The median annual salary for a Senior Security Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Security Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 - 96
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% - 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 - £47,500
10th Percentile £48,750 - £46,250
90th Percentile £56,250 - £48,750
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1200 1143 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.01% 95.73% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2912 2248 2946
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Engineer in Edinburgh

Senior Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Senior Security Engineer in Edinburgh

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Senior 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £125000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago