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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 50 99 126
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +27
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 122 76 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.11% 1.99% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 2.42% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 91 64 19
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £32,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
2587 3144 2538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.08% 82.33% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 2084 1541
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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
Glasgow +48 75 £42,000 +12.00% 9
Edinburgh +8 45 £55,000 +29.41% 4
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £39,000 -
Fife - 1 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £62,000 -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 128 (69.19%) Finance
2 95 (51.35%) CISSP
3 67 (36.22%) Cyber Security
4 62 (33.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (30.27%) CISM
6 55 (29.73%) Risk Management
7 54 (29.19%) Degree
8 51 (27.57%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (20.54%) Cryptography
10 36 (19.46%) Network Security
11 34 (18.38%) Risk Assessment
12 33 (17.84%) Data Security
13 31 (16.76%) Management Information System
14 30 (16.22%) Incident Management
15 29 (15.68%) Banking
16 28 (15.14%) ITIL
17 27 (14.59%) PCI DSS
18 26 (14.05%) SIEM
18 26 (14.05%) CISA
18 26 (14.05%) Business Continuity
18 26 (14.05%) Law
19 25 (13.51%) Project Management
20 23 (12.43%) UNIX
20 23 (12.43%) Windows
21 21 (11.35%) Internet
21 21 (11.35%) Security Management
22 20 (10.81%) Legal
23 19 (10.27%) Analytics
23 19 (10.27%) Data Protection
24 18 (9.73%) Security Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (2.70%) IIS
2 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (2.16%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (2.16%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.46%) Network Security
2 21 (11.35%) Internet
3 13 (7.03%) Intranet
4 8 (4.32%) HTTPS
4 8 (4.32%) SSL
5 7 (3.78%) LAN
6 6 (3.24%) WLAN
7 4 (2.16%) HTTP
7 4 (2.16%) LDAP
8 3 (1.62%) Firewall
8 3 (1.62%) SAN
9 2 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.54%) DNS
10 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.54%) Big Data
3 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
General
1 128 (69.19%) Finance
2 29 (15.68%) Banking
3 26 (14.05%) Law
4 20 (10.81%) Legal
5 14 (7.57%) Retail
6 10 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (5.41%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (25.95%) Analyst
2 41 (22.16%) Security Analyst
3 37 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 37 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 21 (11.35%) Security Manager
5 20 (10.81%) Consultant
5 20 (10.81%) Security Consultant
6 19 (10.27%) Information Security Officer
6 19 (10.27%) Security Officer
6 19 (10.27%) Information Manager
7 18 (9.73%) Information Security Consultant
8 17 (9.19%) Information Security Manager
8 17 (9.19%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (8.11%) Senior Manager
10 14 (7.57%) Senior Security Analyst
11 12 (6.49%) Senior Information Analyst
11 12 (6.49%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Governance Manager
12 9 (4.86%) Incident Analyst
13 8 (4.32%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.32%) J2EE
2 6 (3.24%) .NET
3 4 (2.16%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 3 (1.62%) CSS
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.08%) JSP
5 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (27.57%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (20.54%) Cryptography
3 31 (16.76%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.41%) SCADA
4 10 (5.41%) Mobile Payment
5 7 (3.78%) DataPower
5 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.16%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.62%) CESG
9 2 (1.08%) PKI
10 1 (0.54%) BYOD
10 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.43%) UNIX
1 23 (12.43%) Windows
2 14 (7.57%) Linux
3 6 (3.24%) AIX
4 4 (2.16%) Solaris
4 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.22%) Cyber Security
2 55 (29.73%) Risk Management
3 34 (18.38%) Risk Assessment
4 33 (17.84%) Data Security
5 30 (16.22%) Incident Management
6 28 (15.14%) ITIL
7 26 (14.05%) SIEM
7 26 (14.05%) Business Continuity
8 25 (13.51%) Project Management
9 21 (11.35%) Security Management
10 19 (10.27%) Analytics
10 19 (10.27%) Data Protection
11 17 (9.19%) Mentoring
12 16 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (8.65%) BCP
13 12 (6.49%) Business Analysis
13 12 (6.49%) Investment Management
13 12 (6.49%) Information Assurance
13 12 (6.49%) Business Continuity Planning
14 11 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.86%) Java
2 8 (4.32%) SQL
2 8 (4.32%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.62%) C#
4 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.54%) Ruby
5 1 (0.54%) C
5 1 (0.54%) C++
5 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 95 (51.35%) CISSP
2 56 (30.27%) CISM
3 54 (29.19%) Degree
4 26 (14.05%) CISA
5 18 (9.73%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.86%) CISMP
7 8 (4.32%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.24%) MBA
9 5 (2.70%) CRISC
10 3 (1.62%) GIAC
10 3 (1.62%) ISEB
11 2 (1.08%) CEH
11 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (1.08%) EnCE
11 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.54%) SSCP
12 1 (0.54%) PMP
12 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (33.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (14.59%) PCI DSS
3 17 (9.19%) COBIT
4 4 (2.16%) SLA
4 4 (2.16%) QA
5 2 (1.08%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) Nagios
1 4 (2.16%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.08%) Puppet
2 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (5.95%) Oracle
2 8 (4.32%) IBM
3 7 (3.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.70%) VMware
4 5 (2.70%) SAP
5 4 (2.16%) CA
5 4 (2.16%) Splunk
6 3 (1.62%) F5
7 2 (1.08%) Remedy
8 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.54%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.54%) Websense
8 1 (0.54%) Sophos
8 1 (0.54%) Symantec
8 1 (0.54%) HP
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Posted: Yesterday
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