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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 69 101 88
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 29 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.51% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 0.98% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 5
Average salary £43,125 £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
1022 1118 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.33% 82.39% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 681 728 395
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 15 (34.88%) CISSP
3 13 (30.23%) Incident Management
3 13 (30.23%) Network Security
3 13 (30.23%) Cyber Security
3 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (27.91%) Degree
5 11 (25.58%) CISM
6 10 (23.26%) Windows
7 9 (20.93%) Data Security
7 9 (20.93%) Cryptography
8 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.60%) Project Management
8 8 (18.60%) ITIL
8 8 (18.60%) SIEM
9 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
9 7 (16.28%) Law
10 6 (13.95%) VMware
11 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
11 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
11 5 (11.63%) BCP
11 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
11 5 (11.63%) Internet
11 5 (11.63%) Citrix
11 5 (11.63%) UNIX
11 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity Planning

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Network Security
2 5 (11.63%) Internet
3 3 (6.98%) HTTP
4 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Law
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Security Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Information Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Information Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Head of Information Security
7 3 (6.98%) Head of Security
8 2 (4.65%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
1 4 (9.30%) CSS
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
1 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
1 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (6.98%) HTML5
2 3 (6.98%) CSS3
2 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.98%) Raphaël
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) JSON
2 3 (6.98%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.93%) Cryptography
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Incident Management
1 13 (30.23%) Cyber Security
2 9 (20.93%) Data Security
3 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 8 (18.60%) Project Management
3 8 (18.60%) SIEM
4 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.63%) BCP
5 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
5 5 (11.63%) Analytics
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Web Design
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) Web Development
6 4 (9.30%) OO
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C#
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
1 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
2 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) CISSP
2 12 (27.91%) Degree
3 11 (25.58%) CISM
4 2 (4.65%) CISA
4 2 (4.65%) CRISC
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) PMP
5 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) HP
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