Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Threat Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Threat Management over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Threat Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 226 187
Rank change year-on-year +9 -39 +50
Permanent jobs citing Threat Management 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.090% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.098% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +56.63% -16.16%
10th Percentile £31,800 £54,250 £40,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £42,250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +20.83% +14.29%

Threat 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 4,765 5,113 4,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.38% 92.51% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,094 3,373 2,695
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 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Threat Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Threat Management in Scotland

Threat Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Threat Management in Scotland

Threat Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Threat Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Threat Management in Scotland

Threat 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 Threat Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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 +13 10 £65,000 -13.33%
Glasgow - 1 £36,000 -
Threat Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing Threat 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 Threat Management.

1 11 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (72.73%) SIEM
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
3 7 (63.64%) Security Operations
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (54.55%) Splunk
4 6 (54.55%) QRadar
4 6 (54.55%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (54.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (54.55%) Qualys
4 6 (54.55%) PKI
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Data Security
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery Management
6 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
7 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) PMO
7 1 (9.09%) People Management
7 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing

Threat 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Security Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) IT Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Managing Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior IT Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior IT Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Service Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 6 (54.55%) PKI
1 6 (54.55%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (72.73%) SIEM
3 7 (63.64%) Security Operations
4 6 (54.55%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Data Security
6 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) People Management
7 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
7 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Qualys
1 6 (54.55%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto