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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 213 238 233
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 29 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 8
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £45,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,800 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
5124 5762 5836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.25% 97.09% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4347 4843 4863
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,900 £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 29 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 29 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
Bristol +19 11 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Gloucestershire +15 11 £51,250 +5.67% 2
Wiltshire +8 4 £59,000 +31.11% 1
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 37 (39.78%) Windows
1 37 (39.78%) Intel Security
2 34 (36.56%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (31.18%) Security Cleared
4 24 (25.81%) Risk Management
5 20 (21.51%) Unix
5 20 (21.51%) SIEM
5 20 (21.51%) SC Cleared
5 20 (21.51%) McAfee ePO
6 18 (19.35%) Cisco
6 18 (19.35%) Firewall
7 17 (18.28%) Linux
7 17 (18.28%) Network Security
8 16 (17.20%) Software Engineering
9 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.05%) DNS
11 13 (13.98%) C
11 13 (13.98%) C++
12 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
13 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (11.83%) F5
13 11 (11.83%) ArcSight
14 10 (10.75%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (10.75%) Blue Coat
14 10 (10.75%) SSL
14 10 (10.75%) Juniper
15 9 (9.68%) SQL
15 9 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (9.68%) Information Security
15 9 (9.68%) DV Cleared

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 (2.15%) Apache
1 2 (2.15%) SAS
2 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) Firewall
2 17 (18.28%) Network Security
3 14 (15.05%) DNS
4 10 (10.75%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (10.75%) SSL
5 8 (8.60%) FTP
5 8 (8.60%) HTTP
5 8 (8.60%) VPN
6 7 (7.53%) Internet
7 6 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.30%) DHCP
9 4 (4.30%) SMTP
10 3 (3.23%) LAN
10 3 (3.23%) WAN
10 3 (3.23%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (1.08%) BIG-IP
12 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) Big Data
1 3 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.15%) GIS
2 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.45%) Military
3 3 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.08%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) Web Services
2 6 (6.45%) HTML
2 6 (6.45%) JSON
2 6 (6.45%) OAuth
2 6 (6.45%) OpenID
2 6 (6.45%) REST
2 6 (6.45%) SAML
2 6 (6.45%) SOAP
2 6 (6.45%) XHTML
2 6 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.08%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Cryptography
2 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.38%) Cybercrime
3 5 (5.38%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) CESG
4 3 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.08%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Windows
2 20 (21.51%) Unix
3 17 (18.28%) Linux
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.45%) CentOS
5 6 (6.45%) Windows 2000
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.08%) Android
8 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (25.81%) Risk Management
3 20 (21.51%) SIEM
4 16 (17.20%) Software Engineering
5 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.68%) Information Security
6 9 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (8.60%) Analytics
7 8 (8.60%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (7.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (7.53%) Workflow
9 6 (6.45%) ITIL
9 6 (6.45%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.38%) High Availability
10 5 (5.38%) Presales
10 5 (5.38%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (5.38%) Security Architecture
10 5 (5.38%) Security Operations
10 5 (5.38%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) C
1 13 (13.98%) C++
2 9 (9.68%) SQL
3 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.53%) Python
5 5 (5.38%) C#
5 5 (5.38%) Perl
6 4 (4.30%) Java
7 3 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.15%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.08%) Ruby
9 1 (1.08%) Scala
9 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.51%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.53%) Degree
5 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.38%) GIAC
6 4 (4.30%) MCSE
6 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.23%) CCNA
7 3 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.15%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.15%) LPIC
8 2 (2.15%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (2.15%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (1.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) GPG13
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.45%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.15%) NFS
3 2 (2.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (8.60%) QRadar
3 7 (7.53%) RSA Archer
4 6 (6.45%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (1.08%) RSA enVision
7 1 (1.08%) SCCM
7 1 (1.08%) SCOM
7 1 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (39.78%) Intel Security
2 18 (19.35%) Cisco
3 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.83%) ArcSight
4 11 (11.83%) F5
5 10 (10.75%) Blue Coat
5 10 (10.75%) Juniper
6 8 (8.60%) VMware
7 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.45%) Sourcefire
8 5 (5.38%) AlienVault
8 5 (5.38%) LogRhythm
9 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.23%) HP
9 3 (3.23%) Intel
9 3 (3.23%) NetWitness
9 3 (3.23%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.15%) i2
10 2 (2.15%) Oracle
10 2 (2.15%) Splunk
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