Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 125 138
Rank change year-on-year +29 +13 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 34 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.04% 0.83% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 0.84% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 18
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £36,000 £37,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +22.22%

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 1,591 1,544 2,111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 98.16% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,290 1,251 1,704
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Gloucester +2 1 £70,000 +47.37% 1
Security Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 32 (94.12%) C
2 31 (91.18%) Security Cleared
3 27 (79.41%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (76.47%) Finance
5 25 (73.53%) Collaborative Working
5 25 (73.53%) SC Cleared
6 16 (47.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 14 (41.18%) UML
8 12 (35.29%) Network Security
9 11 (32.35%) Python
10 10 (29.41%) Ethernet
10 10 (29.41%) Cisco
10 10 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
10 10 (29.41%) SysML
10 10 (29.41%) VLAN
10 10 (29.41%) Requirements Management
10 10 (29.41%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 10 (29.41%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (26.47%) C++
12 8 (23.53%) Windows
12 8 (23.53%) Linux
12 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
13 7 (20.59%) OO
13 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
13 7 (20.59%) Embedded C++
13 7 (20.59%) OOD
14 6 (17.65%) Validation
14 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
14 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.88%) GlassFish
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Network Security
2 10 (29.41%) Ethernet
2 10 (29.41%) VLAN
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (14.71%) IPsec
3 5 (14.71%) IPv4
3 5 (14.71%) IPv6
3 5 (14.71%) MPLS
3 5 (14.71%) SNMP
3 5 (14.71%) SSH
3 5 (14.71%) SSL
3 5 (14.71%) VPN
3 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) STL
1 3 (8.82%) Yocto
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) CSS3
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (29.41%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (8.82%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.82%) VHDL
4 2 (5.88%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (73.53%) Collaborative Working
3 14 (41.18%) UML
4 10 (29.41%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 10 (29.41%) Requirements Management
4 10 (29.41%) SysML
5 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
6 7 (20.59%) OO
6 7 (20.59%) OOD
7 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.65%) Validation
8 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Coaching
9 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C
2 11 (32.35%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) C++
4 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
4 7 (20.59%) Embedded C++
5 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.82%) Tcl
7 2 (5.88%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.88%) C#
7 2 (5.88%) Java
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) Security Cleared
2 25 (73.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (14.71%) Dell
2 5 (14.71%) EMC
2 5 (14.71%) Juniper
3 3 (8.82%) Altera
3 3 (8.82%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (8.82%) Xilinx
4 1 (2.94%) SAP