Operational Technology Jobs in Scotland

Operational Technology (OT)
UK > Scotland

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Operational Technology in permanent job vacancies in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Operational Technology over the 6 months leading up to 24 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 251 198 261
Rank change year-on-year -53 +63 -72
Permanent jobs citing Operational Technology 31 17 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.40% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.99% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 1
10th Percentile £43,000 £62,329 -
25th Percentile - £65,022 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £73,339 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year -38.64% +14.59% +12.78%
75th Percentile £62,625 £98,000 -
90th Percentile £81,750 £99,000 -
UK median annual salary £55,000 £71,000 £63,250
% change year-on-year -22.54% +12.25% -15.67%

All Generic Skills
Scotland

Operational Technology falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,048 1,709 3,198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 44.57% 39.91% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 868 733 1,140
10th Percentile £29,450 £33,061 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £41,587
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,810 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.19% +5.11% +10.00%
75th Percentile £69,813 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,419 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Operational Technology
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Operational Technology in Scotland

Operational Technology
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Operational Technology in Scotland

Operational Technology
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Operational Technology in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Operational Technology in Scotland

Operational Technology
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Technology within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 June 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 -93 14 £58,500 -40.91% 6
Aberdeenshire - 10 £45,000 - 3
Edinburgh +28 3 - -
Highlands - 2 £60,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £40,000 -
Operational Technology
UK

Operational Technology
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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.23%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) GIS
1 2 (6.45%) Power BI
1 2 (6.45%) Tableau
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Social Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Lead
2 10 (32.26%) Technical Leader
3 7 (22.58%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.45%) Incident Response Lead
7 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Cyber Threat
2 2 (6.45%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (3.23%) IoT
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) SCADA
3 1 (3.23%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (19.35%) Incident Response
4 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.90%) Business Development
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.90%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) Security Operations
7 2 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (6.45%) Network Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.45%) Secure Coding
7 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (6.45%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) CISSP
3 2 (6.45%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) CEH
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) GCFE
4 1 (3.23%) GCIA
4 1 (3.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.68%) NIST
2 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.23%) NCSC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune