The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 119 139 162
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 13 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.71% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.74% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 2
Median salary £39,750 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
2176 2847 3014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.86% 95.73% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1847 1924
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 7 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Edinburgh +7 5 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Firewall
3 13 (35.14%) Splunk
4 12 (32.43%) DNS
4 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
5 9 (24.32%) Network Security
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (24.32%) SIEM
5 9 (24.32%) vSphere
5 9 (24.32%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (24.32%) DHCP
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
5 9 (24.32%) IIS
5 9 (24.32%) VBScript
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco
6 8 (21.62%) VMware
6 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
7 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
7 7 (18.92%) MS Office
7 7 (18.92%) Linux
7 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (16.22%) Mainframe
8 6 (16.22%) ISA Server
8 6 (16.22%) Juniper
8 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 6 (16.22%) Banking

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) IIS
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) MQSeries
3 3 (8.11%) SAS
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Firewall
2 12 (32.43%) DNS
3 9 (24.32%) DHCP
3 9 (24.32%) Network Security
4 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) LDAP
6 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.70%) BGP
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.70%) Internet
7 1 (2.70%) OSPF
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) DB2
2 3 (8.11%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) ISPF
1 4 (10.81%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.11%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 5 (13.51%) Unix
4 5 (13.51%) zOS
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) SIEM
2 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
4 3 (8.11%) Forensic Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security
4 3 (8.11%) Presales
4 3 (8.11%) Security Management
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Time Management
4 3 (8.11%) Web Development
5 2 (5.41%) Analytics
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) VBScript
2 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) VB
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) Assembly Language
6 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.11%) CLIST
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) JCL
6 3 (8.11%) REXX
7 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CCIE
1 1 (2.70%) CCNP
1 1 (2.70%) CCSE
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) MCSE
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) vSphere
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.22%) ISA Server
5 4 (10.81%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 4 (10.81%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (2.70%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) MOM
2 1 (2.70%) zSecure
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Splunk
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) VMware
4 6 (16.22%) Juniper
5 5 (13.51%) CA
5 5 (13.51%) Symantec
6 4 (10.81%) Sybase
7 3 (8.11%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.41%) Forcepoint
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.70%) IBM
9 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire
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