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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 56 60 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 27 45 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.97% 3.38% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 3.72% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 5
Median salary £46,000 £49,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.53% -9.54%
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -

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
805 1209 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.66% 90.90% 91.17%
Number of salaries quoted 487 740 650
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £58,500
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 23 January 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Data Loss Prevention
3 16 (34.04%) Security Operations
4 15 (31.91%) SIEM
5 11 (23.40%) Windows
6 10 (21.28%) CISM
6 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
7 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
7 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (17.02%) Firewall
8 8 (17.02%) CISA
8 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
8 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (14.89%) tcpdump
9 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
9 7 (14.89%) Wireshark
9 7 (14.89%) Unix
9 7 (14.89%) CISSP
10 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.77%) Coaching
10 6 (12.77%) Degree
10 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
11 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
11 5 (10.64%) CGEIT
11 5 (10.64%) CRISC
11 5 (10.64%) COBIT
11 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Banking

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
2 7 (14.89%) tcpdump
2 7 (14.89%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) NX-OS
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
1 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Security Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Information Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Information Security Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Security Manager
4 8 (17.02%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) SIEM Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Security Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Information Manager
7 5 (10.64%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (10.64%) IT Manager
8 4 (8.51%) IT Security Manager
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Security Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Audit Manager
10 2 (4.26%) Compliance Manager
10 2 (4.26%) Head of Information
10 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Risk Manager
10 2 (4.26%) Security Specialist
10 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Cryptography
4 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.26%) Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Ontologies
5 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.13%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.13%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (2.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Data Loss Prevention
2 16 (34.04%) Security Operations
3 15 (31.91%) SIEM
4 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
5 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
7 6 (12.77%) Coaching
7 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
8 5 (10.64%) Internal Audit
8 5 (10.64%) ITIL
8 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Threat Management
9 4 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (6.38%) Data Management
10 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) CISM
2 8 (17.02%) CISA
3 7 (14.89%) CISSP
4 6 (12.77%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) CGEIT
5 5 (10.64%) CRISC
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) CEH
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.13%) GIAC
6 1 (2.13%) SANS
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.64%) COBIT
2 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.38%) GDPR
4 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
2 3 (6.38%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.13%) F5
3 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.13%) jetNEXUS
3 1 (2.13%) Juniper
3 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago