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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 76 92 68
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.73% 1.29% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.58% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 12
Average salary £45,500 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1014 1076 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 87.94% 81.76% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 683 695 390
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 February 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 9 (26.47%) CISSP
3 9 (26.47%) Project Management
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) CISM
5 7 (20.59%) VMware
6 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 6 (17.65%) Network Security
6 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 6 (17.65%) Citrix
6 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (14.71%) Internet
7 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (14.71%) Degree
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) Web Design
8 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (11.76%) Web Development
8 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.76%) VMware Server
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.76%) Change Management
8 4 (11.76%) Management Information System

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Network Security
2 5 (14.71%) Internet
3 3 (8.82%) HTTP
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Security Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Head of Information Security
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Information Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Head of Security
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
1 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
1 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (8.82%) HTML5
2 3 (8.82%) CSS3
2 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.82%) Raphaël
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) JSON
2 3 (8.82%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
1 9 (26.47%) Project Management
2 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
4 4 (11.76%) Web Design
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Web Development
4 4 (11.76%) Cyber Security
5 3 (8.82%) Data Privacy
5 3 (8.82%) SIEM
5 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
5 3 (8.82%) Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (8.82%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C#
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
1 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CISSP
2 7 (20.59%) CISM
3 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) CISA
4 3 (8.82%) CRISC
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) VCP4
6 1 (2.94%) PMP
6 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
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