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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 98 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 10 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.98% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.19% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Average salary £80,000 £125,000 £65,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +90.83%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
1180 1180 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.69% 82.58% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 790 764 629
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,320 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
3 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
3 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (31.25%) Splunk
3 5 (31.25%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Coaching
4 4 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) IIS
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) CISSP
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
1 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (43.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Management Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
3 5 (31.25%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Security Management
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Splunk
2 4 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (18.75%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix