The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 93 91
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 24 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.17% 0.38% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 0.41% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 9
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% -6.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,750
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

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 1055 1226 1284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.30% 93.45% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 679 825 778
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 £28,000
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%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Edinburgh

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in Edinburgh

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in Edinburgh

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Security Manager in the job title.

1 32 (69.57%) Information Security
2 23 (50.00%) CISSP
3 21 (45.65%) Supplier Management
4 17 (36.96%) CISM
5 16 (34.78%) Internal Audit
6 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
7 12 (26.09%) Finance
8 11 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (15.22%) ITIL
10 7 (15.22%) Security Testing
10 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
10 7 (15.22%) COBIT
10 7 (15.22%) OWASP
11 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (13.04%) GDPR
11 6 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (13.04%) CISA
11 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
12 5 (10.87%) Degree
13 4 (8.70%) SIEM
13 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (8.70%) Privileged Access Management
13 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
13 4 (8.70%) Banking
13 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (8.70%) Service Management
13 4 (8.70%) ITSM
13 4 (8.70%) Data Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DMZ
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Unix
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Information Security
2 21 (45.65%) Supplier Management
3 16 (34.78%) Internal Audit
4 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
5 9 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 7 (15.22%) OWASP
6 7 (15.22%) Security Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.70%) Data Security
8 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.70%) ITSM
8 4 (8.70%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Security Management
8 4 (8.70%) Service Management
8 4 (8.70%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) CISSP
2 17 (36.96%) CISM
3 6 (13.04%) CISA
4 5 (10.87%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.17%) CISMP
6 1 (2.17%) IISP
6 1 (2.17%) SANS
6 1 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.22%) COBIT
2 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.04%) GDPR
4 3 (6.52%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
1 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.17%) Citrix
1 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle
1 1 (2.17%) Qualys
1 1 (2.17%) Symantec
1 1 (2.17%) VMware
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