The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 169 176
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 26 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.66% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 6
Median salary £52,000 £58,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.48% +27.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,785 £36,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +7.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3808 3325 3633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.04% 97.48% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 2765 2976
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Manchester

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Manchester

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Manchester

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 Security Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £55,000 -
Salford - 2 - -
Security Engineer
North West

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

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

1 38 (86.36%) Firewall
2 26 (59.09%) Network Security
3 21 (47.73%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (40.91%) Windows
5 17 (38.64%) CheckPoint
5 17 (38.64%) SIEM
6 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
6 16 (36.36%) Information Security
7 15 (34.09%) Cisco
8 13 (29.55%) Server Hardening
9 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 12 (27.27%) ITIL
9 12 (27.27%) Juniper
9 12 (27.27%) Finance
10 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 11 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (22.73%) MPLS
11 10 (22.73%) Linux
12 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
12 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (18.18%) Junos
13 8 (18.18%) Fortinet
13 8 (18.18%) Degree
13 8 (18.18%) VLAN
13 8 (18.18%) Network Design
13 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (18.18%) DNS
13 8 (18.18%) DHCP
13 8 (18.18%) Blue Coat

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (86.36%) Firewall
2 26 (59.09%) Network Security
3 10 (22.73%) MPLS
4 8 (18.18%) DHCP
4 8 (18.18%) DNS
4 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (18.18%) Junos
4 8 (18.18%) VLAN
5 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.36%) VPN
7 3 (6.82%) LAN
7 3 (6.82%) WAN
7 3 (6.82%) Wireless
7 3 (6.82%) Wireless Security
8 2 (4.55%) DMZ
8 2 (4.55%) OSPF
8 2 (4.55%) SSL
8 2 (4.55%) VoIP
9 1 (2.27%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Law
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.73%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (38.64%) SIEM
3 16 (36.36%) Information Security
4 13 (29.55%) Server Hardening
5 12 (27.27%) ITIL
6 11 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (18.18%) Network Design
7 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (11.36%) Security Operations
9 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (9.09%) Security Patching
10 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.82%) Security Management
10 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.55%) Identity Management
11 2 (4.55%) Patch Management
11 2 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) CISSP
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.82%) CCNP
6 2 (4.55%) CCNA
6 2 (4.55%) CISM
6 2 (4.55%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.27%) CCSA
7 1 (2.27%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) ProxySG
3 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.55%) CSIRT
2 2 (4.55%) Nessus
3 1 (2.27%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) CheckPoint
2 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
3 15 (34.09%) Cisco
4 12 (27.27%) Juniper
5 8 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 8 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 7 (15.91%) VMware
7 5 (11.36%) Citrix
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.36%) Splunk
8 3 (6.82%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.55%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
9 2 (4.55%) Novell
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec
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