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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 74 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.33% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.92% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 6
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
946 982 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.94% 83.65% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 703 906 850
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £33,175
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(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 +3 4 £65,000 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (40.91%) CISSP
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (31.82%) CISA
3 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Smartcard
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.64%) PKI
7 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
7 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (9.09%) QA
7 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
7 2 (9.09%) CRISC
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (9.09%) Computer Security
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
7 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (9.09%) GCIA
7 2 (9.09%) GSEC
7 2 (9.09%) GCIH
7 2 (9.09%) Retail
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.09%) Firewall

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Audit Manager
1 5 (22.73%) IT Audit Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Governance Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Governance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Smartcard
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 5 (22.73%) Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Computer Security
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Use Case
7 1 (4.55%) Internet Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Test Management
7 1 (4.55%) System Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CISSP
2 7 (31.82%) CISA
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) CRISC
4 2 (9.09%) CISM
4 2 (9.09%) GCIA
4 2 (9.09%) GSEC
4 2 (9.09%) GCIH
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCSP
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Avaya