The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had IT Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Specialist
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 95 97
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +26.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1020 1222 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 95.02% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 651 839 844
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured IT Security Specialist in the job title.

IT Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IT Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist across the Edinburgh region.

IT Security Specialist Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IT Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring IT Security Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

IT Security Specialist Skill Set
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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS