The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 77 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 25 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.08% 0.72% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 0.82% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 1
Average salary £42,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.80% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Data 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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1070 1214 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.09% 86.96% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 684 748 667
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Data Security
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Data Security Salary Trend in Glasgow

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Data 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 Data Security.

1 49 (96.08%) Information Security
2 47 (92.16%) Finance
2 47 (92.16%) Network Security
3 44 (86.27%) Cryptography
3 44 (86.27%) Cyber Security
4 43 (84.31%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (84.31%) Incident Management
5 42 (82.35%) CISSP
6 40 (78.43%) Degree
7 34 (66.67%) SIEM
7 34 (66.67%) Law
8 29 (56.86%) CISM
9 25 (49.02%) Legal
10 15 (29.41%) Analytics
11 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
12 11 (21.57%) BCP
12 11 (21.57%) Business Continuity
12 11 (21.57%) Business Continuity Planning
13 4 (7.84%) Security Architecture
13 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
14 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
15 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 2 (3.92%) Information Management
15 2 (3.92%) Financial Analysis
15 2 (3.92%) Project Management
15 2 (3.92%) Process Management
16 1 (1.96%) Publishing
16 1 (1.96%) Retail
16 1 (1.96%) Zachman Framework

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Data 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 Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 47 (92.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
General
1 47 (92.16%) Finance
2 34 (66.67%) Law
3 25 (49.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
1 12 (23.53%) Consultant
1 12 (23.53%) Security Consultant
1 12 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
2 11 (21.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Incident Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Security Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Information Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Lead Security Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Governance Manager
7 1 (1.96%) IT Support
7 1 (1.96%) Applications Architect
7 1 (1.96%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (86.27%) Cryptography
2 43 (84.31%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (96.08%) Information Security
2 44 (86.27%) Cyber Security
3 43 (84.31%) Incident Management
4 34 (66.67%) SIEM
5 15 (29.41%) Analytics
6 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
7 11 (21.57%) Business Continuity
7 11 (21.57%) BCP
7 11 (21.57%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (7.84%) Security Architecture
9 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.92%) Information Management
10 2 (3.92%) Project Management
10 2 (3.92%) Process Management
10 2 (3.92%) Financial Analysis
11 1 (1.96%) UX Design
11 1 (1.96%) Data Privacy
11 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.96%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (82.35%) CISSP
2 40 (78.43%) Degree
3 29 (56.86%) CISM
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft