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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 218 234 234
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 32 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 9
Median salary £54,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,600 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
5423 5922 5650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.79% 97.47% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4558 4878 4710
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £56,100
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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Gloucestershire +6 15 £53,750 +13.75%
Bristol +8 9 £56,250 +40.62% 1
Wiltshire +3 4 £59,000 +38.82%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 40 (43.48%) Intel Security
2 37 (40.22%) Windows
3 30 (32.61%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
5 25 (27.17%) Risk Management
6 21 (22.83%) Firewall
6 21 (22.83%) Cisco
7 20 (21.74%) Unix
7 20 (21.74%) SC Cleared
7 20 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
8 19 (20.65%) SIEM
9 17 (18.48%) Network Security
9 17 (18.48%) Linux
10 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
10 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
11 14 (15.22%) DNS
11 14 (15.22%) C
11 14 (15.22%) F5
12 13 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (14.13%) Juniper
12 13 (14.13%) Blue Coat
12 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
13 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (13.04%) C++
14 11 (11.96%) VPN
14 11 (11.96%) DV Cleared
15 10 (10.87%) ArcSight
15 10 (10.87%) SSL
15 10 (10.87%) Information Security
16 9 (9.78%) 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 2 (2.17%) Apache
1 2 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) Firewall
2 17 (18.48%) Network Security
3 14 (15.22%) DNS
4 13 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (11.96%) VPN
6 10 (10.87%) SSL
7 9 (9.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 8 (8.70%) FTP
8 8 (8.70%) HTTP
9 7 (7.61%) Internet
10 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
11 4 (4.35%) DHCP
11 4 (4.35%) SMTP
12 3 (3.26%) LAN
12 3 (3.26%) WAN
13 2 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (2.17%) Wireshark
14 1 (1.09%) BIG-IP
14 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Big Data
1 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.17%) GIS
2 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.61%) Military
3 4 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.09%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Web Services
2 6 (6.52%) HTML
2 6 (6.52%) JSON
2 6 (6.52%) OAuth
2 6 (6.52%) OpenID
2 6 (6.52%) REST
2 6 (6.52%) SAML
2 6 (6.52%) SOAP
2 6 (6.52%) XHTML
2 6 (6.52%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Cryptography
1 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.43%) Cybercrime
2 5 (5.43%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) CESG
4 3 (3.26%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.22%) Windows
2 20 (21.74%) Unix
3 17 (18.48%) Linux
4 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.52%) CentOS
5 6 (6.52%) Windows 2000
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (27.17%) Risk Management
3 19 (20.65%) SIEM
4 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.87%) Information Security
7 9 (9.78%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (8.70%) Analytics
8 8 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (7.61%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (7.61%) Workflow
10 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.43%) High Availability
11 5 (5.43%) Information Assurance
11 5 (5.43%) ITIL
11 5 (5.43%) Presales
11 5 (5.43%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (5.43%) Threat Modelling
11 5 (5.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) C
2 12 (13.04%) C++
3 9 (9.78%) SQL
4 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.52%) Perl
4 6 (6.52%) Python
5 4 (4.35%) C#
6 3 (3.26%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.17%) Java
7 2 (2.17%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.09%) Ruby
8 1 (1.09%) Scala
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.52%) Degree
5 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.35%) GIAC
6 4 (4.35%) MCSE
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.26%) CCNA
7 3 (3.26%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.17%) LPIC
8 2 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (2.17%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (1.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) GPG13
2 2 (2.17%) RMADS
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) ProxySG
2 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) NFS
3 2 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (8.70%) QRadar
3 7 (7.61%) RSA Archer
4 6 (6.52%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (1.09%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.09%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.09%) SCCM
5 1 (1.09%) SCOM
5 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) Intel Security
2 21 (22.83%) Cisco
3 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.22%) F5
5 13 (14.13%) Blue Coat
5 13 (14.13%) Juniper
6 10 (10.87%) ArcSight
7 8 (8.70%) VMware
8 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.52%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.35%) AlienVault
9 4 (4.35%) LogRhythm
10 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.26%) HP
10 3 (3.26%) Intel
10 3 (3.26%) NetWitness
10 3 (3.26%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.17%) i2
11 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.17%) Splunk
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