Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 233 225
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 35 47 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.52% 0.62% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.63% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 74
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -11.11% +34.33%
10th Percentile £30,725 £31,250 £30,375
90th Percentile £50,875 £55,000 £50,875
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +19.40%

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 6530 7466 9042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.12% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5509 6449 7308
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,220
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Leeds -2 34 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

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

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 West Yorkshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (88.57%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) Network Security
3 13 (37.14%) VMware
4 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (28.57%) CCNA
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) vSphere
6 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (22.86%) Palo Alto
6 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
6 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
6 8 (22.86%) Juniper
7 7 (20.00%) Information Security
8 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.14%) Change Control
8 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (17.14%) Fortinet
9 5 (14.29%) Junos
9 5 (14.29%) SIEM
9 5 (14.29%) Server Hardening
9 5 (14.29%) LAN
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) Linux
9 5 (14.29%) WAN
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
10 4 (11.43%) CCSA
10 4 (11.43%) JNCIA

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 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) Network Security
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (14.29%) Junos
4 5 (14.29%) LAN
4 5 (14.29%) WAN
5 4 (11.43%) VoIP
5 4 (11.43%) WLAN
6 3 (8.57%) DNS
6 3 (8.57%) Internet
6 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (8.57%) SNMP
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.71%) DHCP
8 1 (2.86%) BGP
8 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.86%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) CCTV
3 1 (2.86%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Information Security
2 6 (17.14%) Change Control
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Server Hardening
3 5 (14.29%) SIEM
4 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Task Automation
5 3 (8.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.57%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (5.71%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (2.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) CCNA
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.43%) CCSA
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) JNCIA
3 3 (8.57%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) JNCIS
3 3 (8.57%) MCITP
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CISA
4 2 (5.71%) CISM
4 2 (5.71%) CISMP
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.71%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (5.71%) SSCP
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) vSphere
3 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) WMI
2 2 (5.71%) Nessus
3 1 (2.86%) John the Ripper
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.86%) Juniper
4 8 (22.86%) Palo Alto
5 6 (17.14%) Fortinet
6 4 (11.43%) NetApp
7 3 (8.57%) ArcSight
7 3 (8.57%) LogRhythm
7 3 (8.57%) Splunk
8 1 (2.86%) Aruba
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix