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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 96 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.091% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
970 1055 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 87.86% 81.22% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 645 681 381
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
2 4 (44.44%) V-Model
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 4 (44.44%) V-Model
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CRISC
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) VMware