The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 85 86 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 13 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.07% 1.22% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.34% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Median salary £50,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Cybersecurity
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
1108 1339 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.19% 90.84% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 653 855 870
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cybersecurity Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Cybersecurity Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 16 (66.67%) CISSP
2 13 (54.17%) SIEM
3 12 (50.00%) Finance
4 11 (45.83%) Security Operations
5 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 10 (41.67%) Splunk
5 10 (41.67%) Law
6 9 (37.50%) Banking
6 9 (37.50%) Degree
7 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (33.33%) Firewall
7 8 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (29.17%) Attack Monitoring
8 7 (29.17%) Threat Management
8 7 (29.17%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
9 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (25.00%) Information Security
10 5 (20.83%) IIS
10 5 (20.83%) Project Management
10 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
10 5 (20.83%) Retail
10 5 (20.83%) Performance Management
10 5 (20.83%) IISP
10 5 (20.83%) Conflict Management
10 5 (20.83%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (20.83%) ArcSight
10 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
10 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS

Cybersecurity
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Law
3 9 (37.50%) Banking
4 5 (20.83%) Retail
5 3 (12.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Graduate
3 2 (8.33%) Head of Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.33%) Head of Security
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) SIEM
2 11 (45.83%) Security Operations
3 7 (29.17%) Attack Monitoring
3 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Threat Management
4 6 (25.00%) Information Security
5 5 (20.83%) Conflict Management
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Management
5 5 (20.83%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CISSP
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) IISP
4 4 (16.67%) CEH
4 4 (16.67%) CISM
4 4 (16.67%) SANS
5 3 (12.50%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 3 (12.50%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Splunk
2 5 (20.83%) ArcSight
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