The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 157 167 150
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 11 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -13.18%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
Information Assurance
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2764 3177 2622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.77% 84.29% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1742 2126 1699
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram 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 2 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 9 £30,650 - 1
Edinburgh +3 6 £62,500 +69.40% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 16 (47.06%) Information Security
3 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
3 15 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (44.12%) Security Testing
3 15 (44.12%) ISEB
4 14 (41.18%) CISSP
4 14 (41.18%) ISTQB
5 13 (38.24%) Banking
6 12 (35.29%) COBIT
6 12 (35.29%) FATCA
7 11 (32.35%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (32.35%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (32.35%) Cyber Security
7 11 (32.35%) SCADA
7 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
7 11 (32.35%) PCI DSS
7 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
7 11 (32.35%) Cryptography
7 11 (32.35%) ITIL
7 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
7 11 (32.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (32.35%) CISA
7 11 (32.35%) CISM
8 7 (20.59%) Degree
8 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
8 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
1 6 (17.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
3 11 (32.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (8.82%) Legal
5 2 (5.88%) Law
5 2 (5.88%) Back Office
6 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Security Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Cyber Security Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Test Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Security Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Information Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Information Assurance Officer
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Cryptography
1 11 (32.35%) SCADA
1 11 (32.35%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Information Security
2 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
2 15 (44.12%) Security Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (32.35%) Cyber Security
3 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 6 (17.65%) Benchmarking
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Security Management
6 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
6 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.88%) V-Model
7 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) ISEB
2 14 (41.18%) CISSP
2 14 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
3 11 (32.35%) CISA
3 11 (32.35%) CISM
4 7 (20.59%) Degree
5 6 (17.65%) MBA
6 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (35.29%) COBIT
2 12 (35.29%) FATCA
3 11 (32.35%) PCI DSS
4 3 (8.82%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.94%) Hyland
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