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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 78 - 95
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 27 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.71% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1402 1264 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.62% 84.49% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 889 846 651
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 26 (52.00%) Information Security
3 25 (50.00%) CISSP
4 20 (40.00%) CISA
5 16 (32.00%) Banking
6 14 (28.00%) CISM
6 14 (28.00%) ITIL
7 13 (26.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (24.00%) PCI DSS
8 12 (24.00%) Information Assurance
9 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
10 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 10 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (18.00%) Degree
11 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
11 9 (18.00%) Project Management
11 9 (18.00%) .NET
12 8 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (16.00%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (16.00%) COBIT
12 8 (16.00%) SCADA
12 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
12 8 (16.00%) Cryptography
13 7 (14.00%) C#
13 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (12.00%) Windows
14 6 (12.00%) Linux
14 6 (12.00%) Retail

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (8.00%) Intranet
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
1 4 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (6.00%) Wireless
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) WLAN
2 3 (6.00%) SNMP
3 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
General
1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 16 (32.00%) Banking
3 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Security Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.00%) IT Risk Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Audit Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) IT Audit Manager
5 5 (10.00%) IT Assistant
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) IT Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) WCF
2 4 (8.00%) jQuery
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Cryptography
1 8 (16.00%) SCADA
1 8 (16.00%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Android
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Information Security
2 14 (28.00%) ITIL
3 12 (24.00%) Information Assurance
4 10 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
6 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.00%) OWASP
9 5 (10.00%) Business Development
9 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
9 5 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (10.00%) Security Management
9 5 (10.00%) MVC
9 5 (10.00%) Practice Management
9 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
9 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) CISSP
2 20 (40.00%) CISA
3 14 (28.00%) CISM
4 9 (18.00%) Degree
5 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) CIMA
7 4 (8.00%) CISMP
8 3 (6.00%) MBA
8 3 (6.00%) QiCA
8 3 (6.00%) ACCA
9 1 (2.00%) SSCP
9 1 (2.00%) GIAC
9 1 (2.00%) CEH
9 1 (2.00%) CRISC
9 1 (2.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (24.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (16.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle
1 3 (6.00%) Cisco
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