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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Security
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 86 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.081% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.086% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £75,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £86,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-16.18% +1.76%

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
1050 1161 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 94.47% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 703 786 787
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) CyberArk
2 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec
2 5 (55.56%) SSCP
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) SailPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 2 (22.22%) SANS
6 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (11.11%) Privileged Access Management
6 1 (11.11%) SIEM
6 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) CISA
6 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) Banking

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 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) SSCP
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) SANS
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) CyberArk
1 5 (55.56%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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