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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 29 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.47% 7.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 7.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 0
Median salary £58,750 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
109 197 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 80.15% 95.63% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 93 186 214
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Transition Management
5 3 (30.00%) ITSM
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (10.00%) RESTful
7 1 (10.00%) CSSLP
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (10.00%) CEH
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Service Transition Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Transition Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Network Support
4 2 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) SailPoint
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) ITSM
5 3 (30.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) Transition Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (10.00%) CSSLP
2 1 (10.00%) GIAC
2 1 (10.00%) SANS
2 1 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) CA
1 1 (10.00%) Dell
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Qualys
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds