Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 100 101
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 -55
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 46 48 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.00% 2.11% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.27% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 31
Glasgow median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £36,050 £35,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £68,700 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,750 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.67% -3.00% +19.05%

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 2,174 2,114 2,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.60% 93.05% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,623 1,289 1,246
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (43.48%) CISSP
2 16 (34.78%) Finance
3 15 (32.61%) Banking
4 14 (30.43%) CISM
5 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
7 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
7 9 (19.57%) Decision-Making
8 7 (15.22%) Legal
8 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (13.04%) GDPR
9 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
9 6 (13.04%) CISA
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL
10 5 (10.87%) Workflow
10 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
10 5 (10.87%) Degree
10 5 (10.87%) CASP
10 5 (10.87%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.70%) REST
11 4 (8.70%) SIEM
11 4 (8.70%) CouchDB
11 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (8.70%) NoSQL

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
1 4 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (8.70%) Cosmos DB
1 4 (8.70%) CouchDB
1 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.35%) Law
6 2 (4.35%) Military
7 1 (2.17%) Marketing
7 1 (2.17%) Publishing
7 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Security Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Information Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Consultant
6 7 (15.22%) Senior Information Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Security Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Designer
9 3 (6.52%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Operations Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Report Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
1 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
1 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (8.70%) Entity Framework
1 4 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (8.70%) REST
2 3 (6.52%) Akka.NET
2 3 (6.52%) WCF
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) J2EE
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (2.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.52%) FMCG
5 2 (4.35%) CESG
5 2 (4.35%) DataPower
5 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.17%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (2.17%) SCADA
6 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
3 9 (19.57%) Decision-Making
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.87%) Workflow
6 4 (8.70%) Data Privacy
6 4 (8.70%) Microservices
6 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) SIEM
6 4 (8.70%) SOA
6 4 (8.70%) SOLID
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (6.52%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) C#
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) CISSP
2 14 (30.43%) CISM
3 6 (13.04%) CISA
4 5 (10.87%) CASP
4 5 (10.87%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (10.87%) Degree
5 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) CEH
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) SSCP
7 2 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (4.35%) CGEIT
7 2 (4.35%) CISMP
7 2 (4.35%) CRISC
7 2 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) ISEB
8 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.04%) GDPR
2 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.52%) PSD2
4 2 (4.35%) COBIT
4 2 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) RSA Archer
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) CA
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Okta
2 2 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.17%) Capita
3 1 (2.17%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com