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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 125 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.20% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 11
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,200 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £36,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +15.00%
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
1942 1954 1738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.47% 96.83% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1581 1506
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 2015.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (33.33%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) F5