The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 163 160 173
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.070% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £27,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -2.77%
UK excluding London median salary £40,082 £48,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-17.78% -18.75%
Computer Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2594 2795 3277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.48% 89.04% 85.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1761 2199
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Computer Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Computer Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Computer Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Computer Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 2 £27,500 -42.10%
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Regular Expression
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Graduate
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk