Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Highlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 33.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Highlands median annual salary £21,000 - -
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +4.94% -26.36%

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 20 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 95.24% 82.35% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 1
Highlands median annual salary £24,000 £43,750 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.14% +136.49% -63.62%
10th Percentile £20,500 £23,000 £17,750
90th Percentile £42,750 £65,000 £19,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,603 £44,500
% change year-on-year +0.89% +0.23% +4.71%

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 11 December 2018. 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 - 6 £21,000 - 1
Cybersecurity
Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Cybercrime
1 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (42.86%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) SOC Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Security Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Cybercrime
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA