The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 47 37
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.12% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.36% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
398 220 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 79.92% 82.09% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 380 214 177
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
Bedfordshire

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) ISMS
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) ISMS
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS