Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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

Security Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 219 222
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 32 51 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.71% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.72% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 85
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -22.22% +8.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +8.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,499 7,063 8,696
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.64% 97.83% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,536 6,103 7,170
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in West Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in West Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in West Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Leeds +7 31 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (78.13%) Network Security
2 24 (75.00%) Firewall
3 20 (62.50%) Cisco
4 10 (31.25%) Finance
5 9 (28.13%) Palo Alto
6 8 (25.00%) SIEM
6 8 (25.00%) Information Security
6 8 (25.00%) CCNA
6 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (21.88%) SNMP
7 7 (21.88%) Network Architecture
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (18.75%) vSphere
8 6 (18.75%) SaaS
8 6 (18.75%) PaaS
8 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
8 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (18.75%) IaaS
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL
8 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 6 (18.75%) Juniper
8 6 (18.75%) VMware
8 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
9 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (15.63%) VPN

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) IaaS
1 6 (18.75%) PaaS
1 6 (18.75%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) Network Security
2 24 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (25.00%) DNS
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (21.88%) SNMP
5 5 (15.63%) Junos
5 5 (15.63%) VPN
6 4 (12.50%) HTTP
6 4 (12.50%) LAN
6 4 (12.50%) MPLS
6 4 (12.50%) SMTP
6 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.50%) VLAN
6 4 (12.50%) VoIP
6 4 (12.50%) WAN
6 4 (12.50%) Wireless
6 4 (12.50%) WLAN
7 3 (9.38%) DHCP
7 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.13%) Internet
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) CCTV
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Information Security
1 8 (25.00%) SIEM
2 7 (21.88%) Network Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (12.50%) Network Design
5 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 4 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 4 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Task Automation
5 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (9.38%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) CCNA
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CISA
2 5 (15.63%) CISM
2 5 (15.63%) CISSP
2 5 (15.63%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (12.50%) CCSA
3 4 (12.50%) GIAC
3 4 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 4 (12.50%) SANS
4 3 (9.38%) JNCIS
4 3 (9.38%) MCITP
4 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) CCNP
6 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (12.50%) ISO 31000
3 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) WMI
2 1 (3.13%) John the Ripper
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) Palo Alto
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 6 (18.75%) Juniper
4 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.38%) ArcSight
6 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
6 3 (9.38%) Splunk
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Aruba
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Rackspace