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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 229 220 192
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 7 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.10% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 14
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.87%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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
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 22 May 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 -2 3 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Bristol -7 2 £50,000 +73.91% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £48,500 - 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (60.00%) Firewall
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Network Security
4 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) CCNP
5 7 (35.00%) CISSP
5 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
7 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (25.00%) Juniper
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Coaching
8 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
8 4 (20.00%) CESG
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) FTP
8 4 (20.00%) HTTP
8 4 (20.00%) SMTP
8 4 (20.00%) DHCP
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) UNIX
9 3 (15.00%) SLA
9 3 (15.00%) X.400
9 3 (15.00%) DMZ

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Network Security
3 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) FTP
5 4 (20.00%) HTTP
5 4 (20.00%) SMTP
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) X.400
6 3 (15.00%) DMZ
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.00%) MPLS
7 2 (10.00%) OSPF
7 2 (10.00%) BGP
7 2 (10.00%) IPsec
7 2 (10.00%) VoIP
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) CESG
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Physics
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) RMADS
4 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Coaching
3 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Process Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) CISSP
3 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) CCNA
5 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (5.00%) MCSE
7 1 (5.00%) MCSA
7 1 (5.00%) CCIE
7 1 (5.00%) CISM
7 1 (5.00%) CCDP
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) ISSAP
7 1 (5.00%) ISSMP
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) ARP4754
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nmap
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
5 2 (10.00%) Crossbeam
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
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CGI
Salary: £20000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
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