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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Median salary £52,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
176 239 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 90.26% 92.64% 82.37%
Number of salaries quoted 140 165 309
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 18 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (65.22%) Risk Management
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) CISSP
4 11 (47.83%) CISA
4 11 (47.83%) CISM
4 11 (47.83%) Data Security
4 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
4 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
4 11 (47.83%) Presales
5 10 (43.48%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (34.78%) MS Office
7 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
7 8 (34.78%) Information Governance
7 8 (34.78%) PCI QSA
7 8 (34.78%) Firewall
7 8 (34.78%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
8 7 (30.43%) ISO 9001
8 7 (30.43%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (26.09%) Internal Audit
10 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (21.74%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (21.74%) Network Security
10 5 (21.74%) Identity Management
10 5 (21.74%) Workflow
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL

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:

Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) Security Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Applications Support
4 4 (17.39%) Compliance Officer
4 4 (17.39%) Data Compliance Officer
4 4 (17.39%) DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Compliance Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Data Compliance Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Data Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Audit Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) J2EE
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
2 7 (30.43%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Risk Management
2 11 (47.83%) Data Security
2 11 (47.83%) Presales
3 10 (43.48%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (34.78%) Information Governance
6 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (26.09%) Internal Audit
8 5 (21.74%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (21.74%) Identity Management
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
8 5 (21.74%) Workflow
9 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
10 3 (13.04%) Time Management
11 2 (8.70%) ISMS
11 2 (8.70%) QMS
11 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) Java
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
1 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CISA
1 11 (47.83%) CISM
1 11 (47.83%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
3 7 (30.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft