Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CSIRT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CSIRT over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 218 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - +237
Permanent jobs citing CSIRT 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.035% 0.038% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median annual salary £75,000 - -
UK median annual salary £59,500 £53,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.26% -15.20% +21.36%

CSIRT is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 663 382 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.54% 7.25% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 433 199 241
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

CSIRT
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for CSIRT in Scotland

CSIRT
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CSIRT in Scotland.

Salary trend for CSIRT in Scotland

CSIRT
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSIRT within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 -15 2 £75,000 -
CSIRT
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing CSIRT 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 CSIRT.

1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) GREM
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution

CSIRT
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) GREM
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk