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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 78 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.92% 1.82% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.90% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,415
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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
1047 1105 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.23% 95.84% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 947 980 779
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 -9 1 £35,000 -
Security Engineer
Wales

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (94.12%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 14 (82.35%) CCNP
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (82.35%) Juniper
4 13 (76.47%) Network Security
5 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
5 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
6 9 (52.94%) CCSA
6 9 (52.94%) JNCIA
6 9 (52.94%) JNCIE
6 9 (52.94%) F5
6 9 (52.94%) CISSP
6 9 (52.94%) CCDA
7 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
7 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
8 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (35.29%) McAfee
10 4 (23.53%) HP
10 4 (23.53%) ProCurve
11 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
11 2 (11.76%) JNCIS
11 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 2 (11.76%) CCSP
11 2 (11.76%) Linux
11 2 (11.76%) LAN
11 2 (11.76%) WAN
11 2 (11.76%) Websense
11 2 (11.76%) ProxySG

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Network Security
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.88%) HTTP
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
5 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Welsh Language
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) OWASP
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) CCNP
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) JNCIA
3 9 (52.94%) JNCIE
3 9 (52.94%) CCSA
3 9 (52.94%) CCDA
3 9 (52.94%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) CCSE
4 2 (11.76%) CCSP
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) PhD
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Juniper
3 9 (52.94%) F5
4 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
4 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
5 6 (35.29%) McAfee
6 4 (23.53%) ProCurve
6 4 (23.53%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Websense
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago