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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 229 238 228
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 25 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 9
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £40,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £49,000 £55,800
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
5457 5809 5905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.14% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 4894 4879
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +25 12 £76,250 +69.44% 2
Gloucestershire +5 12 £52,500 +23.52%
Wiltshire +6 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (53.70%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (51.85%) Security Cleared
3 18 (33.33%) Firewall
4 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 13 (24.07%) DV Cleared
5 13 (24.07%) C
6 12 (22.22%) Windows
6 12 (22.22%) Linux
6 12 (22.22%) Cisco
6 12 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 12 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (18.52%) SIEM
7 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 8 (14.81%) C++
9 8 (14.81%) Information Security
9 8 (14.81%) Splunk
9 8 (14.81%) ArcSight
9 8 (14.81%) Security Architecture
10 7 (12.96%) Information Assurance
10 7 (12.96%) Threat Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) Fraud Detection
10 7 (12.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.96%) PKI
10 7 (12.96%) Data Protection
10 7 (12.96%) Network Security
10 7 (12.96%) VPN
10 7 (12.96%) Python
10 7 (12.96%) Identity 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (12.96%) Network Security
3 7 (12.96%) VPN
4 5 (9.26%) DNS
5 4 (7.41%) MPLS
5 4 (7.41%) Wireless
6 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.56%) LAN
6 3 (5.56%) VLAN
6 3 (5.56%) WAN
6 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.70%) Internet
7 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.85%) FTP
8 1 (1.85%) HTTP
8 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) GIS
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Military
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.96%) PKI
4 5 (9.26%) Cryptography
5 4 (7.41%) Cybercrime
6 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.56%) CESG
7 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.85%) CCTV
8 1 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.85%) VHDL
8 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) CentOS
5 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 10 (18.52%) SIEM
4 8 (14.81%) Information Security
4 8 (14.81%) Security Architecture
5 7 (12.96%) Data Protection
5 7 (12.96%) Fraud Detection
5 7 (12.96%) Identity Management
5 7 (12.96%) Information Assurance
5 7 (12.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.96%) Threat Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) Analytics
6 5 (9.26%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (7.41%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Presales
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) C
2 8 (14.81%) C++
3 7 (12.96%) Python
4 5 (9.26%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
7 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (24.07%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.11%) Degree
5 5 (9.26%) CCNA
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.41%) GIAC
7 3 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (5.56%) CISSP
8 2 (3.70%) CLAS
8 2 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (3.70%) IISP
8 2 (3.70%) LPIC
8 2 (3.70%) MCSE
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (3.70%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (1.85%) CEH
9 1 (1.85%) CISA
9 1 (1.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) RMADS
3 1 (1.85%) GPG13
3 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Firmware
2 2 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (7.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.85%) QRadar
3 1 (1.85%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.85%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.85%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco
2 8 (14.81%) ArcSight
2 8 (14.81%) Splunk
3 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.26%) Juniper
4 5 (9.26%) LogRhythm
5 4 (7.41%) AlienVault
5 4 (7.41%) Intel Security
5 4 (7.41%) VMware
6 3 (5.56%) Dell
6 3 (5.56%) F5
6 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.56%) Symantec
7 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Intel
7 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.70%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.85%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) IronPort
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