Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Security Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 112 148
Rank change year-on-year -31 +36 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 10 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.37% 1.21% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.27% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 6
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £44,250 £42,275 £43,750
90th Percentile £70,625 £66,250 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2602 2211 2922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.34% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1445 1868
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in Edinburgh

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (30.00%) SAS
3 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) Big Data
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) CISM
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management

Security Manager Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (10.00%) COBIT
3 1 (10.00%) GDPR
3 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Ab Initio