Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 97 154
Rank change year-on-year -46 +57 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 42 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 1.95% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 2.02% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 2
Glasgow median annual salary £43,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,950 £37,050 £49,650
90th Percentile £46,250 £77,250 £59,150
Scotland median annual salary £34,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -30.50% - -28.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2177 2080 2470
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 96.61% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1159 1599
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 19 November 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Qualys
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) CCDE
5 1 (16.67%) Nessus
5 1 (16.67%) Broadband
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCDE
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE Service Provider
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (16.67%) Qualys