The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Security role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Security in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank 107 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.066% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £75,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1449 1129 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.71% 96.66% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 957 694 784
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Head of Security
Scotland

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Security in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Head of Security in their job title 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 with Head of Security in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Head of Security in their job title 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 with Head of Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity