Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Threat Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 199 228
Rank change year-on-year +28 +29 +1
Permanent jobs citing Threat Management 56 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.01% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 52 19 5
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.78% +114.29%
10th Percentile £47,500 £27,500 £44,100
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,200 £95,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% +20.00%

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 5,129 4,928 5,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.92% 92.53% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,417 3,065 3,109
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,700 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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
Edinburgh +32 56 £65,000 -
Threat Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 52 (92.86%) Security Operations
2 51 (91.07%) Cybersecurity
2 51 (91.07%) SIEM
3 50 (89.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 48 (85.71%) Data Loss Prevention
5 47 (83.93%) Firewall
5 47 (83.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 45 (80.36%) Splunk
6 45 (80.36%) Network Security
7 44 (78.57%) PKI
7 44 (78.57%) Qualys
7 44 (78.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 44 (78.57%) QRadar
8 5 (8.93%) Finance
9 4 (7.14%) CISM
9 4 (7.14%) CISSP
9 4 (7.14%) Degree
9 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
10 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.57%) COBIT
11 2 (3.57%) Marketing
11 2 (3.57%) SCADA
11 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.57%) Android
11 2 (3.57%) Trend Micro
11 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.57%) Penetration Testing

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 2 (3.57%) IaaS
1 2 (3.57%) PaaS
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (83.93%) Firewall
2 45 (80.36%) Network Security
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) IPsec
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) SSH
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) VLAN
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Big Data
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Law
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Consultant
1 48 (85.71%) Security Consultant
2 34 (60.71%) IT Consultant
2 34 (60.71%) IT Security Consultant
3 17 (30.36%) Senior Consultant
3 17 (30.36%) Senior IT Consultant
3 17 (30.36%) Senior IT Security Consultant
3 17 (30.36%) Senior Security Consultant
4 14 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 14 (25.00%) Managing Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Security Specialist
7 1 (1.79%) Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) IT Manager
7 1 (1.79%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (1.79%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (1.79%) Network Specialist
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Security Specialist
7 1 (1.79%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (89.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 44 (78.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 44 (78.57%) PKI
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Cyberattack
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.57%) SCADA
4 2 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.79%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Android
1 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (92.86%) Security Operations
2 51 (91.07%) Cybersecurity
2 51 (91.07%) SIEM
3 48 (85.71%) Data Loss Prevention
4 47 (83.93%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.57%) Data Privacy
6 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL
6 2 (3.57%) ITSM
6 2 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.57%) Scrum
6 2 (3.57%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) CISM
1 4 (7.14%) CISSP
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) CISMP
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 2 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) COBIT
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 44 (78.57%) QRadar
2 2 (3.57%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Splunk
2 44 (78.57%) Qualys
3 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.57%) Saba
4 2 (3.57%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.79%) Juniper
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) Sophos