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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 21 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.41% -16.36%
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
1188 1413 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.27% 85.17% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 690 920 515
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015, 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 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 16 (69.57%) ISEB
3 15 (65.22%) Software Testing
3 15 (65.22%) ISTQB
3 15 (65.22%) Security Testing
4 13 (56.52%) Banking
5 12 (52.17%) FATCA
6 7 (30.43%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (30.43%) Cyber Security
6 7 (30.43%) Coaching
6 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
6 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
6 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
6 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (30.43%) COBIT
6 7 (30.43%) SCADA
6 7 (30.43%) Cryptography
6 7 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (30.43%) Information Security
6 7 (30.43%) CISA
6 7 (30.43%) CISM
6 7 (30.43%) CISSP
6 7 (30.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) UNIX
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (4.35%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
1 6 (26.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Banking
3 7 (30.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Test Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Security Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Information Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Security Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Security Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Test Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Cryptography
1 7 (30.43%) SCADA
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Security Testing
1 15 (65.22%) Software Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Cyber Security
2 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (30.43%) Information Security
2 7 (30.43%) Coaching
3 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 6 (26.09%) Benchmarking
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) V-Model
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) ISEB
2 15 (65.22%) ISTQB
3 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) CISSP
3 7 (30.43%) CISA
3 7 (30.43%) CISM
4 6 (26.09%) MBA
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) FATCA
2 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (30.43%) COBIT
2 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
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