Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Security was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Head of Security
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 221 244
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.075% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.078% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Scotland median annual salary - £97,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.88% +6.67%
UK median annual salary £100,000 £87,500 £79,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +10.76% +5.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5289 5127 6058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 95.94% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3364 3124 3883
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,736 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Head of Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Head of Security in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Security in Scotland

Head of Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Head of Security in Scotland