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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 120 48 103
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +55
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 47 124 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.65% 4.14% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 4.63% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 94 63
Median salary £50,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.95% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £37,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
2568 2680 3248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.07% 89.45% 84.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1676 2167
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -55 26 £47,500 +13.09% 1
Edinburgh -32 10 £73,000 +32.72% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £60,000 -
Fife - 2 - - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 51 (46.36%) Finance
2 34 (30.91%) Management Information System
3 33 (30.00%) CISSP
4 29 (26.36%) SIEM
4 29 (26.36%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (24.55%) Risk Management
6 26 (23.64%) Unix
6 26 (23.64%) Degree
7 25 (22.73%) Security Operations
8 24 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (20.91%) Banking
9 23 (20.91%) Windows
10 21 (19.09%) Network Security
11 16 (14.55%) CISM
12 15 (13.64%) Firewall
12 15 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (12.73%) CEH
13 14 (12.73%) Security Management
13 14 (12.73%) Analytics
14 13 (11.82%) GIAC
14 13 (11.82%) Penetration Testing
15 12 (10.91%) Data Protection
15 12 (10.91%) Vulnerability Management
15 12 (10.91%) Risk Assessment
16 11 (10.00%) Project Management
16 11 (10.00%) Computer Science
17 9 (8.18%) Incident Management
17 9 (8.18%) CISA
17 9 (8.18%) ITIL
17 9 (8.18%) MS Excel

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 7 (6.36%) SAS
2 3 (2.73%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.73%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.73%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.82%) CICS
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) Network Security
2 15 (13.64%) Firewall
3 7 (6.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.55%) VPN
5 4 (3.64%) HTTP
6 3 (2.73%) FTP
6 3 (2.73%) SAN
6 3 (2.73%) SNMP
6 3 (2.73%) SSL
7 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.82%) LAN
7 2 (1.82%) SSH
7 2 (1.82%) VLAN
7 2 (1.82%) WAN
7 2 (1.82%) Wireless
8 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.73%) Big Data
3 3 (2.73%) Parquet
4 2 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 51 (46.36%) Finance
2 23 (20.91%) Banking
3 7 (6.36%) Legal
4 6 (5.45%) Law
5 5 (4.55%) Publishing
6 4 (3.64%) Electronics
6 4 (3.64%) Marketing
7 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.82%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (37.27%) Analyst
2 27 (24.55%) Security Analyst
3 21 (19.09%) Consultant
3 21 (19.09%) Security Consultant
4 20 (18.18%) Information Analyst
4 20 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
5 17 (15.45%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Lead Security Consultant
8 9 (8.18%) IT Consultant
8 9 (8.18%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (7.27%) Senior Security Analyst
10 7 (6.36%) Senior Security Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) SOC Consultant
10 7 (6.36%) Technology Consultant
11 6 (5.45%) Information Security Consultant
11 6 (5.45%) Security Manager
12 5 (4.55%) Senior Information Analyst
12 5 (4.55%) Senior Information Security Analyst
13 4 (3.64%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) CGI
1 4 (3.64%) CSS
2 3 (2.73%) Apache Flex
2 3 (2.73%) Ext JS
2 3 (2.73%) GWT
2 3 (2.73%) Kafka
2 3 (2.73%) Middleware
2 3 (2.73%) REST
2 3 (2.73%) Silverlight
2 3 (2.73%) SOAP
2 3 (2.73%) XML
3 2 (1.82%) ISPF
3 2 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.91%) Management Information System
2 24 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.64%) CESG
5 4 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.64%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (3.64%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (3.64%) PKI
5 4 (3.64%) SCADA
6 3 (2.73%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.73%) RIA
7 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.82%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.82%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.82%) Statistics
7 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.64%) Unix
2 23 (20.91%) Windows
3 6 (5.45%) Linux
4 4 (3.64%) Solaris
5 2 (1.82%) AIX
5 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.82%) zOS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) Cybersecurity
1 29 (26.36%) SIEM
2 27 (24.55%) Risk Management
3 25 (22.73%) Security Operations
4 14 (12.73%) Analytics
4 14 (12.73%) Security Management
5 13 (11.82%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (10.91%) Data Protection
6 12 (10.91%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (10.91%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (10.00%) Project Management
8 9 (8.18%) Incident Management
8 9 (8.18%) ITIL
9 8 (7.27%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.36%) Data Analytics
10 7 (6.36%) Information Security Management
10 7 (6.36%) Use Case
11 6 (5.45%) Line Management
11 6 (5.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) C
1 7 (6.36%) C#
1 7 (6.36%) C++
1 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.45%) Java
3 5 (4.55%) Perl
4 4 (3.64%) SQL
5 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.73%) Python
5 3 (2.73%) Ruby
5 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.73%) VBScript
6 2 (1.82%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.82%) CLIST
6 2 (1.82%) JCL
6 2 (1.82%) REXX
Qualifications
1 33 (30.00%) CISSP
2 26 (23.64%) Degree
3 16 (14.55%) CISM
4 14 (12.73%) CEH
5 13 (11.82%) GIAC
6 9 (8.18%) CISA
7 6 (5.45%) SANS
7 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (2.73%) CISMP
9 3 (2.73%) CLAS
9 3 (2.73%) SSCP
10 2 (1.82%) CRISC
10 2 (1.82%) ISEB
10 2 (1.82%) OSCP
11 1 (0.91%) CHECK Team Member
11 1 (0.91%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.91%) Cyber Scheme
11 1 (0.91%) GCIH
11 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.36%) COBIT
2 7 (6.36%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.73%) SLA
4 2 (1.82%) Basel II
4 2 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) RACF
2 2 (1.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (1.82%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Nessus
2 5 (4.55%) QRadar
3 3 (2.73%) Fluentd
3 3 (2.73%) Nagios
4 2 (1.82%) zSecure
5 1 (0.91%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.91%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 6 (5.45%) IBM
2 5 (4.55%) ArcSight
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle
2 5 (4.55%) Splunk
3 4 (3.64%) Qualys
4 3 (2.73%) Intel Security
4 3 (2.73%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.82%) CA
5 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco
5 2 (1.82%) Cognos
5 2 (1.82%) Imperva
5 2 (1.82%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.82%) Remedy
5 2 (1.82%) Sybase
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix
6 1 (0.91%) Dell
6 1 (0.91%) EMC
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
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