The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 55 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 42 50 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.42% 3.21% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 3.57% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 27
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £60,200
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
Information Security
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
1120 1400 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.28% 89.97% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 742 902 849
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 27 (51.92%) CISSP
2 16 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 15 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (28.85%) Finance
4 14 (26.92%) CISM
4 14 (26.92%) Network Security
4 14 (26.92%) Data Protection
5 13 (25.00%) CISA
6 11 (21.15%) CEH
6 11 (21.15%) Firewall
6 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
6 11 (21.15%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (17.31%) Security Architecture
7 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
7 9 (17.31%) Security Operations
8 8 (15.38%) IT Audit
8 8 (15.38%) Degree
8 8 (15.38%) Project Management
8 8 (15.38%) DHCP
8 8 (15.38%) DNS
8 8 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Retail
9 7 (13.46%) IIS
9 7 (13.46%) SIEM
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (11.54%) Coaching
10 6 (11.54%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 6 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements

Information Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.46%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) Network Security
2 11 (21.15%) Firewall
3 8 (15.38%) DHCP
3 8 (15.38%) DNS
4 3 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.85%) LAN
5 2 (3.85%) NAS
5 2 (3.85%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) GIS
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 12 (23.08%) Information Manager
3 11 (21.15%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (19.23%) Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) Security Consultant
5 8 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (11.54%) Head of Design
7 5 (9.62%) Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Network Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Security Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Auditor
8 3 (5.77%) IT Auditor
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Security Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
1 5 (9.62%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.85%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Data Protection
2 11 (21.15%) Risk Assessment
2 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
2 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
3 9 (17.31%) Security Architecture
3 9 (17.31%) Security Operations
4 8 (15.38%) IT Audit
4 8 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (15.38%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) SIEM
6 6 (11.54%) Coaching
6 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (11.54%) Information Security Management
6 6 (11.54%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 6 (11.54%) Security Management
6 6 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (9.62%) Attack Monitoring
7 5 (9.62%) Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) CISSP
2 14 (26.92%) CISM
3 13 (25.00%) CISA
4 11 (21.15%) CEH
5 8 (15.38%) Degree
6 5 (9.62%) IISP
7 3 (5.77%) SANS
8 2 (3.85%) CRISC
8 2 (3.85%) PCI QSA
8 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 15 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.77%) COBIT
4 2 (3.85%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) ArcSight
2 5 (9.62%) Splunk
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) EMC
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Meraki
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.85%) Sophos
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Zerto
5 1 (1.92%) Varonis
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago