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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 30 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.47% 1.47% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 1.60% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Median salary £35,000 £44,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.78% -10.50%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
133 250 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.68% 91.91% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 115 236 265
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 11 (91.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (58.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Server Hardening
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
6 3 (25.00%) Information Governance
6 3 (25.00%) SANS
6 3 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Change Control
6 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (25.00%) CSSLP
6 3 (25.00%) Qualys
6 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) CEH
6 3 (25.00%) CISSP
6 3 (25.00%) SSCP
6 3 (25.00%) CISA
6 3 (25.00%) CISM
6 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (25.00%) GIAC
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (16.67%) Security Operations

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) IT Security Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Security Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (58.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 3 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Server Hardening
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Internal Audit
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CEH
1 3 (25.00%) CISA
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
1 3 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (25.00%) CSSLP
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) GIAC
1 3 (25.00%) SANS
1 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
1 3 (25.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Qualys
1 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft