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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 86 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 7 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 0.32% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.33% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 14
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £44,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
1067 1223 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.13% 97.92% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1057 1135
Median salary £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +15 5 £37,500 -25.00%
West Wales - 2 - -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) JBoss
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) LAMP
4 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server

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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) JBoss
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) PPP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Office Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCDA
2 1 (8.33%) CCENT
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) Brocade
3 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia
3 1 (8.33%) Radware
3 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (8.33%) VMware