The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 86 94 104
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 11 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.43% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.50% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Information Assurance
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
1151 1204 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.35% 86.93% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 775 752 803
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
1 9 (40.91%) Security Testing
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (31.82%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) CISSP
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
7 3 (13.64%) V-Model
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.64%) CRISC
7 3 (13.64%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 3 (13.64%) C#
7 3 (13.64%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) CRM

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Information Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Security Testing
1 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Coaching
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) V-Model
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
1 3 (13.64%) Java
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (13.64%) CRISC
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CISA
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) FATCA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
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