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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 89 34 88
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +54
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 26 77 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.04% 6.49% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 7.13% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 68 19
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,250 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £57,000 £63,000
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
1175 1080 1168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.23% 90.99% 88.55%
Number of salaries quoted 665 704 762
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £61,500
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 27 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (31.58%) Network Security
4 16 (28.07%) SIEM
4 16 (28.07%) Security Operations
4 16 (28.07%) CISSP
5 14 (24.56%) Unix
6 13 (22.81%) Windows
7 12 (21.05%) Management Information System
8 11 (19.30%) Banking
8 11 (19.30%) Analytics
9 10 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (17.54%) Firewall
10 9 (15.79%) CEH
10 9 (15.79%) Degree
10 9 (15.79%) GIAC
10 9 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
11 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
12 7 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (12.28%) Use Case
12 7 (12.28%) Data Analytics
13 6 (10.53%) Law
13 6 (10.53%) Nessus
13 6 (10.53%) Java
13 6 (10.53%) ITIL
14 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
14 5 (8.77%) VPN
14 5 (8.77%) Linux

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 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) Network Security
2 10 (17.54%) Firewall
3 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.77%) VPN
4 4 (7.02%) HTTP
5 3 (5.26%) FTP
5 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.26%) SAN
5 3 (5.26%) SNMP
6 2 (3.51%) LAN
6 2 (3.51%) VLAN
6 2 (3.51%) WAN
6 2 (3.51%) Wireless
7 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.75%) Internet
7 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Big Data
1 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.26%) Parquet
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Law
4 5 (8.77%) Publishing
5 4 (7.02%) Legal
5 4 (7.02%) Marketing
6 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
2 19 (33.33%) 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 10 (17.54%) Lead Security Consultant
7 9 (15.79%) IT Consultant
7 9 (15.79%) IT Security Consultant
7 9 (15.79%) Security Engineer
8 8 (14.04%) Senior Security Analyst
9 7 (12.28%) SOC Consultant
9 7 (12.28%) Technology Consultant
10 5 (8.77%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Information Analyst
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Security Engineer
11 4 (7.02%) Information Security Engineer
12 3 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Engineer
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
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 9 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.26%) RIA
4 3 (5.26%) SCADA
5 2 (3.51%) Cybercrime
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
5 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.75%) CESG
6 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.75%) DataPower
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Unix
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) AIX
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (28.07%) Security Operations
2 16 (28.07%) SIEM
3 11 (19.30%) Analytics
4 10 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.28%) Data Analytics
6 7 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (12.28%) Use Case
7 6 (10.53%) ITIL
8 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.77%) Security Management
8 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (7.02%) BCP
9 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.02%) Internal Audit
9 4 (7.02%) Process Improvement
9 4 (7.02%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
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 16 (28.07%) CISSP
2 9 (15.79%) CEH
2 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) GIAC
3 4 (7.02%) CISM
3 4 (7.02%) SANS
4 3 (5.26%) CISMP
4 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) SSCP
6 1 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.75%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (1.75%) CISA
6 1 (1.75%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.75%) CRISC
6 1 (1.75%) Cyber Scheme
6 1 (1.75%) OSCP
6 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.02%) COBIT
3 2 (3.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) RACF
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Nessus
2 5 (8.77%) QRadar
3 3 (5.26%) Fluentd
3 3 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (1.75%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.75%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) ArcSight
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Qualys
3 3 (5.26%) Intel Security
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.26%) Splunk
4 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.51%) Remedy
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.75%) Dell
5 1 (1.75%) EMC
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Symantec
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
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