Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 98 96
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 50 68 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.67% 2.79% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.94% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 35
Glasgow median annual salary £43,110 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.89% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £37,650 £35,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,125 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £43,110 £46,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.79% -11.90% +8.25%

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 1,769 2,316 1,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.30% 95.19% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,243 1,685 1,223
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 17 (34.00%) Unix
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) GDPR
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 12 (24.00%) Smartphone
4 12 (24.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.00%) PHP
4 12 (24.00%) MySQL
4 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (24.00%) PhD
4 12 (24.00%) CISSP
4 12 (24.00%) Internet
4 12 (24.00%) Systems Engineering
4 12 (24.00%) Internet of Things
4 12 (24.00%) MariaDB
4 12 (24.00%) TypeScript
5 11 (22.00%) ETL
5 11 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (20.00%) CISM
7 9 (18.00%) Finance
7 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
9 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.00%) Data Protection
10 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (12.00%) Analytics

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.00%) PaaS
2 4 (8.00%) Power Platform
3 3 (6.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (6.00%) Office 365
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) Broadband
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) SMTP
4 1 (2.00%) SNMP
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) MariaDB
1 12 (24.00%) MySQL
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.00%) Power BI
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (6.00%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.00%) Big Data
6 2 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (4.00%) CouchDB
6 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.00%) Neo4j
6 2 (4.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Hudson
2 1 (2.00%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Security Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Architect
3 12 (24.00%) Security Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Information Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Data Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.00%) IT Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Lead Software Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Data Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.00%) Akka.NET
1 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (4.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (4.00%) Kafka
1 2 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (4.00%) REST
1 2 (4.00%) WCF
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Internet of Things
1 12 (24.00%) Smartphone
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.00%) Cyberattack
4 2 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Handset
5 1 (2.00%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
1 17 (34.00%) Unix
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) AIX
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (24.00%) Systems Engineering
2 11 (22.00%) ETL
2 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (14.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (12.00%) Analytics
5 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (12.00%) Data Engineering
6 5 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
6 5 (10.00%) DevOps
6 5 (10.00%) Due Diligence
6 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.00%) Security Operations
7 4 (8.00%) Use Case
7 4 (8.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.00%) PHP
2 12 (24.00%) TypeScript
3 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) R
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) CISSP
1 12 (24.00%) PhD
2 10 (20.00%) CISM
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) CEH
5 3 (6.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (4.00%) CASP
6 2 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.00%) CCNP
7 1 (2.00%) CCSP
7 1 (2.00%) CCVP
7 1 (2.00%) CISA
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.00%) CISMP
7 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) GDPR
2 11 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.00%) ISO 22301
3 3 (6.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.00%) NIST
4 2 (4.00%) QA
5 1 (2.00%) NCSC
5 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) Apache Flume
1 2 (4.00%) HDFS
2 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Databricks
3 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.00%) Google
3 2 (4.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.00%) Dell
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Sonus