Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 71 80
Rank change year-on-year -51 +9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 25 68 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.92% 2.97% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 3.22% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 54 44
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +27.78% -
10th Percentile £40,250 £44,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £135,000 £73,750 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +22.09% +1.18%

Information Security 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%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Edinburgh

Information Security
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Edinburgh

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) Banking
5 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (24.00%) CISM
6 5 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) CISSP
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) VoIP
6 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (16.00%) Splunk
7 4 (16.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 4 (16.00%) Master's Degree
7 4 (16.00%) PMI
7 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (16.00%) MBA
7 4 (16.00%) CISA
8 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) SCCM
8 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 3 (12.00%) IIS
8 3 (12.00%) Active Directory

Information Security
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 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 5 (20.00%) VoIP
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Consultant
1 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (8.00%) IT Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Identity Management Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (12.00%) BCP
6 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Internal Audit
7 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
7 2 (8.00%) SIEM
7 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.00%) Analytics
8 1 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CISM
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) CISSP
3 4 (16.00%) CISA
3 4 (16.00%) Master's Degree
3 4 (16.00%) MBA
3 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CRISC
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Splunk
2 3 (12.00%) F5
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds