Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 101 78
Rank change year-on-year -8 -23 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 36 56 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.82% 2.54% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.73% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 31
Glasgow median annual salary £45,500 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.52% -4.17%
10th Percentile £25,250 £33,425 £38,750
90th Percentile £54,300 £67,625 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.06% -6.67% +10.53%

Information Security 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 1,875 2,052 1,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.65% 92.89% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,339 1,362 1,027
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (22.22%) Banking
4 8 (22.22%) Google
5 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
5 7 (19.44%) Degree
5 7 (19.44%) Network Security
5 7 (19.44%) CISSP
5 7 (19.44%) Windows
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) CCNA
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (16.67%) CISM
6 6 (16.67%) QA
6 6 (16.67%) Security Management
6 6 (16.67%) Legal
6 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.89%) Coaching
7 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.89%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (13.89%) Information Security Management
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) CCENT
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (13.89%) Client/Server
7 5 (13.89%) MCP

Information Security
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 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Network Security
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (8.33%) CouchDB
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Information Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Information Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Security Incident Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.33%) Akka.NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (8.33%) REST
2 3 (8.33%) WCF
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) Kafka
4 1 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.78%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) Client/Server
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) DataPower
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) SCADA
3 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
3 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (16.67%) Security Management
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Coaching
4 5 (13.89%) Information Security Management
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.11%) SOA
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (8.33%) Microservices
6 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) SOLID
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Scala
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (19.44%) CISSP
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
3 6 (16.67%) CCNA
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.67%) CISM
4 5 (13.89%) CCENT
4 5 (13.89%) MCP
4 5 (13.89%) MCSA
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.89%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (11.11%) CASP
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) CCSA
6 1 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CISMP
6 1 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.33%) GDPR
4 1 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.78%) HDFS
1 1 (2.78%) RACF
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Google
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Okta
4 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec