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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 83 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 53 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 3.82% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 4.28% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 43
Median salary £55,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £40,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,550 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
1084 1238 1387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.56% 89.13% 88.06%
Number of salaries quoted 621 759 897
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 June 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 26 (74.29%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Risk Management
2 13 (37.14%) CISSP
3 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
3 12 (34.29%) Banking
4 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 9 (25.71%) SIEM
5 8 (22.86%) CISA
5 8 (22.86%) Project Management
6 7 (20.00%) CISM
6 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (17.14%) Data Governance
7 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
7 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
7 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
8 5 (14.29%) Firewall
8 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (14.29%) Attack Monitoring
9 4 (11.43%) Conflict Management
9 4 (11.43%) IT Audit
9 4 (11.43%) Security Operations
9 4 (11.43%) COBIT
9 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (11.43%) Stress Testing
9 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
9 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing

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 2 (5.71%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (8.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
General
1 26 (74.29%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Auditor
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) IT Auditor
4 3 (8.57%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Head of Security
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Principal Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Security Technician
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Cognos Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Technician
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.71%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.71%) Statistics
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Risk Management
2 9 (25.71%) SIEM
3 8 (22.86%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) Data Governance
5 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
5 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
6 5 (14.29%) Attack Monitoring
6 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) Conflict Management
7 4 (11.43%) IT Audit
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Security Operations
7 4 (11.43%) Stress Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Analytics
8 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) CISSP
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 8 (22.86%) CISA
4 7 (20.00%) CISM
5 4 (11.43%) CEH
6 3 (8.57%) SANS
7 2 (5.71%) GIAC
7 2 (5.71%) ISEB
7 2 (5.71%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) COBIT
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) Basel II
2 2 (5.71%) ISO27002
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Cognos
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Imperva
2 2 (5.71%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Varonis
Edinburgh & Lothians
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Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
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