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The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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

Security Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 108 90 91
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 5 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.20% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
10th Percentile £35,000 £44,250 -
25th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £51,875 £56,250 -
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,500 -
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,399 1,075 1,093
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.83% 94.71% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 859 818
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £23,750
25th Percentile £31,438 £32,500 £31,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £44,000 £40,913
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.54% +2.28%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.50%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Security Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in the North East

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Engineer in the North East.

Salary trend for Security Engineer in the North East

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in the North East

Security Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -3 3 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Security Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) NIST
2 1 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) NIST
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys
1 1 (33.33%) Sophos