The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Head of Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Security
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.094% 0.079% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.084% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £75,000 £85,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1018 1197 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 94.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 653 829 831
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Head of Security in the job title.

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Head of Security
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Head of Security Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Head of Security Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Head of Security job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Head of Security in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Head of Security Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001