The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 74 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 23 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.81% 0.82% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 0.94% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 3
Average salary £58,750 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.56% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Security Architecture
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
1147 1173 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.17% 87.08% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 764 746 777
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Architecture Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Security Architecture Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture.

1 36 (92.31%) Data Centre
2 31 (79.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (79.49%) Performance Management
2 31 (79.49%) PCI DSS
2 31 (79.49%) Portfolio Management
2 31 (79.49%) Vulnerability Management
2 31 (79.49%) Law
3 30 (76.92%) IIS
3 30 (76.92%) CISSP
3 30 (76.92%) Splunk
3 30 (76.92%) ArcSight
3 30 (76.92%) Degree
3 30 (76.92%) Security Operations
3 30 (76.92%) Security Operations Centre
3 30 (76.92%) IISP
4 26 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 26 (66.67%) Project Management
5 19 (48.72%) SIEM
6 16 (41.03%) Network Security
7 15 (38.46%) QRadar
8 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (12.82%) CISM
11 4 (10.26%) Information Security
11 4 (10.26%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (10.26%) CEH
11 4 (10.26%) CHFI
11 4 (10.26%) ECSA
12 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
12 2 (5.13%) Banking

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (76.92%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Network Security
General
1 31 (79.49%) Law
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Consultant
1 30 (76.92%) Security Consultant
2 25 (64.10%) IT Consultant
2 25 (64.10%) IT Security Consultant
3 8 (20.51%) SIEM Consultant
3 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Security Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Associate Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Compliance Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) IT Risk Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Splunk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 36 (92.31%) Data Centre
2 30 (76.92%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Performance Management
1 31 (79.49%) Portfolio Management
1 31 (79.49%) Vulnerability Management
2 30 (76.92%) Security Operations
3 26 (66.67%) Project Management
3 26 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 19 (48.72%) SIEM
5 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (10.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (10.26%) Information Security
8 2 (5.13%) Coaching
9 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL
9 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.56%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.56%) Service Management
9 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.56%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) CISSP
1 30 (76.92%) Degree
1 30 (76.92%) IISP
2 5 (12.82%) CISM
3 4 (10.26%) CEH
3 4 (10.26%) CHFI
3 4 (10.26%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (79.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 31 (79.49%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) QRadar
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) ArcSight
1 30 (76.92%) Splunk
2 1 (2.56%) McAfee