The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 100 93 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 5 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.74% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.76% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
Security Manager
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
1482 1438 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.68% 96.12% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 965 961 718
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Manager Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Security Manager 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 Security Manager in their job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) CISM
3 7 (58.33%) CISSP
4 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) CISA
5 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
5 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) COBIT
6 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 4 (33.33%) Service Management
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) UNIX
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) WLAN
7 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (25.00%) MBA
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Cryptography

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Security Manager 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 Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (25.00%) SCADA
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
1 7 (58.33%) CISM
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) CISA
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) MBA
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft