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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 80 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.18% 1.50% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.83% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 13
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
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
975 984 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.32% 81.80% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 639 609 464
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 26 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
4 8 (27.59%) Security Management
4 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) CISSP
5 7 (24.14%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) Firewall
5 7 (24.14%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Network Security
6 6 (20.69%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) ISMS
6 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 6 (20.69%) Information Security Management
6 6 (20.69%) Legal
6 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
6 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.24%) VPN
7 5 (17.24%) Wireless
7 5 (17.24%) Law
7 5 (17.24%) Internet
7 5 (17.24%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (17.24%) CEH
8 4 (13.79%) VMware Server
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (13.79%) Web Design
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
1 7 (24.14%) Network Security
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) Wireless
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) HTTP
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Legal
3 5 (17.24%) Law
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Security Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (17.24%) Information Specialist
4 5 (17.24%) Security Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Information Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Head of Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Governance Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Information Governance Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Head of Security
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
1 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
1 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (10.34%) HTML5
2 3 (10.34%) CSS3
2 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.34%) Raphaël
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) JSON
2 3 (10.34%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Security Management
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.69%) ISMS
4 6 (20.69%) Information Security Management
5 5 (17.24%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Web Design
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 4 (13.79%) Web Development
7 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
7 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
7 3 (10.34%) Data Privacy
7 3 (10.34%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C#
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
1 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CISSP
2 5 (17.24%) CEH
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) CRISC
4 2 (6.90%) CISA
5 1 (3.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Server
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Citrix
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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