The median annual salary for a IT Security Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 87 91 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1075 1240 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.37% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 693 828 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured IT Security Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in Edinburgh

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for IT Security Manager in Edinburgh

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Manager in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Manager in Edinburgh

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
1 8 (88.89%) CISM
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 6 (66.67%) Security Testing
4 5 (55.56%) COBIT
4 5 (55.56%) Supplier Management
5 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) ITSM
5 4 (44.44%) Data Security
5 4 (44.44%) Security Management
5 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
7 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) Database Security
7 1 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (11.11%) Patch Management

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 6 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Supplier Management
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) Data Security
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) ITSM
4 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Privileged Access Management
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Security Management
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Database Security
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISM
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) COBIT
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory