The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 86 104 86
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 15 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.35% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.45% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Average salary £50,000 £47,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.82% +11.17%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1071 1107 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.66% 97.19% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 750 873 743
Average salary £42,500 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +13 7 £50,250 -0.98%
Cheltenham +1 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Security Engineer
South West

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 16 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) SIEM
3 9 (34.62%) C++
4 8 (30.77%) C
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) Network Security
5 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) DNS
7 5 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) Cybercrime
7 5 (19.23%) Presales
8 4 (15.38%) NetWitness
8 4 (15.38%) Software Architecture
8 4 (15.38%) SSL
8 4 (15.38%) C#
8 4 (15.38%) Perl
8 4 (15.38%) SMTP
8 4 (15.38%) DHCP
8 4 (15.38%) Firewall
8 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
8 4 (15.38%) Sourcefire

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Network Security
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) DHCP
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) SMTP
4 4 (15.38%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
1 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Military
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Cybercrime
2 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (34.62%) SIEM
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Analytics
4 5 (19.23%) Presales
4 5 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Software Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Open Source
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Data Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.85%) CRM
8 1 (3.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C++
2 8 (30.77%) C
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) SAS Macro
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) NetWitness
1 4 (15.38%) Sourcefire
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 2 (7.69%) i2
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) AlienVault
4 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft