The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 85 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 11 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.93% 0.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
Security Engineer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1128 958 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.51% 97.36% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 993 805 909
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

Security Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Cardiff - 10 £42,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £44,000 -
Security Engineer
Wales

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) Network Security
3 17 (62.96%) Juniper
4 16 (59.26%) Cisco
4 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
5 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
6 13 (48.15%) SLA
6 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
7 12 (44.44%) Blue Coat
8 11 (40.74%) F5
9 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (33.33%) Nokia
9 9 (33.33%) CCNP
10 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
10 8 (29.63%) Finance
11 5 (18.52%) SaaS
11 5 (18.52%) OWASP
11 5 (18.52%) Welsh Language
11 5 (18.52%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (18.52%) SSL
11 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 5 (18.52%) Perl
11 5 (18.52%) PHP
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) Python
11 5 (18.52%) XML
11 5 (18.52%) WAN
11 5 (18.52%) HTTP
11 5 (18.52%) PCRE

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) Network Security
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (18.52%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (18.52%) HTTP
4 5 (18.52%) WAN
4 5 (18.52%) SSL
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) VoIP
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.70%) IPsec
6 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.70%) IPv4
6 1 (3.70%) IPv6
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) OSPF
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) ATM
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Welsh Language
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
1 5 (18.52%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) OWASP
2 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
1 5 (18.52%) PHP
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
1 5 (18.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) CCNP
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) JNCIS
5 3 (11.11%) CCSA
5 3 (11.11%) CCSE
5 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Juniper
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
4 12 (44.44%) Blue Coat
5 11 (40.74%) F5
6 9 (33.33%) Nokia
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) SonicWALL
7 3 (11.11%) McAfee
8 1 (3.70%) Websense