The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 209 231 223
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 27 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 24
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,950 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Security Engineer
England

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5028 5584 6295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.14% 96.89% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4229 4737 5233
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the South West region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Security Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Bristol +23 12 £62,500 +38.88% 4
Wiltshire +21 7 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Gloucestershire -16 7 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Devon - 1 £21,500 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 West region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (50.94%) Firewall
2 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
3 18 (33.96%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (30.19%) DV Cleared
4 16 (30.19%) Linux
4 16 (30.19%) Cisco
5 13 (24.53%) Network Security
6 12 (22.64%) Degree
7 11 (20.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
7 11 (20.75%) Python
7 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
8 10 (18.87%) Windows
8 10 (18.87%) VPN
8 10 (18.87%) C
8 10 (18.87%) ITIL
9 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
9 9 (16.98%) C#
9 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (15.09%) CCNA
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (15.09%) Security Testing
11 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
11 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
11 7 (13.21%) Finance
11 7 (13.21%) MPLS
11 7 (13.21%) DNS
11 7 (13.21%) Server Hardening
11 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (13.21%) Splunk

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) Firewall
2 13 (24.53%) Network Security
3 11 (20.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (18.87%) VPN
5 7 (13.21%) DNS
5 7 (13.21%) MPLS
6 6 (11.32%) Wireless
7 5 (9.43%) FTP
7 5 (9.43%) HTTP
7 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.55%) Internet
8 4 (7.55%) VLAN
9 3 (5.66%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (5.66%) FWSM
9 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
9 3 (5.66%) LAN
9 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.89%) JMeter
2 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Electronics
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (7.55%) PKI
4 3 (5.66%) CESG
4 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.89%) CCTV
6 1 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) PMI
6 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Unix
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
3 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.09%) Security Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Security Operations
5 7 (13.21%) Server Hardening
5 7 (13.21%) SIEM
5 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (11.32%) Automated Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Information Assurance
7 5 (9.43%) Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) Information Security
7 5 (9.43%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.55%) Fraud Detection
8 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
8 4 (7.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (7.55%) Threat Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Change Management
9 3 (5.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Python
2 10 (18.87%) C
3 9 (16.98%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
5 2 (3.77%) Lua
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.19%) DV Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) Degree
4 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
5 8 (15.09%) CCNA
5 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.43%) CISSP
7 2 (3.77%) CCNP
7 2 (3.77%) CLAS
7 2 (3.77%) IISP
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.89%) CCSP
8 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.89%) CISA
8 1 (1.89%) CISM
8 1 (1.89%) ISEB
8 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) GPG13
2 2 (3.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) RMADS
3 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Snort
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Firmware
2 2 (3.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.77%) RSA Archer
3 2 (3.77%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.89%) QRadar
4 1 (1.89%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Cisco
2 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
3 7 (13.21%) Splunk
4 6 (11.32%) ArcSight
5 5 (9.43%) F5
5 5 (9.43%) Juniper
6 4 (7.55%) Dell
6 4 (7.55%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) CA
7 3 (5.66%) IBM
7 3 (5.66%) IronPort
7 3 (5.66%) Nokia
7 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.66%) Sourcefire
7 3 (5.66%) Symantec
7 3 (5.66%) VMware
8 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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