The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 29 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 70 94
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.25% 2.02% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.06% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 3
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -20.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £31,250 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £48,750 £47,600
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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 706 1119 1209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.78% 98.16% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2077 3442 3903
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in South Wales

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in South Wales

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in South Wales

Security Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cardiff +5 8 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 -
Security Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Wales region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) SIEM
2 7 (58.33%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) CCDP
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Information Security
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (8.33%) CISSP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) L2TP
4 1 (8.33%) PPTP
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Server Patching
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCDP
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) F5
1 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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