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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 10 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 5.13% - 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% - 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
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
33 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 84.62% 79.55% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 34
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss