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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 48 84 66
Rank change year-on-year +36 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 42 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.76% 0.89% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 0.98% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37 6 14
Median salary £35,000 £78,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.55% +43.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £59,550
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% +15.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1043 1219 1202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.29% 90.90% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 678 819 714
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,300 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 42 (70.00%) Splunk
2 25 (41.67%) Security Monitoring
3 20 (33.33%) Linux
4 17 (28.33%) Network Security
5 14 (23.33%) Finance
5 14 (23.33%) Presales
6 13 (21.67%) Degree
7 12 (20.00%) Law
8 10 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 10 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
9 9 (15.00%) Unix
9 9 (15.00%) Security Architecture
9 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 8 (13.33%) Project Management
10 8 (13.33%) Firewall
11 7 (11.67%) ArcSight
11 7 (11.67%) Big Data
12 6 (10.00%) Information Security
13 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (6.67%) COBIT
15 3 (5.00%) SIEM
15 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
15 3 (5.00%) Electronics
15 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
15 3 (5.00%) CISSP
15 3 (5.00%) Windows
15 3 (5.00%) MS Excel

Cybersecurity
Top Related 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 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.67%) Maya
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) RoboHelp
2 1 (1.67%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) Network Security
2 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 8 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) 3G
3 1 (1.67%) 4G
3 1 (1.67%) 5G
3 1 (1.67%) DMZ
3 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
2 7 (11.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Law
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Consultant
1 32 (53.33%) Security Consultant
2 13 (21.67%) IT Consultant
2 13 (21.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 11 (18.33%) Associate Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 8 (13.33%) Linux Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Presales Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Security Presales Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Big Data Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Data Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Security Manager
8 5 (8.33%) Security Technical Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Technical Presales Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Technical Security Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Network Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) ASIC
4 1 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Security Monitoring
2 14 (23.33%) Presales
3 10 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 9 (15.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.33%) Project Management
6 6 (10.00%) Information Security
7 3 (5.00%) SIEM
7 3 (5.00%) Threat Management
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.33%) Data Privacy
8 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL
8 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.33%) Service Management
9 1 (1.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) C
2 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (3.33%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (1.67%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (1.67%) CISA
4 1 (1.67%) CISMP
4 1 (1.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) NDS
1 2 (3.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (1.67%) Nessus
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Splunk
2 7 (11.67%) ArcSight
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) NetIQ
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) Qualys
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: competitive entry-level salary + excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: £competitive + company benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
ECS
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000
Posted: 27 days ago