Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 6 months to 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 134 143
Rank change year-on-year +45 +9 -33
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 37 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.00% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £76,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +11.11% +31.71%
10th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £92,750 £77,500 £87,500
Scotland median annual salary £76,000 £71,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.04% +5.19% +28.57%

Security Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,714 2,246 2,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.65% 94.05% 93.21%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1,400 1,531
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,750 £72,500 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Edinburgh

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Security Architecture in Edinburgh

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, IT jobs citing Security Architecture 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 Security Architecture.

1 23 (62.16%) SIEM
2 22 (59.46%) Security Operations
3 21 (56.76%) Finance
4 19 (51.35%) Network Security
4 19 (51.35%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (45.95%) Information Security
6 15 (40.54%) PCI DSS
7 13 (35.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (35.14%) Analytics
7 13 (35.14%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (32.43%) Degree
8 12 (32.43%) Security Management
9 11 (29.73%) CISM
9 11 (29.73%) Firewall
9 11 (29.73%) CISSP
9 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (29.73%) TOGAF
9 11 (29.73%) Azure
9 11 (29.73%) AWS
9 11 (29.73%) SABSA
9 11 (29.73%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (27.03%) Palo Alto
10 10 (27.03%) Threat Management
10 10 (27.03%) Data Loss Prevention
10 10 (27.03%) GDPR
10 10 (27.03%) CyberArk
10 10 (27.03%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (27.03%) ServiceNow
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (27.03%) Data Protection

Security Architecture
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 11 (29.73%) AWS
1 11 (29.73%) Azure
2 8 (21.62%) GCP
3 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) Network Security
2 11 (29.73%) Firewall
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (27.03%) VPN
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Architect
2 20 (54.05%) Security Architect
3 11 (29.73%) Information Architect
3 11 (29.73%) Information Security Architect
4 10 (27.03%) Firewall Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 9 (24.32%) Lead Architect
5 9 (24.32%) Lead Security Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Graduate
6 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Security Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Security Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) SIEM
2 22 (59.46%) Security Operations
3 19 (51.35%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (45.95%) Information Security
5 13 (35.14%) Analytics
5 13 (35.14%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (32.43%) Security Management
7 11 (29.73%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (29.73%) SABSA
7 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (29.73%) TOGAF
8 10 (27.03%) Data Loss Prevention
8 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
8 10 (27.03%) Data Security
8 10 (27.03%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (27.03%) Threat Management
9 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (24.32%) Cryptography
9 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (24.32%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 11 (29.73%) CISM
2 11 (29.73%) CISSP
3 9 (24.32%) GIAC
4 3 (8.11%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (5.41%) CISA
5 2 (5.41%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (40.54%) PCI DSS
2 13 (35.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (27.03%) GDPR
4 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (21.62%) NIST
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco
1 10 (27.03%) CyberArk
1 10 (27.03%) Palo Alto
1 10 (27.03%) ServiceNow
1 10 (27.03%) Splunk
1 10 (27.03%) Symantec
2 8 (21.62%) Google