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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 43 70 94
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 66 44 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.50% 3.15% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 3.62% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 62 39 7
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £31,600 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,500 £54,999
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
1070 1214 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.09% 86.96% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 684 748 667
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 102 (73.91%) Finance
2 71 (51.45%) CISSP
3 62 (44.93%) CISM
3 62 (44.93%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (40.58%) Cyber Security
5 52 (37.68%) Risk Management
6 50 (36.23%) Network Security
7 49 (35.51%) Data Security
7 49 (35.51%) Cryptography
8 47 (34.06%) Incident Management
9 44 (31.88%) Degree
10 40 (28.99%) Legal
11 37 (26.81%) SIEM
12 36 (26.09%) Law
13 24 (17.39%) Management Information System
14 21 (15.22%) Business Continuity
15 17 (12.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 16 (11.59%) Analytics
17 15 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 15 (10.87%) BCP
18 14 (10.14%) Business Continuity Planning
19 13 (9.42%) UNIX
20 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
21 11 (7.97%) Windows
22 10 (7.25%) Mentoring
23 9 (6.52%) Information Security Governance
23 9 (6.52%) PCI DSS
23 9 (6.52%) ITIL
23 9 (6.52%) Internet
23 9 (6.52%) CISA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (36.23%) Network Security
2 9 (6.52%) Internet
3 4 (2.90%) Firewall
3 4 (2.90%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.90%) SSL
4 2 (1.45%) SAN
4 2 (1.45%) Intranet
4 2 (1.45%) LDAP
4 2 (1.45%) HTTP
5 1 (0.72%) DNS
5 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
General
1 102 (73.91%) Finance
2 40 (28.99%) Legal
3 36 (26.09%) Law
4 6 (4.35%) Banking
5 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (40.58%) Analyst
2 45 (32.61%) Security Analyst
3 39 (28.26%) Information Analyst
3 39 (28.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 26 (18.84%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (14.49%) Security Consultant
5 20 (14.49%) Consultant
6 18 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
7 15 (10.87%) Senior Information Analyst
7 15 (10.87%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 14 (10.14%) Information Security Consultant
9 13 (9.42%) Incident Analyst
10 10 (7.25%) Lead Security Consultant
11 7 (5.07%) Project Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Security Manager
12 6 (4.35%) Senior Security Consultant
12 6 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (4.35%) Project Consultant
12 6 (4.35%) Senior Project Consultant
12 6 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) J2EE
2 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (0.72%) XML
3 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (44.93%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (35.51%) Cryptography
3 24 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.90%) SCADA
4 4 (2.90%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.17%) DataPower
5 3 (2.17%) CESG
5 3 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.42%) UNIX
2 11 (7.97%) Windows
3 6 (4.35%) Linux
4 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.17%) AIX
4 3 (2.17%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.58%) Cyber Security
2 52 (37.68%) Risk Management
3 49 (35.51%) Data Security
4 47 (34.06%) Incident Management
5 37 (26.81%) SIEM
6 21 (15.22%) Business Continuity
7 16 (11.59%) Analytics
8 15 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 15 (10.87%) BCP
9 14 (10.14%) Business Continuity Planning
10 10 (7.25%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.52%) Information Security Governance
11 9 (6.52%) ITIL
12 8 (5.80%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (5.80%) Data Protection
13 7 (5.07%) Information Assurance
13 7 (5.07%) Coaching
13 7 (5.07%) Security Testing
14 6 (4.35%) Performance Management
14 6 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 71 (51.45%) CISSP
2 62 (44.93%) CISM
3 44 (31.88%) Degree
4 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.52%) CISA
6 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.90%) CRISC
8 2 (1.45%) EnCE
9 1 (0.72%) CEH
9 1 (0.72%) PMP
9 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.52%) COBIT
2 9 (6.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.90%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) COSO
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (3.62%) IBM
1 5 (3.62%) Oracle
2 3 (2.17%) SAP
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.45%) CA
3 2 (1.45%) Splunk
3 2 (1.45%) ArcSight
3 2 (1.45%) LogLogic
3 2 (1.45%) Symantec
3 2 (1.45%) VMware
4 1 (0.72%) Qualys
4 1 (0.72%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.72%) Dell
4 1 (0.72%) EMC
4 1 (0.72%) Citrix
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