The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 94 80
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 1 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.37% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.41% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £60,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +7.84%  

Information Assurance 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 1041 1224 1195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.11% 91.07% 89.18%
Number of salaries quoted 672 827 708
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 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Edinburgh

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Information Assurance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security

Information Assurance
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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Service Assurance Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification