The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 95 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £30,650 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +10.00%
Information Assurance
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
1072 1190 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.33% 86.73% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 681 728 650
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 £63,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Glasgow

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Security Management
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (45.45%) COBIT
4 4 (36.36%) SCADA
4 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
4 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Cryptography
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (36.36%) CISA
4 4 (36.36%) CISM
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (27.27%) Legal
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Information Management
6 2 (18.18%) Back Office
6 2 (18.18%) Law
6 2 (18.18%) C#

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Back Office
4 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Junior
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Junior Test Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Cryptography
1 4 (36.36%) SCADA
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Security Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Information Management
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
1 4 (36.36%) CISA
1 4 (36.36%) CISM
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (45.45%) COBIT
2 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS