Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 86 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.57% 0.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 0
Liverpool median annual salary £70,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.67% - -
Merseyside median annual salary £70,000 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year +86.67% - -

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 721 1007 661
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 93.41% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 552 699 520
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.81% -3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Liverpool region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Data Privacy
4 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 3 (25.00%) Games
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Statistics
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Online Games
5 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Nagios
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Online Games
2 1 (8.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) F5
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Capita