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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 79 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 19 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.60% 1.09% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.13% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 9
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
1170 1154 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.65% 96.89% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1009 832
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +9 17 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Torfaen - 1 - -
Security Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 South Wales region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (79.17%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (62.50%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (50.00%) Unix
3 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (45.83%) SIEM
4 11 (45.83%) WSUS
4 11 (45.83%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) ELK Stack
6 7 (29.17%) Functional Programming
6 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) Python
6 7 (29.17%) HTTP
6 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) C
6 7 (29.17%) C++
6 7 (29.17%) Java
6 7 (29.17%) Online Security
6 7 (29.17%) Erlang
6 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (25.00%) Intel Security
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (25.00%) logstash
7 6 (25.00%) Kibana
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning

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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) tcpdump
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Welsh Language
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Grid Computing
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Unix
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (45.83%) SIEM
3 7 (29.17%) Functional Programming
3 7 (29.17%) Online Security
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) ETL
4 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Microservices
6 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C
1 7 (29.17%) C++
1 7 (29.17%) Erlang
1 7 (29.17%) Java
1 7 (29.17%) Python
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Haskell
3 5 (20.83%) Lisp
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNP
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Snort
2 5 (20.83%) XenApp
2 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) WSUS
2 6 (25.00%) Kibana
2 6 (25.00%) logstash
3 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Citrix
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: €30000 - €32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago