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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 163 141 145
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 10 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 5
Average salary £36,895 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.18% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3017 2630 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.78% 79.91% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2025 1724 1651
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
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 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
(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
Edinburgh - 10 £36,895 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) CISSP
3 8 (42.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (42.11%) CISA
3 8 (42.11%) CISM
3 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity
3 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (42.11%) TOGAF
3 8 (42.11%) BC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Time Management
3 8 (42.11%) BS25999
3 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
3 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (42.11%) QA
3 8 (42.11%) COBIT
4 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Security Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) B2B
6 4 (21.05%) Business Development
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Coordinator
2 7 (36.84%) Auditor
3 4 (21.05%) Account Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Internal Account Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Network Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Account Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
1 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) CESG
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity
1 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (42.11%) TOGAF
1 8 (42.11%) Time Management
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Security Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) B2B
4 4 (21.05%) Business Development
5 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) V-Model
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) CISSP
3 8 (42.11%) CISA
3 8 (42.11%) CISM
3 8 (42.11%) BC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (42.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (42.11%) BS25999
2 8 (42.11%) QA
2 8 (42.11%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
1 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint