The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 70 94 98
Rank change year-on-year +24 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.30% 1.08% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.11% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Median salary £40,500 £58,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.06% +34.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £49,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £63,750 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year -6.50% +9.28%  

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 895 1258 1122
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.65% 96.99% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 505 800 742
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Glasgow over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Engineer in Glasgow

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) Firewall
4 13 (48.15%) DNS
5 11 (40.74%) VBScript
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (37.04%) Finance
6 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
6 10 (37.04%) DHCP
6 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (37.04%) vSphere
7 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) IIS
7 9 (33.33%) VMware
8 8 (29.63%) Unix
8 8 (29.63%) Perl
9 7 (25.93%) MS Office
9 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
10 6 (22.22%) ISA Server
10 6 (22.22%) Symantec
11 5 (18.52%) JCL
11 5 (18.52%) Middleware
11 5 (18.52%) Assembly Language
11 5 (18.52%) CA
11 5 (18.52%) REXX
11 5 (18.52%) zOS
11 5 (18.52%) Mainframe

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (33.33%) IIS
2 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (18.52%) MQSeries
3 5 (18.52%) SAS
4 2 (7.41%) CICS
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) DNS
3 10 (37.04%) DHCP
4 5 (18.52%) Kerberos
4 5 (18.52%) LDAP
5 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
6 2 (7.41%) SSH
6 2 (7.41%) SSL
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
7 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) DB2
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Back Office
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Publishing
4 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) ISPF
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mainframe
2 3 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) zOS
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Information Security
2 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
2 4 (14.81%) Security Management
2 4 (14.81%) Time Management
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) BCP
3 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (11.11%) Forensic Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) SIEM
3 3 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) People Management
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) VBScript
2 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) Perl
5 5 (18.52%) Assembly Language
5 5 (18.52%) CLIST
5 5 (18.52%) JCL
5 5 (18.52%) REXX
5 5 (18.52%) VB
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.11%) Python
8 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CEH
1 1 (3.70%) CISSP
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) vSphere
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (22.22%) ISA Server
5 5 (18.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 5 (18.52%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (7.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.41%) zSecure
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) MOM
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Symantec
4 5 (18.52%) CA
4 5 (18.52%) Sybase
5 4 (14.81%) Intel Security
6 3 (11.11%) Forcepoint
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Splunk
7 2 (7.41%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
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