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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 213 242 229
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 24 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 9
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £43,300 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £46,750 £61,200
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
5257 5707 5930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.19% 96.98% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 4859 4897
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +35 13 £62,500 +38.88% 5
Gloucestershire +3 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Wiltshire +12 2 £32,000 -28.88%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 26 (40.63%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
3 21 (32.81%) Firewall
4 19 (29.69%) Windows
5 15 (23.44%) Linux
5 15 (23.44%) Cisco
5 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
6 14 (21.88%) C
7 12 (18.75%) Intel Security
7 12 (18.75%) Network Security
8 11 (17.19%) SIEM
9 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
9 9 (14.06%) Information Security
9 9 (14.06%) C++
10 8 (12.50%) DNS
10 8 (12.50%) Security Operations
10 8 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (10.94%) Analytics
11 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
11 7 (10.94%) Unix
11 7 (10.94%) VPN
11 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
12 6 (9.38%) VMware
12 6 (9.38%) Identity Management
12 6 (9.38%) Cryptography
12 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (9.38%) Blue Coat
12 6 (9.38%) PKI

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 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.81%) Firewall
2 12 (18.75%) Network Security
3 9 (14.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (12.50%) DNS
5 7 (10.94%) VPN
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.25%) Internet
7 4 (6.25%) SSL
8 3 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (4.69%) Wireless
8 3 (4.69%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.13%) DHCP
9 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.13%) FTP
9 2 (3.13%) LAN
9 2 (3.13%) MPLS
9 2 (3.13%) SMTP
9 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.13%) VLAN
9 2 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
2 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) GIS
2 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Military
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
2 2 (3.13%) JSON
2 2 (3.13%) OAuth
2 2 (3.13%) OpenID
2 2 (3.13%) REST
2 2 (3.13%) SAML
2 2 (3.13%) SOAP
2 2 (3.13%) XHTML
2 2 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Cryptography
2 6 (9.38%) PKI
3 5 (7.81%) Cybercrime
3 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) CESG
4 4 (6.25%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.56%) CCTV
7 1 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 15 (23.44%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Unix
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.13%) CentOS
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.56%) Android
8 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (17.19%) SIEM
3 9 (14.06%) Information Security
3 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 7 (10.94%) Analytics
5 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
6 6 (9.38%) Fraud Detection
6 6 (9.38%) Identity Management
6 6 (9.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (9.38%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (9.38%) Security Architecture
6 6 (9.38%) Threat Analysis
7 5 (7.81%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (7.81%) Information Assurance
7 5 (7.81%) Presales
8 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) C
2 9 (14.06%) C++
3 6 (9.38%) Python
4 5 (7.81%) SQL
5 4 (6.25%) C#
5 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.69%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.13%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) CCNA
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.81%) Degree
5 4 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (4.69%) GIAC
7 2 (3.13%) CISSP
7 2 (3.13%) CLAS
7 2 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (3.13%) IISP
7 2 (3.13%) LPIC
7 2 (3.13%) MCSE
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (3.13%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) GPG13
2 2 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.13%) RMADS
3 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.13%) Firmware
3 2 (3.13%) NFS
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.13%) QRadar
3 2 (3.13%) RSA Archer
3 2 (3.13%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (1.56%) SCCM
4 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Cisco
2 12 (18.75%) Intel Security
3 6 (9.38%) Blue Coat
3 6 (9.38%) F5
3 6 (9.38%) Juniper
3 6 (9.38%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) ArcSight
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.25%) AlienVault
5 4 (6.25%) LogRhythm
5 4 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 4 (6.25%) Splunk
6 3 (4.69%) Sourcefire
6 3 (4.69%) Symantec
7 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.13%) Dell
7 2 (3.13%) i2
7 2 (3.13%) Intel
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
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