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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 76 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.36% 1.48% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.79% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 14
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +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
907 948 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.32% 82.51% 77.77%
Number of salaries quoted 595 573 509
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,000
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 24 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (37.25%) ITIL
2 16 (31.37%) Finance
3 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 15 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (27.45%) CISSP
4 14 (27.45%) Firewall
4 14 (27.45%) Management Information System
5 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
5 13 (25.49%) Legal
5 13 (25.49%) Network Security
6 12 (23.53%) Security Management
6 12 (23.53%) Law
7 11 (21.57%) Windows
7 11 (21.57%) VPN
7 11 (21.57%) Wireless
8 10 (19.61%) MS Office
8 10 (19.61%) Information Security Management
8 10 (19.61%) ISMS
9 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 9 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (17.65%) CEH
10 8 (15.69%) SQL
10 8 (15.69%) OO
10 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
11 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
11 7 (13.73%) Degree
12 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
12 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
12 6 (11.76%) Citrix
12 6 (11.76%) Project Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
2 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.61%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) SPSS
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 13 (25.49%) Network Security
3 11 (21.57%) Wireless
3 11 (21.57%) VPN
4 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.80%) Internet
6 3 (5.88%) HTTP
7 2 (3.92%) DHCP
7 2 (3.92%) DNS
7 2 (3.92%) SAN
7 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.96%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) LAN
8 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Legal
3 12 (23.53%) Law
4 4 (7.84%) Publishing
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Security Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Security Specialist
3 10 (19.61%) Information Security Specialist
3 10 (19.61%) Information Specialist
4 6 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Security Manager
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Programmer
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Head of Security
5 4 (7.84%) Head of Information Security
6 3 (5.88%) Governance Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Information Governance Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
1 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.84%) CSS
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
1 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
1 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (5.88%) HTML5
2 3 (5.88%) CSS3
2 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.88%) Raphaël
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) JSON
2 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Security Management
3 10 (19.61%) Information Security Management
3 10 (19.61%) ISMS
4 9 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (15.69%) OO
6 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
7 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.76%) Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) Data Security
8 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.84%) Web Development
9 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.84%) Change Management
9 4 (7.84%) OOD
9 4 (7.84%) Document Management
9 4 (7.84%) Scrum
9 4 (7.84%) Web Design
9 4 (7.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.84%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) C++
4 3 (5.88%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.92%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) CISSP
2 9 (17.65%) CEH
3 7 (13.73%) Degree
4 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) CISM
6 1 (1.96%) CISA
6 1 (1.96%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Server
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
3 2 (3.92%) NFS
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Citrix
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) i2
3 2 (3.92%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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