Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 191 233
Rank change year-on-year -27 +42 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 11 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 9
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £36,250 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.03% -16.67% -5.43%
10th Percentile £29,375 £25,825 £35,450
90th Percentile £50,800 £47,000 £51,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +4.17%

Data 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 5,064 4,279 5,592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.11% 91.35% 90.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,319 2,697 3,554
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 6 months to 19 January 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
Edinburgh -12 9 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Glasgow -33 1 £26,000 -18.75%
Fife - 1 £32,500 -
Data Security
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) IT Audit
2 3 (27.27%) GDPR
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) EPoS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) ERwin
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) CISM

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 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
1 3 (27.27%) IT Audit
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) NEBOSH
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata