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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 43 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 67 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.42% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 0.78% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 59 7 7
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,485 £57,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
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
1102 1151 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.09% 82.81% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 744 750 438
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 58 (72.50%) Finance
2 31 (38.75%) CISSP
2 31 (38.75%) Cyber Security
3 30 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 28 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (33.75%) Network Security
5 27 (33.75%) CISM
6 25 (31.25%) Data Security
7 23 (28.75%) Incident Management
7 23 (28.75%) Degree
7 23 (28.75%) Cryptography
8 19 (23.75%) Management Information System
9 18 (22.50%) SIEM
10 17 (21.25%) Law
11 14 (17.50%) Business Continuity
12 13 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 13 (16.25%) Legal
13 12 (15.00%) Windows
14 11 (13.75%) ITIL
14 11 (13.75%) Analytics
15 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
16 9 (11.25%) Project Management
17 8 (10.00%) BCP
17 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
17 8 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
18 7 (8.75%) UNIX
18 7 (8.75%) Internet
18 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
18 7 (8.75%) CISA
18 7 (8.75%) Risk Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.75%) Network Security
2 7 (8.75%) Internet
3 3 (3.75%) HTTP
4 2 (2.50%) DNS
4 2 (2.50%) Intranet
4 2 (2.50%) Firewall
5 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.25%) DHCP
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
General
1 58 (72.50%) Finance
2 17 (21.25%) Law
3 13 (16.25%) Legal
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Analyst
2 21 (26.25%) Security Analyst
3 18 (22.50%) Information Analyst
3 18 (22.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Incident Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (7.50%) Security Officer
8 6 (7.50%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Governance Manager
10 4 (5.00%) Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Architect
10 4 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
1 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.00%) CSS
1 4 (5.00%) Middleware
1 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.75%) HTML5
2 3 (3.75%) CSS3
2 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.75%) Raphaël
2 3 (3.75%) HTML
2 3 (3.75%) JSON
2 3 (3.75%) jQuery
3 1 (1.25%) XML
3 1 (1.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (28.75%) Cryptography
3 19 (23.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.75%) CESG
5 3 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.75%) SCADA
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) UNIX
3 4 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Cyber Security
2 30 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 25 (31.25%) Data Security
4 23 (28.75%) Incident Management
5 18 (22.50%) SIEM
6 14 (17.50%) Business Continuity
7 11 (13.75%) ITIL
7 11 (13.75%) Analytics
8 9 (11.25%) Project Management
9 8 (10.00%) BCP
9 8 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (8.75%) Data Protection
10 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
10 7 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (7.50%) Information Security Governance
12 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (5.00%) Security Architecture
13 4 (5.00%) Information Assurance
13 4 (5.00%) Coaching
13 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) C#
1 4 (5.00%) SQL
1 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
2 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) C
3 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (38.75%) CISSP
2 27 (33.75%) CISM
3 23 (28.75%) Degree
4 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.75%) CISA
5 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.00%) CRISC
7 2 (2.50%) EnCE
8 1 (1.25%) PMP
8 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.25%) COBIT
4 4 (5.00%) QA
5 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.25%) XenApp
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) VMware
3 5 (6.25%) Citrix
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) HP
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