Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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

Security Engineer
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 83 79
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 13 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.63% 0.36% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.37% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 10
Swindon median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -0.47% -7.39%
10th Percentile £49,750 £44,900 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £57,300 £62,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -17.43% +21.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 757 814 1,047
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 97.84% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 689 701 929
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £40,382 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.44% +0.96% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,200 £60,000 £67,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Swindon

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Swindon region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (76.92%) F5
2 10 (76.92%) Blue Coat
2 10 (76.92%) Juniper
3 9 (69.23%) ProxySG
4 8 (61.54%) Forcepoint
4 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (53.85%) CSIRT
5 7 (53.85%) Sourcefire
6 6 (46.15%) Network Security
7 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
7 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
7 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (23.08%) Network Design
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) IPsec
7 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Clearswift
7 3 (23.08%) OSPF
7 3 (23.08%) McAfee
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) CCNP
7 3 (23.08%) CCNA

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (53.85%) Sourcefire
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (23.08%) IPsec
5 3 (23.08%) OSPF
5 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Cyberattack
1 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) CSIRT
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Blue Coat
2 10 (76.92%) F5
2 10 (76.92%) Juniper
3 8 (61.54%) Forcepoint
4 3 (23.08%) Clearswift
4 3 (23.08%) McAfee
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) IronPort