The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 67 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 41 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.99% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 0.84% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,300 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,999 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1138 955 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.94% 79.45% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 701 638 445
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
Scotland

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 1 August 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) ITIL
3 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
3 15 (26.79%) Network Security
4 13 (23.21%) CISSP
4 13 (23.21%) Firewall
4 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
5 12 (21.43%) Data Security
5 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 11 (19.64%) Legal
7 10 (17.86%) Java
8 9 (16.07%) Windows
8 9 (16.07%) Publishing
8 9 (16.07%) Law
8 9 (16.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (14.29%) SIEM
9 8 (14.29%) Wireless
9 8 (14.29%) VPN
9 8 (14.29%) MS Office
10 7 (12.50%) SQL
10 7 (12.50%) OO
10 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.50%) Security Management
10 7 (12.50%) Workflow
10 7 (12.50%) Analytics
10 7 (12.50%) Degree
10 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
11 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (10.71%) Security Architecture

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) SPSS
4 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) Network Security
2 13 (23.21%) Firewall
3 8 (14.29%) Wireless
3 8 (14.29%) VPN
4 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.71%) Internet
6 3 (5.36%) HTTP
6 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.57%) FTP
7 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.79%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) JUnit
1 1 (1.79%) NUnit
1 1 (1.79%) Maven
1 1 (1.79%) Moq
1 1 (1.79%) Hudson
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Legal
3 9 (16.07%) Publishing
3 9 (16.07%) Law
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.36%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Analyst
2 24 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Information Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Programmer
5 6 (10.71%) Information Security Specialist
5 6 (10.71%) Information Specialist
5 6 (10.71%) Security Specialist
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Security Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) Servlets
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
3 1 (1.79%) WinForms
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.79%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.79%) WCF
3 1 (1.79%) WPF
3 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.79%) LINQ
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) JSTL
3 1 (1.79%) Java EE
3 1 (1.79%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Data Security
3 8 (14.29%) SIEM
4 7 (12.50%) OO
4 7 (12.50%) Security Management
4 7 (12.50%) Workflow
4 7 (12.50%) Analytics
4 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (10.71%) Security Architecture
5 6 (10.71%) Information Security Management
5 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.71%) Document Management
5 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.71%) OOD
6 5 (8.93%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (8.93%) E-Discovery
6 5 (8.93%) Transition Management
6 5 (8.93%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) CISSP
2 7 (12.50%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) Postgraduate
3 5 (8.93%) CEH
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CISM
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.93%) SLA
3 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) FrontRange
3 3 (5.36%) ArcSight
3 3 (5.36%) LogLogic
4 2 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (3.57%) Websense
4 2 (3.57%) McAfee
4 2 (3.57%) i2
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
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