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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 56 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19 +26
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 108 47 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.73% 3.64% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 3.98% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 19
10th Percentile £35,500 £36,250 £20,750
25th Percentile £42,500 - £22,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £42,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +20.00% -37.78%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,375 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +26.32% -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 1,490 1,181 1,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 92.89% 91.41% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 806 833 792
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,500 £32,275
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,280 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.04% +2.84% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £63,829
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +1.06% +4.44%

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 25 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 46 (42.59%) Azure
2 42 (38.89%) Finance
3 36 (33.33%) Social Skills
4 30 (27.78%) SIEM
5 27 (25.00%) Degree
6 26 (24.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
6 26 (24.07%) GDPR
7 25 (23.15%) Microsoft 365
8 23 (21.30%) AWS
8 23 (21.30%) Information Security
9 22 (20.37%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (19.44%) Risk Management
10 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
11 20 (18.52%) Project Management
11 20 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (16.67%) Analytics
12 18 (16.67%) Firewall
12 18 (16.67%) Project Delivery
13 17 (15.74%) Cyber Essentials
13 17 (15.74%) Security Management
14 16 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
14 16 (14.81%) CISSP
14 16 (14.81%) Windows
14 16 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (13.89%) Data Protection
15 15 (13.89%) Business Continuity
16 14 (12.96%) CISA
16 14 (12.96%) CISM
16 14 (12.96%) Linux

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 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Chatbot
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Sentinel
2 5 (4.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 46 (42.59%) Azure
2 25 (23.15%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (21.30%) AWS
4 13 (12.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (12.04%) Azure Sentinel
5 6 (5.56%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 6 (5.56%) GCP
6 5 (4.63%) AWS Direct Connect
6 5 (4.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 5 (4.63%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.85%) SaaS
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (6.48%) Kerberos
3 5 (4.63%) Network Security
4 3 (2.78%) VPN
5 2 (1.85%) SSL
6 1 (0.93%) DMZ
6 1 (0.93%) Internet
6 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) SSH
6 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
6 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.85%) Big Data
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (1.85%) Maven
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.93%) Gradle
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (38.89%) Finance
2 36 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 11 (10.19%) Local Government
3 11 (10.19%) Police
4 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.33%) Banking
5 6 (5.56%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (4.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (4.63%) Law
6 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.70%) Public Sector
7 4 (3.70%) Publishing
8 3 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.85%) Military
9 2 (1.85%) Retail
10 1 (0.93%) Back Office
10 1 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Architect
1 19 (17.59%) Security Manager
2 15 (13.89%) Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Senior Manager
4 11 (10.19%) Security Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 9 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.41%) Graduate
7 7 (6.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Administrator
8 5 (4.63%) Cloud Specialist
8 5 (4.63%) Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Information Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (4.63%) IT Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) IT Security Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.70%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) SAML
2 11 (10.19%) LDAP
3 5 (4.63%) REST
4 4 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (3.70%) Spring
4 4 (3.70%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.85%) .NET
5 2 (1.85%) CSS
5 2 (1.85%) HTML
5 2 (1.85%) HTML5
5 2 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.93%) COM
6 1 (0.93%) Kafka
6 1 (0.93%) OAuth
6 1 (0.93%) OpenID
6 1 (0.93%) OpenTelemetry
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.19%) Public Cloud
3 9 (8.33%) PKI
3 9 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 8 (7.41%) e-Learning
5 6 (5.56%) Cloud Native
6 5 (4.63%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (3.70%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.81%) Windows
2 14 (12.96%) Linux
3 9 (8.33%) Unix
3 9 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) SIEM
2 23 (21.30%) Information Security
3 22 (20.37%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (19.44%) Risk Management
5 20 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (18.52%) Project Management
6 18 (16.67%) Analytics
6 18 (16.67%) Project Delivery
7 17 (15.74%) Security Management
8 16 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
9 15 (13.89%) Business Continuity
9 15 (13.89%) Data Protection
10 14 (12.96%) Performance Management
11 13 (12.04%) ERP
11 13 (12.04%) ITIL
11 13 (12.04%) Time Management
12 12 (11.11%) Change Management
12 12 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (10.19%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.26%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) Java
3 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.85%) PHP
4 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) Bash
5 1 (0.93%) Groovy
5 1 (0.93%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) Ruby
5 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) Degree
2 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
3 16 (14.81%) CISSP
4 14 (12.96%) CISA
4 14 (12.96%) CISM
5 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.56%) CEH
7 5 (4.63%) AWS Certification
7 5 (4.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) CCSA
8 1 (0.93%) CCSE
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) GCIH
8 1 (0.93%) MCITP
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) MCSE
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.07%) GDPR
1 26 (24.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (15.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (10.19%) NIST
4 10 (9.26%) NCSC
5 9 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (7.41%) PCI DSS
6 8 (7.41%) QA
7 6 (5.56%) Accessibility
7 6 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (4.63%) RMADS
9 2 (1.85%) ISO 22301
9 2 (1.85%) WCAG
10 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Snort
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (4.63%) Nexpose
3 4 (3.70%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Grafana
4 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) Adobe
3 8 (7.41%) Apple
3 8 (7.41%) Splunk
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle
5 6 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 5 (4.63%) Centrify
6 5 (4.63%) Google
7 4 (3.70%) RedGate
8 3 (2.78%) Cisco
8 3 (2.78%) Darktrace
8 3 (2.78%) Dell
9 2 (1.85%) Snow
9 2 (1.85%) VMware
10 1 (0.93%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.93%) Juniper
10 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.93%) Sophos