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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 116 127 134
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.66% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
1760 1969 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.44% 97.48% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1650 1626
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,300 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 May 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 29 (67.44%) Windows
1 29 (67.44%) Intel Security
2 25 (58.14%) Risk Management
3 20 (46.51%) Unix
3 20 (46.51%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
5 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.26%) DNS
7 10 (23.26%) Linux
7 10 (23.26%) SIEM
7 10 (23.26%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (18.60%) ArcSight
8 8 (18.60%) QRadar
8 8 (18.60%) Web Services
8 8 (18.60%) FTP
8 8 (18.60%) HTTP
9 7 (16.28%) Information Security
9 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
9 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
9 7 (16.28%) Workflow
9 7 (16.28%) Manufacturing
9 7 (16.28%) Internet
9 7 (16.28%) RSA Archer
9 7 (16.28%) GPG13
9 7 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.95%) JSON
10 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DNS
2 8 (18.60%) FTP
2 8 (18.60%) HTTP
3 7 (16.28%) Internet
4 6 (13.95%) SSL
5 4 (9.30%) Firewall
6 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security
6 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (16.28%) Manufacturing
1 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) Web Services
2 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) JSON
2 6 (13.95%) OAuth
2 6 (13.95%) OpenID
2 6 (13.95%) REST
2 6 (13.95%) SAML
2 6 (13.95%) SOAP
2 6 (13.95%) XHTML
2 6 (13.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.98%) CESG
3 3 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Unix
3 10 (23.26%) Linux
4 6 (13.95%) CentOS
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 2000
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Risk Management
2 10 (23.26%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (23.26%) SIEM
3 7 (16.28%) Information Security
3 7 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
3 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (16.28%) Workflow
4 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.63%) High Availability
5 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance
5 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (11.63%) Threat Modelling
5 5 (11.63%) Validation
6 3 (6.98%) Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) Security Operations
6 3 (6.98%) UML
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
7 2 (4.65%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (4.65%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) LPIC
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) GPG13
2 2 (4.65%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (46.51%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (18.60%) QRadar
3 7 (16.28%) RSA Archer
4 3 (6.98%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (2.33%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (2.33%) RSA enVision
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Intel Security
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) ArcSight
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 3 (6.98%) Sourcefire
6 2 (4.65%) AlienVault
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.65%) Splunk
7 1 (2.33%) LogLogic
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Trend Micro