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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 149 146 170
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 5 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.37% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £36,895
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +49.07%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.82%
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
2559 2712 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.01% 89.30% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1698 2217
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,284 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire - 3 £60,000 -
Edinburgh -9 2 - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
1 9 (69.23%) Security Testing
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 8 (61.54%) ISEB
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Retail
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) CRM
6 3 (23.08%) CISSP
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) CESG
6 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) CISA
6 3 (23.08%) CISM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Legal
5 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) CESG
3 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Security Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) V-Model
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (23.08%) CISA
3 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) CLAS
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) FATCA