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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank - 98 94
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.47% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £47,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1402 1264 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.62% 84.49% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 889 846 651
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP