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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 87 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.69% 0.39% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.47% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 15
Average salary £80,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
808 851 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.45% 84.01% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 695 770 797
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 - 4 £66,250 - 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
2 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CISM
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) SLA
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) PCI QSA
6 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) WSUS
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (5.26%) Squid
7 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Security Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Information Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Risk Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (26.32%) SIEM
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) BCP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
1 6 (31.58%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) PCI QSA
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
2 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (10.53%) SLA
4 1 (5.26%) GPG13
4 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
2 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.26%) Avaya
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Websense
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago