The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 89 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 9 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 1.09% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.26% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £50,500 £67,500 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.18% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £63,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £90,000 £93,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Cybersecurity
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
1153 1194 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.36% 86.77% 86.29%
Number of salaries quoted 768 753 799
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Edinburgh region.

Cybersecurity Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) CISA
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Information Security
3 7 (25.93%) CISSP
3 7 (25.93%) SIEM
3 7 (25.93%) Security Operations
3 7 (25.93%) Internal Audit
4 6 (22.22%) IT Audit
4 6 (22.22%) Coaching
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) CIMA
4 6 (22.22%) Practice Management
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (22.22%) Business Development
5 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (18.52%) Splunk
6 4 (14.81%) Security Patching
6 4 (14.81%) 802.1X
6 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (14.81%) Linux Kernel Development
6 4 (14.81%) QiCA
6 4 (14.81%) Wireless
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) SNMP
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) ACCA
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (14.81%) SNMP
1 4 (14.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (14.81%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Audit Manager
1 6 (22.22%) IT Assistant
1 6 (22.22%) IT Audit Manager
1 6 (22.22%) IT Manager
1 6 (22.22%) IT Risk Manager
1 6 (22.22%) Risk Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) IT Operations Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) IT Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Android
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Information Security
1 7 (25.93%) Internal Audit
1 7 (25.93%) Security Operations
1 7 (25.93%) SIEM
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Business Development
2 6 (22.22%) Coaching
2 6 (22.22%) IT Audit
2 6 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (22.22%) Practice Management
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Security
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Kernel Development
4 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Security Patching
4 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Threat Management
6 2 (7.41%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CISA
2 7 (25.93%) CISSP
3 6 (22.22%) CIMA
4 4 (14.81%) ACCA
4 4 (14.81%) QiCA
5 3 (11.11%) CISMP
6 2 (7.41%) CISM
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) CRISC
7 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) COBIT
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Splunk
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
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