Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 61 118
Rank change year-on-year +13 +57 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 117 92 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.12% 3.68% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 3.86% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32 69 38
Edinburgh median annual salary £58,500 £65,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +10.64% +17.50%
10th Percentile £27,350 £41,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £82,500 £135,000
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -11.36% -4.35% +15.00%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,142 2,381 2,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.82% 95.20% 93.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,209 1,464 1,486
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,100 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.05% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,075 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% +3.41% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 68 (58.12%) Analytics
2 66 (56.41%) Security Operations
3 63 (53.85%) Threat Management
3 63 (53.85%) Data Security
4 60 (51.28%) Splunk
5 47 (40.17%) Use Case
6 46 (39.32%) SIEM
7 43 (36.75%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (33.33%) ServiceNow
9 38 (32.48%) CyberArk
10 37 (31.62%) Law
10 37 (31.62%) Linux
10 37 (31.62%) Python
11 36 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (29.91%) Symantec
13 30 (25.64%) Java
13 30 (25.64%) JavaScript
14 26 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (21.37%) Finance
15 25 (21.37%) C++
16 23 (19.66%) Unix
16 23 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (18.80%) Azure
17 22 (18.80%) AWS
18 21 (17.95%) Network Security
18 21 (17.95%) Degree
18 21 (17.95%) DevOps
18 21 (17.95%) Kubernetes
18 21 (17.95%) Node.js

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (4.27%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.80%) AWS
1 22 (18.80%) Azure
2 19 (16.24%) GCP
3 7 (5.98%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) Network Security
2 19 (16.24%) Firewall
3 17 (14.53%) VPN
4 16 (13.68%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.27%) 2G
5 5 (4.27%) 3G
5 5 (4.27%) 4G
5 5 (4.27%) 5G
5 5 (4.27%) Broadband
5 5 (4.27%) OpenFlow
5 5 (4.27%) Software-Defined Networking
5 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) MPLS
6 1 (0.85%) Skype
6 1 (0.85%) SSL
6 1 (0.85%) WAN
6 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.71%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) DB2
5 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Jenkins
2 19 (16.24%) PhantomJS
3 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) JUnit
3 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 37 (31.62%) Law
2 25 (21.37%) Finance
3 16 (13.68%) Banking
4 14 (11.97%) Retail
5 5 (4.27%) Electronics
5 5 (4.27%) Legal
5 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Security Engineer
2 21 (17.95%) Consultant
3 20 (17.09%) Splunk Consultant
4 19 (16.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Firewall Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) Security Specialist
7 10 (8.55%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 9 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 9 (7.69%) Senior Security Specialist
9 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Graduate
11 5 (4.27%) Python Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Security Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Lead Architect
12 3 (2.56%) Security Architect
12 3 (2.56%) Security Manager
12 3 (2.56%) Service Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.95%) Node.js
2 3 (2.56%) HTML
2 3 (2.56%) Spring
3 2 (1.71%) CSS
3 2 (1.71%) JPA
3 2 (1.71%) JSON
3 2 (1.71%) LAMP
3 2 (1.71%) REST
4 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.85%) OAuth
4 1 (0.85%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.85%) OpenID
4 1 (0.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (5.98%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.71%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.62%) Linux
2 23 (19.66%) Unix
3 5 (4.27%) CentOS
3 5 (4.27%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.12%) Analytics
2 66 (56.41%) Security Operations
3 63 (53.85%) Data Security
3 63 (53.85%) Threat Management
4 47 (40.17%) Use Case
5 46 (39.32%) SIEM
6 43 (36.75%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (17.95%) DevOps
10 19 (16.24%) Security Architecture
11 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
12 16 (13.68%) Architectural Design
12 16 (13.68%) Data Loss Prevention
12 16 (13.68%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (11.97%) Fintech
14 11 (9.40%) Information Security
14 11 (9.40%) Project Management
15 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.62%) Python
2 30 (25.64%) Java
2 30 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.37%) C++
4 20 (17.09%) Go
5 19 (16.24%) Bash Shell
5 19 (16.24%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.71%) C
7 1 (0.85%) Java 8
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (17.95%) Degree
2 17 (14.53%) CISSP
3 14 (11.97%) CISM
4 8 (6.84%) PMP
5 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) CISA
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.71%) CRISC
7 1 (0.85%) GCIA
7 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.71%) COBIT
3 2 (1.71%) ITGC
3 2 (1.71%) NIST
3 2 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.85%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
1 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (17.95%) Kubernetes
2 19 (16.24%) Ansible
2 19 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (16.24%) Puppet
2 19 (16.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (51.28%) Splunk
2 39 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 38 (32.48%) CyberArk
4 35 (29.91%) Symantec
5 19 (16.24%) Google
6 18 (15.38%) Cisco
7 16 (13.68%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.56%) FireEye
9 3 (2.56%) Incapsula
9 3 (2.56%) Zscaler
10 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.85%) Aruba
11 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.85%) CA
11 1 (0.85%) HP
11 1 (0.85%) Juniper
11 1 (0.85%) Sybase