38%) F5
4 10 (31.25%) Fortinet
5 9 (28.13%) Blue Coat
6 7 (21.88%) Citrix
6 7 (21.88%) Acunetix
7 2 (6.25%) Imperva
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Google
8 1 (3.13%) McAfee
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Splunk
8 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.13%) Cyber-Ark
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago