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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 39 66 92
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 46 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.97% 1.50% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.76% 1.79% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 14 9
Average salary £50,000 £58,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £43,250 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
680 836 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.20% 83.35% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 619 676 800
Average salary £49,000 £45,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Bedford - 19 £50,000 - 1
Luton +8 10 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 44 (50.57%) Management Information System
2 37 (42.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (39.08%) Degree
4 33 (37.93%) Identity Access Management
5 32 (36.78%) Computer Science
5 32 (36.78%) PCI DSS
6 31 (35.63%) Identity Management
6 31 (35.63%) Java
6 31 (35.63%) .NET
6 31 (35.63%) J2EE
6 31 (35.63%) Presales
7 27 (31.03%) CISSP
8 26 (29.89%) ITIL
9 24 (27.59%) Service Delivery
10 22 (25.29%) CISA
10 22 (25.29%) CISM
10 22 (25.29%) Windows
11 21 (24.14%) Data Security
11 21 (24.14%) Finance
11 21 (24.14%) GAP Analysis
12 20 (22.99%) Requirements Analysis
12 20 (22.99%) VB.NET
12 20 (22.99%) C#
13 17 (19.54%) Risk Management
14 16 (18.39%) Firewall
15 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
16 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (16.09%) PCI QSA
17 13 (14.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (14.94%) MS Excel

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (14.94%) MS Excel
1 13 (14.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) Firewall
2 11 (12.64%) LDAP
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.15%) LAN
4 1 (1.15%) VPN
4 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Legal
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Consultant
2 20 (22.99%) Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) Architect
4 13 (14.94%) Security Consultant
5 11 (12.64%) Identity Management Architect
5 11 (12.64%) Security Analyst
6 10 (11.49%) Support Analyst
7 9 (10.34%) Compliance Consultant
7 9 (10.34%) Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
7 9 (10.34%) Software Consultant
7 9 (10.34%) Software Developer
8 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
8 8 (9.20%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.20%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (9.20%) Information Security Consultant
8 8 (9.20%) J2EE Consultant
8 8 (9.20%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.63%) .NET
1 31 (35.63%) J2EE
2 11 (12.64%) REST
2 11 (12.64%) RESTful
2 11 (12.64%) SailPoint
2 11 (12.64%) SOAP
2 11 (12.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (50.57%) Management Information System
2 32 (36.78%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.64%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.30%) CESG
7 1 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Identity Access Management
2 31 (35.63%) Identity Management
2 31 (35.63%) Presales
3 26 (29.89%) ITIL
4 24 (27.59%) Service Delivery
5 21 (24.14%) Data Security
5 21 (24.14%) GAP Analysis
6 20 (22.99%) Requirements Analysis
7 17 (19.54%) Risk Management
8 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (14.94%) Information Governance
10 12 (13.79%) Time Management
11 11 (12.64%) Mentoring
11 11 (12.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.20%) Change Management
13 8 (9.20%) Threat Analysis
14 6 (6.90%) Internal Audit
15 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) Java
2 20 (22.99%) C#
2 20 (22.99%) VB.NET
3 11 (12.64%) C++
3 11 (12.64%) Shell Script
3 11 (12.64%) SQL
4 9 (10.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (39.08%) Degree
2 27 (31.03%) CISSP
3 22 (25.29%) CISA
3 22 (25.29%) CISM
4 14 (16.09%) PCI QSA
5 2 (2.30%) CCNP
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (42.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (36.78%) PCI DSS
3 8 (9.20%) COBIT
4 4 (4.60%) ISO 9001
5 3 (3.45%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.79%) IBM
3 11 (12.64%) CA
3 11 (12.64%) Dell
3 11 (12.64%) Oracle
4 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco
4 2 (2.30%) F5
5 1 (1.15%) FireEye
5 1 (1.15%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.15%) Twitter
Bedford, Bedfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton
easyJet Airline
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 4 days ago