The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 95 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 11 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.82% 0.43% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.43% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 12
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £52,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £68,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +2.27%
Security Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1294 1383 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.28% 98.22% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1107 1156 1117
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,160 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Wales region.

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Wales

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +12 11 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 19 (59.38%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (46.88%) Unix
4 13 (40.63%) Windows
4 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (37.50%) VMware
5 12 (37.50%) Citrix
6 11 (34.38%) WSUS
6 11 (34.38%) SIEM
7 8 (25.00%) ELK Stack
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (21.88%) Functional Programming
8 7 (21.88%) Erlang
8 7 (21.88%) Online Security
8 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.88%) HTTP
8 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) Python
8 7 (21.88%) C
8 7 (21.88%) C++
8 7 (21.88%) Java
9 6 (18.75%) Perl
9 6 (18.75%) Intel Security
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Welsh Language
9 6 (18.75%) Network Security
9 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (18.75%) Microservices
9 6 (18.75%) Elasticsearch

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.75%) IaaS
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) Network Security
4 4 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) VLAN
5 3 (9.38%) WLAN
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.13%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 6 (18.75%) Welsh Language
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (3.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) CCTV
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Unix
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (34.38%) SIEM
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (21.88%) Functional Programming
3 7 (21.88%) Online Security
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Microservices
4 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
5 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Coaching
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Network Design
6 3 (9.38%) Network Management
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C
1 7 (21.88%) C++
1 7 (21.88%) Erlang
1 7 (21.88%) Java
1 7 (21.88%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Haskell
4 1 (3.13%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CCNP
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCENT
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) JNCIP
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.13%) CISM
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) XenApp
2 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) WSUS
2 6 (18.75%) Kibana
2 6 (18.75%) logstash
3 5 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Citrix
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (18.75%) Intel Security
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Brocade
4 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft