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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 83 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 3.24% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 3.57% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 35
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £70,000 £64,700
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +6.52%
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
1111 1316 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.07% 90.82% 87.35%
Number of salaries quoted 652 844 868
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 July 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 18 (56.25%) CISSP
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) CISA
3 9 (28.13%) CISM
3 9 (28.13%) SIEM
4 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
5 7 (21.88%) Firewall
6 6 (18.75%) CEH
6 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.63%) IT Audit
7 5 (15.63%) Attack Monitoring
7 5 (15.63%) Degree
7 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
7 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Windows
8 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (12.50%) Conflict Management
8 4 (12.50%) Security Operations
8 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.50%) Network Security
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
9 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS

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:

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) Network Security
3 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Security Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Information Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Auditor
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) IT Auditor
3 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Head of Security
4 2 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Principal Security Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Security Technician
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Technician
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) SIEM
2 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
3 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Attack Monitoring
4 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (15.63%) IT Audit
5 4 (12.50%) Conflict Management
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Data Governance
6 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.38%) Internal Audit
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) CISSP
2 10 (31.25%) CISA
3 9 (28.13%) CISM
4 6 (18.75%) CEH
5 5 (15.63%) Degree
6 3 (9.38%) SANS
7 2 (6.25%) GIAC
7 2 (6.25%) ISEB
7 2 (6.25%) PCI QSA
8 1 (3.13%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) COBIT
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) ISO27002
3 2 (6.25%) SLA
4 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.13%) HIPAA
4 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Imperva
2 2 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Varonis
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Benfits +
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 per annum + pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, excellent holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 plus allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago