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

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 82 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 21 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.23% 1.70% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.85% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 26
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +15.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £43,000 £32,875
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 863 1186 1053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 91.61% 91.72% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 491 734 701
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,940
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 14 (35.00%) Security Operations
2 13 (32.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 12 (30.00%) SIEM
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) Unix
6 9 (22.50%) Data Analysis
6 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.00%) tcpdump
7 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.50%) Windows
8 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.00%) Coaching
9 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
9 6 (15.00%) Linux
9 6 (15.00%) IBM
9 6 (15.00%) CISSP
9 6 (15.00%) Degree
9 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 5 (12.50%) Firewall
10 5 (12.50%) Banking
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle
10 5 (12.50%) SQL
10 5 (12.50%) People Management
11 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS

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 (5.00%) CICS
1 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (5.00%) SAS
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) tcpdump
1 8 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) SSL
4 3 (7.50%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) HTTP
5 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.00%) LDAP
5 2 (5.00%) SSH
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) NX-OS
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) DB2
1 2 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Information Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) SOC Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 8 (20.00%) SIEM Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Information Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Head of Information
8 2 (5.00%) Head of Information Security
8 2 (5.00%) Head of Security
8 2 (5.00%) Information Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Security Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) ISPF
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) DataPower
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Unix
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) AIX
4 4 (10.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Security Operations
2 13 (32.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 12 (30.00%) SIEM
4 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (22.50%) Data Analysis
5 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (15.00%) Coaching
7 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (12.50%) People Management
9 4 (10.00%) Cryptography
10 3 (7.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
10 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
10 3 (7.50%) Security Management
10 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Perl
2 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.00%) CLIST
4 2 (5.00%) JCL
4 2 (5.00%) REXX
4 2 (5.00%) VB
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CISSP
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) CISM
3 3 (7.50%) CISA
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) CEH
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.50%) GIAC
4 1 (2.50%) SANS
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (5.00%) RACF
1 2 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.50%) Sourcefire
5 2 (5.00%) CA
5 2 (5.00%) CyberArk
5 2 (5.00%) Sybase
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.50%) jetNEXUS
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
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