Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 74 117
Rank change year-on-year +10 +43 -22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 55 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.34% 2.98% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 3.17% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 30
Median annual salary £38,750 £42,805 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% -8.93% -1.05%
10th Percentile £23,500 £30,000 £36,775
90th Percentile £81,375 £75,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,575 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +0.16% +4.40% -7.14%

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 634 1,735 2,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.35% 94.04% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 436 1,187 1,608
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +3.83%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,125 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,575 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.72% - +1.12%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Security in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
3 3 (33.33%) Packer
3 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 3 (33.33%) Go
3 3 (33.33%) iptables
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (33.33%) Terraform
3 3 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Lets Encrypt
3 3 (33.33%) Nightwatchjs
3 3 (33.33%) Serverless
3 3 (33.33%) Gluu
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Fargate
3 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (33.33%) AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell

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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (33.33%) Gluu
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (33.33%) AWS
1 3 (33.33%) AWS Fargate
1 3 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (33.33%) GitHub
1 3 (33.33%) Serverless
2 1 (11.11%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (33.33%) OpenVPN
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Chief Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) CIO
3 1 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (33.33%) Nightwatchjs
1 3 (33.33%) Node.js
1 3 (33.33%) OpenID
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth
2 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Debian
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) AWK
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) Go
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SANS
2 1 (11.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) NIST
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
1 3 (33.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Kibana
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 3 (33.33%) logstash
1 3 (33.33%) Munin
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
1 3 (33.33%) OSSEC
1 3 (33.33%) Packer
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (11.11%) CASB
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Lets Encrypt
2 1 (11.11%) Aruba
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds