Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 236 240
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 25 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.44% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 35
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -10.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,275 £34,650
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,125 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £48,750 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -11.76% +13.33%

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 5,617 6,650 7,547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 97.35% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4,681 5,598 6,384
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +22 16 £46,250 +21.71% 5
Bradford - 2 - - 1
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 23 (92.00%) Cisco
3 19 (76.00%) Network Security
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 11 (44.00%) LAN
5 11 (44.00%) WAN
6 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 10 (40.00%) Fortinet
6 10 (40.00%) Palo Alto
7 9 (36.00%) SIEM
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (32.00%) Juniper
9 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (28.00%) Wireless
9 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (28.00%) Degree
9 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (24.00%) F5
10 6 (24.00%) Meraki
10 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (24.00%) MPLS
10 6 (24.00%) Linux
11 5 (20.00%) CCNP
11 5 (20.00%) CCNA

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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) Network Security
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 11 (44.00%) LAN
4 11 (44.00%) WAN
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (28.00%) Wireless
7 6 (24.00%) MPLS
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
9 4 (16.00%) WLAN
10 3 (12.00%) BGP
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (12.00%) Intelligent Network
10 3 (12.00%) OSPF
10 3 (12.00%) VLAN
11 2 (8.00%) VPLS
11 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (16.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) SIEM
2 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) OWASP
4 4 (16.00%) Remediation Plan
4 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (12.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (12.00%) Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Presales
6 2 (8.00%) Security Patching
6 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) CCNP
4 4 (16.00%) DBS Check
5 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
5 3 (12.00%) JNCIP
5 3 (12.00%) JNCIS
6 2 (8.00%) CCIE
6 2 (8.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (16.00%) PMO
2 2 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Nessus
2 2 (8.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 10 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 8 (32.00%) Juniper
4 6 (24.00%) F5
4 6 (24.00%) Meraki
4 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.00%) ArcSight
6 3 (12.00%) Intel
6 3 (12.00%) LogRhythm
6 3 (12.00%) McAfee
6 3 (12.00%) Splunk
7 2 (8.00%) AlienVault
7 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
7 2 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Imperva
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec