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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 142 157 170
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.40% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Median salary - £55,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.68%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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
2275 2977 3101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.96% 90.79% 86.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1870 1992
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,781 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
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 26 September 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
Glasgow +13 4 - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (36.36%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (36.36%) CLAS
3 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) CESG
3 4 (36.36%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (36.36%) CISA
3 4 (36.36%) CISM
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
3 4 (36.36%) Security Management
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Legal
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) IT Governance

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Information Officer
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security Officer
1 4 (36.36%) Security Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Security Officer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Governance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Governance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Governance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) CESG
1 4 (36.36%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (36.36%) CISA
2 4 (36.36%) CISM
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) CLAS
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS