The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Engineer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 85 101
Rank change year-on-year -19 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.69% 0.31% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.32% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 23
Median salary £45,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1374 928 1658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.28% 96.37% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 812 1322
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Cheshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Cheshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Cheshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -33 5 £50,000 - 1
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) GIS
7 4 (26.67%) CISSP
7 4 (26.67%) Juniper
7 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
8 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (20.00%) CISM
8 3 (20.00%) Python
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Unix
9 2 (13.33%) Perl
9 2 (13.33%) DMZ
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) Avaya
9 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
9 2 (13.33%) Cryptography

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) DMZ
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) SSH
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (13.33%) Maltego
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Advertising
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Contactless
2 2 (13.33%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (13.33%) Cybercrime
2 2 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (13.33%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (13.33%) Cyber Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) OSINT
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Python
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (13.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (13.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (6.67%) Graphite
3 1 (6.67%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (13.33%) Palantir
3 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (6.67%) 3Com
4 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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