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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 102 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £55,000 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +266.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.11%
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
1240 1065 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.28% 84.39% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 843 681 711
Average salary £41,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.82% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Financial Institution
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
3 4 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 4 (33.33%) GWAPT
3 4 (33.33%) GPEN
3 4 (33.33%) OSCP
3 4 (33.33%) OSCE
3 4 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 4 (33.33%) SSH
3 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) GCIA
3 4 (33.33%) GSEC
3 4 (33.33%) GCIH
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) LDAP
3 4 (33.33%) FTP
3 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LDAP
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) SSH
1 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
1 4 (33.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) GoLive
General
1 5 (41.67%) Financial Institution
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Security Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) BCP
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) GCIA
1 4 (33.33%) GSEC
1 4 (33.33%) GCIH
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) GWAPT
1 4 (33.33%) GPEN
1 4 (33.33%) OSCP
1 4 (33.33%) OSCE
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £79000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago