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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 54 64 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 52 48 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.60% 3.09% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 3.57% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 4
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £40,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
1268 1345 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.69% 86.55% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 797 870 592
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 62 (60.19%) CISSP
2 56 (54.37%) Finance
3 53 (51.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (34.95%) Banking
5 34 (33.01%) Risk Assessment
5 34 (33.01%) Degree
6 33 (32.04%) Cyber Security
7 26 (25.24%) CISA
7 26 (25.24%) ITIL
8 25 (24.27%) CISM
9 23 (22.33%) Security Management
9 23 (22.33%) Windows
9 23 (22.33%) Retail
10 21 (20.39%) PCI DSS
11 20 (19.42%) Risk Management
12 18 (17.48%) Project Management
13 17 (16.50%) CISMP
14 16 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (15.53%) Business Continuity
14 16 (15.53%) COBIT
14 16 (15.53%) Data Protection
15 15 (14.56%) Management Information System
16 13 (12.62%) UNIX
16 13 (12.62%) Linux
16 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
17 12 (11.65%) Splunk
17 12 (11.65%) Oracle
17 12 (11.65%) Symantec
18 11 (10.68%) Telecoms

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (5.83%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) Intranet
2 10 (9.71%) Internet
3 6 (5.83%) LAN
3 6 (5.83%) WLAN
3 6 (5.83%) SAN
4 5 (4.85%) Network Security
5 2 (1.94%) Firewall
6 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) DB2
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.97%) Big Data
3 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
General
1 56 (54.37%) Finance
2 36 (34.95%) Banking
3 23 (22.33%) Retail
4 11 (10.68%) Telecoms
4 11 (10.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.91%) Law
5 3 (2.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (30.10%) Analyst
2 30 (29.13%) Security Analyst
2 30 (29.13%) Information Analyst
2 30 (29.13%) Information Security Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) Information Manager
4 13 (12.62%) Security Manager
5 12 (11.65%) Information Security Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Senior Manager
7 8 (7.77%) Security Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) Information Security Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) Information Security Officer
7 8 (7.77%) Security Officer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Security Advisor
8 6 (5.83%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Cyber Security Manager
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Security Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) .NET
2 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.94%) CSS
2 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.68%) Mobile Payment
3 11 (10.68%) Cryptography
3 11 (10.68%) SCADA
4 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.80%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.97%) Replication
8 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Windows
2 13 (12.62%) Linux
2 13 (12.62%) UNIX
3 2 (1.94%) AIX
4 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) Risk Assessment
2 33 (32.04%) Cyber Security
3 26 (25.24%) ITIL
4 23 (22.33%) Security Management
5 20 (19.42%) Risk Management
6 18 (17.48%) Project Management
7 16 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (15.53%) Business Continuity
7 16 (15.53%) Data Protection
8 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.68%) Information Assurance
9 11 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis
10 10 (9.71%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.77%) Investment Management
11 8 (7.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (5.83%) BCP
12 6 (5.83%) Benchmarking
12 6 (5.83%) Business Continuity Management
13 5 (4.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.71%) SQL
2 6 (5.83%) Java
2 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.94%) C#
3 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (60.19%) CISSP
2 34 (33.01%) Degree
3 26 (25.24%) CISA
4 25 (24.27%) CISM
5 17 (16.50%) CISMP
6 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.83%) MBA
8 3 (2.91%) GIAC
8 3 (2.91%) ISEB
9 2 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.94%) CEH
10 1 (0.97%) SSCP
10 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (51.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (20.39%) PCI DSS
3 16 (15.53%) COBIT
4 7 (6.80%) SLA
5 4 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.91%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.85%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Nagios
2 5 (4.85%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle
1 12 (11.65%) Symantec
1 12 (11.65%) Splunk
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.80%) Sophos
3 7 (6.80%) Websense
3 7 (6.80%) VMware
4 5 (4.85%) IronPort
5 3 (2.91%) F5
6 2 (1.94%) McAfee
6 2 (1.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.97%) Remedy
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