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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 88 85 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.56% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.61% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £60,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £61,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.09%

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
998 1149 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.07% 91.26% 88.33%
Number of salaries quoted 666 781 735
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security

Information Assurance
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 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Service Assurance Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification