Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 152 124
Rank change year-on-year +31 -28 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 11 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.78% 0.85% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.88% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 18
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,600 £60,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 1,383 2,159 1,934
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.81% 97.12% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,141 1,804 1,488
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,650 £25,675
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Cheltenham +16 4 £37,500 -20.21% 1
Gloucester +31 3 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Security Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) C
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) LogRhythm
5 3 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Cybercrime
6 2 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (18.18%) AlienVault
6 2 (18.18%) QRadar
6 2 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (18.18%) IISP
6 2 (18.18%) CLAS
6 2 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (18.18%) CESG
6 2 (18.18%) CESG CLAS

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 (18.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (9.09%) OllyDbg
1 1 (9.09%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CESG
1 2 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (18.18%) Cybercrime
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) SIEM
1 3 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
2 2 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) CLAS
3 2 (18.18%) IISP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (18.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
2 1 (9.09%) Snort
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) LogRhythm
2 2 (18.18%) AlienVault
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto