The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 89 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 7 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.66% 0.92% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.93% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 10
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £47,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £64,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
1036 1285 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.20% 98.32% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1124 918
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,135 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Security Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 3 £37,500 -31.81%
Newport - 1 £34,000 -
Security Engineer
Wales

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South Wales region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (43.33%) Unix
4 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 11 (36.67%) VMware
5 11 (36.67%) Citrix
6 10 (33.33%) WSUS
6 10 (33.33%) SIEM
7 8 (26.67%) ELK Stack
8 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (20.00%) IaaS
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
9 6 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (20.00%) logstash
9 6 (20.00%) DevOps
9 6 (20.00%) Kibana
9 6 (20.00%) Functional Programming
9 6 (20.00%) Microservices
9 6 (20.00%) Welsh Language
9 6 (20.00%) Erlang
9 6 (20.00%) Network Security
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (20.00%) Online Security
9 6 (20.00%) HTTP
9 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.00%) IaaS
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) HTTP
2 6 (20.00%) Network Security
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) VLAN
4 3 (10.00%) WLAN
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Welsh Language
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) ELK Stack
2 1 (3.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) CCTV
4 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Unix
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (33.33%) SIEM
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 6 (20.00%) Functional Programming
4 6 (20.00%) Microservices
4 6 (20.00%) Online Security
4 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) Coaching
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Network Design
6 3 (10.00%) Network Management
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C
1 6 (20.00%) C++
1 6 (20.00%) Erlang
1 6 (20.00%) Java
1 6 (20.00%) Perl
1 6 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCNP
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCENT
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
2 3 (10.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.33%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) XenApp
2 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) WSUS
2 6 (20.00%) Kibana
2 6 (20.00%) logstash
3 4 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Citrix
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Brocade
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft