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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 53 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 38 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.46% 1.75% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 1.92% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 28
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £75,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
1012 1146 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.17% 91.31% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 677 773 743
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 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 24 February 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 30 (42.86%) CISSP
2 17 (24.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (24.29%) Degree
3 16 (22.86%) Supplier Management
3 16 (22.86%) Management Information System
3 16 (22.86%) Internal Audit
4 15 (21.43%) Finance
4 15 (21.43%) Network Security
5 14 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 13 (18.57%) CISM
7 12 (17.14%) IIS
7 12 (17.14%) IISP
8 11 (15.71%) Security Operations
8 11 (15.71%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (15.71%) Compliance Management
8 11 (15.71%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 11 (15.71%) Security Monitoring
8 11 (15.71%) Data Centre
8 11 (15.71%) Security Architecture
8 11 (15.71%) Performance Management
8 11 (15.71%) Splunk
8 11 (15.71%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (15.71%) ArcSight
8 11 (15.71%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (12.86%) Project Management
10 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.00%) Law
11 7 (10.00%) Financial Institution
11 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (10.00%) Linux

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 12 (17.14%) IIS
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Network Security
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (7.14%) DNS
2 5 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (7.14%) Firewall
2 5 (7.14%) SSL
2 5 (7.14%) VPN
3 4 (5.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) GIS
2 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 7 (10.00%) Law
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Security Manager
2 26 (37.14%) Information Manager
2 26 (37.14%) Information Security Manager
3 13 (18.57%) Consultant
4 12 (17.14%) Information Security Consultant
4 12 (17.14%) Security Consultant
5 11 (15.71%) Network Consultant
5 11 (15.71%) Network Security Consultant
6 7 (10.00%) Head of Security
7 6 (8.57%) Information Security Advisor
7 6 (8.57%) Security Advisor
8 5 (7.14%) Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Head of Infrastructure
8 5 (7.14%) Information Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Security Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) SAML
2 2 (2.86%) SailPoint
2 2 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (8.57%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (7.14%) PKI
5 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.43%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Internal Audit
1 16 (22.86%) Supplier Management
2 11 (15.71%) Compliance Management
2 11 (15.71%) Performance Management
2 11 (15.71%) Portfolio Management
2 11 (15.71%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 11 (15.71%) Security Architecture
2 11 (15.71%) Security Monitoring
2 11 (15.71%) Security Operations
2 11 (15.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (12.86%) Project Management
4 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.14%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) CISSP
2 17 (24.29%) Degree
3 13 (18.57%) CISM
4 12 (17.14%) IISP
5 4 (5.71%) CISA
5 4 (5.71%) MCSE
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.71%) SSCP
6 1 (1.43%) CISMP
6 1 (1.43%) HND
6 1 (1.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.29%) COBIT
4 2 (2.86%) GDPR
5 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.86%) NDS
3 2 (2.86%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) ArcSight
1 11 (15.71%) Splunk
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco
2 5 (7.14%) F5
2 5 (7.14%) Juniper
2 5 (7.14%) Palo Alto
3 4 (5.71%) CyberArk
3 4 (5.71%) Symantec
3 4 (5.71%) VMware
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) NetIQ
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Varonis
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 minutes ago
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Salary: Competitive + Corporate Benefits
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