The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 151 138
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 13 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.20% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.22% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 25
Median salary £57,250 £52,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.04% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £54,000 £61,456
UK excluding London median salary £47,447 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.10% +5.26%  

Data Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2187 2667 2866
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 92.05% 90.41% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1672 1754
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Data Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Data Security in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Security in Scotland

Data 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 Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +18 11 £77,500 +55.00%
Glasgow +16 2 £57,250 +9.04% 1
Data Security
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) IT Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 6 (33.33%) CISSP
4 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 6 (33.33%) ETL
4 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (27.78%) Taxonomies
5 5 (27.78%) Ontologies
5 5 (27.78%) Supplier Management
5 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Teradata
5 5 (27.78%) Data Management
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) ERwin
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) Service Management
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
5 5 (27.78%) Kafka
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
5 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive

Data 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
2 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 5 (27.78%) HBase
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) ERwin
2 1 (5.56%) Appium
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Data Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Data Architect
3 4 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 4 (22.22%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Taxonomies
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) IT Strategy
3 6 (33.33%) Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 6 (33.33%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) Data Management
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
4 5 (27.78%) Ontologies
4 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Supplier Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
5 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) CISSP
3 4 (22.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (22.22%) COBIT
3 2 (11.11%) GDPR
3 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) Teradata
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft