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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 232 255 186
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 20 4 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.055% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.057% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 14
Average salary £37,500 £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +42.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
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
6835 6998 5396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.18% 96.01% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5496 5569 4279
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 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
West Yorkshire +24 17 £37,500 -21.05%
North Yorkshire +9 3 £37,500 +13.63%
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 39 (88.64%) Cisco
1 39 (88.64%) Firewall
2 31 (70.45%) Network Security
3 29 (65.91%) CheckPoint
4 25 (56.82%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (52.27%) CCNP
6 13 (29.55%) CCNA
6 13 (29.55%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (27.27%) VPN
8 10 (22.73%) Games
8 10 (22.73%) Symantec
8 10 (22.73%) McAfee
8 10 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (22.73%) Clearswift
8 10 (22.73%) ScanSafe
8 10 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (20.45%) F5
9 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
9 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (20.45%) Fortinet
10 7 (15.91%) IPsec
11 6 (13.64%) Finance
11 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.64%) Juniper
11 6 (13.64%) MPLS
11 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.64%) Linux
11 6 (13.64%) Blue Coat

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) Lync
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 39 (88.64%) Firewall
2 31 (70.45%) Network Security
3 13 (29.55%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (27.27%) VPN
5 7 (15.91%) IPsec
6 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.64%) MPLS
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (6.82%) Wireless
8 3 (6.82%) LAN
8 3 (6.82%) WAN
9 2 (4.55%) VoIP
9 2 (4.55%) FTP
9 2 (4.55%) SNMP
9 2 (4.55%) SSL
10 1 (2.27%) IPv4
10 1 (2.27%) IPv6
10 1 (2.27%) DNS
10 1 (2.27%) OSPF
10 1 (2.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (22.73%) Games
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
2 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Computer Security
6 2 (4.55%) Social Engineering
7 1 (2.27%) Network Management
7 1 (2.27%) SIEM
7 1 (2.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Perl
1 5 (11.36%) PHP
1 5 (11.36%) Python
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (52.27%) CCNP
3 13 (29.55%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CCSA
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) CCIP
6 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (11.36%) Nessus
3 2 (4.55%) Nmap
3 2 (4.55%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Cisco
2 29 (65.91%) CheckPoint
3 10 (22.73%) Symantec
3 10 (22.73%) McAfee
3 10 (22.73%) Clearswift
3 10 (22.73%) ScanSafe
4 9 (20.45%) Fortinet
4 9 (20.45%) F5
5 6 (13.64%) Blue Coat
5 6 (13.64%) Juniper
5 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) Brocade
6 2 (4.55%) Acunetix
7 1 (2.27%) Splunk
7 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.27%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.27%) Avaya
7 1 (2.27%) HP