Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 208 215
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 +23
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.035% 0.14% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.15% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £60,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +23.08% +75.68%
10th Percentile £33,100 £40,869 £24,280
90th Percentile £51,300 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Information Assurance 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5148 4729 5815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.42% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 2868 3679
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Scotland

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Scotland.

Salary trend for Information Assurance in Scotland

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in Scotland

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -14 2 £42,000 +10.53%
Information Assurance
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (50.00%) CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Governance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Compliance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS