The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Security Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 90 97
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.25% 1.96% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 2.01% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 8
Median salary - £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1096 1246 1197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.96% 97.57% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 698 660 764
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Glasgow

Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Security Engineer in Glasgow

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Symantec
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Kerberos
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (26.67%) SIEM
6 4 (26.67%) Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) LDAP
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) Information Security
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Publishing
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (20.00%) Forcepoint
7 3 (20.00%) McAfee
7 3 (20.00%) BCP
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Python

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (13.33%) CICS
1 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 4 (26.67%) LDAP
4 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) SSH
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) Broadband
6 1 (6.67%) IMAP
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) POP3
6 1 (6.67%) PPTP
6 1 (6.67%) SMTP
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) ISPF
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) zOS
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Analytics
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
1 4 (26.67%) SIEM
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) BCP
2 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) People Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (6.67%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) VBScript
5 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (13.33%) CLIST
5 2 (13.33%) JCL
5 2 (13.33%) REXX
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CCDE
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE Service Provider
2 1 (6.67%) CEH
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SANS
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (13.33%) RACF
3 2 (13.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) zSecure
2 1 (6.67%) Nessus
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Symantec
2 3 (20.00%) Forcepoint
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.67%) Qualys
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago