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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 69 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 43 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.15% 1.21% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 1.35% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 15
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £37,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
1234 960 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.27% 89.64% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 753 628 634
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (57.29%) Finance
2 44 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (42.71%) SIEM
4 35 (36.46%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (33.33%) Security Operations
6 29 (30.21%) Degree
7 28 (29.17%) Network Security
8 27 (28.13%) Banking
9 24 (25.00%) CEH
10 23 (23.96%) Analytics
10 23 (23.96%) Data Analytics
11 22 (22.92%) Use Case
12 21 (21.88%) Security Operations Centre
12 21 (21.88%) CISSP
13 20 (20.83%) Management Information System
13 20 (20.83%) GIAC
14 19 (19.79%) Unix
15 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
16 14 (14.58%) Firewall
17 13 (13.54%) Windows
18 12 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
19 11 (11.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 10 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 10 (10.42%) HTTPS
20 10 (10.42%) SSL
21 9 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
21 9 (9.38%) Cryptography
21 9 (9.38%) Security Management
21 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
22 8 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.21%) WebSphere
1 5 (5.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.17%) Network Security
2 14 (14.58%) Firewall
3 10 (10.42%) HTTPS
3 10 (10.42%) SSL
4 9 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (8.33%) HTTP
5 8 (8.33%) Internet
6 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.21%) VPN
7 4 (4.17%) FTP
8 3 (3.13%) tcpdump
9 2 (2.08%) Wireless
9 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.04%) LAN
10 1 (1.04%) SAN
10 1 (1.04%) VLAN
10 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 55 (57.29%) Finance
2 27 (28.13%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Marketing
3 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.21%) Legal
5 3 (3.13%) Law
6 2 (2.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Analyst
2 31 (32.29%) Security Analyst
3 26 (27.08%) Consultant
4 24 (25.00%) Information Analyst
4 24 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 24 (25.00%) Security Consultant
5 21 (21.88%) SOC Consultant
6 20 (20.83%) IT Consultant
6 20 (20.83%) IT Security Consultant
6 20 (20.83%) Lead Security Consultant
7 18 (18.75%) Technology Consultant
8 10 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
10 7 (7.29%) Senior Information Analyst
10 7 (7.29%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 6 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
11 6 (6.25%) Security Manager
12 5 (5.21%) Information Manager
12 5 (5.21%) Operations Analyst
12 5 (5.21%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) J2EE
2 4 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.46%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (21.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 20 (20.83%) Management Information System
4 9 (9.38%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.13%) CESG
5 3 (3.13%) SCADA
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Unix
2 13 (13.54%) Windows
3 5 (5.21%) AIX
3 5 (5.21%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Solaris
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (42.71%) SIEM
3 32 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 23 (23.96%) Analytics
4 23 (23.96%) Data Analytics
5 22 (22.92%) Use Case
6 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 12 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (11.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 9 (9.38%) Security Management
10 8 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 7 (7.29%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (6.25%) Data Security
12 6 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (6.25%) ITIL
12 6 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (6.25%) People Management
12 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 5 (5.21%) Java
3 4 (4.17%) Perl
3 4 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (1.04%) C
4 1 (1.04%) SQL
4 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) Degree
2 24 (25.00%) CEH
3 21 (21.88%) CISSP
4 20 (20.83%) GIAC
5 5 (5.21%) SANS
5 5 (5.21%) SSCP
6 4 (4.17%) CISM
6 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) CISA
8 1 (1.04%) CCFP
8 1 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.08%) COBIT
3 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) RACF
2 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 5 (5.21%) IBM
3 4 (4.17%) McAfee
3 4 (4.17%) Qualys
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.04%) Citrix
5 1 (1.04%) Dell
5 1 (1.04%) EMC
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.04%) Symantec
5 1 (1.04%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 7 days ago