The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 93 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.67% 1.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.41% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 4
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £31,415
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.41%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -8.23%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1287 1203 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.33% 96.09% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1063 831
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Engineer
UK

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
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 24 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -15 7 £41,250 +17.85% 1
North Wales - 2 £46,250 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 18 (78.26%) Cisco
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) CCNP
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (52.17%) Juniper
4 11 (47.83%) Network Security
5 10 (43.48%) JNCIA
6 9 (39.13%) F5
6 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) CCDA
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) JNCIE
8 7 (30.43%) CISSP
8 7 (30.43%) CCSA
9 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
10 5 (21.74%) RIP
10 5 (21.74%) MS Office
10 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
10 5 (21.74%) MPLS
10 5 (21.74%) OSPF
10 5 (21.74%) BGP
10 5 (21.74%) VMware
10 5 (21.74%) VLAN
10 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
10 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (21.74%) VPLS
11 4 (17.39%) Websense
12 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
1 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) Network Security
3 5 (21.74%) RIP
3 5 (21.74%) MPLS
3 5 (21.74%) OSPF
3 5 (21.74%) BGP
3 5 (21.74%) VLAN
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (21.74%) VPLS
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.35%) Junos
5 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) NetScreen
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) CCTV
2 1 (4.35%) SCADA
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) SecurID
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
1 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
1 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
1 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
1 1 (4.35%) Data Management
1 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CCNP
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) JNCIA
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) CCDA
4 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) JNCIE
5 7 (30.43%) CISSP
5 7 (30.43%) CCSA
6 2 (8.70%) CCSE
6 2 (8.70%) CCSP
6 2 (8.70%) CCNA
6 2 (8.70%) JNCIS
6 2 (8.70%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) CCDP
7 1 (4.35%) CCIP
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE
7 1 (4.35%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (8.70%) UAG
3 1 (4.35%) MetaFrame
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) Juniper
3 9 (39.13%) F5
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
6 4 (17.39%) Websense
7 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
7 3 (13.04%) McAfee
8 2 (8.70%) Avaya
8 2 (8.70%) Sophos
8 2 (8.70%) Clearswift
8 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 2 (8.70%) Nortel
9 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
9 1 (4.35%) Citrix
9 1 (4.35%) SAP
9 1 (4.35%) Remedy
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago