Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 94 91
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 -38
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 40 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.84% 2.41% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.61% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 30
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,250 £35,500 £36,950
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,750 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.63% -6.67% +24.31%

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 2,051 2,071 2,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.30% 92.25% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,505 1,341 1,128
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (37.50%) CISSP
4 13 (32.50%) CISM
5 12 (30.00%) Banking
5 12 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
6 9 (22.50%) Decision-Making
7 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.00%) Legal
8 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
8 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) Network Security
8 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.50%) CASP
8 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (15.00%) Windows
10 5 (12.50%) MCSA
10 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco
10 5 (12.50%) MCP
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (12.50%) Security Management
10 5 (12.50%) CCNA

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Military
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Security Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Information Analyst
4 9 (22.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Information Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Architect
8 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
8 3 (7.50%) Security Incident Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Architect
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) J2EE
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (7.50%) DataPower
4 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) CESG
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.50%) SCADA
6 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (22.50%) Decision-Making
2 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
3 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
3 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
3 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.50%) Coaching
4 5 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 5 (12.50%) Security Management
4 5 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Data Security
6 3 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (7.50%) SIEM
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) CISSP
2 13 (32.50%) CISM
3 12 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (17.50%) CASP
4 7 (17.50%) Degree
5 5 (12.50%) CCENT
5 5 (12.50%) CCNA
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (12.50%) MCP
5 5 (12.50%) MCSA
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (5.00%) CEH
6 2 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.00%) CISA
6 2 (5.00%) CISMP
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.50%) QA
3 2 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.50%) GDPR
4 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco
1 5 (12.50%) Google
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) CA
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) Okta
3 2 (5.00%) Sun