Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 61 99
Rank change year-on-year +1 +38 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 48 24 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.38% 2.58% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 2.74% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 31
10th Percentile £35,375 £20,500 £34,750
25th Percentile £42,000 £22,250 £39,638
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £35,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +64.29% -36.36% -4.35%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,500 £71,250 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +31.58% -13.64% -

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 1,290 877 1,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.91% 94.20% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 857 604 1,265
10th Percentile £32,800 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,063 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 13 (27.08%) AWS
2 11 (22.92%) Azure
2 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco
3 10 (20.83%) DevOps
4 9 (18.75%) Docker
4 9 (18.75%) Data Science
4 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (18.75%) Social Skills
4 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 9 (18.75%) Python
4 9 (18.75%) A+ Certification
4 9 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) Information Security
5 8 (16.67%) Data Security
5 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (16.67%) NIST
5 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.67%) Kubernetes
6 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (14.58%) Project Delivery
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
6 7 (14.58%) LAN
6 7 (14.58%) WAN
6 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.58%) Security Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) Alfresco
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) AWS
2 11 (22.92%) Azure
3 6 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (4.17%) GCP
6 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.58%) LAN
2 7 (14.58%) WAN
3 6 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (8.33%) SSL
5 3 (6.25%) DMZ
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.17%) DNS
6 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.17%) Network Security
6 2 (4.17%) OpenVPN
6 2 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) HTTP
7 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) MySQL
1 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Social Skills
3 7 (14.58%) Multimedia
4 5 (10.42%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Games
5 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Trainee
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Trainee Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Ethical Hacker
5 2 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Information Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
1 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 6 (12.50%) Vue.js
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) OAuth
3 2 (4.17%) OpenID
3 2 (4.17%) SAML
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) React
4 1 (2.08%) SailPoint
4 1 (2.08%) SPML
4 1 (2.08%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) EMC VNX
1 6 (12.50%) FMCG
1 6 (12.50%) Raspberry Pi
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (12.50%) VMS
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.08%) Unix
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) DevOps
2 9 (18.75%) Data Science
2 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (16.67%) Data Security
3 8 (16.67%) Information Security
3 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.58%) Project Delivery
4 7 (14.58%) Security Management
5 6 (12.50%) Facilities Management
5 6 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (12.50%) SDLC
5 6 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (10.42%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Python
2 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) A+ Certification
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) CISSP
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) CISA
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (4.17%) CRISC
4 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.67%) NIST
3 6 (12.50%) SLA
4 5 (10.42%) COBIT
4 5 (10.42%) NIST 800
5 2 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (4.17%) GDPR
5 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
2 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (12.50%) BladeLogic
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Nagios
2 6 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
3 2 (4.17%) Terraform
4 1 (2.08%) Grafana
4 1 (2.08%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco
3 8 (16.67%) VMware
4 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
4 7 (14.58%) Veeam
5 6 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 6 (12.50%) BMC
5 6 (12.50%) Dell
5 6 (12.50%) EMC
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle
5 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.33%) Splunk
7 2 (4.17%) Google
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.08%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.08%) IronPort
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Zscaler