The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 63 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 38 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.87% 1.54% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.83% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £35,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,999 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Information Security
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
1140 930 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.10% 84.16% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 651 606 445
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Information Security
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Glasgow region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Glasgow

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) ITIL
3 19 (30.65%) Network Security
4 18 (29.03%) Management Information System
5 17 (27.42%) Firewall
5 17 (27.42%) CISSP
6 16 (25.81%) Legal
7 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 14 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (20.97%) Law
9 12 (19.35%) Wireless
9 12 (19.35%) Security Management
9 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 12 (19.35%) VPN
10 11 (17.74%) Java
10 11 (17.74%) Data Security
11 10 (16.13%) Information Security Management
11 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 10 (16.13%) ISMS
12 9 (14.52%) Windows
12 9 (14.52%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (14.52%) CEH
13 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
13 8 (12.90%) Publishing
13 8 (12.90%) MS Office
14 7 (11.29%) SQL
14 7 (11.29%) OO
14 7 (11.29%) Workflow
14 7 (11.29%) SIEM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) SPSS
4 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Network Security
2 17 (27.42%) Firewall
3 12 (19.35%) Wireless
3 12 (19.35%) VPN
4 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.45%) Internet
6 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.23%) HTTP
8 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.61%) VLAN
8 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.61%) DNS
8 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.61%) SAN
8 1 (1.61%) LAN
8 1 (1.61%) WAN
8 1 (1.61%) DHCP
8 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JUnit
1 1 (1.61%) Maven
1 1 (1.61%) Hudson
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Legal
3 13 (20.97%) Law
4 8 (12.90%) Publishing
5 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.84%) Banking
7 1 (1.61%) Games
7 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Analyst
2 27 (43.55%) Security Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Information Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Security Specialist
3 10 (16.13%) Information Security Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Information Security Specialist
3 10 (16.13%) Information Specialist
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Security Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Programmer
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Support
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (8.06%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Analyst Programmer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) Spring
3 1 (1.61%) Java EE
3 1 (1.61%) JSTL
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.61%) OSGi
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) JSP
3 1 (1.61%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) GIS
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 12 (19.35%) Security Management
3 11 (17.74%) Data Security
4 10 (16.13%) Information Security Management
4 10 (16.13%) ISMS
5 9 (14.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 7 (11.29%) Workflow
7 7 (11.29%) OO
7 7 (11.29%) Data Protection
7 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
7 7 (11.29%) SIEM
7 7 (11.29%) Analytics
8 6 (9.68%) Security Architecture
8 6 (9.68%) E-Discovery
8 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (9.68%) Document Management
8 6 (9.68%) OOD
8 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) Java
2 7 (11.29%) SQL
3 6 (9.68%) C++
4 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
6 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) CISSP
2 9 (14.52%) CEH
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) Postgraduate
5 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) CISM
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CISA
7 1 (1.61%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.68%) SLA
3 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) COBIT
4 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) XenApp
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
2 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) FrontRange
3 2 (3.23%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.23%) LogLogic
3 2 (3.23%) i2
4 1 (1.61%) McAfee
4 1 (1.61%) Websense
4 1 (1.61%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix
4 1 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.61%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + CAR
Posted: 26 days ago