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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 84 88 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 0.30% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.38% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 24
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
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
923 791 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.05% 78.63% 74.25%
Number of salaries quoted 769 722 669
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 6 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bedford -9 1 £50,000 - 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
2 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) SIEM
4 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Change Control
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) WSUS
6 2 (12.50%) LogRhythm
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) PCI QSA
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Legal
7 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Retail
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) GxP
7 1 (6.25%) SLA
7 1 (6.25%) BCP
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Identity Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Security Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Security Manager
4 4 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Information Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (31.25%) SIEM
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) BCP
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) PCI QSA
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) GxP
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) LogRhythm
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago