The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 85 91 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £30,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
1046 1187 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.26% 94.58% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 700 805 816
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Edinburgh region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Splunk
2 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) SIEM
3 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (30.00%) Presales
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (30.00%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) BGP
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Retail

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (40.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Splunk
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
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