The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 202 230 208
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 39 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 8
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £54,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £40,625
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +16.92%
Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6459 6913 5001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.19% 96.28% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5314 5444 3947
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +2 20 £35,000 -17.64% 2
North Yorkshire - 17 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 - 2
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 49 (85.96%) Firewall
2 45 (78.95%) Cisco
3 40 (70.18%) Network Security
4 34 (59.65%) Nessus
4 34 (59.65%) Penetration Testing
5 32 (56.14%) Fortinet
5 32 (56.14%) Metasploit
6 25 (43.86%) TCP/IP
7 23 (40.35%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (38.60%) Perl
8 22 (38.60%) PHP
8 22 (38.60%) Linux
8 22 (38.60%) Python
8 22 (38.60%) Risk Management
9 19 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (28.07%) CheckPoint
11 15 (26.32%) CCNP
11 15 (26.32%) CCNA
12 13 (22.81%) Degree
13 12 (21.05%) Nmap
13 12 (21.05%) F5
14 11 (19.30%) Wireless
15 10 (17.54%) VPN
15 10 (17.54%) CORE IMPACT
16 9 (15.79%) Citrix
16 9 (15.79%) CESG
16 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
17 8 (14.04%) VoIP
17 8 (14.04%) Acunetix
17 8 (14.04%) Computer Science

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 49 (85.96%) Firewall
2 40 (70.18%) Network Security
3 25 (43.86%) TCP/IP
4 23 (40.35%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (19.30%) Wireless
6 10 (17.54%) VPN
7 8 (14.04%) VoIP
8 7 (12.28%) WAN
8 7 (12.28%) LAN
9 5 (8.77%) Internet
10 3 (5.26%) Wireshark
11 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.75%) Converged Networks
12 1 (1.75%) tcpdump
12 1 (1.75%) FWSM
12 1 (1.75%) LDAP
12 1 (1.75%) MPLS
12 1 (1.75%) OSPF
12 1 (1.75%) BGP
12 1 (1.75%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 32 (56.14%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (5.26%) Law
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) CESG
2 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Tandem
5 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (38.60%) Risk Management
3 8 (14.04%) Social Engineering
4 5 (8.77%) Computer Security
5 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.51%) SIEM
6 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.51%) Information Security
6 2 (3.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (3.51%) Server Building
6 2 (3.51%) Security Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.75%) Security Management
7 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.75%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.75%) Security Architecture
7 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.75%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Perl
1 22 (38.60%) PHP
1 22 (38.60%) Python
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.32%) CCNP
2 15 (26.32%) CCNA
3 13 (22.81%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) CCSA
6 1 (1.75%) CCSE
6 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 34 (59.65%) Nessus
2 12 (21.05%) Nmap
3 10 (17.54%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 45 (78.95%) Cisco
2 32 (56.14%) Fortinet
3 16 (28.07%) CheckPoint
4 12 (21.05%) F5
5 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
5 9 (15.79%) Citrix
6 8 (14.04%) Acunetix
7 4 (7.02%) Juniper
8 3 (5.26%) McAfee
9 2 (3.51%) Google
9 2 (3.51%) HP
9 2 (3.51%) Imperva
10 1 (1.75%) Splunk
10 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.75%) Avaya
10 1 (1.75%) Brocade
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