Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Highlands with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Highlands
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +7
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 7.14% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Highlands median annual salary £59,000 - -
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +37.50% -30.43%

Cybersecurity 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 the Highlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Highlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 64.29% 100.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Highlands median annual salary £52,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% -5.71% -13.07%
10th Percentile £26,539 £32,500 £30,893
90th Percentile £59,900 £33,500 £53,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the Highlands

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Highlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the Highlands

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Highlands region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness - 1 £59,000 - 1
Cybersecurity
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Highlands region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CRISC

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Highlands 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CRISC
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS