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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 80 107
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +27
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 43 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.64% 1.19% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 1.36% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41 8 4
Median salary £60,000 £53,750 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +91.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,750 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £51,300
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
864 956 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.30% 87.79% 83.02%
Number of salaries quoted 728 754 901
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +18 17 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Bedford - 8 £52,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 45 (52.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (33.72%) PCI DSS
2 29 (33.72%) Management Information System
3 26 (30.23%) Risk Management
4 21 (24.42%) E-Commerce
5 20 (23.26%) Data Security
5 20 (23.26%) Firewall
5 20 (23.26%) Data Protection
6 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 18 (20.93%) CISSP
6 18 (20.93%) Presales
7 16 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
7 16 (18.60%) Java
7 16 (18.60%) .NET
7 16 (18.60%) J2EE
7 16 (18.60%) Identity Management
8 15 (17.44%) Finance
8 15 (17.44%) CISM
8 15 (17.44%) ITIL
8 15 (17.44%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (16.28%) CISA
10 13 (15.12%) GAP Analysis
10 13 (15.12%) ISO 9001
10 13 (15.12%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (13.95%) Internal Audit
11 12 (13.95%) Windows
11 12 (13.95%) Service Delivery
11 12 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (12.79%) VB.NET

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
1 9 (10.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) Firewall
2 9 (10.47%) Network Security
3 5 (5.81%) LDAP
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.16%) LAN
5 1 (1.16%) VPN
5 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Legal
3 6 (6.98%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Consultant
2 12 (13.95%) Architect
3 11 (12.79%) Compliance Officer
4 10 (11.63%) Data Compliance Officer
4 10 (11.63%) Security Consultant
5 9 (10.47%) Security Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Compliance Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.81%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (5.81%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Compliance Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) DBA
9 4 (4.65%) Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Information Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Software Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) .NET
1 16 (18.60%) J2EE
2 6 (6.98%) Middleware
3 5 (5.81%) REST
3 5 (5.81%) RESTful
3 5 (5.81%) SailPoint
3 5 (5.81%) SOAP
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.72%) Management Information System
2 15 (17.44%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (15.12%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
5 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.49%) FMCG
7 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.49%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Risk Management
2 21 (24.42%) E-Commerce
3 20 (23.26%) Data Protection
3 20 (23.26%) Data Security
4 18 (20.93%) Presales
5 16 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
5 16 (18.60%) Identity Management
6 15 (17.44%) ITIL
7 13 (15.12%) GAP Analysis
8 12 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (13.95%) Internal Audit
8 12 (13.95%) Service Delivery
9 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.63%) Business Continuity
10 10 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (10.47%) Incident Management
11 9 (10.47%) Information Governance
11 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (8.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) Java
2 11 (12.79%) C#
2 11 (12.79%) VB.NET
3 7 (8.14%) SQL
4 5 (5.81%) C++
4 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) CISSP
2 15 (17.44%) CISM
3 14 (16.28%) CISA
4 10 (11.63%) Degree
5 9 (10.47%) PCI QSA
6 3 (3.49%) CCNP
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CCNA
7 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (52.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (33.72%) PCI DSS
3 13 (15.12%) ISO 9001
4 9 (10.47%) COBIT
5 5 (5.81%) ISO27002
6 3 (3.49%) ISO27005
7 1 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) CA
2 5 (5.81%) Dell
2 5 (5.81%) IBM
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco
4 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (1.16%) FireEye
5 1 (1.16%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.16%) Twitter
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