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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 34 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 72 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.16% 1.51% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.95% 1.82% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63 18 4
Average salary £42,000 £39,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +27.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £31,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £43,350
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1036 1098 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.70% 82.87% 75.85%
Number of salaries quoted 688 716 517
Average salary £43,913 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.32% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,426 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 69 (76.67%) Finance
2 40 (44.44%) CISSP
3 38 (42.22%) Cyber Security
3 38 (42.22%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (38.89%) CISM
5 33 (36.67%) Risk Management
6 32 (35.56%) Network Security
7 31 (34.44%) Data Security
8 30 (33.33%) Cryptography
9 28 (31.11%) Incident Management
10 27 (30.00%) Degree
11 23 (25.56%) SIEM
12 21 (23.33%) Law
13 19 (21.11%) Management Information System
14 17 (18.89%) Legal
15 16 (17.78%) Business Continuity
16 14 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 14 (15.56%) Analytics
17 11 (12.22%) UNIX
18 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
19 9 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
19 9 (10.00%) Windows
19 9 (10.00%) BCP
20 8 (8.89%) Internet
20 8 (8.89%) CISA
20 8 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
20 8 (8.89%) Data Protection
20 8 (8.89%) PCI DSS
21 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 7 (7.78%) Mentoring

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS Project
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.56%) Network Security
2 8 (8.89%) Internet
3 4 (4.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.44%) SSL
4 3 (3.33%) HTTP
5 2 (2.22%) LDAP
5 2 (2.22%) Intranet
5 2 (2.22%) Firewall
6 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
General
1 69 (76.67%) Finance
2 21 (23.33%) Law
3 17 (18.89%) Legal
4 6 (6.67%) Banking
5 4 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Analyst
2 25 (27.78%) Security Analyst
3 21 (23.33%) Information Analyst
3 21 (23.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Senior Security Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Consultant
5 11 (12.22%) Security Consultant
6 10 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Incident Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Lead Security Consultant
10 6 (6.67%) Security Officer
10 6 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
11 5 (5.56%) Governance Manager
11 5 (5.56%) Senior Manager
12 4 (4.44%) Architect
12 4 (4.44%) Security Architect
13 3 (3.33%) Information Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) J2EE
2 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.11%) HTML5
3 1 (1.11%) CSS3
3 1 (1.11%) jQuery
3 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.11%) Raphaël
3 1 (1.11%) JSON
3 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.11%) CSS
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) .NET
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (42.22%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 19 (21.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) SCADA
4 4 (4.44%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.33%) DataPower
5 3 (3.33%) CESG
5 3 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) UNIX
2 9 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (2.22%) AIX
4 2 (2.22%) Solaris
4 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) Cyber Security
2 33 (36.67%) Risk Management
3 31 (34.44%) Data Security
4 28 (31.11%) Incident Management
5 23 (25.56%) SIEM
6 16 (17.78%) Business Continuity
7 14 (15.56%) Analytics
8 9 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (10.00%) BCP
9 8 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (8.89%) Data Protection
10 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.78%) ITIL
11 6 (6.67%) Security Management
11 6 (6.67%) Project Management
11 6 (6.67%) Information Security Governance
12 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (4.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.11%) SQL
3 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (44.44%) CISSP
2 35 (38.89%) CISM
3 27 (30.00%) Degree
4 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.89%) CISA
6 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.44%) CRISC
8 2 (2.22%) EnCE
9 1 (1.11%) PMP
9 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.89%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.67%) COBIT
4 4 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (4.44%) IBM
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle
2 3 (3.33%) SAP
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) CA
3 2 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (1.11%) Citrix
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