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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 220 201 198
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 18
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
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
5997 5024 5316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.21% 95.28% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5028 4376 4693
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 -4 7 £31,500 +26.00%
Bristol +3 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Gloucestershire - 3 £52,500 - 3
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) Network Security
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (26.09%) Information Security
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (21.74%) UNIX
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (21.74%) CCNP
6 5 (21.74%) CCNA
6 5 (21.74%) Change Management
6 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
7 4 (17.39%) ProxySG
7 4 (17.39%) PKI
7 4 (17.39%) TACACS
7 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
7 4 (17.39%) IPsec
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 3 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (13.04%) SSL
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Network Security
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (17.39%) TACACS
5 4 (17.39%) IPsec
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) SSL
6 3 (13.04%) LDAP
6 3 (13.04%) SMTP
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
8 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.35%) Junos
8 1 (4.35%) DHCP
8 1 (4.35%) SNMP
8 1 (4.35%) LAN
8 1 (4.35%) VoIP
8 1 (4.35%) SAN
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Smartcard
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) ISMS
6 1 (4.35%) Network Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.35%) SABSA
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) People Management
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Process Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Management
6 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNP
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) JNCIS
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) CCSA
3 1 (4.35%) CCSE
3 1 (4.35%) CEH
3 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) ProxySG
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
1 2 (8.70%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
3 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (8.70%) Tripwire
6 2 (8.70%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.35%) NetIQ
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