The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 114 104 126
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 1.50% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.55% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 2
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +163.15%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
1590 1681 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.83% 97.00% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1508 1558
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +8.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Bristol region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (39.13%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Security Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Network Security
6 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Server Hardening
6 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 5 (21.74%) DNS
7 5 (21.74%) SIEM
7 5 (21.74%) Snort
7 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
8 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
8 4 (17.39%) F5
8 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security
2 6 (26.09%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
4 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (13.04%) FTP
5 3 (13.04%) FWSM
5 3 (13.04%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
5 3 (13.04%) MPLS
5 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) IPv4
6 2 (8.70%) IPv6
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.70%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (30.43%) Security Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Server Hardening
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (21.74%) SIEM
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
6 3 (13.04%) Information Security
6 3 (13.04%) Network Management
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Change Control
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Network Packet Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Lua
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) CCNA
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (8.70%) LPIC
5 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CCSA
6 1 (4.35%) CEH
6 1 (4.35%) CISA
6 1 (4.35%) CISM
6 1 (4.35%) GIAC
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) GPG13
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 3 (13.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (8.70%) RSA Archer
3 2 (8.70%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (4.35%) QRadar
4 1 (4.35%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
1 4 (17.39%) F5
2 3 (13.04%) CA
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) IronPort
2 3 (13.04%) Nokia
2 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
2 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
3 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.35%) NetWitness
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago