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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 90 89 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.22% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £27,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1171 1287 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.74% 95.47% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 705 799 1001
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Splunk
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark

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 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCSA
1 1 (20.00%) CCSE
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) GIAC
1 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto