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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 97 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.086% - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
1023 1139 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.42% 82.72% 77.19%
Number of salaries quoted 677 738 397
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 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 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (50.00%) V-Model
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) NFS
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAN

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (50.00%) V-Model
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) VMware