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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 62 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 39 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.86% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £97,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
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
1181 1415 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.52% 85.97% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 697 925 495
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 2015.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (71.11%) Banking
2 30 (66.67%) Information Security
3 29 (64.44%) Finance
4 28 (62.22%) CISSP
5 22 (48.89%) Retail
6 19 (42.22%) Project Management
6 19 (42.22%) ITIL
6 19 (42.22%) CISA
7 18 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (37.78%) CISM
9 15 (33.33%) Degree
10 13 (28.89%) PCI DSS
10 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
11 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (22.22%) UML
11 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
11 10 (22.22%) General Ledger
11 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (22.22%) Apache Flex
11 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
12 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
12 9 (20.00%) COBIT
12 9 (20.00%) SCADA
12 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 9 (20.00%) Information Assurance
12 9 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (20.00%) Cryptography
12 9 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (17.78%) Intranet
1 8 (17.78%) Internet
2 6 (13.33%) LAN
2 6 (13.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 32 (71.11%) Banking
2 29 (64.44%) Finance
3 22 (48.89%) Retail
4 10 (22.22%) General Ledger
5 9 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Security Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Change Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Change Project Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Information Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Junior
7 4 (8.89%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 9 (20.00%) SCADA
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Information Security
2 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 19 (42.22%) Project Management
3 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
4 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (22.22%) UML
4 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 9 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.33%) Benchmarking
7 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Security Management
9 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) CISSP
2 19 (42.22%) CISA
3 17 (37.78%) CISM
4 15 (33.33%) Degree
5 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.78%) CISMP
7 6 (13.33%) MBA
8 1 (2.22%) GIAC
8 1 (2.22%) CEH
8 1 (2.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (28.89%) PCI DSS
3 9 (20.00%) COBIT
4 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Glasgow
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago