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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 62 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 39 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.88% 1.85% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 2.21% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 19
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £45,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1140 1177 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.32% 83.89% 82.25%
Number of salaries quoted 695 768 610
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 51 (67.11%) Finance
2 36 (47.37%) CISSP
3 29 (38.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (26.32%) Degree
5 18 (23.68%) ITIL
6 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
6 17 (22.37%) PCI DSS
7 15 (19.74%) Risk Management
7 15 (19.74%) Windows
8 13 (17.11%) CISM
8 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
9 12 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (15.79%) Analytics
10 11 (14.47%) SQL
11 10 (13.16%) Linux
11 10 (13.16%) Cyber Security
11 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.84%) Investment Management
12 9 (11.84%) SIEM
12 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
12 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.84%) Project Management
12 9 (11.84%) Security Management
12 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
12 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.84%) Banking
13 8 (10.53%) Supplier Management
13 8 (10.53%) Law
13 8 (10.53%) GIAC
13 8 (10.53%) Internet

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Internet
2 7 (9.21%) Firewall
2 7 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (7.89%) Intranet
4 4 (5.26%) LAN
5 3 (3.95%) WLAN
5 3 (3.95%) HTTP
6 2 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 51 (67.11%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 8 (10.53%) Law
4 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Marketing
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Security Manager
2 16 (21.05%) Information Manager
3 15 (19.74%) Information Security Manager
4 14 (18.42%) Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Security Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
6 8 (10.53%) Security Officer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Change Manager
8 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Incident Manager
9 5 (6.58%) Applications Manager
9 5 (6.58%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Information Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) Security Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) XML
2 7 (9.21%) Regular Expression
3 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (7.89%) .NET
3 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.89%) CSS
3 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.58%) HTML
5 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.95%) Raphaël
5 3 (3.95%) HTML5
5 3 (3.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (3.95%) CSS3
5 3 (3.95%) JSON
5 3 (3.95%) jQuery
6 1 (1.32%) XSLT
6 1 (1.32%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.32%) XForms
6 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
3 7 (9.21%) Open Source
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.95%) SCADA
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Linux
3 5 (6.58%) UNIX
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 15 (19.74%) Risk Management
3 12 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (15.79%) Analytics
4 10 (13.16%) Cyber Security
5 9 (11.84%) Investment Management
5 9 (11.84%) SIEM
5 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.84%) Security Management
5 9 (11.84%) Project Management
6 8 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 7 (9.21%) Data Protection
7 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
8 6 (7.89%) Web Design
8 6 (7.89%) Web Development
8 6 (7.89%) Scrum
8 6 (7.89%) MVC
8 6 (7.89%) Change Management
8 6 (7.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) C#
3 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (47.37%) CISSP
2 20 (26.32%) Degree
3 13 (17.11%) CISM
4 8 (10.53%) GIAC
5 7 (9.21%) SSCP
5 7 (9.21%) CISA
5 7 (9.21%) CEH
6 4 (5.26%) CISMP
7 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) MCP
7 3 (3.95%) MBA
8 2 (2.63%) ISEB
9 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.32%) VCP4
9 1 (1.32%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (38.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (22.37%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.21%) COBIT
4 2 (2.63%) SLA
5 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
2 7 (9.21%) Cisco
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Remedy
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
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