Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 101 105
Rank change year-on-year +42 +4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 94 55 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.91% 2.08% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 2.24% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 54 20
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £23,300 £21,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,375 £54,250
Scotland median annual salary £53,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +36.77% -3.13% -27.27%

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 2,251 2,451 2,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.67% 92.84% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 1,539 1,370
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,959 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 30 (31.91%) Splunk
2 27 (28.72%) Security Operations
3 26 (27.66%) SIEM
4 25 (26.60%) CISSP
5 21 (22.34%) Finance
6 19 (20.21%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (17.02%) Information Security
8 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (15.96%) CISM
8 15 (15.96%) Firewall
8 15 (15.96%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (14.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 14 (14.89%) Python
9 14 (14.89%) Threat Intelligence
10 13 (13.83%) Task Automation
10 13 (13.83%) Linux
10 13 (13.83%) QRadar
10 13 (13.83%) GDPR
10 13 (13.83%) Threat Management
10 13 (13.83%) Degree
11 12 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (11.70%) CEH
12 11 (11.70%) Office 365
12 11 (11.70%) ServiceNow
12 11 (11.70%) Critical Thinking
13 10 (10.64%) Network Security
13 10 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 10 (10.64%) Banking

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 3 (3.19%) SAS
1 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.06%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.70%) Office 365
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) Firewall
2 10 (10.64%) Network Security
3 5 (5.32%) Internet
4 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.06%) DHCP
5 1 (1.06%) DNS
5 1 (1.06%) IPsec
5 1 (1.06%) LAN
5 1 (1.06%) SSH
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.06%) VLAN
5 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) DB2
1 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
1 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
1 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
1 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.19%) Big Data
2 3 (3.19%) QlikView
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
1 4 (4.26%) JUnit
1 4 (4.26%) Selenium
2 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Banking
3 9 (9.57%) Retail
4 4 (4.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Consultant
1 18 (19.15%) Security Consultant
2 14 (14.89%) Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Security Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Software Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 9 (9.57%) IT Consultant
5 9 (9.57%) IT Security Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Junior
6 8 (8.51%) Junior Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Junior Software Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Security Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Security Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) IT Manager
9 5 (5.32%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Hibernate
1 4 (4.26%) Spring
1 4 (4.26%) Spring Boot
2 3 (3.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.06%) Kafka
3 1 (1.06%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (9.57%) PKI
4 7 (7.45%) Cyberattack
5 5 (5.32%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (5.32%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.19%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.13%) PMI
8 2 (2.13%) Social Media
8 2 (2.13%) User Experience
9 1 (1.06%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) Linux
2 6 (6.38%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Security Operations
2 26 (27.66%) SIEM
3 16 (17.02%) Information Security
4 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.96%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (14.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 14 (14.89%) Threat Intelligence
6 13 (13.83%) Task Automation
6 13 (13.83%) Threat Management
7 12 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.70%) Critical Thinking
9 9 (9.57%) Data Loss Prevention
9 9 (9.57%) Data Protection
10 7 (7.45%) Analytics
10 7 (7.45%) SDLC
10 7 (7.45%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (6.38%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (6.38%) Project Management
12 5 (5.32%) Business Continuity
12 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) Python
2 9 (9.57%) Java
2 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.57%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.45%) Java 8
4 6 (6.38%) SQL
5 2 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) CISSP
2 15 (15.96%) CISM
3 13 (13.83%) Degree
4 11 (11.70%) CEH
5 8 (8.51%) CISA
6 7 (7.45%) CISMP
6 7 (7.45%) CRISC
6 7 (7.45%) SANS
7 4 (4.26%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (4.26%) MCSA
7 4 (4.26%) MCSE
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.19%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.19%) SSCP
9 2 (2.13%) CHFI
9 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.06%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.06%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) GDPR
2 12 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (4.26%) QA
5 3 (3.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.13%) COBIT
7 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) QRadar
2 4 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.06%) EnCase
3 1 (1.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) Splunk
2 11 (11.70%) ServiceNow
3 9 (9.57%) Qualys
4 4 (4.26%) Sybase
5 3 (3.19%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.13%) CyberArk
6 2 (2.13%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco
7 1 (1.06%) Dell
7 1 (1.06%) ForeScout
7 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.06%) Juniper
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.06%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.06%) Symantec
7 1 (1.06%) Varonis