The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 92 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 8 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.62% 1.45% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.50% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 7
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
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
1256 1266 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.99% 96.49% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1128 914
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
South Wales -13 7 £37,500 +7.14%
North Wales - 1 - -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 22 (95.65%) Firewall
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco
3 16 (69.57%) CCNP
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (60.87%) Juniper
5 13 (56.52%) Network Security
6 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
6 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
7 10 (43.48%) CCDA
8 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
8 9 (39.13%) JNCIA
9 8 (34.78%) JNCIE
9 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (34.78%) F5
9 8 (34.78%) CCSA
9 8 (34.78%) Blue Coat
9 8 (34.78%) CISSP
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
10 6 (26.09%) RIP
10 6 (26.09%) VMware
10 6 (26.09%) MPLS
10 6 (26.09%) OSPF
10 6 (26.09%) McAfee
10 6 (26.09%) BGP
10 6 (26.09%) VLAN
10 6 (26.09%) Fortinet
10 6 (26.09%) VPLS
11 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
11 5 (21.74%) MS Office

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 1 (4.35%) Lync
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Network Security
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (26.09%) RIP
4 6 (26.09%) MPLS
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 6 (26.09%) BGP
4 6 (26.09%) VLAN
4 6 (26.09%) VPLS
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.35%) NetScreen
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) HTTP
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) SCADA
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) DTV
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.35%) People Management
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
2 1 (4.35%) OWASP
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.35%) Project Management
2 1 (4.35%) Data Management
2 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) CCNP
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) CCDA
4 9 (39.13%) JNCIA
5 8 (34.78%) JNCIE
5 8 (34.78%) CCSA
5 8 (34.78%) CISSP
6 4 (17.39%) CCSP
7 3 (13.04%) CCNA
8 2 (8.70%) CCDP
8 2 (8.70%) CCIP
8 2 (8.70%) CCIE
8 2 (8.70%) CCSE
8 2 (8.70%) JNCIS
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 1 (4.35%) PhD
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) Juniper
3 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
4 8 (34.78%) F5
4 8 (34.78%) Blue Coat
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) McAfee
5 6 (26.09%) Fortinet
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) ProCurve
7 2 (8.70%) Websense
8 1 (4.35%) SAP
8 1 (4.35%) Nortel
8 1 (4.35%) Avaya