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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank - 154 170
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 0 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.39% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.43% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £39,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -29.09%
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
2454 2994 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.86% 90.40% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1886 2066
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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