Period
to 27 July 2021

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

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 72 87
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 61 13 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.30% 1.40% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 1.48% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 20
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,100 £31,075
25th Percentile £32,500 £23,500 £36,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +23.53% -14.14%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £57,000
90th Percentile £64,950 £67,350 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year -6.98% +30.30% -9.84%

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 1,290 877 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% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 33 (54.10%) Social Skills
2 28 (45.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (42.62%) Line Management
4 24 (39.34%) Service Delivery
5 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
6 19 (31.15%) Retail
7 18 (29.51%) Facilities Management
8 16 (26.23%) TOGAF
8 16 (26.23%) CESG
8 16 (26.23%) SABSA
8 16 (26.23%) JSP 440
8 16 (26.23%) Risk Analysis
8 16 (26.23%) DNA
8 16 (26.23%) Migration
8 16 (26.23%) NCSC
8 16 (26.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 13 (21.31%) Driving Licence
9 13 (21.31%) Finance
10 10 (16.39%) Firewall
10 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (16.39%) NIST
11 9 (14.75%) Windows
12 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (13.11%) SLA
12 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
12 8 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (13.11%) Degree
12 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (9.84%) Threat Intelligence
13 6 (9.84%) Influencing Skills

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 2 (3.28%) Apache
1 2 (3.28%) IIS
1 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (4.92%) Azure
3 1 (1.64%) AWS
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Firewall
2 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) Modbus
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.28%) CTI
5 2 (3.28%) Network Security
5 2 (3.28%) PBX
5 2 (3.28%) SMTP
5 2 (3.28%) SSL
5 2 (3.28%) VoIP
5 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Power BI
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) WinDbg
General
1 33 (54.10%) Social Skills
2 19 (31.15%) Retail
3 13 (21.31%) Finance
4 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.84%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (8.20%) Law
7 4 (6.56%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (4.92%) Public Sector
9 2 (3.28%) Banking
9 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.64%) Automotive
10 1 (1.64%) Environmental Health
10 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Architect
1 16 (26.23%) Security Architect
2 6 (9.84%) Analyst
3 5 (8.20%) Security Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Administrator
4 4 (6.56%) Help Desk Administrator
4 4 (6.56%) Information Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Security Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Information Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Information Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) CESG
2 13 (21.31%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.20%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
5 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.64%) CCTV
6 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Line Management
2 24 (39.34%) Service Delivery
3 18 (29.51%) Facilities Management
4 16 (26.23%) DNA
4 16 (26.23%) Migration
4 16 (26.23%) Risk Analysis
4 16 (26.23%) SABSA
4 16 (26.23%) TOGAF
5 8 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.84%) CAFM
6 6 (9.84%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 6 (9.84%) Information Security Management
6 6 (9.84%) Security Management
6 6 (9.84%) Threat Intelligence
7 5 (8.20%) Coaching
7 5 (8.20%) Cost Reduction
7 5 (8.20%) Critical Thinking
7 5 (8.20%) ITIL
7 5 (8.20%) Preventative Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.92%) Python
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) CISSP
3 4 (6.56%) HNC
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
4 2 (3.28%) CISA
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (45.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (26.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 16 (26.23%) JSP 440
2 16 (26.23%) NCSC
3 10 (16.39%) NIST
4 8 (13.11%) SLA
5 6 (9.84%) COBIT
6 5 (8.20%) NIST 800
7 4 (6.56%) COSHH
7 4 (6.56%) GDPR
8 3 (4.92%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (4.92%) HIPAA
8 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
9 1 (1.64%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.64%) QRadar
2 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Siemens
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco
3 3 (4.92%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) BeyondTrust
4 1 (1.64%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.64%) Cybereason
4 1 (1.64%) ForeScout
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec
4 1 (1.64%) Thycotic