The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 100 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 35 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.94% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 2 2
Average salary £50,000 £19,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+163.15% -55.29%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Security Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1752 1905 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.96% 97.34% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1570 1413
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title.

1 27 (71.05%) Intel Security
2 25 (65.79%) Windows
3 22 (57.89%) Risk Management
4 20 (52.63%) Unix
4 20 (52.63%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) ArcSight
8 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (18.42%) SIEM
9 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (18.42%) QRadar
9 7 (18.42%) Internet
9 7 (18.42%) FTP
9 7 (18.42%) HTTP
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
9 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.79%) Workflow
10 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 6 (15.79%) JSON
10 6 (15.79%) SSL
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) HTML
10 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.79%) SQL
10 6 (15.79%) SOAP
10 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 6 (15.79%) XML

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
1 7 (18.42%) FTP
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 6 (15.79%) SSL
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) HTML
1 6 (15.79%) JSON
1 6 (15.79%) OAuth
1 6 (15.79%) OpenID
1 6 (15.79%) REST
1 6 (15.79%) SAML
1 6 (15.79%) SOAP
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
1 6 (15.79%) XHTML
1 6 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Unix
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) CentOS
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Risk Management
2 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (18.42%) SIEM
3 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.79%) Workflow
5 5 (13.16%) High Availability
5 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (13.16%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (5.26%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
8 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) GCIA
4 1 (2.63%) GSEC
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) GPG13
2 2 (5.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Snort
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (52.63%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (18.42%) QRadar
3 2 (5.26%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.63%) Nessus
4 1 (2.63%) RSA enVision
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Intel Security
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) ArcSight
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) AlienVault
5 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.63%) GFI Software
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) LogLogic
5 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) Sophos
5 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec
5 1 (2.63%) Trend Micro