NIST Jobs in Scotland

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring NIST skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited NIST over the 6 months leading up to 15 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 212 173 183
Rank change year-on-year -39 +10 -12
Permanent jobs citing NIST 44 30 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.74% 1.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.30% 5.95% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 27
10th Percentile £50,395 £42,000 £32,600
25th Percentile £51,563 £45,000 £38,775
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,250 £52,085
Median % change year-on-year +8.60% +6.08% -5.30%
75th Percentile £65,325 £67,031 £85,625
90th Percentile £85,500 £70,275 £90,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - - +7.69%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland

NIST falls under the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring quality assurance or compliance skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 698 504 1,172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 10.98% 12.52% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 323 201 438
10th Percentile £22,050 £32,055 £25,888
25th Percentile £32,750 £41,250 £37,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £48,763
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +12.79% +14.74%
75th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £87,419 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +1.85%

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for NIST in Scotland

NIST
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for NIST in Scotland

NIST
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing NIST in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 July 2024.

Salary histogram for NIST in Scotland

NIST
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NIST within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Glasgow -78 28 £60,500 +15.24% 4
Edinburgh +16 8 £85,000 +41.37% 1
Argyll and Bute - 3 £62,500 - 2
Highlands - 2 £60,000 -
Stirling - 1 - -
NIST
UK

NIST
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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (27.27%) AWS
2 12 (27.27%) Azure
3 4 (9.09%) IaaS
3 4 (9.09%) PaaS
3 4 (9.09%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 10 (22.73%) Law
3 10 (22.73%) Marketing
4 9 (20.45%) Social Skills
5 4 (9.09%) Legal
6 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
7 2 (4.55%) Banking
7 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (2.27%) Military
8 1 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Security Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Senior
3 8 (18.18%) Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Security Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Lead
5 6 (13.64%) Lead Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Technology Risk Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
9 2 (4.55%) IT Security Architect
9 2 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) OAuth
1 8 (18.18%) SAML
2 2 (4.55%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Public Cloud
2 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.64%) Security Posture
4 5 (11.36%) Operational Technology
5 4 (9.09%) Cyberattack
5 4 (9.09%) Product Ownership
6 3 (6.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.27%) CESG
7 1 (2.27%) Cyber Threat
7 1 (2.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (43.18%) Risk Management
3 13 (29.55%) Information Security
3 13 (29.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (27.27%) MITRE ATT&CK
5 11 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (22.73%) Application Security
6 10 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (20.45%) ITIL
8 8 (18.18%) Incident Response
8 8 (18.18%) SIEM
9 7 (15.91%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (15.91%) Decision-Making
10 6 (13.64%) Machine Learning
10 6 (13.64%) SDLC
10 6 (13.64%) Threat Modelling
10 6 (13.64%) Wealth Management
11 5 (11.36%) OWASP
11 5 (11.36%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (11.36%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) CISSP
2 14 (31.82%) CISM
3 7 (15.91%) CISA
4 6 (13.64%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
5 5 (11.36%) Degree
6 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (4.55%) CCSP
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (4.55%) CRISC
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) Azure Certification
8 1 (2.27%) CEH
8 1 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (29.55%) GDPR
2 13 (29.55%) NCSC
3 8 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (11.36%) SOC 2
5 2 (4.55%) COBIT
5 2 (4.55%) GRC
5 2 (4.55%) ISO 22301
5 2 (4.55%) ISO 31000
6 1 (2.27%) FedRAMP
6 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.27%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.27%) Qualys