The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 11 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - 2.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Information Security
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 94.87% 90.24% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 29
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +44.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Information Security
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Fife region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Fife

Information Security
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree