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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 81 91
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 20 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.64% 1.26% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.38% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 4
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £44,850
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  

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 1121 1089 1260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.89% 91.67% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 683 619 767
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 44 (70.97%) Splunk
2 31 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 26 (41.94%) Linux
4 21 (33.87%) Degree
5 16 (25.81%) Security Operations
6 14 (22.58%) Network Security
6 14 (22.58%) Security Architecture
7 13 (20.97%) Big Data
7 13 (20.97%) Presales
8 11 (17.74%) Law
8 11 (17.74%) Cognos Impromptu
9 10 (16.13%) Project Management
9 10 (16.13%) Finance
9 10 (16.13%) Threat Management
10 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (14.52%) ArcSight
11 8 (12.90%) Analytics
11 8 (12.90%) Big Data Analytics
11 8 (12.90%) Data Analytics
11 8 (12.90%) Unix
11 8 (12.90%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (6.45%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (6.45%) Information Security
12 4 (6.45%) Firewall
12 4 (6.45%) Python
12 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
12 4 (6.45%) CISSP
12 4 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
13 3 (4.84%) CISA

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 (1.61%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Network Security
2 4 (6.45%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Big Data
2 11 (17.74%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 11 (17.74%) Law
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Consultant
1 42 (67.74%) Security Consultant
2 15 (24.19%) IT Consultant
2 15 (24.19%) IT Security Consultant
3 14 (22.58%) Associate Consultant
4 11 (17.74%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Security Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Linux Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) Presales Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) Security Presales Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Big Data Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Data Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Security Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Security Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) SOC Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 16 (25.81%) Security Operations
3 14 (22.58%) Security Architecture
4 13 (20.97%) Presales
5 10 (16.13%) Project Management
5 10 (16.13%) Threat Management
6 8 (12.90%) Analytics
6 8 (12.90%) Big Data Analytics
6 8 (12.90%) Data Analytics
7 4 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (6.45%) Information Security
8 3 (4.84%) SIEM
9 2 (3.23%) DevOps
9 2 (3.23%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.23%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.61%) Dynamic Code Analysis
10 1 (1.61%) IT Audit
10 1 (1.61%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (3.23%) C
2 2 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) CISSP
3 3 (4.84%) CISA
3 3 (4.84%) CISM
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.61%) CRISC
5 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.61%) MBA
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) COBIT
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) PA-DSS
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Nessus
Vendors
1 44 (70.97%) Splunk
2 9 (14.52%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Qualys
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Call Centre Associates
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Call Centre Associates
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
A&O IT Group
Posted: 13 days ago