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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 203 217 203
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 14 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 22
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
4148 4630 4653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.40% 84.60% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3353 3289 3323
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 30 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
Reading +24 10 £55,000 -4.34%
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (95.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (72.73%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (63.64%) Degree
4 13 (59.09%) RMADS
4 13 (59.09%) Network Design
5 12 (54.55%) CESG Certified Professional
5 12 (54.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (45.45%) Mathematics
8 6 (27.27%) Information Security
8 6 (27.27%) CISSP
8 6 (27.27%) CISM
9 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
10 4 (18.18%) ISACA
10 4 (18.18%) IISP
10 4 (18.18%) SDLC
10 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (18.18%) Threat Management
10 4 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (18.18%) ISMS
10 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
10 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
10 4 (18.18%) SIEM
10 4 (18.18%) VPN
10 4 (18.18%) SSL
10 4 (18.18%) Retail

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) IPsec
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) SSL
1 4 (18.18%) VPN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
1 4 (18.18%) Wireless
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Consultant
2 12 (54.55%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Information Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Security Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Officer
6 1 (4.55%) Information Officer
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 4 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) CESG
3 2 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (72.73%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (59.09%) Network Design
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 4 (18.18%) Data Security
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
4 4 (18.18%) ISMS
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) Security Management
4 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 4 (18.18%) SIEM
4 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Threat Management
4 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
2 12 (54.55%) CESG Certified Professional
3 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) CISM
4 6 (27.27%) CISSP
5 4 (18.18%) IISP
5 4 (18.18%) ISACA
6 3 (13.64%) CLAS
7 1 (4.55%) CISA
7 1 (4.55%) CISMP
7 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
7 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (95.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (59.09%) RMADS
3 12 (54.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
5 1 (4.55%) COBIT
5 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
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