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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 26 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 99 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.86% 2.03% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.86% 2.35% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 88 26 4
Average salary £42,000 £39,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,575 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,500 £40,000
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
1118 1150 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.73% 86.66% 78.09%
Number of salaries quoted 712 736 643
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 June 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 97 (75.78%) Finance
2 69 (53.91%) CISSP
3 59 (46.09%) CISM
3 59 (46.09%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (42.19%) Cyber Security
5 48 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 48 (37.50%) Network Security
6 47 (36.72%) Data Security
7 46 (35.94%) Cryptography
8 45 (35.16%) Incident Management
9 43 (33.59%) Degree
10 36 (28.13%) Law
10 36 (28.13%) Legal
11 33 (25.78%) SIEM
12 24 (18.75%) Management Information System
13 21 (16.41%) Business Continuity
14 17 (13.28%) Analytics
15 16 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 15 (11.72%) BCP
17 14 (10.94%) Business Continuity Planning
18 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 12 (9.38%) UNIX
19 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
20 10 (7.81%) Windows
21 9 (7.03%) CISA
21 9 (7.03%) PCI DSS
21 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
22 8 (6.25%) Data Protection
22 8 (6.25%) Internet
22 8 (6.25%) ITIL

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (37.50%) Network Security
2 8 (6.25%) Internet
3 4 (3.13%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.13%) SSL
4 2 (1.56%) SAN
4 2 (1.56%) Intranet
4 2 (1.56%) Firewall
4 2 (1.56%) LDAP
4 2 (1.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) DNS
5 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
General
1 97 (75.78%) Finance
2 36 (28.13%) Law
2 36 (28.13%) Legal
3 7 (5.47%) Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (38.28%) Analyst
2 39 (30.47%) Security Analyst
3 34 (26.56%) Information Analyst
3 34 (26.56%) Information Security Analyst
4 22 (17.19%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (15.63%) Security Consultant
5 20 (15.63%) Consultant
6 15 (11.72%) Senior Security Analyst
7 14 (10.94%) Information Security Consultant
8 13 (10.16%) Incident Analyst
9 12 (9.38%) Senior Information Analyst
9 12 (9.38%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 10 (7.81%) Lead Security Consultant
11 7 (5.47%) Project Analyst
11 7 (5.47%) Security Manager
12 6 (4.69%) Senior Security Consultant
12 6 (4.69%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (4.69%) Project Consultant
12 6 (4.69%) Senior Project Consultant
12 6 (4.69%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) J2EE
2 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (0.78%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (46.09%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (35.94%) Cryptography
3 24 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.13%) SCADA
4 4 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.34%) DataPower
5 3 (2.34%) CESG
5 3 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.38%) UNIX
2 10 (7.81%) Windows
3 5 (3.91%) Linux
4 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.34%) AIX
4 3 (2.34%) Solaris
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.19%) Cyber Security
2 48 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 47 (36.72%) Data Security
4 45 (35.16%) Incident Management
5 33 (25.78%) SIEM
6 21 (16.41%) Business Continuity
7 17 (13.28%) Analytics
8 15 (11.72%) BCP
9 14 (10.94%) Business Continuity Planning
10 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.25%) Data Protection
12 8 (6.25%) ITIL
12 8 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (5.47%) Security Management
13 7 (5.47%) Information Assurance
13 7 (5.47%) Security Testing
14 6 (4.69%) Information Security Governance
14 6 (4.69%) Coaching
15 5 (3.91%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 69 (53.91%) CISSP
2 59 (46.09%) CISM
3 43 (33.59%) Degree
4 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.03%) CISA
6 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.91%) CRISC
8 2 (1.56%) EnCE
9 1 (0.78%) CEH
9 1 (0.78%) PMP
9 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.03%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.25%) COBIT
4 4 (3.13%) QA
5 1 (0.78%) COSO
5 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (3.91%) IBM
1 5 (3.91%) Oracle
2 3 (2.34%) SAP
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.56%) CA
3 2 (1.56%) Symantec
3 2 (1.56%) VMware
4 1 (0.78%) Splunk
4 1 (0.78%) ArcSight
4 1 (0.78%) LogLogic
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.78%) Dell
4 1 (0.78%) EMC
4 1 (0.78%) Citrix
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £3400.00 - £41000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 14 days ago