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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 87 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 18 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.22% 0.068% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.079% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1306 1264 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.84% 85.64% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 833 830 646
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 35 (66.04%) Information Security
2 33 (62.26%) CISSP
3 29 (54.72%) Finance
4 27 (50.94%) Banking
5 21 (39.62%) CISA
6 20 (37.74%) CISM
6 20 (37.74%) ITIL
7 19 (35.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (30.19%) Project Management
9 14 (26.42%) Retail
9 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
9 14 (26.42%) PCI DSS
10 13 (24.53%) Degree
11 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
11 12 (22.64%) Information Assurance
12 11 (20.75%) Data Protection
12 11 (20.75%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (18.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
13 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
13 10 (18.87%) SCADA
13 10 (18.87%) COBIT
13 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
13 10 (18.87%) Cryptography
13 10 (18.87%) Mobile Payment
14 9 (16.98%) .NET
15 8 (15.09%) Intranet
15 8 (15.09%) Internet

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (15.09%) Intranet
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
2 5 (9.43%) LAN
2 5 (9.43%) WLAN
3 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
General
1 29 (54.72%) Finance
2 27 (50.94%) Banking
3 14 (26.42%) Retail
4 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
5 10 (18.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (7.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Security Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Information Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Security Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Security Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Information Manager
7 5 (9.43%) Security Manager
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Junior
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Manager
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Cyber Security Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) ADO.NET
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Flex
2 4 (7.55%) WCF
2 4 (7.55%) jQuery
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Cryptography
1 10 (18.87%) SCADA
1 10 (18.87%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) UNIX
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Information Security
2 20 (37.74%) ITIL
3 16 (30.19%) Project Management
4 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
5 12 (22.64%) Information Assurance
6 11 (20.75%) Data Protection
6 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (20.75%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
7 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.32%) OWASP
8 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity Management
9 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Security Management
9 5 (9.43%) MVC
9 5 (9.43%) Benchmarking
9 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity
10 4 (7.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) C#
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) CISSP
2 21 (39.62%) CISA
3 20 (37.74%) CISM
4 13 (24.53%) Degree
5 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
6 8 (15.09%) CISMP
7 5 (9.43%) MBA
8 1 (1.89%) GIAC
8 1 (1.89%) CEH
8 1 (1.89%) ISACA
8 1 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (26.42%) PCI DSS
3 10 (18.87%) COBIT
4 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FanDuel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago