The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 95 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £49,050 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1433 1166 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.92% 96.13% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 949 739 763
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Specialist
Scotland

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Security Specialist
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 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

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 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
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) CEH