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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 86 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 15 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.27% 2.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 2.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
1152 835 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.63% 93.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 737 793
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 - 12 £42,500 - 2
Bridgend +6 2 £45,000 +30.43% 2
Security Engineer
Wales

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (84.00%) Network Security
2 20 (80.00%) Juniper
3 19 (76.00%) Firewall
4 18 (72.00%) Cisco
5 17 (68.00%) CCNP
5 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
6 16 (64.00%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
8 14 (56.00%) Blue Coat
9 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (40.00%) McAfee
11 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
12 7 (28.00%) Finance
12 7 (28.00%) F5
13 6 (24.00%) ProCurve
13 6 (24.00%) CCSA
13 6 (24.00%) HP
14 5 (20.00%) SLA
14 5 (20.00%) WAN
14 5 (20.00%) JNCIS
15 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
15 4 (16.00%) SonicWALL
15 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
15 4 (16.00%) CCSE
15 4 (16.00%) CCSP
15 4 (16.00%) CCNA
15 4 (16.00%) Nokia
16 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
16 3 (12.00%) HTTP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) Network Security
2 19 (76.00%) Firewall
3 16 (64.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (12.00%) HTTP
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) VoIP
6 3 (12.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.00%) BGP
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) OSPF
7 1 (4.00%) IPv4
7 1 (4.00%) IPv6
7 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.00%) ATM
7 1 (4.00%) IPsec
General
1 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Welsh Language
4 2 (8.00%) Legal
5 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.00%) OWASP
3 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
1 3 (12.00%) PHP
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
1 3 (12.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) CCNP
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) CCSA
5 5 (20.00%) JNCIS
6 4 (16.00%) CCSE
6 4 (16.00%) CCSP
6 4 (16.00%) CCNA
7 2 (8.00%) JNCIE
7 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
7 2 (8.00%) CCDA
7 2 (8.00%) CISSP
8 1 (4.00%) CEH
8 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Juniper
2 18 (72.00%) Cisco
3 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (56.00%) Blue Coat
5 10 (40.00%) McAfee
6 7 (28.00%) F5
7 6 (24.00%) ProCurve
7 6 (24.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) SonicWALL
8 4 (16.00%) Nokia
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.00%) Websense
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