The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 148 149 152
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 13 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.41% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 11
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £52,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
Security Management
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
2665 2660 2763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.37% 87.21% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1702 1798
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Security Management Salary Trend in Scotland

Security Management
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Glasgow -5 7 - -
Edinburgh +6 6 £55,000 -21.42%
Security Management
UK

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Security Management 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 Security Management.

1 29 (93.55%) Information Security
2 24 (77.42%) Management Information System
3 23 (74.19%) CISSP
4 18 (58.06%) Finance
4 18 (58.06%) Banking
5 17 (54.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (54.84%) Risk Management
5 17 (54.84%) Degree
6 15 (48.39%) CISA
6 15 (48.39%) CISM
7 14 (45.16%) ITIL
8 12 (38.71%) Legal
9 11 (35.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (35.48%) Service Management
10 10 (32.26%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (32.26%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (32.26%) Retail
10 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
10 10 (32.26%) Corporate Banking
10 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (25.81%) Digital Forensics
12 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (22.58%) Analytics
13 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (19.35%) IBM
14 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
14 6 (19.35%) Marketing
15 5 (16.13%) ISMS
15 5 (16.13%) Data Analytics

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Security Management 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 Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) VoIP
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (58.06%) Banking
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Legal
3 10 (32.26%) Corporate Banking
3 10 (32.26%) Retail
4 6 (19.35%) Marketing
5 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Security Manager
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Security Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Information Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Information Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Governance Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
6 3 (9.68%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Operations Manager
7 2 (6.45%) CISSP Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Operational Security Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) IT Governance Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Information Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (77.42%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
3 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (6.45%) PKI
4 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Handset
5 1 (3.23%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Information Security
2 17 (54.84%) Risk Management
2 17 (54.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (45.16%) ITIL
4 11 (35.48%) Service Management
4 11 (35.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
5 10 (32.26%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (25.81%) Digital Forensics
7 7 (22.58%) Analytics
7 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
9 5 (16.13%) Data Analytics
9 5 (16.13%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (16.13%) Information Security Management
9 5 (16.13%) ISMS
9 5 (16.13%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) CISSP
2 17 (54.84%) Degree
3 15 (48.39%) CISA
3 15 (48.39%) CISM
4 10 (32.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CEH
5 2 (6.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) ISO27002
4 1 (3.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) NetApp
2 3 (9.68%) Symantec
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Becrypt
3 1 (3.23%) Lumension