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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 59 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 47 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.13% 1.49% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 1.78% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 13
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £63,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1250 1014 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.22% 83.94% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 827 636 617
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 24 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 39 (42.39%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) SQL
2 28 (30.43%) ITIL
3 26 (28.26%) C#
4 23 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 22 (23.91%) Banking
5 22 (23.91%) HTML
6 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
6 21 (22.83%) CISSP
7 19 (20.65%) Windows
8 18 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (14.13%) UNIX
11 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
12 12 (13.04%) Firewall
12 12 (13.04%) Security Management
12 12 (13.04%) HTTP
13 11 (11.96%) Change Management
13 11 (11.96%) Incident Management
13 11 (11.96%) Degree
13 11 (11.96%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
14 10 (10.87%) FTP
14 10 (10.87%) Linux
15 9 (9.78%) .NET
15 9 (9.78%) Cisco
16 8 (8.70%) Internet

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.70%) CMS
3 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.09%) Apache
5 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) Firewall
1 12 (13.04%) HTTP
2 10 (10.87%) FTP
3 8 (8.70%) Internet
3 8 (8.70%) HTTPS
3 8 (8.70%) SMTP
4 7 (7.61%) DNS
4 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.35%) LDAP
6 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.26%) IPsec
6 3 (3.26%) LAN
6 3 (3.26%) WAN
6 3 (3.26%) SSL
6 3 (3.26%) VPN
6 3 (3.26%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.26%) TACACS
7 2 (2.17%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.17%) Network Security
7 2 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) Big Data
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Subversion
1 1 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 39 (42.39%) Finance
2 22 (23.91%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.43%) Legal
5 4 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (4.35%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.26%) Electronics
7 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Security Manager
2 18 (19.57%) Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) DBA
3 13 (14.13%) SQL DBA
3 13 (14.13%) Information Manager
3 13 (14.13%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (8.70%) Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Architect
6 5 (5.43%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.43%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (5.43%) Consultant
6 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.35%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.91%) HTML
2 9 (9.78%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) CSS
4 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (5.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.26%) LAMP
6 1 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.09%) Spring
6 1 (1.09%) jQuery
6 1 (1.09%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.09%) Web Services
6 1 (1.09%) XML
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.35%) CESG
5 3 (3.26%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) UNIX
3 10 (10.87%) Linux
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) Fedora
5 2 (2.17%) CentOS
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) Security Management
3 11 (11.96%) Change Management
3 11 (11.96%) Incident Management
3 11 (11.96%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 8 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (8.70%) SIEM
4 8 (8.70%) Fault Management
5 7 (7.61%) Security Architecture
5 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.61%) Information Security Management
6 6 (6.52%) Project Management
6 6 (6.52%) Data Security
6 6 (6.52%) Scrum
6 6 (6.52%) Supplier Management
6 6 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (5.43%) Resource Management
7 5 (5.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.43%) SQL
2 26 (28.26%) C#
3 23 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.26%) Perl
6 2 (2.17%) Java
6 2 (2.17%) C++
6 2 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (1.09%) C
7 1 (1.09%) PHP
7 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) CISSP
2 11 (11.96%) Degree
3 7 (7.61%) CISA
3 7 (7.61%) CISM
3 7 (7.61%) MCP
4 6 (6.52%) CEH
5 4 (4.35%) GIAC
5 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.26%) CCNP
7 2 (2.17%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.09%) GWAPT
8 1 (1.09%) GPEN
8 1 (1.09%) OSCP
8 1 (1.09%) OSCE
8 1 (1.09%) GCIA
8 1 (1.09%) GSEC
8 1 (1.09%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.09%) Snort
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Cisco
3 6 (6.52%) Juniper
3 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.26%) F5
4 3 (3.26%) VMware
4 3 (3.26%) Sun
4 3 (3.26%) Dell
5 2 (2.17%) McAfee
5 2 (2.17%) Twitter
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