The median annual salary for an IT Security Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

IT Security Specialist
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 94 97
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.17% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £35,000 £62,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -44.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.93% -2.27%  

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 1175 1155 1320
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.83% 95.93% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 725 662 828
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Specialist in Edinburgh

IT Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for IT Security Specialist in Edinburgh