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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 53 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 35 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.30% 1.57% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 1.71% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 22
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,750 £64,800
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -

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
968 1167 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.32% 91.67% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 612 792 789
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £64,000
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 22 January 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 39 (46.99%) CISSP
2 26 (31.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (30.12%) Network Security
4 24 (28.92%) PCI DSS
5 20 (24.10%) Degree
5 20 (24.10%) CISM
6 17 (20.48%) IIS
6 17 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (19.28%) Security Architecture
7 16 (19.28%) Security Operations
8 15 (18.07%) IISP
8 15 (18.07%) Security Monitoring
9 14 (16.87%) Compliance Management
9 14 (16.87%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 14 (16.87%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
9 14 (16.87%) Splunk
9 14 (16.87%) Portfolio Management
9 14 (16.87%) ArcSight
9 14 (16.87%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (16.87%) Performance Management
9 14 (16.87%) Risk Management
9 14 (16.87%) Project Management
10 13 (15.66%) Finance
10 13 (15.66%) Data Protection
11 12 (14.46%) DNS
12 11 (13.25%) Supplier Management
12 11 (13.25%) Internal Audit
13 10 (12.05%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (12.05%) Law

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 (20.48%) IIS
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.12%) Network Security
2 12 (14.46%) DNS
3 10 (12.05%) Firewall
4 7 (8.43%) DHCP
5 6 (7.23%) SAN
6 5 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.02%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (6.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (6.02%) SSL
6 5 (6.02%) VPN
7 2 (2.41%) LAN
7 2 (2.41%) NAS
7 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) GIS
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Law
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Security Manager
2 31 (37.35%) Information Manager
3 30 (36.14%) Information Security Manager
4 18 (21.69%) Consultant
5 17 (20.48%) Information Security Consultant
5 17 (20.48%) Security Consultant
6 14 (16.87%) Network Consultant
6 14 (16.87%) Network Security Consultant
7 8 (9.64%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (9.64%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 8 (9.64%) Senior Security Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Head of Design
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Senior Network Consultant
9 6 (7.23%) Senior Network Security Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Security Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) SAML
2 2 (2.41%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
1 14 (16.87%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) PKI
4 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.41%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.20%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (19.28%) Security Architecture
2 16 (19.28%) Security Operations
3 15 (18.07%) Security Monitoring
4 14 (16.87%) Compliance Management
4 14 (16.87%) Performance Management
4 14 (16.87%) Portfolio Management
4 14 (16.87%) Project Management
4 14 (16.87%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 14 (16.87%) Risk Management
4 14 (16.87%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (15.66%) Data Protection
6 11 (13.25%) Internal Audit
6 11 (13.25%) Supplier Management
7 10 (12.05%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (9.64%) Test Strategy
10 7 (8.43%) Coaching
10 7 (8.43%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (46.99%) CISSP
2 20 (24.10%) CISM
2 20 (24.10%) Degree
3 15 (18.07%) IISP
4 8 (9.64%) CISA
5 6 (7.23%) CEH
6 4 (4.82%) MCSE
6 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) CISMP
8 1 (1.20%) CRISC
8 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (31.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (28.92%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.61%) COBIT
4 2 (2.41%) GDPR
5 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) NDS
4 2 (2.41%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) ArcSight
1 14 (16.87%) Splunk
2 7 (8.43%) SAP
3 6 (7.23%) VMware
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco
4 5 (6.02%) F5
4 5 (6.02%) Juniper
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.02%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.41%) EMC
5 2 (2.41%) HP
5 2 (2.41%) Meraki
5 2 (2.41%) NetIQ
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.41%) Sophos
5 2 (2.41%) Zerto
6 1 (1.20%) Varonis
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsburys Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 16 days ago