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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 82 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.06% 0.87% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 0
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
1100 1086 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.09% 94.68% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 966 986 816
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 - 1
Bridgend +13 1 £45,000 - 1
Security Engineer
Wales

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) Network Security
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 14 (70.00%) Juniper
3 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (65.00%) Blue Coat
4 13 (65.00%) Cisco
4 13 (65.00%) CCNP
4 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) McAfee
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (30.00%) CCSA
8 6 (30.00%) ProCurve
8 6 (30.00%) HP
9 5 (25.00%) F5
10 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (20.00%) SonicWALL
10 4 (20.00%) Nokia
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (20.00%) CCSE
10 4 (20.00%) CCSP
10 4 (20.00%) JNCIS
10 4 (20.00%) SLA
11 3 (15.00%) XML
11 3 (15.00%) Welsh Language
11 3 (15.00%) SaaS
11 3 (15.00%) Reverse Proxy

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) Network Security
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (15.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (15.00%) SSL
5 3 (15.00%) HTTP
6 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) NetScreen
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Welsh Language
4 2 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.00%) OWASP
3 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) PHP
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CCNP
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) CCSA
4 4 (20.00%) CCSE
4 4 (20.00%) CCSP
4 4 (20.00%) JNCIS
5 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 2 (10.00%) CCDA
6 2 (10.00%) CISSP
6 2 (10.00%) JNCIE
6 2 (10.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (5.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Juniper
1 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (65.00%) Blue Coat
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) McAfee
4 6 (30.00%) ProCurve
4 6 (30.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) F5
6 4 (20.00%) SonicWALL
6 4 (20.00%) Nokia
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago