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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank - - 155
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2743 2723 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.90% 81.48% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1793 1722 1673
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby