The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 214 198 193
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 15 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 28
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £38,850 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,400 £48,200 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
Information Assurance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4691 4611 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.62% 77.65% 77.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3130 3463 3332
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Berkshire region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Berkshire

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Reading -7 8 £61,250 +36.11% 1
Bracknell - 2 £54,325 -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 31 (64.58%) Security Cleared
2 30 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 30 (62.50%) RMADS
2 30 (62.50%) Network Design
3 28 (58.33%) Security Architecture
4 23 (47.92%) DV Cleared
5 20 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
6 19 (39.58%) Information Security
6 19 (39.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (31.25%) Finance
8 12 (25.00%) CESG
8 12 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
8 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 7 (14.58%) CISSP
11 6 (12.50%) CISM
12 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
12 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Security Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Cyber Security
13 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
13 4 (8.33%) Firewall
14 3 (6.25%) Legal
14 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
14 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (6.25%) ISEB
14 3 (6.25%) Project Management
14 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
14 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Consultant
2 22 (45.83%) Security Consultant
3 16 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 12 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
5 9 (18.75%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 7 (14.58%) Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Product Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Test Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Tester
9 2 (4.17%) Performance Tester
9 2 (4.17%) IT Security Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Security Manager
10 1 (2.08%) Solutions Consultant
10 1 (2.08%) Information Assurance Manager
10 1 (2.08%) Performance Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Information Manager
10 1 (2.08%) Performance Test Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (62.50%) RMADS
2 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (25.00%) CESG
2 12 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Network Design
2 28 (58.33%) Security Architecture
3 20 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
4 19 (39.58%) Information Security
5 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Security Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Cyber Security
7 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.25%) Project Management
8 3 (6.25%) Product Management
8 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.17%) Time Management
9 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) Security Cleared
2 30 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 23 (47.92%) DV Cleared
4 7 (14.58%) CISSP
5 6 (12.50%) CISM
6 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (6.25%) ISEB
7 2 (4.17%) CISA
8 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (39.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) QA