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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 74 43 73
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +30
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 35 68 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.75% 5.53% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 6.08% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21 63 40
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,250 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +6.52%
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
1182 1119 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.78% 90.98% 90.61%
Number of salaries quoted 598 705 798
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 July 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (25.93%) CISM
3 14 (25.93%) CISSP
4 13 (24.07%) Unix
5 12 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 11 (20.37%) Windows
7 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (18.52%) CRISC
8 9 (16.67%) SIEM
8 9 (16.67%) Network Security
8 9 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (16.67%) Banking
8 9 (16.67%) Firewall
9 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
9 8 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Degree
10 6 (11.11%) ITIL
10 6 (11.11%) Java
10 6 (11.11%) C
10 6 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
11 5 (9.26%) QRadar
11 5 (9.26%) Analytics
11 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.26%) Threat Management
11 5 (9.26%) ArcSight
11 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
11 5 (9.26%) Law

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 3 (5.56%) Apache Solr
1 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Firewall
1 9 (16.67%) Network Security
2 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.41%) HTTP
4 3 (5.56%) FTP
4 3 (5.56%) SNMP
5 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) VLAN
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) SSL
6 1 (1.85%) VPN
6 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Big Data
1 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.56%) Parquet
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Law
4 4 (7.41%) Legal
5 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.56%) Publishing
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Security Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Information Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Information Security Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Consultant
4 9 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
4 9 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 9 (16.67%) Security Officer
5 8 (14.81%) Information Officer
6 7 (12.96%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Security Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Lead Security Consultant
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Information Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Information Security Consultant
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Consultant
11 2 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Apache Flex
1 3 (5.56%) CGI
1 3 (5.56%) Ext JS
1 3 (5.56%) GWT
1 3 (5.56%) Kafka
1 3 (5.56%) REST
1 3 (5.56%) Silverlight
1 3 (5.56%) SOAP
1 3 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.56%) Cybercrime
4 3 (5.56%) RIA
4 3 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.85%) CESG
6 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.85%) DataPower
6 1 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Unix
2 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Security Operations
2 9 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (16.67%) SIEM
3 8 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (9.26%) Analytics
5 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.26%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
5 5 (9.26%) Threat Management
5 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) BCP
6 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.41%) Time Management
6 4 (7.41%) Web Filtering
7 3 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) C
1 6 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (5.56%) C#
2 3 (5.56%) C++
2 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.56%) Perl
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.56%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) Ruby
2 3 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) CISM
1 14 (25.93%) CISSP
2 10 (18.52%) CRISC
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) CISA
5 3 (5.56%) CEH
5 3 (5.56%) CISMP
5 3 (5.56%) GIAC
5 3 (5.56%) SANS
6 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.85%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.85%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (1.85%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.85%) Cyber Scheme
6 1 (1.85%) OSCP
6 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.26%) COBIT
3 3 (5.56%) ISO27002
4 2 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.85%) QA
5 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) QRadar
2 4 (7.41%) Nessus
3 3 (5.56%) Fluentd
3 3 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.85%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) ArcSight
2 4 (7.41%) Qualys
3 3 (5.56%) Intel Security
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.56%) Splunk
4 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (1.85%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
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