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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 76 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 -51  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 31 34 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.56% 2.62% 7.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.79% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 88
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.77% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £39,300 £36,575
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,800 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1116 1218 1140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.16% 93.76% 90.55%
Number of salaries quoted 727 632 718
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 18 (34.62%) SIEM
3 16 (30.77%) CISSP
4 13 (25.00%) Windows
4 13 (25.00%) Linux
4 13 (25.00%) Firewall
4 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 12 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (19.23%) Banking
6 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 10 (19.23%) Unix
6 10 (19.23%) Security Operations
6 10 (19.23%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (17.31%) WAN
8 8 (15.38%) Cryptography
8 8 (15.38%) Network Security
8 8 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (13.46%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (13.46%) Data Security
9 7 (13.46%) CISM
9 7 (13.46%) IBM
10 6 (11.54%) ITIL
10 6 (11.54%) CyberArk
10 6 (11.54%) Threat Management
11 5 (9.62%) GDPR
11 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.62%) PCI DSS
11 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 3 (5.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.85%) CICS
2 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (3.85%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.85%) SAS
2 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (17.31%) WAN
3 8 (15.38%) Network Security
4 5 (9.62%) LAN
5 4 (7.69%) DHCP
5 4 (7.69%) SSL
5 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.69%) tcpdump
5 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.77%) LDAP
7 2 (3.85%) HTTP
7 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.85%) Internet
7 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.85%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.85%) SSH
7 2 (3.85%) VoIP
8 1 (1.92%) Broadband
8 1 (1.92%) MPLS
8 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MS Access
2 2 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Publishing
4 2 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Information Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Information Specialist
4 5 (9.62%) Security Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Security Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.69%) SIEM Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Compliance Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) ISPF
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.85%) DataPower
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.92%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Unix
3 5 (9.62%) AIX
3 5 (9.62%) Solaris
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) zOS
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) SIEM
2 13 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 12 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (19.23%) Data Loss Prevention
4 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
4 10 (19.23%) Security Operations
5 8 (15.38%) Cryptography
5 8 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (13.46%) Data Security
6 7 (13.46%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (11.54%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Threat Management
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.62%) Security Management
9 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.69%) People Management
9 4 (7.69%) Project Management
9 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) Perl
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) VB
3 3 (5.77%) VBScript
4 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
4 2 (3.85%) CLIST
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) JCL
4 2 (3.85%) REXX
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) CISSP
2 7 (13.46%) CISM
3 4 (7.69%) CCDE
3 4 (7.69%) CCIE
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.77%) CEH
4 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.85%) CASP
5 2 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (1.92%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.92%) GIAC
6 1 (1.92%) SANS
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) GDPR
1 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (9.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (3.85%) RACF
2 2 (3.85%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) RSA Archer
2 2 (3.85%) zSecure
3 1 (1.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) IBM
2 6 (11.54%) CyberArk
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) McAfee
5 3 (5.77%) NetWitness
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) Symantec
6 2 (3.85%) CA
6 2 (3.85%) Sybase
7 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.92%) Avaya
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.92%) Qualys
7 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
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