The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 63 61 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.54% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.21% 0.43%
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 £46,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 528 479 470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.62% 97.96% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 441 395 377
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,750
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 Merseyside

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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
Liverpool +4 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Security Engineer
North West

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside 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
Top Related 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 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