The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 19 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.09% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.68% - -
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Information Security
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 265 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 93.19% 84.13% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 210 227 311
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Information Security
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bedford region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Bedford

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 20 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (79.17%) Presales
3 18 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 18 (75.00%) CISSP
3 18 (75.00%) CISA
3 18 (75.00%) CISM
4 17 (70.83%) GAP Analysis
5 16 (66.67%) Data Security
6 14 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (58.33%) PCI QSA
7 13 (54.17%) Information Governance
7 13 (54.17%) Risk Management
7 13 (54.17%) Finance
7 13 (54.17%) Firewall
7 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
7 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
7 13 (54.17%) MS Office
8 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (33.33%) Change Management
9 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (33.33%) Time Management
10 4 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (12.50%) Degree
11 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
12 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (8.33%) .NET
12 2 (8.33%) J2EE
12 2 (8.33%) C#

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Security Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) Compliance Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Audit Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Compliance Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Compliance Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Presales
2 17 (70.83%) GAP Analysis
3 16 (66.67%) Data Security
4 14 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (54.17%) Information Governance
5 13 (54.17%) Risk Management
6 8 (33.33%) Change Management
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (33.33%) Time Management
7 4 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
10 1 (4.17%) ITIL
10 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C#
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) CISA
1 18 (75.00%) CISM
1 18 (75.00%) CISSP
2 14 (58.33%) PCI QSA
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (75.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) IBM