The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 74 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.55% 1.11% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 3
Average salary £51,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.40% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £45,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £86,750 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Information Security
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
821 959 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.99% 81.76% 80.57%
Number of salaries quoted 727 801 745
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +7 6 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Bedford +7 3 £44,500 -11.00% 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (62.07%) PCI DSS
2 12 (41.38%) Management Information System
3 10 (34.48%) COBIT
4 8 (27.59%) Firewall
5 7 (24.14%) CISSP
5 7 (24.14%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (24.14%) Security Patching
6 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
6 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (13.79%) SIEM
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (13.79%) CCNA
8 4 (13.79%) Security Management
8 4 (13.79%) CISM
8 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
8 4 (13.79%) Retail
8 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (10.34%) Legal
9 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (10.34%) CISA
9 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.34%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Security Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Information Manager
3 4 (13.79%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) FMCG
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Risk Analysis
1 7 (24.14%) Security Patching
2 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
2 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Security Management
4 4 (13.79%) SIEM
5 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CISSP
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) CISM
4 3 (10.34%) CISA
5 2 (6.90%) CRISC
5 2 (6.90%) GCIA
5 2 (6.90%) GSEC
5 2 (6.90%) GCIH
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (62.07%) PCI DSS
2 10 (34.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.90%) Citrix
1 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
1 2 (6.90%) VMware
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