The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 124 104 124
Rank change year-on-year -20 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 7 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.39% 1.69% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.74% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 4
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +104.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £48,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1760 1779 1875
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.13% 96.74% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 1557 1574
Median salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.87% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Bristol

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Bristol.

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Bristol

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Bristol

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Bristol region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Snort
4 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (33.33%) SIEM
5 5 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Change Control
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) FTP
4 3 (20.00%) HTTP
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) IPv4
5 2 (13.33%) IPv6
6 1 (6.67%) HSRP
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (13.33%) CESG
2 2 (13.33%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (13.33%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) ISMS
4 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (13.33%) Network Packet Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Lua
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (20.00%) LPIC
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Server+ Certification
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 2 (13.33%) RSA Archer
4 2 (13.33%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) NetWitness
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + a great place to work
Posted: 22 days ago