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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
1036 1098 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.70% 82.87% 75.85%
Number of salaries quoted 688 716 517
Average salary £43,913 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.32% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,426 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) CISA
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) COBIT
2 4 (50.00%) SCADA
2 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) V-Model
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (50.00%) SCADA
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Security Management
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 3 (37.50%) V-Model
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISA
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) COBIT
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS