Period
to 17 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

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

Security Engineer
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 75 68
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 18 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.65% 0.91% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 0.98% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 9
Liverpool median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +14.94% -20.91%
Merseyside median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +14.94% -20.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 669 716 771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.67% 92.87% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 531 550 623
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,625 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,349 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +0.87% +3.90% -3.75%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Liverpool

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Liverpool

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Liverpool over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Security Management
3 16 (88.89%) LAN
3 16 (88.89%) VoIP
3 16 (88.89%) WAN
3 16 (88.89%) Cisco
3 16 (88.89%) High Availability
3 16 (88.89%) Patch Management
3 16 (88.89%) Programme Delivery
4 15 (83.33%) Proactive Monitoring
4 15 (83.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 15 (83.33%) SIEM
4 15 (83.33%) Network Security
4 15 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (83.33%) Wireless
5 14 (77.78%) IPsec
5 14 (77.78%) MPLS
5 14 (77.78%) CCNP
5 14 (77.78%) VPN
5 14 (77.78%) SSL
5 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (77.78%) Business Continuity
5 14 (77.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (77.78%) Network Management
5 14 (77.78%) Cisco ISE
5 14 (77.78%) Multicast
5 14 (77.78%) Task Automation
6 13 (72.22%) Problem-Solving

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 11 (61.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 16 (88.89%) VoIP
2 16 (88.89%) WAN
3 15 (83.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 15 (83.33%) Network Security
3 15 (83.33%) Wireless
4 14 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (77.78%) Cisco ISE
4 14 (77.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (77.78%) IPsec
4 14 (77.78%) MPLS
4 14 (77.78%) Multicast
4 14 (77.78%) SSL
4 14 (77.78%) VPN
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Security Management
2 16 (88.89%) High Availability
2 16 (88.89%) Patch Management
2 16 (88.89%) Programme Delivery
3 15 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (83.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 15 (83.33%) SIEM
4 14 (77.78%) Business Continuity
4 14 (77.78%) Network Management
4 14 (77.78%) Task Automation
5 13 (72.22%) Change Management
5 13 (72.22%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (66.67%) Web Filtering
7 11 (61.11%) ITIL
7 11 (61.11%) ITIL V3
7 11 (61.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
8 2 (11.11%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) CCNP
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) Degree
3 11 (61.11%) CCDP
3 11 (61.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco UCCX
1 13 (72.22%) Nessus
2 11 (61.11%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) IronPort
3 2 (11.11%) WatchGuard