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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 170 151 148
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 8 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £55,000 -
Glasgow -22 2 £40,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (62.50%) Cisco
1 10 (62.50%) Juniper
1 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) CISSP
6 3 (18.75%) BMC
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) HSRP
7 2 (12.50%) F5
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) SSL
7 2 (12.50%) OSPF
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) HSRP
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) LDAP
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) BCP
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CEH
4 1 (6.25%) SSCP
4 1 (6.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
1 10 (62.50%) Juniper
1 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) BMC
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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