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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 84 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 -35  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 12 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 1.01% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.10% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 31
Median salary £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £37,400 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £77,400 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Information Security 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 1142 1094 1249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.80% 91.62% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 697 624 763
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%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Management Information System
3 13 (34.21%) CISSP
4 8 (21.05%) Asset Management
5 7 (18.42%) CISM
6 6 (15.79%) Supplier Management
6 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (15.79%) SIEM
6 6 (15.79%) CyberArk
6 6 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (15.79%) Internal Audit
6 6 (15.79%) Financial Institution
6 6 (15.79%) SSCP
6 6 (15.79%) CISA
6 6 (15.79%) Symantec
6 6 (15.79%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (15.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (13.16%) F5
7 5 (13.16%) Banking
8 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
8 4 (10.53%) DMZ
8 4 (10.53%) Linux
9 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
9 3 (7.89%) SQL
9 3 (7.89%) DNS
9 3 (7.89%) SLA
9 3 (7.89%) Cisco

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 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DMZ
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) BGP
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) OSPF
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Financial Institution
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Security Manager
2 13 (34.21%) Information Manager
3 12 (31.58%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (18.42%) Head of Infrastructure
4 7 (18.42%) Head of Security
5 6 (15.79%) Information Security Advisor
5 6 (15.79%) Security Advisor
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Compliance Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Information Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Information Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.63%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) SailPoint
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.79%) Cyber Defence
2 6 (15.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 6 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) PMI
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Asset Management
2 6 (15.79%) Internal Audit
2 6 (15.79%) SIEM
2 6 (15.79%) Supplier Management
3 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.89%) OWASP
5 3 (7.89%) Time Management
6 2 (5.26%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (5.26%) BCP
6 2 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (2.63%) Dynamic Code Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) CISSP
2 7 (18.42%) CISM
3 6 (15.79%) CISA
3 6 (15.79%) SSCP
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
5 2 (5.26%) MBA
5 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.26%) SANS
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) CCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.89%) GDPR
3 3 (7.89%) SLA
4 1 (2.63%) COBIT
4 1 (2.63%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) CyberArk
1 6 (15.79%) Symantec
2 5 (13.16%) F5
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) Juniper
4 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) Aveksa
5 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) FactSet
5 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Qualys
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