The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 66 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 35 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.59% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £97,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Cyber Security
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1149 1278 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.11% 83.97% 78.29%
Number of salaries quoted 681 837 511
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cyber Security Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 36 (80.00%) Banking
2 30 (66.67%) CISSP
2 30 (66.67%) Retail
3 24 (53.33%) ITIL
3 24 (53.33%) CISA
4 23 (51.11%) Information Security
5 22 (48.89%) Finance
6 19 (42.22%) Project Management
7 18 (40.00%) Risk Management
8 14 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (26.67%) Degree
10 11 (24.44%) CISM
11 10 (22.22%) UML
11 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (22.22%) General Ledger
11 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
11 10 (22.22%) Apache Flex
11 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
12 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
12 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
13 7 (15.56%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (15.56%) PCI DSS
14 6 (13.33%) SQL
14 6 (13.33%) Oracle
14 6 (13.33%) UNIX
14 6 (13.33%) Windows
14 6 (13.33%) Linux

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) LAN
1 6 (13.33%) WLAN
2 5 (11.11%) Intranet
2 5 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 36 (80.00%) Banking
2 30 (66.67%) Retail
3 22 (48.89%) Finance
4 10 (22.22%) General Ledger
5 6 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Junior
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Tester
3 7 (15.56%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Change Project Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Security Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Change Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Information Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Cryptography
2 6 (13.33%) SCADA
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) ITIL
2 23 (51.11%) Information Security
3 19 (42.22%) Project Management
4 18 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 14 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (22.22%) UML
6 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
8 7 (15.56%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (13.33%) Benchmarking
9 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
9 6 (13.33%) Information Assurance
9 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
11 3 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) CISSP
2 24 (53.33%) CISA
3 12 (26.67%) Degree
4 11 (24.44%) CISM
5 6 (13.33%) MBA
5 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.11%) CISMP
7 1 (2.22%) SSCP
7 1 (2.22%) GIAC
7 1 (2.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.56%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.33%) COBIT
4 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
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