The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 93 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
Security Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1300 1562 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.24% 95.19% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1000 618
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Security Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (50.00%) COM
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42840 - £50400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago