The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 161 - 151
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.055% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £46,250 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 - £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 - £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3452 3075 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 95.41% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2241 2020 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +5.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Security Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Security Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 £47,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Juniper
1 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Publishing
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) BMC
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) C#

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) LDAP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) BCP
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Juniper
1 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) BMC
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat