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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 100 100 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 5 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.35% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.42% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £125,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +135.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1206 1181 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.96% 82.59% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 807 765 630
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) LDAP
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) FTP
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) GCIA
4 4 (40.00%) GSEC
4 4 (40.00%) GCIH
4 4 (40.00%) SSH
4 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) tcpdump
4 4 (40.00%) GWAPT
4 4 (40.00%) GPEN
4 4 (40.00%) OSCP
4 4 (40.00%) OSCE
4 4 (40.00%) Regular Expression
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
1 4 (40.00%) FTP
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) SSH
1 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security
1 4 (40.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) OLAP
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (30.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ERwin
2 1 (10.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) GoLive
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (30.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) GWAPT
2 4 (40.00%) GPEN
2 4 (40.00%) OSCP
2 4 (40.00%) OSCE
2 4 (40.00%) GCIA
2 4 (40.00%) GSEC
2 4 (40.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Sybase
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
1 3 (30.00%) Cognos
1 3 (30.00%) Informatica
1 3 (30.00%) Teradata
2 1 (10.00%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago