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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 221 241 242
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 24 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 7
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £45,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
5102 5771 5949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.53% 96.99% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4325 4859 4886
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 11 £56,250 - 2
Gloucestershire +6 8 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Wiltshire +12 2 £48,250 +7.22%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 34 (41.98%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (35.80%) Security Cleared
2 29 (35.80%) Windows
3 26 (32.10%) Intel Security
4 20 (24.69%) Firewall
5 19 (23.46%) Linux
5 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
6 18 (22.22%) SIEM
7 15 (18.52%) Cisco
7 15 (18.52%) Network Security
8 14 (17.28%) DNS
8 14 (17.28%) C
8 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
8 14 (17.28%) Risk Management
9 13 (16.05%) Unix
9 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
10 12 (14.81%) C++
10 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
11 11 (13.58%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (13.58%) ArcSight
12 10 (12.35%) Information Security
12 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (11.11%) VMware
13 9 (11.11%) Analytics
13 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (9.88%) Reverse Engineering
14 8 (9.88%) F5
14 8 (9.88%) QRadar
14 8 (9.88%) Blue Coat
14 8 (9.88%) Penetration Testing

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 3 (3.70%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) Firewall
2 15 (18.52%) Network Security
3 14 (17.28%) DNS
4 8 (9.88%) FTP
4 8 (9.88%) HTTP
4 8 (9.88%) Internet
4 8 (9.88%) SSL
5 7 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (7.41%) VPN
7 5 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (4.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (3.70%) DHCP
9 3 (3.70%) SMTP
9 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.70%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.47%) LAN
10 2 (2.47%) WAN
10 2 (2.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Big Data
1 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.47%) GIS
2 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.17%) Military
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.23%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) HTML
2 5 (6.17%) JSON
2 5 (6.17%) OAuth
2 5 (6.17%) OpenID
2 5 (6.17%) REST
2 5 (6.17%) SAML
2 5 (6.17%) SOAP
2 5 (6.17%) XHTML
2 5 (6.17%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Cryptography
2 6 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (6.17%) Cybercrime
3 5 (6.17%) Digital Media
3 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.94%) CESG
4 4 (4.94%) PKI
5 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.23%) CCTV
7 1 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.80%) Windows
2 19 (23.46%) Linux
3 13 (16.05%) Unix
4 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.41%) CentOS
5 6 (7.41%) Windows 2000
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.23%) Android
8 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (22.22%) SIEM
3 14 (17.28%) Risk Management
3 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.35%) Information Security
5 9 (11.11%) Analytics
6 8 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (8.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (8.64%) Workflow
8 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.41%) Security Operations
9 5 (6.17%) Information Assurance
9 5 (6.17%) ITIL
9 5 (6.17%) Presales
9 5 (6.17%) Security Architecture
9 5 (6.17%) Threat Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) Change Management
10 4 (4.94%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) C
2 12 (14.81%) C++
3 8 (9.88%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.41%) Python
6 4 (4.94%) C#
6 4 (4.94%) Java
6 4 (4.94%) Perl
7 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Security Cleared
2 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) Degree
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.94%) CCNA
6 4 (4.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (4.94%) GIAC
7 3 (3.70%) MCSE
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.47%) CISSP
8 2 (2.47%) CLAS
8 2 (2.47%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.47%) IISP
8 2 (2.47%) LPIC
8 2 (2.47%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (2.47%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) GPG13
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.47%) RMADS
4 1 (1.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.94%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.47%) NFS
4 1 (1.23%) Firmware
4 1 (1.23%) Snort
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (9.88%) QRadar
3 7 (8.64%) RSA Archer
4 5 (6.17%) RSA Security Analytics
5 4 (4.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.23%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (1.23%) RSA enVision
8 1 (1.23%) SCCM
8 1 (1.23%) SCOM
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Intel Security
2 15 (18.52%) Cisco
3 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.58%) ArcSight
5 9 (11.11%) VMware
6 8 (9.88%) Blue Coat
6 8 (9.88%) F5
6 8 (9.88%) Juniper
7 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.17%) AlienVault
8 5 (6.17%) LogRhythm
8 5 (6.17%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.94%) Splunk
10 3 (3.70%) Intel
10 3 (3.70%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.70%) Symantec
11 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.47%) HP
11 2 (2.47%) i2
11 2 (2.47%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.0000000 per annum + Negotiable on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago