Security Engineer Jobs in Wales

Security Engineer
UK > Wales

The median Security Engineer salary in Wales is £40,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 15 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 104 131 129
Rank change year-on-year +27 -2 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 22 8 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.93% 0.47% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.55% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 10
10th Percentile £35,000 £39,675 £45,175
25th Percentile £39,250 £43,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £50,000 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year -19.00% -18.37% +36.11%
75th Percentile £50,938 £57,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £67,500 - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £69,447 £65,000
% change year-on-year -13.60% +6.84% +4.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in Wales. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2,219 1,464 1,932
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 85.76% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,533 808 1,144
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,391 £31,000
25th Percentile £33,000 £33,746 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £69,350 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Wales

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Engineer in Wales.

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Wales

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 15 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Wales

Security Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 15 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
South Wales +19 22 £40,500 -26.36% 4
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales

For the 6 months to 15 June 2024, Security Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Azure
2 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Fintech
3 4 (18.18%) Cyberattack
3 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) AWS
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Response
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (9.09%) Runbook
5 2 (9.09%) Application Security
5 2 (9.09%) Kanban
5 2 (9.09%) Agile
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 2 (9.09%) CSIRT
5 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 2 (9.09%) Terraform
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Azure
2 3 (13.64%) AWS
3 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Social Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Cyberattack
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Operational Technology
3 1 (4.55%) SCADA
3 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (18.18%) Fintech
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Response
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) SIEM
4 2 (9.09%) Agile
4 2 (9.09%) Application Security
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (9.09%) Kanban
4 2 (9.09%) Runbook
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CISMP
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CSIRT
1 2 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft