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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / South West
Rank 195 198 215
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 30 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.90% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.92% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 21
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,600 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
4721 5422 5889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.70% 97.26% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 4605 5001
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +18 12 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Bristol -10 9 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Gloucestershire -15 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 29 (49.15%) Firewall
2 27 (45.76%) Security Cleared
3 24 (40.68%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (35.59%) Network Security
4 21 (35.59%) DV Cleared
5 20 (33.90%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (33.90%) ITIL
5 20 (33.90%) Linux
6 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
6 15 (25.42%) CCNA
6 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (23.73%) C#
7 14 (23.73%) Windows
7 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
7 14 (23.73%) Cisco
8 13 (22.03%) DNS
8 13 (22.03%) Python
8 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
9 12 (20.34%) Degree
10 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
10 11 (18.64%) VPN
10 11 (18.64%) FTP
10 11 (18.64%) HTTP
11 10 (16.95%) DHCP
11 10 (16.95%) C++
12 9 (15.25%) CISSP
12 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
12 9 (15.25%) SIEM
13 8 (13.56%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Management

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:

Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (49.15%) Firewall
2 21 (35.59%) Network Security
3 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
4 13 (22.03%) DNS
5 11 (18.64%) FTP
5 11 (18.64%) HTTP
5 11 (18.64%) VPN
6 10 (16.95%) DHCP
7 8 (13.56%) DMZ
7 8 (13.56%) SMTP
7 8 (13.56%) X.400
8 7 (11.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.17%) MPLS
10 5 (8.47%) LAN
10 5 (8.47%) WAN
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
12 3 (5.08%) FWSM
12 3 (5.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Big Data
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Metasploit
1 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.69%) JMeter
2 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.56%) CESG
4 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (10.17%) Cryptography
6 4 (6.78%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.39%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.39%) PKI
9 1 (1.69%) CCTV
9 1 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.69%) PMI
9 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Linux
2 14 (23.73%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Android
3 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) CentOS
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (33.90%) ITIL
3 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.25%) SIEM
5 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (13.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (13.56%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.86%) Security Operations
6 7 (11.86%) Security Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Server Hardening
7 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (8.47%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.47%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) Service Management
9 4 (6.78%) Information Assurance
10 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.08%) Network Management
10 3 (5.08%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) C#
2 13 (22.03%) Python
3 10 (16.95%) C++
4 8 (13.56%) C
5 5 (8.47%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) Perl
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.39%) Lua
7 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (45.76%) Security Cleared
2 21 (35.59%) DV Cleared
3 15 (25.42%) CCNA
3 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
4 12 (20.34%) Degree
5 9 (15.25%) CISSP
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (6.78%) CCNP
8 3 (5.08%) CCSP
9 2 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (3.39%) LPIC
9 2 (3.39%) MCSE
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.39%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (3.39%) Server+ Certification
10 1 (1.69%) CCSA
10 1 (1.69%) GIAC
10 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) GPG13
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) vSphere
2 5 (8.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 3 (5.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (3.39%) RSA Archer
3 2 (3.39%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.69%) QRadar
4 1 (1.69%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Cisco
2 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.17%) ArcSight
5 5 (8.47%) F5
5 5 (8.47%) Juniper
6 4 (6.78%) HP
6 4 (6.78%) Splunk
7 3 (5.08%) CA
7 3 (5.08%) Dell
7 3 (5.08%) IBM
7 3 (5.08%) IronPort
7 3 (5.08%) Nokia
7 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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