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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
UK / Scotland
Rank 132 152 140
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 3 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.27% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Median salary £72,500 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+141.66% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £30,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%

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
2050 2675 2836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.27% 90.68% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1695 1776
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 2 £60,000 -
Glasgow +15 1 £85,000 -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Assurance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared