The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 144 174 156
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 14 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.025% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.91% 0.061% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
Pharmaceutical
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1539 1649 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.12% 41.30% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1011 789
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Scotland

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Scotland

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 +21 8 £55,000 - 1
Glasgow - 7 £45,000 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £42,500 -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Pharmaceutical 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 Pharmaceutical.

1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
1 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (56.25%) SCADA
2 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Risk Assessment
2 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Cryptography
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) CISSP
2 9 (56.25%) CISA
2 9 (56.25%) CISM
2 9 (56.25%) COBIT
2 9 (56.25%) Data Protection
2 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Information Assurance
2 9 (56.25%) Mobile Payment
2 9 (56.25%) Cyber Security
2 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
4 6 (37.50%) MBA
4 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (37.50%) Benchmarking
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) WLAN
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Pharmaceutical 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 Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) WLAN
3 3 (18.75%) SHDSL
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) ADSL
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
3 1 (6.25%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Information Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Security Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Management Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) SCADA
1 9 (56.25%) Cryptography
1 9 (56.25%) Mobile Payment
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Risk Assessment
2 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Data Protection
2 9 (56.25%) Information Assurance
2 9 (56.25%) Cyber Security
3 6 (37.50%) Benchmarking
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Management
4 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
1 9 (56.25%) CISA
1 9 (56.25%) CISM
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) MBA
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (56.25%) COBIT
2 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) GAMP
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens
Dundee, Angus
Premier Engineering
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh, Glasgow
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago