The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 107 94 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.68% 0.44% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.54% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 13
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £45,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1095 921 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.33% 80.23% 69.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 815 624
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 2 £65,000 +44.44%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) CISM
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Security Management
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
3 5 (29.41%) SSCP
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) VoIP
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (17.65%) ISMS
5 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) CISA
7 1 (5.88%) GxP
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) VoIP
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Team Leader
2 5 (29.41%) Operations Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Information Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Security Officer
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Officer
6 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Security Management
2 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) ISMS
4 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) CISM
3 5 (29.41%) SSCP
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) GxP
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Xen
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) VMware
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago