Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 120 130
Rank change year-on-year +28 +10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 30 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.93% 0.29% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.30% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 7
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -27.78% +12.50%
South West median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1523 1675 2098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.75% 97.55% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1433 1851
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Wiltshire

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Wiltshire

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Wiltshire

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Salisbury - 26 £45,000 -
Swindon +3 3 £53,000 +63.08% 1
Security Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Wiltshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 26 (86.67%) DHCP
2 26 (86.67%) TCP/IP
2 26 (86.67%) DNS
3 23 (76.67%) Network Security
4 22 (73.33%) CESG
4 22 (73.33%) SC Cleared
4 22 (73.33%) DV Cleared
4 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
5 21 (70.00%) vSphere
5 21 (70.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (70.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 21 (70.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 21 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (70.00%) Virtual Environments
5 21 (70.00%) DMZ
5 21 (70.00%) SMTP
5 21 (70.00%) X.400
5 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (70.00%) CCNA
5 21 (70.00%) CISSP
5 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (70.00%) FTP
5 21 (70.00%) HTTP
5 21 (70.00%) ITIL
5 21 (70.00%) Windows
5 21 (70.00%) Linux
6 7 (23.33%) Juniper
7 6 (20.00%) Wireless
8 5 (16.67%) IPsec

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 26 (86.67%) DHCP
2 26 (86.67%) DNS
2 26 (86.67%) TCP/IP
3 23 (76.67%) Network Security
4 21 (70.00%) DMZ
4 21 (70.00%) FTP
4 21 (70.00%) HTTP
4 21 (70.00%) SMTP
4 21 (70.00%) X.400
5 6 (20.00%) Wireless
6 5 (16.67%) IPsec
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) MPLS
6 5 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 5 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) CESG
2 21 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Life Science
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 21 (70.00%) ITIL
1 21 (70.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 21 (70.00%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (3.33%) Information Security
3 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.33%) SDLC
3 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) DV Cleared
1 22 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) CCNA
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (70.00%) CISSP
2 21 (70.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) vSphere
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Juniper
3 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) F5