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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £46,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
1360 1484 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.05% 95.50% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 887 960 687
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) CISMP
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Security
3 3 (42.86%) Database Security
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Law
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Security
1 3 (42.86%) Database Security
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISMP
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) McAfee
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
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