The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 177 170
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.54% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.55% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 36
Median salary £43,750 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3425 3846 4494
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.55% 98.14% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2859 3265 3600
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Leeds -6 5 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Wetherby - 1 £37,500 -
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Force.com
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Splunk
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control

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 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Force.com
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38K + On target bonus of 10%
Posted: 4 days ago