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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 63 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.77% 1.64% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.89% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 11
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
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
669 848 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.90% 87.06% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 591 754 835
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford +16 5 £52,500 +11.70% 4
Luton +8 3 £77,500 +47.61% 2
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 24 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (35.09%) Management Information System
3 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
3 16 (28.07%) Data Protection
4 13 (22.81%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (22.81%) Risk Management
4 13 (22.81%) Firewall
5 12 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (19.30%) PCI DSS
7 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (17.54%) ITIL
7 10 (17.54%) Degree
8 9 (15.79%) Java
8 9 (15.79%) .NET
8 9 (15.79%) J2EE
8 9 (15.79%) Identity Management
8 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 9 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.04%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (14.04%) ISO 9001
9 8 (14.04%) COBIT
10 7 (12.28%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
10 7 (12.28%) CISSP
10 7 (12.28%) C#
10 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
11 6 (10.53%) Windows
11 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.53%) Data Security

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 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) Firewall
2 6 (10.53%) Network Security
3 3 (5.26%) NetScreen
4 2 (3.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.77%) Legal
1 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Military
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Security Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Compliance Officer
3 6 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Compliance Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Data Compliance Officer
4 5 (8.77%) IT Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.26%) Data Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Information Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Risk Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
1 9 (15.79%) J2EE
2 5 (8.77%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) REST
3 2 (3.51%) RESTful
3 2 (3.51%) SailPoint
3 2 (3.51%) SOAP
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Management Information System
2 13 (22.81%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.26%) FMCG
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Data Protection
1 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
2 13 (22.81%) Risk Management
3 10 (17.54%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (15.79%) Identity Management
4 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.04%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
6 7 (12.28%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) Data Security
7 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.77%) Internal Audit
8 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) Security Operations
8 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (8.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) Java
2 7 (12.28%) C#
2 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) VB
5 2 (3.51%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) CISSP
3 3 (5.26%) CISA
3 3 (5.26%) CISM
4 2 (3.51%) CEH
4 2 (3.51%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.51%) CSSLP
4 2 (3.51%) GIAC
4 2 (3.51%) SANS
4 2 (3.51%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (3.51%) SSCP
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CRISC
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (19.30%) PCI DSS
3 8 (14.04%) COBIT
3 8 (14.04%) ISO 9001
4 3 (5.26%) GPG13
4 3 (5.26%) ISO27005
5 2 (3.51%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.75%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Snort
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Nessus
1 3 (5.26%) QRadar
1 3 (5.26%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Qualys
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.26%) FireEye
4 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 3 (5.26%) Intel Security
4 3 (5.26%) Juniper
4 3 (5.26%) LogRhythm
4 3 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 3 (5.26%) Rapid7
4 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
4 3 (5.26%) Splunk
4 3 (5.26%) Symantec
4 3 (5.26%) TippingPoint
5 2 (3.51%) CA
5 2 (3.51%) Dell
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
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