The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 108 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 2 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.61% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.64% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.05% -3.33%
Information Security Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1479 1408 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.91% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 960 927 704
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Security Manager Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Information Security Manager 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 Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) Benchmarking
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (42.86%) CISA
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) COBIT
4 3 (42.86%) SCADA
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WLAN
4 3 (42.86%) MBA
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Information Security Manager 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 Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
1 3 (42.86%) SCADA
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Benchmarking
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) MBA
2 3 (42.86%) CISA
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft