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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 159 154
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 0 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Median salary - £60,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +56.86%  
UK excluding London median salary £59,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.18% +10.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2439 2617 2809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.54% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1474 1762
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) SANS

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%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Service Assurance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared