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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 77 105
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +28
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 49 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.26% 1.23% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 1.43% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46 9 8
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
865 982 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.81% 86.22% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 702 729 1016
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +17 19 £70,000 +16.66%
Bedford - 12 £47,500 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 53 (54.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (38.78%) Management Information System
3 37 (37.76%) PCI DSS
4 30 (30.61%) Risk Management
5 28 (28.57%) CISSP
6 27 (27.55%) Data Security
7 26 (26.53%) Presales
8 23 (23.47%) Firewall
8 23 (23.47%) CISM
9 22 (22.45%) CISA
9 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
10 21 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
10 21 (21.43%) Finance
11 20 (20.41%) Data Protection
12 19 (19.39%) Identity Management
12 19 (19.39%) E-Commerce
12 19 (19.39%) Java
12 19 (19.39%) .NET
12 19 (19.39%) J2EE
12 19 (19.39%) ITIL
12 19 (19.39%) Identity Access Management
13 16 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (15.31%) Degree
14 15 (15.31%) Data Protection Act
14 15 (15.31%) Windows
14 15 (15.31%) Service Delivery
14 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (14.29%) VB.NET
15 14 (14.29%) C#
15 14 (14.29%) PCI QSA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
1 13 (13.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) Firewall
2 9 (9.18%) Network Security
3 5 (5.10%) LDAP
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.02%) LAN
5 1 (1.02%) VPN
5 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Legal
3 6 (6.12%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Consultant
2 14 (14.29%) Architect
3 13 (13.27%) Security Consultant
4 11 (11.22%) Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Compliance Officer
5 10 (10.20%) Data Compliance Officer
6 9 (9.18%) Compliance Consultant
6 9 (9.18%) Security Architect
7 8 (8.16%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
8 7 (7.14%) Security Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.12%) Information Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Identity Management Architect
11 4 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
11 4 (4.08%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.39%) .NET
1 19 (19.39%) J2EE
2 6 (6.12%) Middleware
3 5 (5.10%) REST
3 5 (5.10%) RESTful
3 5 (5.10%) SailPoint
3 5 (5.10%) SOAP
3 5 (5.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (38.78%) Management Information System
2 15 (15.31%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (13.27%) Computer Science
4 12 (12.24%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.06%) FMCG
8 3 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.06%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (2.04%) CESG
10 1 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Risk Management
2 27 (27.55%) Data Security
3 26 (26.53%) Presales
4 21 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
5 20 (20.41%) Data Protection
6 19 (19.39%) E-Commerce
6 19 (19.39%) Identity Access Management
6 19 (19.39%) Identity Management
6 19 (19.39%) ITIL
7 16 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (15.31%) Service Delivery
8 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (13.27%) Information Governance
10 12 (12.24%) Internal Audit
10 12 (12.24%) Time Management
11 10 (10.20%) Business Continuity
11 10 (10.20%) Incident Management
11 10 (10.20%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (9.18%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.39%) Java
2 14 (14.29%) C#
2 14 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 10 (10.20%) SQL
4 5 (5.10%) C++
4 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (28.57%) CISSP
2 23 (23.47%) CISM
3 22 (22.45%) CISA
4 15 (15.31%) Degree
5 14 (14.29%) PCI QSA
6 3 (3.06%) CCNP
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.04%) HND
8 1 (1.02%) CCNA
8 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) MCSE
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (54.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (37.76%) PCI DSS
3 13 (13.27%) ISO 9001
4 10 (10.20%) COBIT
5 5 (5.10%) ISO27002
6 3 (3.06%) ISO27005
7 1 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.02%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) IBM
3 5 (5.10%) CA
3 5 (5.10%) Dell
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (1.02%) FireEye
6 1 (1.02%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.02%) Twitter
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