The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 92 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 16 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.17% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1321 1050 1160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.78% 96.69% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 832 681 735
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,620 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Network Security
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) Sourcefire
5 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) Information Security
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Ruby
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) F5
6 4 (23.53%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 3 (17.65%) Network Management
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Banking
7 3 (17.65%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) SSL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (11.76%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Network Security
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
5 3 (17.65%) IPsec
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) SSL
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) JSON
1 4 (23.53%) REST
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) ISPF
3 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) zOS
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (17.65%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) BCP
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Software License Management
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCIP
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) RACF
2 2 (11.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (11.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) zSecure
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) Sourcefire
4 4 (23.53%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Sybase
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Qualys
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