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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 61 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 26 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.84% 2.51% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.75% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 11
Median salary £46,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.38% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £43,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%

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
826 1237 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.08% 91.36% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 500 740 699
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 February 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 16 (38.10%) Security Operations
2 15 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
3 14 (33.33%) SIEM
4 13 (30.95%) Finance
5 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 9 (21.43%) Data Analysis
6 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (19.05%) tcpdump
6 8 (19.05%) Wireshark
6 8 (19.05%) Windows
7 7 (16.67%) CISSP
7 7 (16.67%) Unix
7 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (14.29%) Degree
8 6 (14.29%) Banking
8 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 6 (14.29%) Firewall
8 6 (14.29%) CISM
8 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.29%) Coaching
9 5 (11.90%) ITIL
9 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
10 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
10 4 (9.52%) Data Management
10 4 (9.52%) Cryptography

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 1 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) tcpdump
1 8 (19.05%) Wireshark
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.38%) NX-OS
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Big Data
1 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Information Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) Security Manager
4 9 (21.43%) SOC Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) SIEM Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) IT Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Information Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Designer
8 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Head of Information
9 2 (4.76%) Head of Information Security
9 2 (4.76%) Head of Security
9 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Security Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.38%) DataPower
4 1 (2.38%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Security Operations
2 15 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
3 14 (33.33%) SIEM
4 9 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 6 (14.29%) Coaching
6 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL
8 4 (9.52%) Cryptography
8 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
8 4 (9.52%) Data Management
8 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.14%) Data Analytics
9 3 (7.14%) Data Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Java
1 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) CISSP
2 6 (14.29%) CISM
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) CISA
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) CEH
4 1 (2.38%) CGEIT
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.38%) CRISC
4 1 (2.38%) GIAC
4 1 (2.38%) SANS
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.14%) GDPR
4 1 (2.38%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
2 3 (7.14%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.38%) F5
3 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) jetNEXUS
3 1 (2.38%) Juniper
3 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
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