The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 168 167
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 29 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.69% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 17
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,150 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 4104 3434 3261
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.17% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3513 2953 2725
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 - 5 £47,500 - 2
Salford - 3 - -
Cheadle - 2 £44,500 -
Security Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 42 (80.77%) Firewall
2 39 (75.00%) Network Security
3 32 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 32 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (55.77%) SIEM
5 28 (53.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 24 (46.15%) Palo Alto
7 23 (44.23%) Juniper
8 22 (42.31%) MPLS
8 22 (42.31%) Windows
8 22 (42.31%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (38.46%) Network Design
9 20 (38.46%) Junos
9 20 (38.46%) Windows Server
9 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 20 (38.46%) Blue Coat
9 20 (38.46%) ProxySG
10 17 (32.69%) VLAN
11 16 (30.77%) ITIL
11 16 (30.77%) DHCP
11 16 (30.77%) DNS
12 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
12 14 (26.92%) Change Management
13 12 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (19.23%) Degree
15 9 (17.31%) Server Hardening
15 9 (17.31%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (17.31%) Identity Management
15 9 (17.31%) Information Security

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (80.77%) Firewall
2 39 (75.00%) Network Security
3 22 (42.31%) MPLS
4 20 (38.46%) Junos
5 17 (32.69%) VLAN
6 16 (30.77%) DHCP
6 16 (30.77%) DNS
7 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
8 12 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (15.38%) VPN
10 6 (11.54%) DMZ
10 6 (11.54%) IPv4
10 6 (11.54%) IPv6
10 6 (11.54%) LAN
10 6 (11.54%) WAN
10 6 (11.54%) Wireless
10 6 (11.54%) Wireless Security
11 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (3.85%) OSPF
12 2 (3.85%) VoIP
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Law
2 6 (11.54%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.46%) Unix
4 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (55.77%) SIEM
3 28 (53.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 22 (42.31%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (38.46%) Network Design
6 16 (30.77%) ITIL
7 14 (26.92%) Change Management
8 10 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (17.31%) Identity Management
9 9 (17.31%) Information Security
9 9 (17.31%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (17.31%) Server Hardening
10 8 (15.38%) Security Operations
11 4 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
12 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
13 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
13 2 (3.85%) Process Management
13 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.62%) CCNP
3 5 (9.62%) JNCIP
4 3 (5.77%) CISSP
5 2 (3.85%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) CISM
6 1 (1.92%) CCSA
6 1 (1.92%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 20 (38.46%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.85%) CSIRT
2 2 (3.85%) Nessus
3 1 (1.92%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) CheckPoint
2 24 (46.15%) Palo Alto
3 23 (44.23%) Juniper
4 20 (38.46%) Blue Coat
5 8 (15.38%) Cisco
6 6 (11.54%) Splunk
7 4 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.85%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.85%) McAfee
8 2 (3.85%) VMware
9 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.92%) CA
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
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