Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 201 220
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19 -20
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 31 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.43% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 11
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -31.82% -15.38%
10th Percentile £39,250 £36,250 £37,120
90th Percentile £75,575 £68,450 £60,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +5.50%

Security Management 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 5,288 4,853 5,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.98% 92.10% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,515 3,059 3,174
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in Scotland

Security Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Security Management in Scotland

Security Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Management in Scotland

Security Management
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Glasgow +6 18 £61,250 -9.26% 1
Edinburgh 0 11 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Inverclyde -1 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £32,000 -
Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Unix
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) Python
3 13 (41.94%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) Data Modelling
3 13 (41.94%) Information Security
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (41.94%) DevOps
3 13 (41.94%) SDLC
3 13 (41.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 12 (38.71%) Information Security Management
5 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
6 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
7 7 (22.58%) CISM
7 7 (22.58%) CISSP
7 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
8 6 (19.35%) ISMS
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (16.13%) ITIL
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
10 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3

Security Management
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:

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Senior DevOps
2 11 (35.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Security Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Security Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
1 14 (45.16%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) HPUX
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Data Modelling
2 13 (41.94%) DevOps
2 13 (41.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 13 (41.94%) Information Security
2 13 (41.94%) SDLC
3 12 (38.71%) Information Security Management
4 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
5 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (19.35%) ISMS
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
8 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (9.68%) Analytics
9 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
1 13 (41.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CISM
1 7 (22.58%) CISSP
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (6.45%) ISEB
4 2 (6.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) PCI QSA
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) GDPR
4 1 (3.23%) COBIT
4 1 (3.23%) ISO 22301
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.23%) Google
1 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
1 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (3.23%) Sophos
1 1 (3.23%) Splunk
1 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro