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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 92 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Median salary £35,000 £68,000 £49,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.52% +38.63%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +12.24%
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
1143 1349 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 95.54% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 656 856 1002
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (50.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing

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 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Internal Audit
1 2 (50.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS