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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 101 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.21% 1.19% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.23% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 8
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
1358 1297 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.79% 96.43% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1113 1116
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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 -7 3 £44,000 -2.22%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
3 13 (68.42%) Network Security
4 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
4 12 (63.16%) Juniper
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco
5 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (52.63%) SLA
7 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
8 8 (42.11%) F5
8 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
9 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
10 6 (31.58%) Nokia
11 4 (21.05%) CCNP
11 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
11 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (15.79%) SaaS
12 3 (15.79%) PCRE
12 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
12 3 (15.79%) OWASP
12 3 (15.79%) Welsh Language
12 3 (15.79%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (15.79%) Finance
12 3 (15.79%) SSL
12 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 3 (15.79%) Perl
12 3 (15.79%) PHP
12 3 (15.79%) SQL
12 3 (15.79%) Python
12 3 (15.79%) XML

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) Network Security
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.79%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (15.79%) HTTP
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) IPv4
5 1 (5.26%) IPv6
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) ATM
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Welsh Language
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
1 3 (15.79%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) OWASP
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) PHP
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
1 12 (63.16%) Juniper
2 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
3 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
3 8 (42.11%) F5
4 6 (31.58%) Nokia
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Websense
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft