The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 68 66 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 42 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.53% 2.19% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.79% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 2
Average salary £50,750 £60,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.41% +37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £21,850 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,250 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1379 860 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.17% 78.32% 73.69%
Number of salaries quoted 896 490 750
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
Scotland

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Information Security
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 21 (30.88%) SQL
3 18 (26.47%) ITIL
4 17 (25.00%) Banking
5 15 (22.06%) C#
6 14 (20.59%) CISSP
6 14 (20.59%) Degree
7 13 (19.12%) Security Management
8 12 (17.65%) HTML
8 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
9 11 (16.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
10 10 (14.71%) CISM
10 10 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (13.24%) PCI DSS
11 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
11 9 (13.24%) .NET
11 9 (13.24%) Windows
11 9 (13.24%) Security Architecture
12 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
12 8 (11.76%) Information Security Management
12 8 (11.76%) Change Management
13 7 (10.29%) CISA
13 7 (10.29%) Risk Management
13 7 (10.29%) HTTP
13 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (10.29%) PKI

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) CMS
3 4 (5.88%) SAS
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) HTTP
2 6 (8.82%) FTP
2 6 (8.82%) Firewall
3 5 (7.35%) HTTPS
3 5 (7.35%) SMTP
4 4 (5.88%) DNS
5 3 (4.41%) Internet
5 3 (4.41%) TACACS
5 3 (4.41%) IPsec
5 3 (4.41%) SSL
5 3 (4.41%) Kerberos
5 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Electronics
4 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Analyst
1 12 (17.65%) Security Manager
2 7 (10.29%) Security Consultant
2 7 (10.29%) Architect
2 7 (10.29%) Consultant
2 7 (10.29%) DBA
2 7 (10.29%) Information Manager
2 7 (10.29%) SQL DBA
2 7 (10.29%) Information Security Consultant
2 7 (10.29%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (8.82%) Security Analyst
3 6 (8.82%) Programmer
4 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.35%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (7.35%) Senior Security Consultant
4 5 (7.35%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) HTML
2 9 (13.24%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.41%) CSS
3 3 (4.41%) LAMP
3 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.94%) OpenID
4 2 (2.94%) OAuth
4 2 (2.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.29%) PKI
3 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) CESG
4 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) Security Management
3 10 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (13.24%) Security Architecture
5 8 (11.76%) Information Security Management
5 8 (11.76%) Change Management
6 7 (10.29%) Risk Management
6 7 (10.29%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (10.29%) SIEM
7 6 (8.82%) Business Continuity
7 6 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) Benchmarking
8 5 (7.35%) Project Management
8 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
8 5 (7.35%) Fault Management
8 5 (7.35%) Data Management
8 5 (7.35%) Information Architecture
8 5 (7.35%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) C#
3 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.82%) C
4 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) CISSP
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 10 (14.71%) CISM
3 7 (10.29%) CISA
4 6 (8.82%) Postgraduate
5 5 (7.35%) MCP
6 3 (4.41%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.24%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.35%) COBIT
4 1 (1.47%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Juniper
2 6 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) Sun
3 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
3 3 (4.41%) F5
4 2 (2.94%) Twitter
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