The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 144 149
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.24% 0.63% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.65% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 36
Median salary £43,750 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,125 £55,000 £50,000
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 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 2443 2786 3278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.10% 97.96% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7902 10502 11809
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £24,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
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