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“Growth accelerated in the security equipment market in 2018 as operators overcame Brexit headwinds for a third consecutive year. The combination of policing pressures and the rising cost of crime have seen the burden of security increasingly taken on by the individual. Stifled confidence in the state also continues to drive uptake across the marketplace.
Elsewhere the market has been driven by surging demand for connectivity, particularly with regard to the smart home, and the consolidation of lower cost, DIY security systems.”
– Marco Amasanti, B2B Analyst

This Report looks at the following areas:

  • Policing pressures and the rising cost of crime
  • Burgeoning demand for connectivity
  • Brexit uncertainty

What's included

What's included

Table of contents

Table of contents

  1. Overview

    • What you need to know
      • Covered in this Report
      • Executive Summary

          • The market
            • Security equipment sector’s focus on value has been key to resilience
              • Figure 1: UK security equipment market value, 2015-19, (£ million)
            • Improvements in technology drive CCTV and access control growth
              • Figure 2: Security equipment market segmentation, 2015-19*, (£ million)
            • Brexit remains the sector’s main obstacle to future success
              • Figure 3: UK security equipment market value forecast, 2019-24
            • Companies and brands
              • What we think
              • Issues and Insights

                • Integration remains the key to market success
                  • The facts
                    • The implications
                      • Brexit has opened up opportunities but remains a major threat
                        • The facts
                          • The implications
                          • The Market – What You Need to Know

                            • Technological innovation and economic growth underpin the market
                              • CCTV and access control are leading the drive for integration
                                • Future of success hinges on Brexit
                                • Market Size

                                  • Growth solidifies despite the economy’s wider challenges
                                    • Figure 4: UK security equipment market value, 2015-19
                                • Market Segmentation

                                  • CCTV and access control lead market as innovations mature
                                    • Figure 5: Security equipment market segmentation, 2015-19*, (£ million)
                                • Market Forecast

                                  • Post-Brexit trade disruption is the biggest barrier to future success
                                      • Figure 6: UK security equipment market value forecast, 2020-24, (£ million)
                                  • The Impact of the Economy

                                    • Number of businesses rebound from 2018
                                      • Figure 7: Number of UK businesses and outlets, 2015-2019
                                      • Figure 8: UK quarterly GDP, 3 month rolling average, Q1 2015 – Q3 2019, (% quarterly change)
                                    • Recovery of business confidence and investment necessary to boost growth
                                      • Figure 9: ICAEW UK Business Confidence Index, 2013 Q3 - 2019 Q4, (index)
                                      • Figure 10: UK business investment excluding exceptional transfers, Q3 2015 – Q3 2019, (£ million, CVM SA)
                                  • Market Trends

                                    • Security equipment could be the anchor of the smart home revolution
                                      • International competition sharpens contrast between price and quality
                                      • Market Drivers

                                        • Police workforce numbers start to rise
                                          • Figure 11: Total police workforce, police officers* and police staff numbers, England and Wales, 2009-2019**, (number of personnel)
                                        • Responses to crime
                                          • Figure 12: Index of the number of offences and number of charges/summonses in England and Wales, selected crimes, 2015-19, (number)
                                        • Customer theft accounts for the majority of recorded crimes against businesses
                                          • Figure 13: Crimes against businesses, by type, 2018, (incidents per 1,000 premises)
                                        • Incidence by sector
                                            • Figure 14: Crimes against businesses, by type and business industry, excluding thefts, 2018, (number of incidents per 1,000 premises)
                                          • Thefts in the wholesale and retail sector
                                            • Figure 15: Incidents of theft in the Wholesale and retail sector, 2012-18, (incidents per 1,000 premises)
                                          • The cost of business crime and its prevention
                                              • Figure 16: Value of items stolen/unpaid items in all incidents of shoplifting experienced by each victim in the 12 months prior to interview, 2012-18, (£)
                                              • Figure 17: Proportion of premises experiencing anti-social behaviour by sector and impact, 2016-18, (% of premises)
                                            • New construction orders shrink but areas of growth are positive for security equipment sector’s success
                                              • Figure 18: new construction output by type of work, Great Britain, 2014-18
                                              • Figure 19: Changes in construction output by type of work, top and bottom three, 2014 versus 2018, (% change)
                                          • Companies and Brands - What You Need to Know

                                            • Brexit headwinds appear to have little effect on growth in businesses and outlets
                                              • Innovation driven by collaboration and long-term partnerships
                                              • Industry Structure

                                                  • Changes in industry structure
                                                    • Figure 20: Analysis of the changes in security system activities, number of businesses and outlets, 2015-19
                                                  • Structure by employment
                                                    • Figure 21: Analysis of the employment structure of security system activities by employment band, 2018 and 2019, (number of outlets)
                                                  • Structure by turnover
                                                    • Figure 22: Analysis of the turnover structure of security system service activities, 2018 and 2019, (number of businesses)
                                                • Company Profiles

                                                  • ADT Fire & Security
                                                    • Recent company activity
                                                      • Financial information
                                                        • Figure 23: Financial analysis of ADT Fire and Security Plc, 2014-18
                                                      • FLIR Systems Ltd
                                                        • Recent company activity
                                                          • Financial information
                                                            • Figure 24: Financial analysis of FLIR Systems Ltd, 2014-18
                                                          • Hanwha Techwin Europe Ltd
                                                            • Recent company activity
                                                              • Financial information
                                                                • Figure 25: Financial analysis of Hanwha Techwin Europe Ltd, 2014-18
                                                              • HID Corporation Ltd
                                                                • Recent company activity
                                                                  • Financial information
                                                                    • Figure 24: Financial analysis of HID Corporation Ltd, 2014-18*
                                                                  • Secom Plc
                                                                    • Recent company activity
                                                                      • Financial information
                                                                        • Figure 25: Financial analysis of SECOM Plc, 2014-18
                                                                    • Appendix – Data Sources, Abbreviations and Supporting Information

                                                                        • Abbreviations
                                                                          • Methodology
                                                                          • Further Sources and Contacts

                                                                            • Trade associations
                                                                              • Trade magazines
                                                                                • Trade events

                                                                                About the report

                                                                                This report will give you a complete 360-degree view of your market. Not only is it rooted in robust proprietary and high-quality third-party data, but our industry experts put that data into context and you’ll quickly understand:

                                                                                • The Consumer

                                                                                  What They Want. Why They Want It.

                                                                                • The Competitors

                                                                                  Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

                                                                                • The Market

                                                                                  Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

                                                                                • The Innovations

                                                                                  New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

                                                                                • The Opportunities

                                                                                  Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

                                                                                • The Trends

                                                                                  What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

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