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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 59 39 77
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +38
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 48 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.82% 5.79% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 6.50% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 46 9
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -

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
595 738 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.02% 89.02% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 520 678 657
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire 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 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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 7 £65,000 +23.80% 3
Bedford +6 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 15 (51.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (48.28%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (44.83%) ITIL
4 12 (41.38%) Degree
5 9 (31.03%) COBIT
5 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
6 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
7 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (24.14%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (24.14%) Data Protection
7 7 (24.14%) Firewall
7 7 (24.14%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) CISSP
8 5 (17.24%) CISA
8 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
8 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
8 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
8 5 (17.24%) SDLC
9 4 (13.79%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
9 4 (13.79%) Transition Management
9 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
9 4 (13.79%) Test Management
9 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.79%) ITSM
10 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
10 3 (10.34%) CISM
10 3 (10.34%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (10.34%) GIAC
10 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) IT Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) IT Security Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Security Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Transition Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Transition Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) RESTful
2 2 (6.90%) SailPoint
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 7 (24.14%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (44.83%) ITIL
3 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 7 (24.14%) Data Protection
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
5 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
6 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) ITSM
6 4 (13.79%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
6 4 (13.79%) Test Management
6 4 (13.79%) Transition Management
7 3 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
7 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) C++
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) CISA
2 5 (17.24%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) CEH
3 3 (10.34%) CISM
3 3 (10.34%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (10.34%) CSSLP
3 3 (10.34%) GIAC
3 3 (10.34%) SANS
3 3 (10.34%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (10.34%) SSCP
4 2 (6.90%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (31.03%) COBIT
3 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Qualys
1 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
2 2 (6.90%) CA
2 2 (6.90%) Dell
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
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