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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 51 76 107
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 142 96 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.26% 2.60% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 3.11% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 99 62 39
Average salary £42,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,050 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £62,300 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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
2956 3088 2524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.66% 83.48% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 2002 1637
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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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
Glasgow +26 68 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Edinburgh +1 55 £45,000 - 6
Aberdeen - 7 £32,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £39,000 -
Moray - 3 - -
Dundee - 1 £42,233 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £29,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 152 (57.58%) Finance
2 119 (45.08%) CISSP
3 89 (33.71%) Cyber Security
4 85 (32.20%) Degree
5 80 (30.30%) CISM
6 76 (28.79%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (27.27%) Risk Management
8 58 (21.97%) Cryptography
8 58 (21.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 55 (20.83%) Incident Management
10 54 (20.45%) Network Security
11 52 (19.70%) Banking
12 51 (19.32%) Legal
13 50 (18.94%) Data Security
14 49 (18.56%) SIEM
15 43 (16.29%) Management Information System
15 43 (16.29%) Windows
16 41 (15.53%) ITIL
17 36 (13.64%) Law
18 33 (12.50%) UNIX
19 32 (12.12%) Retail
19 32 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
20 30 (11.36%) Business Continuity
20 30 (11.36%) CISA
21 25 (9.47%) PCI DSS
21 25 (9.47%) Internet
22 24 (9.09%) Security Management
22 24 (9.09%) Project Management
23 23 (8.71%) Mentoring
24 22 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (2.65%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (2.65%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (2.27%) IIS
5 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.38%) Drupal
6 1 (0.38%) JBoss
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (20.45%) Network Security
2 25 (9.47%) Internet
3 13 (4.92%) HTTPS
3 13 (4.92%) SSL
4 10 (3.79%) Firewall
5 9 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (3.41%) SAN
6 7 (2.65%) Intranet
6 7 (2.65%) LDAP
6 7 (2.65%) HTTP
7 3 (1.14%) LAN
7 3 (1.14%) WLAN
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.38%) InfiniBand
9 1 (0.38%) SNMP
9 1 (0.38%) DNS
9 1 (0.38%) DHCP
9 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.27%) DB2
3 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) JIRA
1 1 (0.38%) Hudson
1 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.38%) Trac
General
1 152 (57.58%) Finance
2 52 (19.70%) Banking
3 51 (19.32%) Legal
4 36 (13.64%) Law
5 32 (12.12%) Retail
6 14 (5.30%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.14%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (37.88%) Analyst
2 77 (29.17%) Security Analyst
3 65 (24.62%) Information Analyst
3 65 (24.62%) Information Security Analyst
4 26 (9.85%) Consultant
4 26 (9.85%) Senior Analyst
5 25 (9.47%) Security Consultant
6 18 (6.82%) Security Manager
7 17 (6.44%) Information Security Consultant
8 16 (6.06%) Senior Security Analyst
9 15 (5.68%) Information Manager
9 15 (5.68%) Senior Information Analyst
9 15 (5.68%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 14 (5.30%) Information Security Manager
11 12 (4.55%) Incident Analyst
12 11 (4.17%) Lead Security Consultant
13 10 (3.79%) Senior Security Consultant
13 10 (3.79%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (3.79%) Senior Manager
14 8 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.92%) J2EE
2 9 (3.41%) .NET
3 6 (2.27%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 3 (1.14%) CSS
5 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.38%) OpenID
6 1 (0.38%) OAuth
6 1 (0.38%) Web Services
6 1 (0.38%) SAML
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 76 (28.79%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (21.97%) Cryptography
3 43 (16.29%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.17%) DataPower
4 11 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
5 8 (3.03%) SCADA
6 7 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.65%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.52%) CESG
8 3 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.14%) PKI
9 2 (0.76%) BYOD
9 2 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.38%) CCTV
10 1 (0.38%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.38%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.29%) Windows
2 33 (12.50%) UNIX
3 18 (6.82%) Linux
4 10 (3.79%) AIX
5 9 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.03%) Solaris
7 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (33.71%) Cyber Security
2 72 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 55 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 50 (18.94%) Data Security
5 49 (18.56%) SIEM
6 41 (15.53%) ITIL
7 32 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
8 30 (11.36%) Business Continuity
9 24 (9.09%) Security Management
9 24 (9.09%) Project Management
10 23 (8.71%) Mentoring
11 22 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (7.58%) Analytics
13 17 (6.44%) BCP
14 16 (6.06%) Data Protection
15 12 (4.55%) Computer Security
15 12 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 12 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
16 11 (4.17%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.06%) Java
2 13 (4.92%) Shell Script
3 12 (4.55%) SQL
4 7 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.14%) C#
6 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.38%) Ruby
7 1 (0.38%) C++
7 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) Perl
7 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 119 (45.08%) CISSP
2 85 (32.20%) Degree
3 80 (30.30%) CISM
4 30 (11.36%) CISA
5 19 (7.20%) Security Cleared
6 17 (6.44%) CISMP
7 11 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.65%) MCSE
9 6 (2.27%) CCNP
9 6 (2.27%) CCNA
9 6 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.27%) MCTS
10 4 (1.52%) CEH
10 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.52%) GIAC
11 3 (1.14%) MBA
11 3 (1.14%) SSCP
11 3 (1.14%) ISEB
11 3 (1.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (21.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (9.47%) PCI DSS
3 19 (7.20%) COBIT
4 7 (2.65%) SLA
5 5 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.89%) QA
6 4 (1.52%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.38%) COSO
System Software
1 13 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.27%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.38%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.03%) Nagios
2 7 (2.65%) Tivoli
3 6 (2.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (2.27%) Puppet
3 6 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.82%) IBM
3 16 (6.06%) Oracle
4 15 (5.68%) Splunk
5 14 (5.30%) Symantec
6 13 (4.92%) VMware
7 7 (2.65%) Sophos
7 7 (2.65%) Websense
7 7 (2.65%) Cisco
8 6 (2.27%) Dell
8 6 (2.27%) CA
8 6 (2.27%) McAfee
9 5 (1.89%) IronPort
9 5 (1.89%) EMC
10 4 (1.52%) CommVault
10 4 (1.52%) NetApp
10 4 (1.52%) Qualys
10 4 (1.52%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (1.14%) F5
11 3 (1.14%) ArcSight
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