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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 141 147 150
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 26 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 10
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £27,750 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2937 2548 2463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.55% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1870 1625 1640
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Security Management Salary Histogram 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 1 October 2014. 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
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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 +3 15 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh -15 7 £49,050 +35.31%
Stirling - 3 £77,000 -
Aberdeen +8 1 - -
Security Management
UK

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 26 (65.00%) Management Information System
1 26 (65.00%) Information Security
2 24 (60.00%) CISSP
3 19 (47.50%) ITIL
4 18 (45.00%) CEH
5 15 (37.50%) Finance
5 15 (37.50%) Information Security Management
6 13 (32.50%) Firewall
6 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
6 13 (32.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (30.00%) Legal
8 11 (27.50%) Network Security
8 11 (27.50%) ISMS
9 10 (25.00%) Wireless
9 10 (25.00%) Windows
9 10 (25.00%) VPN
10 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
10 9 (22.50%) Law
10 9 (22.50%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (20.00%) Banking
12 7 (17.50%) UNIX
13 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
14 5 (12.50%) Retail
14 5 (12.50%) Retail Banking
15 4 (10.00%) COBIT
15 4 (10.00%) People Management
15 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
15 4 (10.00%) CISA
15 4 (10.00%) Project Management

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) Network Security
3 10 (25.00%) Wireless
3 10 (25.00%) VPN
4 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.00%) VLAN
5 2 (5.00%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Legal
3 9 (22.50%) Law
4 8 (20.00%) Banking
5 5 (12.50%) Retail
5 5 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Security Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) IT Security Specialist
4 9 (22.50%) Information Specialist
4 9 (22.50%) Information Security Specialist
5 7 (17.50%) Security Manager
6 6 (15.00%) Information Manager
6 6 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Governance Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Architect
9 1 (2.50%) IT Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Information Security
2 19 (47.50%) ITIL
3 15 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
4 13 (32.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (27.50%) ISMS
6 9 (22.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.00%) People Management
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
9 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
9 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance
10 2 (5.00%) Change Management
11 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) CISSP
2 18 (45.00%) CEH
3 4 (10.00%) CISA
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) CISM
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CRISC
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) COBIT
3 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) RACF
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
1 3 (7.50%) Unisys
1 3 (7.50%) IBM
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) EMC
3 1 (2.50%) NetApp