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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 66 60 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 23 51 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.23% 3.87% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 4.24% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 46 28
Median salary £42,750 £44,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.46% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £35,750 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
938 1204 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.80% 91.42% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 498 777 695
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 30 September 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 20 (35.09%) CISM
3 15 (26.32%) CRISC
3 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (24.56%) CISSP
5 12 (21.05%) Windows
6 11 (19.30%) Unix
6 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
6 11 (19.30%) Banking
6 11 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (19.30%) Data Loss Prevention
7 10 (17.54%) Threat Management
7 10 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (15.79%) CISA
8 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (15.79%) Security Operations
9 8 (14.04%) COBIT
10 7 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (10.53%) CGEIT
11 6 (10.53%) Internal Audit
11 6 (10.53%) SIEM
12 5 (8.77%) Linux
12 5 (8.77%) C
12 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
12 5 (8.77%) Degree
13 4 (7.02%) Network Security
13 4 (7.02%) Information Assurance
13 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
13 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
13 4 (7.02%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (1.75%) SAS
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
1 4 (7.02%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
3 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.75%) SNMP
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Big Data
1 3 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) Parquet
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Security Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Information Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Information Security Officer
4 10 (17.54%) Security Officer
5 9 (15.79%) Information Officer
6 8 (14.04%) Consultant
6 8 (14.04%) Security Consultant
7 7 (12.28%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (10.53%) Security Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Lead Security Consultant
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Security Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
10 3 (5.26%) Security Manager
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Security Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.75%) CGI
2 1 (1.75%) Ext JS
2 1 (1.75%) GWT
2 1 (1.75%) Kafka
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) REST
2 1 (1.75%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.75%) SOAP
2 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.02%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.26%) Cybercrime
4 3 (5.26%) Derivative
5 2 (3.51%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.51%) Ontologies
5 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.75%) CESG
6 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.75%) DataPower
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.75%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Unix
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Data Loss Prevention
2 10 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (17.54%) Threat Management
3 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (15.79%) Security Operations
4 7 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (10.53%) Internal Audit
5 6 (10.53%) SIEM
6 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.02%) Information Assurance
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL
7 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.26%) Time Management
8 3 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) C
2 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) CISM
2 15 (26.32%) CRISC
3 14 (24.56%) CISSP
4 9 (15.79%) CISA
5 6 (10.53%) CGEIT
6 5 (8.77%) Degree
7 3 (5.26%) CISMP
8 1 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.75%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (1.75%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.75%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (1.75%) OSCP
8 1 (1.75%) SANS
8 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (14.04%) COBIT
3 3 (5.26%) ISO27002
3 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Fluentd
1 1 (1.75%) Nagios
1 1 (1.75%) Nessus
1 1 (1.75%) QRadar
1 1 (1.75%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
1 1 (1.75%) IBM
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (1.75%) Qualys
1 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
1 1 (1.75%) Splunk
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago