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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 75 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 23 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.71% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
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
1168 1328 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.84% 86.12% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 707 860 526
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 £28,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 2015.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 31 (67.39%) Information Security
2 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 30 (65.22%) Banking
3 29 (63.04%) CISSP
4 20 (43.48%) ITIL
4 20 (43.48%) CISA
4 20 (43.48%) Retail
5 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (41.30%) Project Management
6 18 (39.13%) CISM
7 15 (32.61%) Degree
8 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
8 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
9 11 (23.91%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (21.74%) Cryptography
10 10 (21.74%) General Ledger
10 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (21.74%) UML
10 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
10 10 (21.74%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (21.74%) COBIT
10 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
10 10 (21.74%) SCADA
10 10 (21.74%) Apache Flex
10 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
10 10 (21.74%) Data Protection

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (17.39%) Intranet
1 8 (17.39%) Internet
2 6 (13.04%) LAN
2 6 (13.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
General
1 30 (65.22%) Finance
1 30 (65.22%) Banking
2 20 (43.48%) Retail
3 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 10 (21.74%) General Ledger
3 10 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Security Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Information Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Security Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Change Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Change Project Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Cyber Security Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Security Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Security Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Information Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Apache Flex
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Cryptography
1 10 (21.74%) Mobile Payment
1 10 (21.74%) SCADA
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) UNIX
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Information Security
2 20 (43.48%) ITIL
3 19 (41.30%) Project Management
4 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
5 11 (23.91%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (21.74%) UML
6 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 10 (21.74%) Data Protection
6 10 (21.74%) Information Assurance
7 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.04%) Benchmarking
8 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Security Management
9 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity Management
10 3 (6.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C#
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (63.04%) CISSP
2 20 (43.48%) CISA
3 18 (39.13%) CISM
4 15 (32.61%) Degree
5 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.39%) CISMP
7 6 (13.04%) MBA
8 1 (2.17%) GIAC
8 1 (2.17%) CEH
8 1 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (21.74%) COBIT
4 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £41225 - £56140 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago