The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 25 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 95 100
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 7 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.76% 0.93% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.95% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
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 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 894 952 1017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.54% 98.25% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 715 726 839
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 25 June 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
Gloucester +1 5 £47,500 -13.63%
Cheltenham +10 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Security Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (57.14%) SIEM
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) Android
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 6 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) iPad
4 5 (35.71%) LogRhythm
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 3 (21.43%) NetWitness
6 3 (21.43%) HTTP
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) PhD
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Electronics
6 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Network Security
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) iPad
3 2 (14.29%) Blog
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Android
3 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (57.14%) SIEM
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Android Development
5 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) PhD
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) LogRhythm
2 3 (21.43%) NetWitness
2 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
3 2 (14.29%) AlienVault
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) SAP