The first table below looks at the demand for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 169 164 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.032% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.041% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £49,250 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.45% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3204 2419 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 79.11% 77.63% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 1377 1902
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Scotland region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Scotland

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Fife - 7 £48,500 -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
1 18 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (83.33%) CISM
3 14 (77.78%) Business Continuity
4 13 (72.22%) Management Information System
4 13 (72.22%) CISA
4 13 (72.22%) COBIT
5 10 (55.56%) Degree
5 10 (55.56%) Information Security
5 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
5 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) BC Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) BS25999
6 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
6 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
6 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 8 (44.44%) QA
6 8 (44.44%) Time Management
6 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
7 7 (38.89%) Security Management
8 5 (27.78%) Benchmarking
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
8 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Management
9 4 (22.22%) RMADS
10 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Senior Security Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Coordinator
1 8 (44.44%) Senior Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Auditor
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Management Information System
2 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) RMADS
4 2 (11.11%) CESG
4 2 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Business Continuity
2 10 (55.56%) Information Security
3 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 8 (44.44%) Time Management
3 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
4 7 (38.89%) Security Management
5 5 (27.78%) Benchmarking
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Database Security
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
7 2 (11.11%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (83.33%) CISM
3 13 (72.22%) CISA
4 10 (55.56%) Degree
4 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (72.22%) COBIT
3 8 (44.44%) BS25999
3 8 (44.44%) QA
3 8 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS