Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 109 91
Rank change year-on-year +27 -18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 41 36 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.63% 1.83% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.93% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 26
Glasgow median annual salary £39,000 £45,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -13.33% +14.13%
10th Percentile £24,350 £25,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £67,290 £67,350 £76,750
Scotland median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -9.09%

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 1,470 1,864 2,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.23% 94.57% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,310 1,455
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.22% +11.49%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £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 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 15 (36.59%) CISSP
1 15 (36.59%) CISM
2 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (31.71%) Security Operations
3 13 (31.71%) Risk Management
4 11 (26.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (26.83%) GDPR
5 10 (24.39%) Due Diligence
6 9 (21.95%) CEH
6 9 (21.95%) Decision-Making
7 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
8 7 (17.07%) Degree
8 7 (17.07%) Finance
8 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
8 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.20%) Information Security Management
9 5 (12.20%) Security Management
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 5 (12.20%) Unix
9 5 (12.20%) Linux
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) Banking
10 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.76%) HTTPS
10 4 (9.76%) SSL
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (9.76%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (7.32%) Data Privacy

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 (4.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) AWS
1 3 (7.32%) Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Route 53
3 1 (2.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTPS
1 4 (9.76%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) HTTP
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.44%) HBase
1 1 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Security Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Information Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Information Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Information Risk Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Security Officer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Information Officer
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security Advisor
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) J2EE
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) OAuth
3 1 (2.44%) SAML
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.44%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Solaris
3 2 (4.88%) AIX
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (31.71%) Risk Management
2 13 (31.71%) Security Operations
3 10 (24.39%) Due Diligence
4 9 (21.95%) Decision-Making
5 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
6 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.20%) Information Security Management
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Security Management
8 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.32%) Cyber Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Data Privacy
9 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) SIEM
9 3 (7.32%) Threat Intelligence
10 2 (4.88%) Line Management
10 2 (4.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
1 3 (7.32%) Python
1 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) CISM
1 15 (36.59%) CISSP
2 9 (21.95%) CEH
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) CISA
5 2 (4.88%) ACCA
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) GDPR
1 11 (26.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (7.32%) NIST
4 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.44%) COBIT
5 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.44%) NIST 800
5 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) HDFS
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.44%) Ambari
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.44%) Oozie
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Okta
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec