Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 19 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 79 86
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.62% 0.32% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.34% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Warrington median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% -42.50% +52.38%
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -1.04% -28.89% +35.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington. 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
Warrington
Permanent vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 631 597 961
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.29% 95.98% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 510 523 860
Warrington median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,875 £52,500 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Warrington

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Warrington

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Warrington region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
3 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) RSA enVision
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (25.00%) GDPR
4 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint