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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 113 161 162
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 25 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 0.16% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.17% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 2
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -38.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £45,000 £72,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £48,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
2320 2922 3107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.67% 95.30% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1892 2038
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 - 17 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh +16 5 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Stirling - 1 £32,500 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 (55.10%) Firewall
2 25 (51.02%) Windows
3 20 (40.82%) Finance
4 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
5 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
6 16 (32.65%) SQL
6 16 (32.65%) VBScript
7 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
8 14 (28.57%) DNS
8 14 (28.57%) Network Security
9 12 (24.49%) Linux
10 11 (22.45%) Data Loss Prevention
10 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
11 10 (20.41%) Mainframe
11 10 (20.41%) Cisco
11 10 (20.41%) MS Office
11 10 (20.41%) HTML
11 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
11 10 (20.41%) Perl
12 9 (18.37%) IIS
12 9 (18.37%) CA
12 9 (18.37%) zOS
12 9 (18.37%) Web Development
12 9 (18.37%) Banking
12 9 (18.37%) SIEM
13 8 (16.33%) vSphere
13 8 (16.33%) Time Sharing Option
13 8 (16.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 8 (16.33%) ISPF
13 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008

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 (18.37%) IIS
2 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.24%) MQSeries
3 6 (12.24%) SAS
4 4 (8.16%) CICS
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS Office
3 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) DNS
2 14 (28.57%) Network Security
3 8 (16.33%) DHCP
4 7 (14.29%) LDAP
5 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) IPsec
6 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) SSH
6 2 (4.08%) SSL
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) BGP
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) OSPF
7 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Publishing
4 4 (8.16%) Back Office
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) ISPF
3 7 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) COM
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) zOS
4 8 (16.33%) Unix
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Data Loss Prevention
2 9 (18.37%) SIEM
2 9 (18.37%) Web Development
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) BCP
3 6 (12.24%) Business Continuity
3 6 (12.24%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (12.24%) Information Security
3 6 (12.24%) Project Management
3 6 (12.24%) Security Management
3 6 (12.24%) Time Management
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
4 5 (10.20%) Security Operations
4 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.12%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) VBScript
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.41%) Perl
4 8 (16.33%) Python
5 7 (14.29%) C#
6 6 (12.24%) Assembly Language
6 6 (12.24%) CLIST
6 6 (12.24%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) JCL
6 6 (12.24%) REXX
6 6 (12.24%) VB
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) CCIE
2 1 (2.04%) CCNP
2 1 (2.04%) CCSE
2 1 (2.04%) CEH
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CISSP
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 8 (16.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (16.33%) vSphere
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.24%) ISA Server
5 4 (8.16%) RACF
6 2 (4.08%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) zSecure
2 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Cisco
3 9 (18.37%) CA
4 8 (16.33%) Juniper
4 8 (16.33%) Sybase
5 7 (14.29%) VMware
6 6 (12.24%) Splunk
7 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.16%) IBM
8 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.12%) F5
8 3 (6.12%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.12%) Intel Security
8 3 (6.12%) Symantec
9 2 (4.08%) Becrypt
9 2 (4.08%) Lumension
9 2 (4.08%) Nimsoft
10 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire
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