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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 91 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £30,750 - £31,250
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 - £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,150 - £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.68% -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
914 940 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 87.80% 82.97% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 601 567 508
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 19 December 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (40.00%) V-Model
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) V-Model
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CRISC
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) CISA
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle