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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 159 173 153
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.081% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.086% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £67,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.01%
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
3089 3501 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.88% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2235 1871
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 7 £48,750 - 2
Glasgow +3 1 £50,000 - 2
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) McAfee
2 11 (52.38%) CISSP
3 10 (47.62%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) Wireless
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 9 (42.86%) VPN
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 9 (42.86%) CCNA
4 9 (42.86%) Network Security
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (38.10%) Riverbed
5 8 (38.10%) SolarWinds
5 8 (38.10%) F5
5 8 (38.10%) HSRP
5 8 (38.10%) Database Security
5 8 (38.10%) CISMP
5 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
5 8 (38.10%) MPLS
5 8 (38.10%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (38.10%) SSL
5 8 (38.10%) DHCP
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) LAN
5 8 (38.10%) WLAN
5 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
5 8 (38.10%) TACACS
6 7 (33.33%) IPsec

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) Wireless
2 9 (42.86%) Network Security
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) SSL
3 8 (38.10%) MPLS
3 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
3 8 (38.10%) TACACS
3 8 (38.10%) DHCP
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) WLAN
3 8 (38.10%) HSRP
4 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (33.33%) IPsec
4 7 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 6 (28.57%) Internet
5 6 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Law
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Database Security
2 7 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 7 (33.33%) Information Security
2 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) BCP
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CISSP
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCNA
3 8 (38.10%) CISMP
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) CRISC
5 1 (4.76%) HND
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) McAfee
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
3 8 (38.10%) Riverbed
3 8 (38.10%) SolarWinds
3 8 (38.10%) F5
4 7 (33.33%) Mitel
5 2 (9.52%) Splunk
5 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (4.76%) Qualys
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
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