The median annual salary for an IT Security Engineer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Security Engineer
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 237 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.056% 0.019% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.020% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £54,000 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 the South West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5162 5111 5787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.08% 97.59% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4287 4330 4876
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured IT Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Engineer in the South West

IT Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for IT Security Engineer in the South West

IT Security Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol -28 1 £54,000 -10.00%
Cornwall - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
IT Security Engineer
England

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT 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 West region featuring IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) FortiGate

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

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5