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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 170 - 163
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.027% - 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% - 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £53,250 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+7.98% +57.77%
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
2971 2541 2409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 80.54% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1934 1654 1635
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 £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Security 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 Computer Security.

1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Internet

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Security 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 Computer Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby