Computer Security Jobs in Scotland

Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Computer Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Security over the 6 months to 20 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 252 - 250
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 27 0 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - £64,000
UK median annual salary £51,500 £53,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year -2.83% -44.21% +126.87%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

Computer Security 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,183 4,333 5,428
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 92.19% 94.34% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,393 2,156 2,833
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,369 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,000 £40,606
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +15.61%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £68,275
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,180 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.10% +1.97% +9.09%

Computer Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Computer Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Security in Scotland

Computer Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Security in Scotland.

Salary trend for Computer Security in Scotland

Computer Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh - 27 - -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (81.48%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 27 (100.00%) SaaS
2 22 (81.48%) Amazon S3
2 22 (81.48%) Amazon SQS
2 22 (81.48%) AWS
2 22 (81.48%) GCP
2 22 (81.48%) Google Docs
2 22 (81.48%) Lucidchart
2 22 (81.48%) Miro
2 22 (81.48%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) Big Data
1 22 (81.48%) Elasticsearch
1 22 (81.48%) Hadoop
1 22 (81.48%) Redis
1 22 (81.48%) Scylla
General
1 22 (81.48%) Social Skills
2 19 (70.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
1 27 (100.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) GraphQL
1 22 (81.48%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) Algorithms
1 22 (81.48%) Data Structures
2 5 (18.52%) Cloud Native
2 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
1 5 (18.52%) Mac OS
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 27 (100.00%) Data Science
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 27 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 22 (81.48%) High Availability
2 22 (81.48%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (81.48%) User Experience
2 22 (81.48%) UX Research
3 5 (18.52%) Agile
3 5 (18.52%) Analytics
3 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (18.52%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Security Analytics
3 5 (18.52%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
3 5 (18.52%) Threat Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Bash
1 22 (81.48%) Go
1 22 (81.48%) Java
1 22 (81.48%) Python
1 22 (81.48%) Scala
Systems Management
1 22 (81.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Dell
2 22 (81.48%) Google