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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 53 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 60 39 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.62% 2.80% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 3.22% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 15
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £32,050 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £59,500 £51,799
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
1165 1210 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.75% 86.99% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 732 694 617
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 106 (72.60%) Finance
2 66 (45.21%) CISSP
2 66 (45.21%) Cyber Security
3 65 (44.52%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (39.73%) CISM
5 54 (36.99%) Cryptography
6 53 (36.30%) Risk Management
7 51 (34.93%) Data Security
8 50 (34.25%) Network Security
9 49 (33.56%) SIEM
10 48 (32.88%) Incident Management
11 46 (31.51%) Degree
12 42 (28.77%) Legal
13 35 (23.97%) Law
14 23 (15.75%) Management Information System
15 21 (14.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 19 (13.01%) Business Continuity
17 18 (12.33%) Analytics
18 13 (8.90%) BCP
19 12 (8.22%) Security Cleared
19 12 (8.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 12 (8.22%) Business Continuity Planning
19 12 (8.22%) Banking
20 11 (7.53%) Risk Assessment
20 11 (7.53%) UNIX
20 11 (7.53%) Mentoring
20 11 (7.53%) Information Security Governance
21 10 (6.85%) Internet
22 9 (6.16%) ITIL
22 9 (6.16%) COBIT

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.05%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (2.05%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (34.25%) Network Security
2 10 (6.85%) Internet
3 6 (4.11%) Firewall
4 5 (3.42%) HTTPS
4 5 (3.42%) SSL
5 4 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.05%) HTTP
7 2 (1.37%) LDAP
7 2 (1.37%) SAN
7 2 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
General
1 106 (72.60%) Finance
2 42 (28.77%) Legal
3 35 (23.97%) Law
4 12 (8.22%) Banking
5 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.05%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (37.67%) Analyst
2 43 (29.45%) Security Analyst
3 36 (24.66%) Information Analyst
3 36 (24.66%) Information Security Analyst
4 24 (16.44%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (15.75%) Consultant
6 21 (14.38%) Security Consultant
7 14 (9.59%) Senior Security Analyst
8 13 (8.90%) Information Security Consultant
8 13 (8.90%) Senior Information Analyst
8 13 (8.90%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 12 (8.22%) Incident Analyst
10 11 (7.53%) Lead Security Consultant
11 8 (5.48%) Security Manager
12 7 (4.79%) Information Security Officer
12 7 (4.79%) Security Officer
12 7 (4.79%) Information Security Manager
12 7 (4.79%) Senior Security Consultant
12 7 (4.79%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (4.79%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) J2EE
2 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (44.52%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (36.99%) Cryptography
3 23 (15.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.74%) CESG
4 4 (2.74%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (2.74%) SCADA
5 3 (2.05%) DataPower
5 3 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.53%) UNIX
2 8 (5.48%) Windows
3 5 (3.42%) Linux
4 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.74%) AIX
4 4 (2.74%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (45.21%) Cyber Security
2 53 (36.30%) Risk Management
3 51 (34.93%) Data Security
4 49 (33.56%) SIEM
5 48 (32.88%) Incident Management
6 19 (13.01%) Business Continuity
7 18 (12.33%) Analytics
8 13 (8.90%) BCP
9 12 (8.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (8.22%) Business Continuity Planning
10 11 (7.53%) Mentoring
10 11 (7.53%) Information Security Governance
10 11 (7.53%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (6.16%) ITIL
12 8 (5.48%) Coaching
13 7 (4.79%) Performance Management
13 7 (4.79%) Data Protection
13 7 (4.79%) Information Assurance
14 6 (4.11%) Security Testing
14 6 (4.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.42%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 66 (45.21%) CISSP
2 58 (39.73%) CISM
3 46 (31.51%) Degree
4 12 (8.22%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.48%) CISA
6 3 (2.05%) CRISC
7 2 (1.37%) CEH
7 2 (1.37%) EnCE
8 1 (0.68%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.16%) COBIT
2 9 (6.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.74%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) COSO
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (4.11%) IBM
2 4 (2.74%) Qualys
2 4 (2.74%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle
4 2 (1.37%) CA
4 2 (1.37%) Symantec
4 2 (1.37%) Splunk
4 2 (1.37%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.37%) LogLogic
5 1 (0.68%) VMware
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.68%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Dell
5 1 (0.68%) EMC
5 1 (0.68%) Citrix
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