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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 95 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.45% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £28,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.73%
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
973 897 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.64% 82.98% 75.37%
Number of salaries quoted 554 563 449
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) V-Model
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) V-Model
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) VMware