The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Security Engineer
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 156 162
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 0 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.78% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 25 26
Median salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year -6.50% +9.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2523 3189 3656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.41% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2615 2943
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Leeds

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leeds region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) Network Security
3 16 (55.17%) Cisco
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (48.28%) CCNP
5 12 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (41.38%) CCIE
6 10 (34.48%) CISSP
6 10 (34.48%) SSCP
6 10 (34.48%) CISA
6 10 (34.48%) CISM
7 9 (31.03%) Security+ Certification
7 9 (31.03%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
10 5 (17.24%) CISMP
11 4 (13.79%) Degree
11 4 (13.79%) Information Security
11 4 (13.79%) IT Governance
12 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (6.90%) CCNA
12 2 (6.90%) Juniper
12 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
13 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
13 1 (3.45%) Linux
13 1 (3.45%) LAN
13 1 (3.45%) WAN
13 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
13 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Games
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security
3 4 (13.79%) IT Governance
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security Management
4 1 (3.45%) Security Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) CCNP
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCIE
3 10 (34.48%) CISA
3 10 (34.48%) CISM
3 10 (34.48%) CISSP
3 10 (34.48%) SSCP
4 9 (31.03%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (31.03%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (17.24%) CISMP
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
7 2 (6.90%) CCNA
8 1 (3.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.90%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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