Period
to 5 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 75 89
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 67 14 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.40% 1.71% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 1.81% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 40 11 34
10th Percentile £38,600 £42,000 £33,243
25th Percentile £43,734 £43,500 £35,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +36.84% -5.00%
75th Percentile £70,313 " £57,500
90th Percentile £86,250 " £62,125
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,575 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.61% -13.50% +10.00%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,400 775 1,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.98% 94.63% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 919 564 1,168
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in Glasgow over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 27 (40.30%) Finance
1 27 (40.30%) Azure
2 22 (32.84%) Social Skills
3 21 (31.34%) DevOps
4 20 (29.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (28.36%) Windows
5 19 (28.36%) Public Cloud
5 19 (28.36%) Analytics
6 17 (25.37%) SIEM
6 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
6 17 (25.37%) Firewall
7 16 (23.88%) Information Security
8 15 (22.39%) VMware
9 14 (20.90%) AWS
10 13 (19.40%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (19.40%) Project Delivery
10 13 (19.40%) NIST
10 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
10 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
11 12 (17.91%) Citrix
11 12 (17.91%) Cyber Essentials
12 11 (16.42%) Presales
12 11 (16.42%) Change Management
13 10 (14.93%) Security Management
13 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
13 10 (14.93%) Time Management
13 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (14.93%) Serverless
13 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 27 (40.30%) Azure
2 14 (20.90%) AWS
3 10 (14.93%) Serverless
4 8 (11.94%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (7.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.99%) GCP
8 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) Network Security
3 8 (11.94%) DMZ
4 5 (7.46%) Kerberos
4 5 (7.46%) SSL
4 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.97%) 5G
5 4 (5.97%) Internet
5 4 (5.97%) LTE
5 4 (5.97%) Modbus
5 4 (5.97%) MPLS
5 4 (5.97%) Wireless
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.99%) HTTP
6 2 (2.99%) LAN
6 2 (2.99%) VLAN
6 2 (2.99%) WAN
7 1 (1.49%) IPsec
7 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (40.30%) Finance
2 22 (32.84%) Social Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Police
4 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Electronics
4 4 (5.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (4.48%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.99%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
7 1 (1.49%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
1 15 (22.39%) Security Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Azure Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.46%) Administrator
4 5 (7.46%) Angular Developer
4 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Consultant
4 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Information Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Development Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Security Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Security Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Development Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
2 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
2 5 (7.46%) OAuth
2 5 (7.46%) OpenID
2 5 (7.46%) SAML
2 5 (7.46%) Vue.js
3 3 (4.48%) OpenTelemetry
4 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.49%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.49%) SPML
4 1 (1.49%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) Smart Meter
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (7.46%) FMCG
3 5 (7.46%) Raspberry Pi
4 4 (5.97%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 4 (5.97%) Internet of Things
4 4 (5.97%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) DevOps
2 19 (28.36%) Analytics
3 17 (25.37%) SIEM
4 16 (23.88%) Information Security
5 13 (19.40%) Project Delivery
5 13 (19.40%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (16.42%) Change Management
6 11 (16.42%) Presales
7 10 (14.93%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
7 10 (14.93%) Security Management
7 10 (14.93%) Software Licensing
7 10 (14.93%) Time Management
8 9 (13.43%) ITIL
9 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.94%) ISMS
9 8 (11.94%) Scrum
10 7 (10.45%) ERP
10 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) Python
2 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.46%) C#
4 4 (5.97%) C
5 3 (4.48%) SQL
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Java
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) CISA
3 4 (5.97%) CISSP
3 4 (5.97%) PhD
3 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) CCNA
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.99%) CRISC
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (19.40%) NIST
3 12 (17.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (13.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (10.45%) GDPR
6 2 (2.99%) Accessibility
6 2 (2.99%) QA
7 1 (1.49%) COBIT
7 1 (1.49%) NIST 800
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.48%) Grafana
2 3 (4.48%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) VMware
3 12 (17.91%) Citrix
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco
4 6 (8.96%) Splunk
5 4 (5.97%) Juniper
6 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
6 3 (4.48%) Zscaler
7 2 (2.99%) RedGate
7 2 (2.99%) Veeam
8 1 (1.49%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.49%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle