Period
to 22 February 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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

IT Security Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 223 279 290
Rank change year-on-year +56 +11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.19% 0.046% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.047% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -27.27% +22.91%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +2.63% -11.63% +20.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 5,076 6,360 7,120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.58% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,102 5,328 5,957
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,525 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

IT Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Engineer in Manchester

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for IT Security Engineer in Manchester

IT Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for IT Security Engineer in Manchester

IT Security Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £52,500 -
IT Security Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT 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 Manchester region featuring IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
1 8 (80.00%) SIEM
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (40.00%) Sophos
4 4 (40.00%) SSCP
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
4 4 (40.00%) MCSA
4 4 (40.00%) MCP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (40.00%) OSCP
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (40.00%) Security Management

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Azure
1 4 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
1 8 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
2 4 (40.00%) Server Hardening
2 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (40.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Project Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (40.00%) MCSA
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (40.00%) OSCP
3 4 (40.00%) SSCP
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) NIST
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (40.00%) Sophos
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec
2 4 (40.00%) VMware