Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 134 130
Rank change year-on-year +46 -4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 42 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.51% 0.70% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 0.73% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 18
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.58% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £34,875 £38,750 £41,025
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £63,100
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1,603 1,652 2,041
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 96.44% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,313 1,338 1,518
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Gloucestershire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Gloucestershire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Gloucestershire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester - 4 £50,000 -
Cheltenham -3 1 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Security Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (85.71%) C
1 36 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 33 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
4 27 (64.29%) SC Cleared
4 27 (64.29%) Finance
5 19 (45.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 15 (35.71%) UML
7 14 (33.33%) Python
8 13 (30.95%) Network Security
9 11 (26.19%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (26.19%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (26.19%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 11 (26.19%) SysML
9 11 (26.19%) VLAN
9 11 (26.19%) Requirements Management
9 11 (26.19%) Ethernet
9 11 (26.19%) Windows
9 11 (26.19%) Cisco
10 10 (23.81%) Linux
11 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
11 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
12 7 (16.67%) C++
12 7 (16.67%) OO
12 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
12 7 (16.67%) Embedded C++
12 7 (16.67%) OOD
12 7 (16.67%) Firewall
13 6 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Network Security
2 11 (26.19%) Ethernet
2 11 (26.19%) VLAN
3 7 (16.67%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (14.29%) MPLS
4 6 (14.29%) VPN
4 6 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (11.90%) IPsec
5 5 (11.90%) IPv4
5 5 (11.90%) IPv6
5 5 (11.90%) SNMP
5 5 (11.90%) SSH
5 5 (11.90%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) STL
1 4 (9.52%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (26.19%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (9.52%) Device Driver
3 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (9.52%) VHDL
4 1 (2.38%) CESG
4 1 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
3 15 (35.71%) UML
4 11 (26.19%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 11 (26.19%) Requirements Management
4 11 (26.19%) SysML
5 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 7 (16.67%) OO
6 7 (16.67%) OOD
7 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (11.90%) SIEM
7 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.90%) Threat Detection
7 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Validation
7 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) C
2 14 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) C++
3 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 7 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 27 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.38%) CLAS
6 1 (2.38%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Cisco
2 6 (14.29%) Dell
3 5 (11.90%) EMC
3 5 (11.90%) Juniper
4 4 (9.52%) Altera
4 4 (9.52%) Mentor Graphics
4 4 (9.52%) Xilinx