The table below looks at the statistics for Data 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 Data Security over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 98 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £47,000 £55,000 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% +266.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
Data 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
1220 1018 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 84.90% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 815 630 672
Average salary £42,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.41%
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%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Security
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Security Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data 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 Data Security.

1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Financial Institution
2 7 (53.85%) Supplier Management
3 4 (30.77%) SSH
3 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (30.77%) GCIA
3 4 (30.77%) GSEC
3 4 (30.77%) GCIH
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) LDAP
3 4 (30.77%) FTP
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
3 4 (30.77%) GWAPT
3 4 (30.77%) GPEN
3 4 (30.77%) OSCP
3 4 (30.77%) OSCE
3 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
4 3 (23.08%) Advertising
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data 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 Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
1 4 (30.77%) FTP
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) SSH
1 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
1 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
General
1 7 (53.85%) Financial Institution
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Advertising
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Security Manager
2 6 (46.15%) IT Security Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Information Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) BCP
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) GCIA
1 4 (30.77%) GSEC
1 4 (30.77%) GCIH
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) GWAPT
1 4 (30.77%) GPEN
1 4 (30.77%) OSCP
1 4 (30.77%) OSCE
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CISM