Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 215 186
Rank change year-on-year +8 -29 +20
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 19 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 7
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% -15.38% -9.00%
10th Percentile £25,250 £36,250 £40,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £74,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -8.70%

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 4,732 5,083 4,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.54% 92.43% 92.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,069 3,329 2,721
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,050 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +15 9 £52,250 +39.33% 3
Glasgow +1 9 £25,500 -49.00%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (47.37%) Information Security Management
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (36.84%) Network Security
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco
6 6 (31.58%) CISSP
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (31.58%) CCNA
6 6 (31.58%) SIEM
6 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
7 5 (26.32%) Coaching
7 5 (26.32%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (26.32%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) CCENT
7 5 (26.32%) Google
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
7 5 (26.32%) MCSA
7 5 (26.32%) MCP
7 5 (26.32%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
9 3 (15.79%) Cyberattack

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 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Security Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Application Security Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Database Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) IT Security Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) Cyberattack
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) CCTV
4 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Robotics
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) Information Security Management
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
4 6 (31.58%) SIEM
5 5 (26.32%) Coaching
6 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
6 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (15.79%) IT Audit
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 2 (10.53%) Database Security
8 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Digital Forensics
9 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CCNA
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) CCENT
2 5 (26.32%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) MCP
2 5 (26.32%) MCSA
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CEH
4 2 (10.53%) CISM
4 2 (10.53%) CISMP
4 2 (10.53%) GIAC
4 2 (10.53%) SSCP
5 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) QRadar
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Google
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec