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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 55 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 35 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.18% 2.11% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.33% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 32
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,437 £42,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1000 1288 1321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.99% 90.70% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 640 806 887
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 8 December 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 43 (53.75%) CISSP
2 28 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (32.50%) PCI DSS
4 25 (31.25%) Network Security
5 22 (27.50%) Degree
5 22 (27.50%) CISM
6 18 (22.50%) Security Architecture
6 18 (22.50%) Security Operations
7 17 (21.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (21.25%) IIS
8 16 (20.00%) Finance
8 16 (20.00%) Project Management
9 15 (18.75%) IISP
10 14 (17.50%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (17.50%) Compliance Management
10 14 (17.50%) Risk and Compliance Management
10 14 (17.50%) Splunk
10 14 (17.50%) Portfolio Management
10 14 (17.50%) ArcSight
10 14 (17.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
10 14 (17.50%) Performance Management
11 13 (16.25%) Data Protection
12 12 (15.00%) Risk Management
13 11 (13.75%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (13.75%) CISA
14 10 (12.50%) Law
14 10 (12.50%) Internal Audit
15 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (11.25%) Supplier Management

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 17 (21.25%) IIS
2 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) Network Security
2 8 (10.00%) DHCP
2 8 (10.00%) DNS
3 7 (8.75%) Firewall
4 5 (6.25%) SAN
5 2 (2.50%) LAN
5 2 (2.50%) NAS
5 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) GIS
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Law
3 7 (8.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Security Manager
2 27 (33.75%) Information Manager
3 26 (32.50%) Information Security Manager
4 20 (25.00%) Consultant
5 19 (23.75%) Security Consultant
6 17 (21.25%) Information Security Consultant
7 14 (17.50%) Network Consultant
7 14 (17.50%) Network Security Consultant
8 8 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 8 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
9 7 (8.75%) Head of Design
10 6 (7.50%) Architect
10 6 (7.50%) Senior Network Consultant
10 6 (7.50%) Senior Network Security Consultant
11 5 (6.25%) Security Architect
12 4 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 2 (2.50%) Principal Consultant
14 2 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.25%) CSS
2 1 (1.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
1 14 (17.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Unix
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Security Architecture
1 18 (22.50%) Security Operations
2 17 (21.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (20.00%) Project Management
4 14 (17.50%) Compliance Management
4 14 (17.50%) Performance Management
4 14 (17.50%) Portfolio Management
4 14 (17.50%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 14 (17.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (16.25%) Data Protection
6 12 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 11 (13.75%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (12.50%) Internal Audit
9 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.25%) Supplier Management
10 8 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 7 (8.75%) Coaching
11 7 (8.75%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (8.75%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (53.75%) CISSP
2 22 (27.50%) CISM
2 22 (27.50%) Degree
3 15 (18.75%) IISP
4 11 (13.75%) CISA
5 8 (10.00%) CEH
6 3 (3.75%) MCSE
6 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.50%) CRISC
7 2 (2.50%) PCI QSA
7 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) CISMP
8 1 (1.25%) HND
8 1 (1.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (32.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.25%) COBIT
4 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.50%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) NDS
3 2 (2.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) ArcSight
1 14 (17.50%) Splunk
2 7 (8.75%) SAP
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle
5 2 (2.50%) EMC
5 2 (2.50%) HP
5 2 (2.50%) Meraki
5 2 (2.50%) NetIQ
5 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.50%) Sophos
5 2 (2.50%) Zerto
6 1 (1.25%) Varonis
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