The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 106 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
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 0.082% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1218 1039 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.97% 84.75% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 804 649 615
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Cyber Security
Scotland

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 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark