Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 95 89 122
Rank change year-on-year -6 +33 +26
Permanent jobs citing NIST 27 5 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.71% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 3.25% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
10th Percentile - - £53,875
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,000 £54,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,000 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year -3.41% -25.11% -2.08%
75th Percentile £45,834 £46,000 £64,063
90th Percentile £49,585 £47,650 £64,625
Scotland median annual salary £85,000 £47,575 £69,000
% change year-on-year +78.67% -31.05% +20.00%

NIST is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 270 154 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.09% 15.40% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 132 70 109
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,650 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -5.56%
75th Percentile £54,438 £48,750 £56,897
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,000 £69,384
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for NIST in Glasgow

NIST
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for NIST in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT jobs citing NIST 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 NIST.

1 27 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (62.96%) SIEM
2 17 (62.96%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (62.96%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (51.85%) GDPR
3 14 (51.85%) Social Skills
4 13 (48.15%) Police
4 13 (48.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 13 (48.15%) Smart Meter
4 13 (48.15%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 13 (48.15%) Security Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Data Protection
5 12 (44.44%) Risk Management
6 11 (40.74%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) Banking
6 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (37.04%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (37.04%) COBIT
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 10 (37.04%) CISSP
8 3 (11.11%) Firewall
8 3 (11.11%) Information Security
8 3 (11.11%) OWASP
8 3 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
8 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (11.11%) ISMS
8 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
9 2 (7.41%) Threat Analysis

NIST
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 14 (51.85%) Social Skills
2 13 (48.15%) Police
3 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
1 11 (40.74%) Security Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Cybersecurity
1 17 (62.96%) SIEM
2 13 (48.15%) Security Testing
2 13 (48.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 12 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 10 (37.04%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (11.11%) ISMS
5 3 (11.11%) OWASP
5 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Cyber Assurance
6 2 (7.41%) Fraud Detection
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (7.41%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) CESG Certified Professional
2 10 (37.04%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (62.96%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (51.85%) GDPR
4 13 (48.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (37.04%) COBIT