The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Specialist
Rank 105 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.080% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.084% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £49,050 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.82% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
IT Security Specialist
Scotland

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
1434 1185 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.37% 95.18% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 962 749 838
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,872
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (100.00%) CISSP
1 11 (100.00%) Security Management
1 11 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 11 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) CEH
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Retail
5 5 (45.45%) Information Security
5 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (45.45%) Retail Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (9.09%) Line Management

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Retail Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Security Management
1 11 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 11 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) CEH
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago