Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 226 219
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.094% 0.072% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.078% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Scotland median annual salary £75,000 £43,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.41% +58.18% -42.11%
10th Percentile £70,000 £41,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £45,250 £49,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.49% +6.00% -

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.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,971 5,100 4,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.00% 92.21% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,239 3,251 2,901
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Computer Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Security in Scotland

Computer Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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 21 October 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
Glasgow -1 4 £75,000 -
Edinburgh +2 1 - -
Computer Security
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Security 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Military
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Science
4 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (20.00%) Terraform
4 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition

Computer Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Operational Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Science
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
1 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Salt
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (20.00%) Perforce
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow