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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 151 171 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
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
2798 3082 2673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.38% 83.80% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2049 1746
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 9 £47,500 - 4
Glasgow +9 2 - -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 7 (53.85%) McAfee
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) CISSP
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) DB2
3 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) CISMP
3 7 (53.85%) Database Security
4 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) Retail
6 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Russian Language
7 3 (23.08%) Network Security
7 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
8 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) Russian Language
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Database Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Senior Database Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Security Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Senior Security Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Database Security
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
5 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
1 7 (53.85%) CISMP
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
1 7 (53.85%) McAfee
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