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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 135 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
1934 1812 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.60% 96.03% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1550 1374
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £50,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Network Security
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Smartcard
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) Nagios
3 2 (28.57%) Opsview
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CCSP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Junos
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Smartcard
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
2 1 (14.29%) CCSP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat