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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 158 154 171
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 3 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Median salary £35,000 £68,000 £49,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.52% +38.63%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.28%
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
2775 3024 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.22% 95.24% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1945 2348
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 3 £35,000 -48.52% 1
IT Security Specialist
UK

IT Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Law
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Internal Audit
1 2 (66.67%) IT Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Internal Audit
1 2 (66.67%) IT Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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