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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 77 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.22% 0.61% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.73% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
967 1091 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.23% 83.16% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1012 824
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

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 2015. 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 2 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Dunstable - 2 - -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (41.67%) CISSP
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (33.33%) CISA
3 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Firewall
6 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (12.50%) GCIA
7 3 (12.50%) GSEC
7 3 (12.50%) GCIH
7 3 (12.50%) Smartcard
7 3 (12.50%) CISM
7 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (12.50%) CRISC
7 3 (12.50%) PKI
7 3 (12.50%) Computer Security
8 2 (8.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.33%) IT Governance
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (8.33%) QA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.17%) SMS
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Audit Manager
1 5 (20.83%) IT Audit Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Governance Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Governance Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Smartcard
2 3 (12.50%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.83%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Computer Security
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.33%) SIEM
6 2 (8.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) BCP
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) CISA
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) CRISC
4 3 (12.50%) CISM
4 3 (12.50%) GCIA
4 3 (12.50%) GSEC
4 3 (12.50%) GCIH
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCSP
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) COBIT
3 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Avaya
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