Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 134 148
Rank change year-on-year +33 +14 -19
Permanent jobs citing NIST 21 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.14% 0.62% 0.076%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.34% 5.79% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 2
Edinburgh median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% -2.13% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £52,625
90th Percentile £88,000 £82,500 £63,875
Scotland median annual salary £69,500 £60,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year +15.83% +2.13% -

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 203 259 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.03% 10.72% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 118 174 149
Edinburgh median annual salary £53,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.71% -5.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,250 £70,000 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.80%

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for NIST in Edinburgh

NIST
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for NIST in Edinburgh

NIST
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NIST in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for NIST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 16 (76.19%) Information Security
2 15 (71.43%) CISM
3 14 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (61.90%) Finance
5 12 (57.14%) CISSP
5 12 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (52.38%) SIEM
6 11 (52.38%) Security Operations
7 10 (47.62%) Cryptography
8 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (38.10%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (38.10%) TOGAF
8 8 (38.10%) Degree
8 8 (38.10%) Google
8 8 (38.10%) Network Security
8 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
8 8 (38.10%) Security Management
8 8 (38.10%) GIAC
8 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (38.10%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (38.10%) GDPR
8 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (38.10%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (38.10%) Azure
8 8 (38.10%) AWS
8 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
8 8 (38.10%) SABSA
8 8 (38.10%) GCP
9 7 (33.33%) QA
9 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) AWS
1 8 (38.10%) Azure
1 8 (38.10%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
1 8 (38.10%) Information Architect
1 8 (38.10%) Information Security Architect
1 8 (38.10%) Security Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Assurance Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Threat Intelligence Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (52.38%) Security Operations
3 11 (52.38%) SIEM
4 10 (47.62%) Cryptography
5 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
5 8 (38.10%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (38.10%) SABSA
5 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
5 8 (38.10%) Security Management
5 8 (38.10%) TOGAF
5 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (38.10%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Cyber Assurance
7 3 (14.29%) OWASP
8 2 (9.52%) Internal Audit
8 2 (9.52%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) CISM
2 12 (57.14%) CISSP
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 8 (38.10%) GIAC
4 2 (9.52%) CISA
4 2 (9.52%) CRISC
4 2 (9.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (38.10%) GDPR
2 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (9.52%) COBIT
4 2 (9.52%) ITGC
4 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) LogRhythm