Security Posture Jobs in Scotland

Security Posture
UK > Scotland

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Security Posture in permanent job vacancies in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Security Posture over the 6 months leading up to 16 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 265 180 251
Rank change year-on-year -85 +71 -62
Permanent jobs citing Security Posture 17 35 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.25% 0.82% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 2.05% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 1
10th Percentile £35,239 £40,825 -
25th Percentile £50,000 £42,250 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £52,500 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -17.97% -8.57%
75th Percentile £74,375 £74,250 -
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,940 -
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%

All Generic Skills
Scotland

Security Posture 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%

Security Posture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Posture in Scotland

Security Posture
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Security Posture in Scotland

Security Posture
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Posture in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Security Posture in Scotland

Security Posture
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 Posture within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 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 -103 8 £44,674 -37.08% 5
Edinburgh +25 6 £70,000 +40.00%
Security Posture
UK

Security Posture
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 3 (17.65%) AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Sentinel
2 1 (5.88%) Entra ID
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Social Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Public Sector
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Compliance Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate
3 2 (11.76%) Information Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) DevSecOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) OAuth
1 2 (11.76%) OpenID
1 2 (11.76%) SAML
2 1 (5.88%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Cyber Threat
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Security Posture
2 1 (5.88%) Operational Technology
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Roadmaps
3 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
4 2 (11.76%) Active Listening
4 2 (11.76%) Architectural Patterns
4 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.76%) Decarbonisation
4 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.76%) DevSecOps
4 2 (11.76%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (11.76%) Internal Audit
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Remediation
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CISA
1 4 (23.53%) CISSP
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) CISM
3 2 (11.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (11.76%) CCSP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) GCFE
4 1 (5.88%) GCIA
4 1 (5.88%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (29.41%) NIST
2 3 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (17.65%) GDPR
3 2 (11.76%) GRC
3 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) ForgeRock
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Qualys