The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 69 55 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +31
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 86 135 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.07% 4.13% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 4.56% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 51 98 65
Median salary £52,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,150 £60,300
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
Information Security
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
2509 2959 3221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.70% 90.60% 86.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1882 2104
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Information Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Scotland region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Scotland

Information Security
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 Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Edinburgh +1 40 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Glasgow -16 37 £45,000 +7.14%
Stirling - 4 £47,500 - 2
Fife -1 2 - -
Renfrewshire -1 2 £60,000 +103.38%
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 49 (37.98%) CISSP
1 49 (37.98%) Finance
2 43 (33.33%) CISM
3 30 (23.26%) CISA
4 28 (21.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (19.38%) Risk Management
6 24 (18.60%) Data Protection
7 23 (17.83%) Degree
8 21 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
8 21 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (15.50%) Network Security
9 20 (15.50%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (15.50%) Firewall
10 19 (14.73%) Windows
10 19 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (13.95%) Security Operations
11 18 (13.95%) CRISC
11 18 (13.95%) PCI DSS
12 17 (13.18%) Unix
13 16 (12.40%) SIEM
13 16 (12.40%) COBIT
14 15 (11.63%) Management Information System
14 15 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (10.85%) Incident Management
15 14 (10.85%) CEH
16 13 (10.08%) Security Management
17 12 (9.30%) Threat Management
18 11 (8.53%) Banking
18 11 (8.53%) C
18 11 (8.53%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security
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 6 (4.65%) SAS
2 5 (3.88%) IIS
3 3 (2.33%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.33%) CICS
3 3 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.33%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Office
3 3 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.50%) Firewall
1 20 (15.50%) Network Security
2 8 (6.20%) DHCP
2 8 (6.20%) DNS
3 6 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.10%) HTTP
5 4 (3.10%) SAN
5 4 (3.10%) SSL
6 3 (2.33%) FTP
6 3 (2.33%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.33%) SNMP
6 3 (2.33%) SSH
7 2 (1.55%) LAN
7 2 (1.55%) NAS
7 2 (1.55%) WAN
8 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) GIS
2 4 (3.10%) Big Data
3 3 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.33%) DB2
3 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.33%) Parquet
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 49 (37.98%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Banking
3 8 (6.20%) Legal
3 8 (6.20%) Retail
4 7 (5.43%) Law
5 4 (3.10%) Electronics
5 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.33%) Marketing
6 3 (2.33%) Publishing
7 2 (1.55%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (21.71%) Analyst
2 22 (17.05%) Consultant
2 22 (17.05%) Security Consultant
3 21 (16.28%) Security Analyst
4 16 (12.40%) Security Manager
5 15 (11.63%) Information Manager
6 14 (10.85%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (10.85%) Information Security Manager
7 13 (10.08%) Information Analyst
7 13 (10.08%) Information Security Analyst
7 13 (10.08%) Security Engineer
8 11 (8.53%) Information Security Officer
8 11 (8.53%) Security Officer
8 11 (8.53%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (8.53%) Senior Consultant
8 11 (8.53%) Senior Security Consultant
9 9 (6.98%) Information Officer
10 8 (6.20%) Senior Security Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) Senior Information Security Consultant
12 6 (4.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) Middleware
2 3 (2.33%) Apache Flex
2 3 (2.33%) CGI
2 3 (2.33%) CSS
2 3 (2.33%) Ext JS
2 3 (2.33%) GWT
2 3 (2.33%) HTML
2 3 (2.33%) ISPF
2 3 (2.33%) Kafka
2 3 (2.33%) REST
2 3 (2.33%) Silverlight
2 3 (2.33%) SOAP
2 3 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.88%) CESG
4 5 (3.88%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (3.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.10%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (3.10%) PKI
6 3 (2.33%) Cybercrime
6 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.33%) Derivative
6 3 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.33%) RIA
7 2 (1.55%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.55%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.55%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.55%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.73%) Windows
2 17 (13.18%) Unix
3 7 (5.43%) Linux
4 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.33%) zOS
5 1 (0.78%) AIX
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.38%) Risk Management
2 24 (18.60%) Data Protection
3 21 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
4 20 (15.50%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (13.95%) Security Operations
6 16 (12.40%) SIEM
7 15 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (10.85%) Incident Management
9 13 (10.08%) Security Management
10 12 (9.30%) Threat Management
11 11 (8.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (7.75%) Coaching
12 10 (7.75%) Data Loss Prevention
12 10 (7.75%) Information Security Management
13 9 (6.98%) Business Continuity
13 9 (6.98%) Internal Audit
13 9 (6.98%) ITIL
14 8 (6.20%) Information Assurance
14 8 (6.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.53%) C
2 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
2 9 (6.98%) SQL
3 8 (6.20%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.43%) C#
4 7 (5.43%) C++
5 6 (4.65%) Perl
6 5 (3.88%) Java
6 5 (3.88%) VBScript
7 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.33%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.33%) CLIST
8 3 (2.33%) JCL
8 3 (2.33%) Python
8 3 (2.33%) REXX
8 3 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (37.98%) CISSP
2 43 (33.33%) CISM
3 30 (23.26%) CISA
4 23 (17.83%) Degree
5 18 (13.95%) CRISC
6 14 (10.85%) CEH
7 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.65%) CGEIT
8 6 (4.65%) SANS
9 5 (3.88%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (3.10%) CLAS
10 4 (3.10%) GIAC
11 3 (2.33%) CISMP
11 3 (2.33%) IISP
11 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.55%) PCI QSA
13 1 (0.78%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.78%) Cyber Scheme
13 1 (0.78%) OSCP
13 1 (0.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (13.95%) PCI DSS
3 16 (12.40%) COBIT
4 5 (3.88%) ISO27002
5 4 (3.10%) ISO22301
6 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) RACF
2 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (2.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) QRadar
2 3 (2.33%) Fluentd
2 3 (2.33%) Nagios
2 3 (2.33%) Nessus
2 3 (2.33%) zSecure
3 1 (0.78%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.78%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 8 (6.20%) ArcSight
2 6 (4.65%) SAP
2 6 (4.65%) Splunk
3 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.10%) IBM
4 4 (3.10%) Qualys
5 3 (2.33%) CA
5 3 (2.33%) Intel Security
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle
5 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.33%) Sybase
6 2 (1.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.55%) Cisco
6 2 (1.55%) EMC
6 2 (1.55%) HP
6 2 (1.55%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.55%) Meraki
6 2 (1.55%) Remedy
6 2 (1.55%) Sophos
6 2 (1.55%) Zerto
Stirling, Stirlingshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirlingshire
Sanderson
Posted: 22 days ago
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Atos
Salary: pension, healthcare, dental
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £38000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago