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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 105 94 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 0.77% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.79% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 17
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
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
1360 1260 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.84% 96.77% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1091 1110
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015. 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 -20 3 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Online Security
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Nokia
5 2 (22.22%) Lisp
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Grid Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Online Security
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Haskell
2 2 (22.22%) Erlang
2 2 (22.22%) Lisp
2 2 (22.22%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) Nokia
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
1 2 (22.22%) F5
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