The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 234 228 207
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 16
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.25%
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
5622 5902 4957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.10% 95.75% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4789 4912 4276
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Wiltshire -1 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Bristol -19 2 £53,750 +119.38%
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (66.67%) CISSP
2 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) Network Security
3 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (44.44%) DNS
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) CESG
6 7 (38.89%) X.400
6 7 (38.89%) CCNA
6 7 (38.89%) DMZ
6 7 (38.89%) SMTP
6 7 (38.89%) DHCP
6 7 (38.89%) FTP
6 7 (38.89%) HTTP
6 7 (38.89%) vSphere
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (16.67%) SIEM
7 3 (16.67%) CCNP
7 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Aerospace

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Network Security
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
4 7 (38.89%) DMZ
4 7 (38.89%) X.400
4 7 (38.89%) SMTP
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
4 7 (38.89%) FTP
4 7 (38.89%) HTTP
5 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) OSPF
6 1 (5.56%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Avionics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) CESG
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) SIEM
2 3 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) ISMS
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) OWASP
4 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) CISSP
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ARP4754
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) logstash
2 1 (5.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee
3 1 (5.56%) F5