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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 69 61 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 48 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.63% 3.73% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 4.15% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 8
Median salary £43,000 £45,750 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.01% +5.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £35,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £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
880 1157 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.70% 89.90% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 516 742 610
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (33.33%) CISM
3 13 (27.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (27.08%) CRISC
4 10 (20.83%) CISA
4 10 (20.83%) CISSP
4 10 (20.83%) Windows
5 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (18.75%) Data Loss Prevention
6 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 7 (14.58%) Banking
7 7 (14.58%) Unix
7 7 (14.58%) Degree
7 7 (14.58%) COBIT
7 7 (14.58%) SIEM
7 7 (14.58%) Threat Management
7 7 (14.58%) Security Operations
8 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (12.50%) CGEIT
8 6 (12.50%) Internal Audit
9 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) Firewall
10 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.33%) Linux
10 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.33%) SQL
10 4 (8.33%) C
10 4 (8.33%) HTML

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Security Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Information Officer
3 8 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
3 8 (16.67%) Security Officer
4 7 (14.58%) Information Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Audit Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Information Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Risk Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) Ontologies
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.08%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.08%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (18.75%) Data Loss Prevention
2 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (14.58%) Security Operations
3 7 (14.58%) SIEM
3 7 (14.58%) Threat Management
4 6 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.25%) Data Management
7 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.25%) Information Security Governance
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Time Management
7 3 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C
1 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) CISM
2 13 (27.08%) CRISC
3 10 (20.83%) CISA
3 10 (20.83%) CISSP
4 7 (14.58%) Degree
5 6 (12.50%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (14.58%) COBIT
3 3 (6.25%) ISO27002
3 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco
1 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
1 2 (4.17%) Sourcefire
2 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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