The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 28 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 55 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.74% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.26% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year -8.00% +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 Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 376 387 417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 93.07% 98.98% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 293 310 330
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £70,000 £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 Liverpool

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 28 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 Liverpool region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) FireEye
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Detection
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN

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 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) FireEye