Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 117 128
Rank change year-on-year +61 +11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 103 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.03% 1.45% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 1.57% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72 38 9
Edinburgh median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -5.93%
10th Percentile £35,250 £27,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £107,000 £56,000
Scotland median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.56% -10.00% +1.52%

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 2,378 2,491 2,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.04% 92.46% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,420 1,503 1,403
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 41 (39.81%) Security Operations
2 38 (36.89%) SIEM
3 36 (34.95%) Splunk
4 34 (33.01%) Security Operations Centre
5 29 (28.16%) Threat Management
6 28 (27.18%) QRadar
6 28 (27.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 28 (27.18%) Firewall
7 27 (26.21%) CISSP
7 27 (26.21%) Finance
8 26 (25.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 25 (24.27%) Network Security
10 24 (23.30%) Qualys
10 24 (23.30%) Data Loss Prevention
10 24 (23.30%) PKI
11 21 (20.39%) Information Security
12 19 (18.45%) CISM
13 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (13.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (13.59%) Degree
14 14 (13.59%) Linux
14 14 (13.59%) GDPR
15 11 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (10.68%) Office 365
16 10 (9.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 10 (9.71%) Data Protection
16 10 (9.71%) CISA
16 10 (9.71%) CEH
16 10 (9.71%) Java
16 10 (9.71%) Threat Intelligence

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 4 (3.88%) SAS
1 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (10.68%) Office 365
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.97%) IaaS
5 1 (0.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.18%) Firewall
2 25 (24.27%) Network Security
3 5 (4.85%) Internet
4 2 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) IPsec
5 1 (0.97%) LAN
5 1 (0.97%) SSH
5 1 (0.97%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) VLAN
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) Big Data
1 5 (4.85%) DB2
1 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
1 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
1 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
1 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.88%) QlikView
3 1 (0.97%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
1 5 (4.85%) JUnit
1 5 (4.85%) Selenium
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
2 9 (8.74%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (33.01%) Consultant
1 34 (33.01%) Security Consultant
2 19 (18.45%) IT Consultant
2 19 (18.45%) IT Security Consultant
3 15 (14.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 12 (11.65%) Senior Consultant
4 12 (11.65%) Senior Security Consultant
5 11 (10.68%) Security Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Managing Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) Senior IT Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 7 (6.80%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Developer
9 5 (4.85%) ICT Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) IT Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) IT Security Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) Hibernate
1 5 (4.85%) Spring
1 5 (4.85%) Spring Boot
2 3 (2.91%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.97%) CGI
3 1 (0.97%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.01%) Security Operations Centre
2 26 (25.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 24 (23.30%) PKI
4 7 (6.80%) Cyberattack
5 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.85%) User Experience
6 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.88%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.91%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.91%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.91%) Social Media
8 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.94%) PMI
9 1 (0.97%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.97%) Fintech
9 1 (0.97%) SCADA
9 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Windows
3 5 (4.85%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.88%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) Android
5 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.81%) Security Operations
2 38 (36.89%) SIEM
3 29 (28.16%) Threat Management
4 28 (27.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 24 (23.30%) Data Loss Prevention
6 21 (20.39%) Information Security
7 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 10 (9.71%) Data Protection
8 10 (9.71%) Threat Intelligence
9 9 (8.74%) Business Continuity
10 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.80%) Coaching
10 7 (6.80%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (6.80%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.80%) SDLC
10 7 (6.80%) Security Management
11 6 (5.83%) Analytics
11 6 (5.83%) Security Architecture
12 5 (4.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.71%) Java
2 8 (7.77%) Java 8
2 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.80%) SQL
4 5 (4.85%) Python
5 2 (1.94%) PHP
6 1 (0.97%) C#
6 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) CISSP
2 19 (18.45%) CISM
3 14 (13.59%) Degree
4 10 (9.71%) CEH
4 10 (9.71%) CISA
5 9 (8.74%) CRISC
6 7 (6.80%) CISMP
7 5 (4.85%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (4.85%) SANS
8 4 (3.88%) MCSA
8 4 (3.88%) MCSE
8 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.91%) SSCP
10 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.97%) GCIH
11 1 (0.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.59%) GDPR
1 14 (13.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (3.88%) QA
4 2 (1.94%) COBIT
5 1 (0.97%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (27.18%) QRadar
2 4 (3.88%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 36 (34.95%) Splunk
2 24 (23.30%) Qualys
3 5 (4.85%) Sybase
4 4 (3.88%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.94%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco
6 1 (0.97%) Dell
6 1 (0.97%) ForeScout
6 1 (0.97%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.97%) Juniper
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.97%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.97%) Saba
6 1 (0.97%) Symantec
6 1 (0.97%) Varonis