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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 135 142 176
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 27 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.42% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 5
Median salary £49,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -
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
2728 2851 3716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.38% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1623 1817 2435
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -3 22 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Edinburgh +2 3 £27,500 -38.88%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 27 (57.45%) Firewall
2 21 (44.68%) Network Security
3 20 (42.55%) Finance
3 20 (42.55%) Cisco
4 15 (31.91%) Juniper
4 15 (31.91%) Perl
5 14 (29.79%) F5
6 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
6 13 (27.66%) Unix
7 11 (23.40%) Information Security
7 11 (23.40%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (23.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (21.28%) REST
8 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
8 10 (21.28%) Ruby
8 10 (21.28%) Windows
8 10 (21.28%) SOAP
8 10 (21.28%) XML
8 10 (21.28%) Python
9 9 (19.15%) C#
9 9 (19.15%) VBScript
9 9 (19.15%) RACF
9 9 (19.15%) VPN
9 9 (19.15%) BCP
9 9 (19.15%) Publishing
9 9 (19.15%) Business Continuity
9 9 (19.15%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (17.02%) DDoS Mitigation
10 8 (17.02%) Sourcefire
10 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP

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 7 (14.89%) CICS
2 5 (10.64%) SAS
3 4 (8.51%) MQSeries
4 3 (6.38%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) Firewall
2 21 (44.68%) Network Security
3 11 (23.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (19.15%) VPN
5 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.89%) SSL
7 6 (12.77%) IPsec
8 5 (10.64%) VoIP
9 4 (8.51%) DNS
9 4 (8.51%) Kerberos
9 4 (8.51%) LAN
9 4 (8.51%) SSH
10 3 (6.38%) BGP
10 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.38%) FTP
10 3 (6.38%) HTTP
10 3 (6.38%) OSPF
10 3 (6.38%) SNMP
10 3 (6.38%) WAN
10 3 (6.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) DB2
2 3 (6.38%) Big Data
2 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.38%) Parquet
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Publishing
3 6 (12.77%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) REST
1 10 (21.28%) SOAP
1 10 (21.28%) XML
2 7 (14.89%) JSON
3 5 (10.64%) ISPF
4 4 (8.51%) Middleware
5 3 (6.38%) Apache Flex
5 3 (6.38%) CGI
5 3 (6.38%) Ext JS
5 3 (6.38%) GWT
5 3 (6.38%) Kafka
5 3 (6.38%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.26%) Regular Expression
7 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 11 (23.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.89%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) PKI
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Unix
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) zOS
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Information Security
2 9 (19.15%) BCP
2 9 (19.15%) Business Continuity
2 9 (19.15%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (17.02%) DDoS Mitigation
4 7 (14.89%) SIEM
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 5 (10.64%) Workflow
7 4 (8.51%) Analytics
7 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.51%) Security Management
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.38%) Network Design
8 3 (6.38%) Network Management
8 3 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.26%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL
9 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Perl
2 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.28%) Python
2 10 (21.28%) Ruby
3 9 (19.15%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) VBScript
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) C
5 3 (6.38%) C++
5 3 (6.38%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.26%) CLIST
6 2 (4.26%) JCL
6 2 (4.26%) REXX
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) CCNA
3 5 (10.64%) CCNP
4 3 (6.38%) CISSP
5 2 (4.26%) CCIE
5 2 (4.26%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.13%) CCIP
6 1 (2.13%) CCSA
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) CISA
6 1 (2.13%) GIAC
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) RACF
2 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.64%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (10.64%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) zSecure
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (6.38%) Fluentd
3 3 (6.38%) Nagios
3 3 (6.38%) Nessus
3 3 (6.38%) QRadar
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.13%) RSA Archer
4 1 (2.13%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Cisco
2 15 (31.91%) Juniper
3 14 (29.79%) F5
4 8 (17.02%) Sourcefire
5 7 (14.89%) IBM
5 7 (14.89%) Sybase
5 7 (14.89%) Symantec
6 6 (12.77%) Splunk
7 5 (10.64%) CA
7 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.51%) Qualys
9 3 (6.38%) ArcSight
9 3 (6.38%) HP
9 3 (6.38%) Intel Security
9 3 (6.38%) Nimsoft
9 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.13%) Citrix
10 1 (2.13%) CommVault
10 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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