Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 86 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 -31 +47
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 60 53 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.64% 2.46% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.66% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 109
Glasgow median annual salary £48,250 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.21% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,650 £36,850 £35,125
90th Percentile £68,625 £61,500 £59,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year -4.76% +21.39% +1.76%

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 2090 1995 2351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.83% 92.66% 91.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1080 1504
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 17 (28.33%) Firewall
3 14 (23.33%) Linux
3 14 (23.33%) WAN
3 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 12 (20.00%) CISSP
5 11 (18.33%) SSL
5 11 (18.33%) Banking
6 10 (16.67%) Network Security
6 10 (16.67%) SIEM
6 10 (16.67%) Cisco
6 10 (16.67%) LAN
6 10 (16.67%) Unix
7 9 (15.00%) Windows
7 9 (15.00%) J2EE
7 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
7 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (13.33%) Microservices
8 8 (13.33%) CISM
8 8 (13.33%) HTTPS
8 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 8 (13.33%) ITIL
8 8 (13.33%) HTTP
8 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 8 (13.33%) JIRA
9 7 (11.67%) MPLS
9 7 (11.67%) Internet

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 6 (10.00%) Confluence
1 6 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) Firewall
2 14 (23.33%) WAN
3 11 (18.33%) SSL
4 10 (16.67%) LAN
4 10 (16.67%) Network Security
5 8 (13.33%) HTTP
5 8 (13.33%) HTTPS
6 7 (11.67%) Internet
6 7 (11.67%) MPLS
7 6 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (10.00%) VoIP
8 5 (8.33%) DHCP
9 4 (6.67%) BGP
9 4 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (6.67%) OSPF
9 4 (6.67%) WLAN
10 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
10 3 (5.00%) VPN
11 2 (3.33%) DNS
11 2 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Big Data
2 2 (3.33%) CouchDB
2 2 (3.33%) DocumentDB
2 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Legal
4 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.33%) Law
5 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Consultant
2 8 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 7 (11.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (11.67%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) Information Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (3.33%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Security Officer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Security Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) J2EE
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.33%) Akka
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.33%) REST
3 2 (3.33%) SAML
3 2 (3.33%) WCF
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) OpenID
4 1 (1.67%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.33%) DataPower
3 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.33%) CESG
3 2 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Unix
3 9 (15.00%) Windows
4 6 (10.00%) AIX
4 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.00%) Solaris
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 10 (16.67%) SIEM
4 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 8 (13.33%) ITIL
4 8 (13.33%) Microservices
5 7 (11.67%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (8.33%) Change Management
7 5 (8.33%) DevOps
7 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 4 (6.67%) Analytics
8 4 (6.67%) Data Analytics
8 4 (6.67%) Data Security
8 4 (6.67%) Information Security Management
8 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) Security Management
8 4 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) CISSP
2 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.33%) CISM
4 6 (10.00%) CASP
4 6 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (8.33%) CCNP
5 5 (8.33%) Degree
6 4 (6.67%) CCDE
6 4 (6.67%) CCIE
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.33%) CLAS
8 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.67%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.67%) CRISC
9 1 (1.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Apache Flume
2 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.67%) Nessus
3 1 (1.67%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Cisco
2 6 (10.00%) F5
2 6 (10.00%) IBM
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) jetNEXUS
4 4 (6.67%) McAfee
5 3 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (3.33%) Brocade
6 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix
6 2 (3.33%) CyberArk
6 2 (3.33%) Dell
6 2 (3.33%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.67%) CA
7 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.67%) Qualys
7 1 (1.67%) Symantec