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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 190 222 233
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 64 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.12% 0.35% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.36% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 59 13 5
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,900 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Bristol +24 35 £50,000 +163.15% 1
Wiltshire +5 14 £52,500 +17.97% 1
Gloucestershire +10 13 £46,500 +0.54% 2
Dorset - 2 £51,250 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 41 (50.62%) Intel Security
2 35 (43.21%) Windows
3 27 (33.33%) Unix
4 25 (30.86%) Cisco
5 22 (27.16%) Risk Management
5 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
6 20 (24.69%) McAfee ePO
6 20 (24.69%) Firewall
7 19 (23.46%) DNS
8 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 18 (22.22%) Network Security
8 18 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 18 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (20.99%) SIEM
10 15 (18.52%) Linux
10 15 (18.52%) F5
10 15 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (17.28%) Juniper
12 13 (16.05%) Blue Coat
13 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
13 12 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 11 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (13.58%) SSL
14 11 (13.58%) HTTP
15 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
15 10 (12.35%) Palo Alto
16 9 (11.11%) VPN
16 9 (11.11%) SQL
16 9 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (11.11%) ProxySG

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) Firewall
2 19 (23.46%) DNS
3 18 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (22.22%) Network Security
4 12 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (13.58%) HTTP
5 11 (13.58%) SSL
6 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
7 9 (11.11%) VPN
8 7 (8.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (8.64%) FTP
8 7 (8.64%) Internet
9 5 (6.17%) DHCP
9 5 (6.17%) SMTP
10 3 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (3.70%) PSTN
11 2 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (1.23%) BIG-IP
12 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Big Data
2 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) GIS
3 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.94%) Electronics
2 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.94%) Military
3 3 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) HTML
1 6 (7.41%) JSON
1 6 (7.41%) OAuth
1 6 (7.41%) OpenID
1 6 (7.41%) REST
1 6 (7.41%) SAML
1 6 (7.41%) SOAP
1 6 (7.41%) Web Services
1 6 (7.41%) XHTML
1 6 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.94%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (4.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Windows
2 27 (33.33%) Unix
3 15 (18.52%) Linux
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) CentOS
5 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Risk Management
2 17 (20.99%) SIEM
3 15 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 9 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.64%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (7.41%) Analytics
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
7 6 (7.41%) Workflow
8 5 (6.17%) High Availability
8 5 (6.17%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (6.17%) Threat Modelling
9 4 (4.94%) Change Management
9 4 (4.94%) Security Architecture
10 3 (3.70%) Information Security
10 3 (3.70%) Scrum
10 3 (3.70%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) Python
3 6 (7.41%) C++
3 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.41%) Perl
4 5 (6.17%) C
5 4 (4.94%) C#
6 3 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.64%) CCNP
4 7 (8.64%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) Degree
5 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.94%) CCNA
6 4 (4.94%) GIAC
6 4 (4.94%) MCSE
7 1 (1.23%) CCIE
7 1 (1.23%) CISSP
7 1 (1.23%) GCIA
7 1 (1.23%) GSEC
7 1 (1.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) GPG13
2 2 (2.47%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) vSphere
4 2 (2.47%) Snort
5 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (24.69%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (8.64%) QRadar
3 5 (6.17%) RSA Security Analytics
4 3 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.70%) Endace
4 3 (3.70%) Nagios
4 3 (3.70%) SCCM
5 2 (2.47%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.23%) Nessus
6 1 (1.23%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (50.62%) Intel Security
2 25 (30.86%) Cisco
3 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.52%) F5
5 14 (17.28%) Juniper
6 13 (16.05%) Blue Coat
7 10 (12.35%) Palo Alto
8 8 (9.88%) ArcSight
8 8 (9.88%) Sourcefire
8 8 (9.88%) VMware
9 7 (8.64%) NetWitness
10 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.94%) Intel
11 4 (4.94%) Splunk
12 3 (3.70%) CA
12 3 (3.70%) Lancope
12 3 (3.70%) Nimsoft
12 3 (3.70%) Verint
13 2 (2.47%) HP
South West
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits +bonus
Posted: 6 days ago