The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Security Engineer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 109 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.76% 0.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 0
Median salary £50,000 £56,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 1805 1545 1900
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.36% 97.17% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1503 1346 1640
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Bristol

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Firewall
4 7 (35.00%) Information Assurance
4 7 (35.00%) Information Security
4 7 (35.00%) Snort
5 6 (30.00%) Python
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Network Security
6 5 (25.00%) SIEM
7 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) CESG
7 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Network Design
8 3 (15.00%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (15.00%) Cyber Attack

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) FTP
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) CESG
2 3 (15.00%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (15.00%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (15.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (35.00%) Information Assurance
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) SIEM
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Network Design
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
6 2 (10.00%) ISMS
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (10.00%) LPIC
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) PhD
4 2 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Snort
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (10.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (10.00%) RSA Archer
2 2 (10.00%) RSA enVision
2 2 (10.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (10.00%) LogLogic
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (10.00%) Trend Micro
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
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