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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 107 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.21% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
1176 933 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 83.88% 81.77% 75.32%
Number of salaries quoted 688 624 435
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle