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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 70 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 41 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.95% 1.25% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 1.53% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 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 £32,000 £35,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £53,398 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
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
1171 913 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.18% 81.59% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 695 607 434
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 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (43.55%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) ITIL
3 18 (29.03%) Firewall
3 18 (29.03%) Network Security
4 17 (27.42%) Management Information System
5 16 (25.81%) Legal
5 16 (25.81%) CISSP
6 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
7 14 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (20.97%) Law
9 12 (19.35%) Wireless
9 12 (19.35%) VPN
9 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 11 (17.74%) Java
10 11 (17.74%) Data Security
10 11 (17.74%) Security Management
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%) Publishing
13 8 (12.90%) MS Office
13 8 (12.90%) SIEM
13 8 (12.90%) Degree
14 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
14 7 (11.29%) Analytics
14 7 (11.29%) Data Protection
14 7 (11.29%) SQL

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) 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%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) Firewall
1 18 (29.03%) Network Security
2 12 (19.35%) Wireless
2 12 (19.35%) VPN
3 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.06%) Internet
5 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.23%) HTTP
7 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.61%) VLAN
7 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.61%) LAN
7 1 (1.61%) WAN
7 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Moq
1 1 (1.61%) Hudson
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.61%) JUnit
1 1 (1.61%) NUnit
1 1 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 27 (43.55%) 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%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.61%) Back Office
7 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Analyst
2 28 (45.16%) 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 7 (11.29%) Programmer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Security Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.45%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Programmer
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) OSGi
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.61%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.61%) WCF
3 1 (1.61%) WPF
3 1 (1.61%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.61%) LINQ
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) JSTL
3 1 (1.61%) Java EE
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) JSP
3 1 (1.61%) Servlets
3 1 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) GIS
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Data Security
2 11 (17.74%) Security Management
3 10 (16.13%) Information Security Management
3 10 (16.13%) ISMS
4 9 (14.52%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (12.90%) SIEM
6 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.29%) Analytics
6 7 (11.29%) Data Protection
6 7 (11.29%) OO
6 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.29%) Workflow
7 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.68%) OOD
7 6 (9.68%) E-Discovery
7 6 (9.68%) Security Architecture
7 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (9.68%) Document Management
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%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) F#
6 1 (1.61%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
6 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) CISSP
2 9 (14.52%) CEH
3 8 (12.90%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) Postgraduate
5 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.06%) SLA
3 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) QA
4 1 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) FrontRange
3 3 (4.84%) ArcSight
3 3 (4.84%) LogLogic
4 2 (3.23%) i2
5 1 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.61%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) McAfee
5 1 (1.61%) Websense
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + CAR
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago