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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 75 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.54% 1.08% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.27% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 7
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £35,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
911 943 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 87.85% 84.50% 74.28%
Number of salaries quoted 549 577 473
Average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 21 (36.84%) Finance
3 17 (29.82%) Management Information System
4 15 (26.32%) Legal
4 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (26.32%) CISSP
5 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
5 14 (24.56%) Firewall
5 14 (24.56%) Network Security
6 13 (22.81%) Law
6 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
7 12 (21.05%) VPN
7 12 (21.05%) Security Management
7 12 (21.05%) Wireless
8 10 (17.54%) ISMS
8 10 (17.54%) Windows
8 10 (17.54%) Information Security Management
8 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 9 (15.79%) MS Office
9 9 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (15.79%) CEH
9 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
10 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
11 7 (12.28%) Data Security
11 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
11 7 (12.28%) .NET
11 7 (12.28%) Java
11 7 (12.28%) SQL

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) SAS
2 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) SPSS
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Firewall
1 14 (24.56%) Network Security
2 12 (21.05%) Wireless
2 12 (21.05%) VPN
3 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.02%) Internet
5 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.51%) DNS
6 2 (3.51%) SAN
6 2 (3.51%) DHCP
6 2 (3.51%) HTTP
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) WAN
7 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Legal
3 13 (22.81%) Law
4 6 (10.53%) Publishing
5 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.51%) Banking
6 2 (3.51%) Retail
7 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Analyst
2 22 (38.60%) Security Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Security Specialist
3 10 (17.54%) Information Security Specialist
3 10 (17.54%) Information Specialist
4 9 (15.79%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Information Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Head of Information Security
6 4 (7.02%) Head of Security
6 4 (7.02%) Programmer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.26%) CSS
2 3 (5.26%) Middleware
2 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 2 (3.51%) CSS3
3 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.51%) Raphaël
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) JSON
3 2 (3.51%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Management Information System
2 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Security Management
3 10 (17.54%) Information Security Management
3 10 (17.54%) ISMS
4 9 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.28%) Data Security
6 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.28%) OO
7 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.02%) Document Management
9 4 (7.02%) Workflow
9 4 (7.02%) OOD
9 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.02%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (7.02%) Cyber Security
9 4 (7.02%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.02%) C++
4 3 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) C
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) CISSP
2 9 (15.79%) CEH
3 7 (12.28%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Postgraduate
5 2 (3.51%) CISM
6 1 (1.75%) CISA
6 1 (1.75%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Server
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) XenApp
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
3 2 (3.51%) NFS
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Citrix
2 5 (8.77%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) FrontRange
4 2 (3.51%) i2
4 2 (3.51%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago