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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 103 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 8 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £125,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1279 1164 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.27% 81.80% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 853 740 666
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
1 8 (88.89%) CISA
1 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Junior
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
1 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
1 8 (88.89%) CISA