Period
to 11 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST over the 6 months to 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 151 141
Rank change year-on-year +82 -10 +1
Permanent jobs citing NIST 13 7 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.46% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.11% 2.92% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 7
Median annual salary £47,500 £59,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.83% -21.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £34,000 £56,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £62,499 £77,500 £80,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,575 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -18.68% +1.74% +9.52%

NIST is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 76 240 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.53% 9.42% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 47 181 179
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,800 £28,250 £29,950
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £46,875 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +11.80%

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing NIST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for NIST in Edinburgh

NIST
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NIST in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for NIST in Edinburgh

NIST
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing NIST in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Salary histogram for NIST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, IT jobs citing NIST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for NIST.

1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) CISSP
3 9 (69.23%) CISM
3 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
4 7 (53.85%) Red Team
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) Social Engineering
6 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 5 (38.46%) OWASP
6 5 (38.46%) CSSLP
6 5 (38.46%) Open Source
6 5 (38.46%) API Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Threat Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) .NET
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
7 4 (30.77%) CISA
7 4 (30.77%) Legal
7 4 (30.77%) COBIT
7 4 (30.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (30.77%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (30.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (30.77%) IT Audit
7 4 (30.77%) Remediation Plan

NIST
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security Risk Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (53.85%) Red Team
4 5 (38.46%) API Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) OWASP
4 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Social Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Threat Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) IT Audit
5 4 (30.77%) Remediation Plan
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) CISM
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) CSSLP
4 4 (30.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (30.77%) CISA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (30.77%) CRISC
4 4 (30.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (7.69%) CEH
5 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) COBIT
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM