The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 142 156 157
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 19 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.14% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 8
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,728
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £39,925
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £69,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Security Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Security Engineer Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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 +2 15 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Edinburgh +10 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) Network Security
2 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
3 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) Information Security
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) VPN
6 6 (24.00%) Juniper
6 6 (24.00%) CISSP
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire
7 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (20.00%) Splunk
7 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (20.00%) F5
7 5 (20.00%) Law
7 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 4 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (16.00%) IISP
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (16.00%) SSL
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) Perl
8 4 (16.00%) IIS
8 4 (16.00%) SOAP
8 4 (16.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) VoIP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) Network Security
3 7 (28.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (16.00%) SSL
5 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP
6 3 (12.00%) BGP
6 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (12.00%) IPsec
6 3 (12.00%) OSPF
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.00%) DHCP
8 1 (4.00%) LAN
8 1 (4.00%) MPLS
8 1 (4.00%) WAN
8 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.00%) Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Law
3 3 (12.00%) Publishing
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) JSON
1 4 (16.00%) REST
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) zOS
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Information Security
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) BCP
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design
5 3 (12.00%) Network Management
5 3 (12.00%) SIEM
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Software License Management
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Perl
1 4 (16.00%) Python
1 4 (16.00%) Ruby
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CISSP
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) IISP
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCIP
5 1 (4.00%) CISA
5 1 (4.00%) GIAC
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) RACF
2 2 (8.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Juniper
3 5 (20.00%) F5
3 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 5 (20.00%) Splunk
4 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.00%) Sybase
7 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.00%) Qualys
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