The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Specialist
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £49,050 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-3.68% +9.19%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1433 1126 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.72% 96.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 948 697 784
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
IT Security Specialist
Scotland

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT Security Specialist in their job title 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 with IT Security Specialist in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) Security Management
1 10 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 10 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) CEH
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Retail
5 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Retail Banking
6 4 (40.00%) Information Security
7 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT Security Specialist in their job title 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 with IT Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Security Management
1 10 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 10 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) CEH