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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 98 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 11 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
1383 1265 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.54% 84.33% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 879 844 652
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 13 (72.22%) CISSP
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (44.44%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) COBIT
3 8 (44.44%) SCADA
3 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (44.44%) Information Security
3 8 (44.44%) Cryptography
3 8 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (44.44%) CISA
3 8 (44.44%) CISM
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Security Management
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
4 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Management
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) MBA

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Security Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) IT Security Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) IT Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Information Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Cryptography
1 8 (44.44%) SCADA
1 8 (44.44%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (44.44%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Security Management
3 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CISSP
2 8 (44.44%) CISA
2 8 (44.44%) CISM
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) MBA
5 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (11.11%) ISEB
5 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (44.44%) COBIT
1 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
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