The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire 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 / Gloucestershire
Rank 93 90 93
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 7 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.84% 1.40% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.46% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 5
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
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 Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 803 1028 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.05% 96.25% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 660 672 808
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 Gloucestershire

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

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
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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +1 3 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Gloucester -2 2 £43,750 -3.84% 1
Security Engineer
South West

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (75.00%) C++
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Cryptography
4 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Android
6 8 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 7 (43.75%) C
7 7 (43.75%) C#
8 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
9 5 (31.25%) Windows
9 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 5 (31.25%) Java
9 5 (31.25%) Electronics
10 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (25.00%) Android Development
10 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
11 3 (18.75%) SIEM
11 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
12 2 (12.50%) ASN.1
12 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
12 2 (12.50%) TDD
12 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) ASN.1
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
1 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.25%) Blog
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Android
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Cryptography
4 8 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Android Development
5 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Security
7 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) PhD
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.25%) NetWitness
2 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Adteq
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits + Relocation
Posted: 6 days ago