Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £43,250 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 18 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.22% 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Merseyside median annual salary £43,250 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.33% - -
North West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -26.67% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 922 1225 916
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.41% 94.38% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 703 882 695
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,200
90th Percentile £63,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Merseyside

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Merseyside

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Merseyside over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Merseyside

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +26 10 £43,250 +15.33%
Security Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Merseyside region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Nagios
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (25.00%) Games
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Statistics
6 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Online Games
6 3 (25.00%) Network Design
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Network Management
6 3 (25.00%) F5

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
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 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 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 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
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%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) F5
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Capita