Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 122 129
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 40 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.48% 0.70% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.76% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 12
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £53,150
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.93% -21.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £20,000 £39,175
90th Percentile £103,000 £56,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +1.01% +3.13%

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 2466 2114 2810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.13% 92.48% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1374 1772
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,505 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 16 (40.00%) Linux
3 15 (37.50%) Security Operations
4 12 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (30.00%) Data Analytics
4 12 (30.00%) Analytics
5 11 (27.50%) Big Data
6 10 (25.00%) CISSP
7 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
8 8 (20.00%) SIEM
9 7 (17.50%) Information Security
9 7 (17.50%) Finance
9 7 (17.50%) Big Data Analytics
9 7 (17.50%) Threat Management
9 7 (17.50%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (15.00%) Use Case
10 6 (15.00%) Banking
10 6 (15.00%) Project Management
11 5 (12.50%) CISM
11 5 (12.50%) Python
11 5 (12.50%) Unix
11 5 (12.50%) CEH
11 5 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (12.50%) Splunk
11 5 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
11 5 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (10.00%) Master's Degree
12 4 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting

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 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Consultant
2 11 (27.50%) Security Consultant
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Security Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) SOC Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Associate Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) SIEM Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Developer
9 2 (5.00%) GUI Developer
9 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Software QA Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) React
2 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 12 (30.00%) Analytics
2 12 (30.00%) Data Analytics
3 8 (20.00%) SIEM
4 7 (17.50%) Big Data Analytics
4 7 (17.50%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (17.50%) Information Security
4 7 (17.50%) Threat Management
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) Use Case
6 5 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) C++
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.00%) C
3 2 (5.00%) Perl
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) AppleScript
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) CISSP
3 5 (12.50%) CEH
3 5 (12.50%) CISM
3 5 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (10.00%) CISA
4 4 (10.00%) Master's Degree
4 4 (10.00%) MBA
4 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.00%) ISEB
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Splunk
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.50%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds