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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 105 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
1207 1034 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.66% 84.41% 78.87%
Number of salaries quoted 795 635 678
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001