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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 76 27 86
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +59
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 34 103 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.64% 8.07% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 9.00% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 92 23
Median salary £46,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £37,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
1208 1144 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.64% 89.66% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 623 725 785
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 June 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (42.11%) Finance
2 21 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (33.33%) CISSP
4 16 (28.07%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (22.81%) Unix
5 13 (22.81%) Network Security
5 13 (22.81%) Security Operations
6 12 (21.05%) SIEM
7 11 (19.30%) Banking
7 11 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (19.30%) Windows
8 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
8 10 (17.54%) CISM
9 9 (15.79%) Firewall
9 9 (15.79%) ITIL
9 9 (15.79%) Degree
10 8 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Analytics
11 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
12 6 (10.53%) Law
12 6 (10.53%) Legal
12 6 (10.53%) Java
12 6 (10.53%) GIAC
12 6 (10.53%) CEH
12 6 (10.53%) CRISC
12 6 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (8.77%) ArcSight
13 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
13 5 (8.77%) QRadar

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) Apache Solr
1 3 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) Network Security
2 9 (15.79%) Firewall
3 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.02%) HTTP
5 3 (5.26%) FTP
5 3 (5.26%) SNMP
6 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.51%) LAN
6 2 (3.51%) SAN
6 2 (3.51%) VLAN
6 2 (3.51%) WAN
7 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.75%) Internet
7 1 (1.75%) SSL
7 1 (1.75%) VPN
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Big Data
1 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.26%) Parquet
2 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Law
3 6 (10.53%) Legal
4 5 (8.77%) Publishing
5 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Analyst
2 21 (36.84%) Security Analyst
3 15 (26.32%) Consultant
3 15 (26.32%) Security Consultant
4 12 (21.05%) Information Analyst
4 12 (21.05%) Information Security Analyst
5 11 (19.30%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (14.04%) Information Security Consultant
6 8 (14.04%) Lead Security Consultant
6 8 (14.04%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
7 6 (10.53%) IT Consultant
7 6 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
7 6 (10.53%) Security Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Security Officer
8 5 (8.77%) Information Officer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Information Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) SOC Consultant
9 4 (7.02%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Apache Flex
1 3 (5.26%) CGI
1 3 (5.26%) Ext JS
1 3 (5.26%) GWT
1 3 (5.26%) Kafka
1 3 (5.26%) REST
1 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
1 3 (5.26%) SOAP
1 3 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (7.02%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (5.26%) Cybercrime
5 3 (5.26%) RIA
5 3 (5.26%) SCADA
6 2 (3.51%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.75%) CESG
7 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.75%) DataPower
7 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Unix
2 11 (19.30%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) AIX
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (22.81%) Security Operations
3 12 (21.05%) SIEM
4 9 (15.79%) ITIL
5 8 (14.04%) Analytics
5 8 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.77%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) BCP
8 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.02%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.02%) Threat Management
8 4 (7.02%) Use Case
9 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) C
2 3 (5.26%) C#
2 3 (5.26%) C++
2 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.26%) Perl
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) Python
2 3 (5.26%) Ruby
2 3 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) CISSP
2 10 (17.54%) CISM
3 9 (15.79%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) CEH
4 6 (10.53%) CRISC
4 6 (10.53%) GIAC
5 4 (7.02%) SANS
6 3 (5.26%) CISMP
7 2 (3.51%) CISA
7 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) SSCP
8 1 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.75%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (1.75%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.75%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (1.75%) OSCP
8 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.02%) COBIT
3 2 (3.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (3.51%) ISO27002
3 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) QRadar
2 4 (7.02%) Nessus
3 3 (5.26%) Fluentd
3 3 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (1.75%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) ArcSight
2 4 (7.02%) Qualys
3 3 (5.26%) Intel Security
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.26%) Splunk
4 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Remedy
5 1 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
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