Cyber Essentials Jobs in Scotland

Cyber Essentials
UK > Scotland

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

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 262 200 173
Rank change year-on-year -62 -27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 20 21 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.44% 1.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.48% 2.78% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 16
10th Percentile £36,625 £46,008 £37,977
25th Percentile £37,500 £53,750 £40,302
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +8.91% +12.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,875 £52,501
90th Percentile £82,250 £70,950 £53,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,585
% change year-on-year - -4.49% +8.65%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland

Cyber Essentials is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 805 755 971
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 12.16% 15.79% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 343 207 455
10th Percentile £22,350 £32,000 £25,550
25th Percentile £33,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% +2.27%
75th Percentile £61,250 £72,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £72,433 £93,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +3.77%

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in Scotland

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Essentials in Scotland.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in Scotland

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in Scotland

Cyber Essentials
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 April 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 +32 13 £45,000 -18.18%
Glasgow -114 4 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £40,000 -
Cyber Essentials
UK

Cyber Essentials
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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Entra ID
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (25.00%) Azure
4 2 (10.00%) AWS
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DKIM
1 3 (15.00%) DMARC
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
General
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Architect
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SAML
2 2 (10.00%) OAuth
2 2 (10.00%) OpenID
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Security Posture
2 2 (10.00%) IoT
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Operational Technology
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Threat
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (25.00%) OWASP
2 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) SIEM
4 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.00%) Architectural Patterns
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Security
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Response
5 2 (10.00%) MITRE ATT&CK
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Technology Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Threat and Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (10.00%) CCSP
2 2 (10.00%) CISA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (50.00%) NIST
2 9 (45.00%) GDPR
3 5 (25.00%) NCSC
4 4 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (15.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (10.00%) CASB
3 1 (5.00%) CSIRT
3 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (5.00%) Aruba
3 1 (5.00%) Qualys