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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 87 109 94
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 17 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £57,500 £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% -6.81%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1268 1345 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.69% 86.55% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 797 870 592
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (62.26%) Information Security
2 32 (60.38%) Finance
3 31 (58.49%) Banking
3 31 (58.49%) CISSP
4 22 (41.51%) CISA
5 21 (39.62%) ITIL
6 20 (37.74%) CISM
6 20 (37.74%) Retail
6 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (35.85%) Project Management
8 15 (28.30%) Degree
8 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
9 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
10 12 (22.64%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (20.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
11 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
11 11 (20.75%) Information Assurance
11 11 (20.75%) COBIT
11 11 (20.75%) SCADA
11 11 (20.75%) Cryptography
11 11 (20.75%) Data Protection
11 11 (20.75%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (18.87%) General Ledger
12 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
12 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
12 10 (18.87%) Apache Flex
12 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (11.32%) LAN
2 6 (11.32%) WLAN
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
General
1 32 (60.38%) Finance
2 31 (58.49%) Banking
3 20 (37.74%) Retail
4 11 (20.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
5 10 (18.87%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Security Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Information Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) Security Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Change Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Change Project Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Security Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Security Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Apache Flex
2 6 (11.32%) .NET
3 4 (7.55%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) jQuery
3 4 (7.55%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) WCF
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.89%) LAMP
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) CSS3
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Cryptography
1 11 (20.75%) SCADA
1 11 (20.75%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) UNIX
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Information Security
2 21 (39.62%) ITIL
3 19 (35.85%) Project Management
4 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
5 12 (22.64%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (20.75%) Information Assurance
6 11 (20.75%) Data Protection
6 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (18.87%) UML
7 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
7 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.32%) Benchmarking
8 6 (11.32%) Security Management
9 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity
9 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity Management
10 4 (7.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) CISSP
2 22 (41.51%) CISA
3 20 (37.74%) CISM
4 15 (28.30%) Degree
5 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
6 8 (15.09%) CISMP
7 6 (11.32%) MBA
8 1 (1.89%) GIAC
8 1 (1.89%) CEH
8 1 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
3 11 (20.75%) COBIT
4 3 (5.66%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
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