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The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £57,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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

Security Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 247 203 165
Rank change year-on-year -44 -38 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 35 29 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.51% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.54% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 23
10th Percentile £34,600 £36,250 £37,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £44,870 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.64% -4.35% +15.00%
75th Percentile £69,375 - £61,875
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £71,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +1.63% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 7,244 5,361 3,930
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 93.89% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,394 4,351 3,395
10th Percentile £28,189 £27,933 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Engineer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -41 28 £55,000 - 11
South Yorkshire +2 7 £61,250 +36.51% 1
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, Security Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (42.86%) Java
1 15 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 14 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Threat Modelling
3 13 (37.14%) Application Security
4 12 (34.29%) .NET
5 11 (31.43%) Linux
5 11 (31.43%) Firewall
5 11 (31.43%) Azure
5 11 (31.43%) Network Security
6 10 (28.57%) Information Security
6 10 (28.57%) DNS
6 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (22.86%) OWASP
8 8 (22.86%) Security Architecture
8 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (22.86%) CI/CD
8 8 (22.86%) Serverless
9 7 (20.00%) NIST
9 7 (20.00%) IT Strategy
9 7 (20.00%) NIST 800
9 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
9 7 (20.00%) Actionable Recommendations
9 7 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
9 7 (20.00%) Offensive Security
9 7 (20.00%) Legacy Applications

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Azure
2 8 (22.86%) Serverless
3 7 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.71%) AWS
4 2 (5.71%) Azure AKS
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Event Grid
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Functions
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Monitor
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Service Bus
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 2 (5.71%) GitHub
4 2 (5.71%) GitHub Actions
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Firewall
1 11 (31.43%) Network Security
2 10 (28.57%) DNS
3 7 (20.00%) SSH
3 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
5 3 (8.57%) BGP
5 3 (8.57%) HTTP
5 3 (8.57%) tcpdump
5 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
1 2 (5.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Burp Suite
General
1 15 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) OAuth
3 6 (17.14%) OpenID
4 1 (2.86%) OAuth2
4 1 (2.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (20.00%) Legacy Applications
2 6 (17.14%) Cloud Native
2 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.71%) CCTV
4 2 (5.71%) CSOC
4 2 (5.71%) Cyberattack
4 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Kali Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (37.14%) Application Security
2 13 (37.14%) Threat Modelling
3 10 (28.57%) Information Security
4 8 (22.86%) CI/CD
4 8 (22.86%) OWASP
4 8 (22.86%) Security Architecture
4 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
5 7 (20.00%) Agile
5 7 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 7 (20.00%) Key Management
5 7 (20.00%) Offensive Security
5 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 7 (20.00%) SIEM
5 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) ABAP
3 6 (17.14%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) Python
3 6 (17.14%) TypeScript
4 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) Bash
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CISSP
3 5 (14.29%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) OSCP
4 4 (11.43%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) CCSE
4 4 (11.43%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (8.57%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (8.57%) SSCP
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) Master's Degree
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (2.86%) CCSA
7 1 (2.86%) CISA
7 1 (2.86%) MCSA
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (20.00%) Actionable Recommendations
2 7 (20.00%) NIST
2 7 (20.00%) NIST 800
2 7 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (17.14%) GDPR
4 4 (11.43%) SLA
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) iptables
1 3 (8.57%) Snort
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 4 (11.43%) F5
4 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
4 4 (11.43%) Zscaler
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Databricks
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) Dell