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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 86 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 11 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.84% 1.65% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.71% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,415
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
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
1259 1226 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.40% 96.08% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1092 887
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 -8 10 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 23 (92.00%) Cisco
3 18 (72.00%) CCNP
3 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (64.00%) Juniper
5 15 (60.00%) Network Security
6 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (44.00%) JNCIA
7 11 (44.00%) CCDA
8 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
9 9 (36.00%) CCSA
9 9 (36.00%) CISSP
9 9 (36.00%) JNCIE
9 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (36.00%) F5
10 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (32.00%) Blue Coat
11 6 (24.00%) MPLS
11 6 (24.00%) OSPF
11 6 (24.00%) McAfee
11 6 (24.00%) BGP
11 6 (24.00%) RIP
11 6 (24.00%) VMware
11 6 (24.00%) VLAN
11 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
11 6 (24.00%) VPLS
12 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
12 5 (20.00%) MS Office

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
1 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) Network Security
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (24.00%) VLAN
4 6 (24.00%) VPLS
4 6 (24.00%) RIP
4 6 (24.00%) MPLS
4 6 (24.00%) OSPF
4 6 (24.00%) BGP
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.00%) HTTP
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) NetScreen
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
1 1 (4.00%) DTV
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) SCADA
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) OWASP
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.00%) Project Management
2 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) CCNP
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) JNCIA
3 11 (44.00%) CCDA
4 9 (36.00%) JNCIE
4 9 (36.00%) CCSA
4 9 (36.00%) CISSP
5 4 (16.00%) CCSP
6 3 (12.00%) CCNA
7 2 (8.00%) CCDP
7 2 (8.00%) CCIP
7 2 (8.00%) CCIE
7 2 (8.00%) CCSE
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Juniper
3 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (36.00%) F5
5 8 (32.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) McAfee
6 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) ProCurve
7 4 (16.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) Nortel
8 2 (8.00%) Avaya
8 2 (8.00%) Websense
9 1 (4.00%) SAP
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago