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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 136 151 176
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 33 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 0.45% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.47% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 4
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
2775 2963 3624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.62% 95.15% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1880 2389
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 25 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Edinburgh +8 5 £27,500 -38.88%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 28 (56.00%) Firewall
2 22 (44.00%) Finance
3 20 (40.00%) Network Security
4 19 (38.00%) Cisco
5 18 (36.00%) Perl
6 16 (32.00%) Juniper
6 16 (32.00%) F5
7 15 (30.00%) Unix
8 13 (26.00%) Windows
9 12 (24.00%) SQL
9 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
9 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
10 11 (22.00%) VBScript
10 11 (22.00%) Sybase
10 11 (22.00%) C#
10 11 (22.00%) Python
10 11 (22.00%) zOS
10 11 (22.00%) RACF
10 11 (22.00%) Mainframe
11 10 (20.00%) BCP
11 10 (20.00%) Business Continuity
11 10 (20.00%) Publishing
11 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 10 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (20.00%) CICS
11 10 (20.00%) IBM
11 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 10 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
12 9 (18.00%) Time Sharing Option

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 10 (20.00%) CICS
2 8 (16.00%) SAS
3 7 (14.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (56.00%) Firewall
2 20 (40.00%) Network Security
3 10 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (12.00%) IPsec
4 6 (12.00%) Kerberos
4 6 (12.00%) SSH
4 6 (12.00%) SSL
4 6 (12.00%) VPN
5 5 (10.00%) DNS
5 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.00%) LDAP
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.00%) FTP
7 3 (6.00%) HTTP
7 3 (6.00%) LAN
7 3 (6.00%) SNMP
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (4.00%) VoIP
8 2 (4.00%) WAN
8 2 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) DB2
2 3 (6.00%) Big Data
2 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.00%) Parquet
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Publishing
3 8 (16.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) ISPF
2 8 (16.00%) REST
2 8 (16.00%) SOAP
2 8 (16.00%) XML
3 7 (14.00%) Middleware
4 5 (10.00%) JSON
5 3 (6.00%) Apache Flex
5 3 (6.00%) CGI
5 3 (6.00%) Ext JS
5 3 (6.00%) GWT
5 3 (6.00%) HTML
5 3 (6.00%) Kafka
5 3 (6.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.00%) Regular Expression
7 1 (2.00%) COM
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.00%) Mainframe
3 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (10.00%) PKI
5 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Unix
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.00%) zOS
4 9 (18.00%) Linux
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) BCP
1 10 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 10 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (18.00%) Information Security
3 7 (14.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (14.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
3 7 (14.00%) Security Management
4 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.00%) SIEM
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 5 (10.00%) Time Management
6 4 (8.00%) Analytics
6 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.00%) People Management
7 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Web Development
7 3 (6.00%) Workflow
8 2 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Perl
2 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.00%) C#
3 11 (22.00%) Python
3 11 (22.00%) VBScript
4 8 (16.00%) Ruby
5 6 (12.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.00%) Assembly Language
6 5 (10.00%) CLIST
6 5 (10.00%) JCL
6 5 (10.00%) REXX
7 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.00%) C
8 3 (6.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) CCNA
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.00%) CCNP
3 3 (6.00%) CISSP
4 2 (4.00%) CCIE
4 2 (4.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.00%) CCIP
5 1 (2.00%) CCSA
5 1 (2.00%) CCSE
5 1 (2.00%) CISA
5 1 (2.00%) GIAC
5 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) RACF
2 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (18.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 9 (18.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) zSecure
2 6 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (12.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) Fluentd
3 3 (6.00%) Nagios
3 3 (6.00%) Nessus
3 3 (6.00%) QRadar
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco
2 16 (32.00%) F5
2 16 (32.00%) Juniper
3 11 (22.00%) Sybase
4 10 (20.00%) IBM
5 9 (18.00%) CA
6 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Nimsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Sourcefire
7 6 (12.00%) Splunk
7 6 (12.00%) Symantec
8 4 (8.00%) Intel Security
8 4 (8.00%) Qualys
9 3 (6.00%) ArcSight
9 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.00%) Becrypt
10 1 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (2.00%) Lumension
10 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
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