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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 75 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 29 24 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.59% 1.79% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.96% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 25
Median salary £60,000 £50,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.22% -7.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,900 £43,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £89,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 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 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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 23 (35.38%) CISSP
2 19 (29.23%) Management Information System
3 18 (27.69%) Finance
4 16 (24.62%) Supplier Management
4 16 (24.62%) Internal Audit
5 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (15.38%) Degree
7 8 (12.31%) PCI DSS
7 8 (12.31%) Network Security
7 8 (12.31%) CISM
8 7 (10.77%) Linux
8 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
8 7 (10.77%) Asset Management
9 6 (9.23%) PKI
9 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.23%) Business Continuity
9 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
9 6 (9.23%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (9.23%) F5
9 6 (9.23%) Cisco
9 6 (9.23%) DNS
9 6 (9.23%) Financial Institution
9 6 (9.23%) Firewall
9 6 (9.23%) Symantec
9 6 (9.23%) SSCP
9 6 (9.23%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (9.23%) SIEM
9 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (9.23%) CyberArk
9 6 (9.23%) Cyberthreat

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 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Network Security
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) Firewall
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (7.69%) SSL
3 5 (7.69%) VPN
4 4 (6.15%) SAN
5 3 (4.62%) DMZ
6 1 (1.54%) BGP
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Security Manager
2 28 (43.08%) Information Manager
3 27 (41.54%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (13.85%) Head of Security
5 7 (10.77%) Head of Infrastructure
6 6 (9.23%) Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Information Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Information Security Advisor
6 6 (9.23%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Security Advisor
6 6 (9.23%) Security Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Information Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Network Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) SAML
2 3 (4.62%) SailPoint
3 2 (3.08%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.23%) Cyber Defence
2 6 (9.23%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (9.23%) PKI
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.54%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Internal Audit
1 16 (24.62%) Supplier Management
2 7 (10.77%) Asset Management
3 6 (9.23%) Business Continuity
3 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (9.23%) SIEM
3 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.69%) Project Management
4 5 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 5 (7.69%) Time Management
4 5 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (6.15%) Compliance Management
5 4 (6.15%) Performance Management
5 4 (6.15%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (6.15%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.15%) Test Strategy
5 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) CISSP
2 10 (15.38%) Degree
3 8 (12.31%) CISM
4 6 (9.23%) SSCP
5 5 (7.69%) IISP
6 4 (6.15%) CISA
6 4 (6.15%) MCSE
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.08%) SANS
8 1 (1.54%) CCIE
8 1 (1.54%) CCNP
8 1 (1.54%) CCSE
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.54%) CISMP
8 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (12.31%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.15%) COBIT
4 2 (3.08%) GDPR
5 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.08%) NDS
3 2 (3.08%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (1.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Cisco
1 6 (9.23%) CyberArk
1 6 (9.23%) F5
1 6 (9.23%) Symantec
2 5 (7.69%) Juniper
2 5 (7.69%) Palo Alto
2 5 (7.69%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) ArcSight
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Splunk
4 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.08%) NetIQ
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.54%) Qualys
5 1 (1.54%) Varonis
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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