Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberattack in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberattack over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 227 188
Rank change year-on-year +11 -39 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyberattack 12 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.24% 0.072% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.19% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £67,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.63% +43.62% -
10th Percentile £41,500 £52,375 £36,425
90th Percentile £57,500 £71,250 £63,059
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

Cyberattack is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,007 2,059 1,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.33% 37.25% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,272 1,348 1,017
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,522 £27,500 £26,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Cyberattack
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyberattack in Scotland

Cyberattack
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Cyberattack in Scotland

Cyberattack
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyberattack within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Edinburgh +13 10 £47,500 -29.63%
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
Cyberattack
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing Cyberattack 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 Cyberattack.

1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) SMS
5 3 (25.00%) CGI
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (16.67%) Social Media
6 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
7 1 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (8.33%) PMO
7 1 (8.33%) Malware Analysis

Cyberattack
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 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SMS
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (25.00%) IT Security Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate
2 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Recruitment Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Recruitment Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Cybercrime
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
3 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Physics
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CEH
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System