The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had IT Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank - 165 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.095% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.100% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £62,750 -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
IT Security Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2723 3007 3884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.04% 95.49% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1687 1890 2535
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £58,100
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured IT Security Specialist in the job title.

IT Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IT Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

IT Security Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

IT Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring IT Security Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations

IT Security Specialist Skill Set
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%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP