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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 200 179 199
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 18 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.62% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.81% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 25
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +10.00%
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
4146 4218 3996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.90% 76.94% 74.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3045 2912 3142
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £73,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 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
Reading -21 9 - -
Slough - 3 £52,500 -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 28 (82.35%) Cyber Security
2 24 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 20 (58.82%) Information Security
3 20 (58.82%) RMADS
4 19 (55.88%) CISSP
5 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
6 17 (50.00%) CISM
6 17 (50.00%) Network Design
7 16 (47.06%) Security Architecture
8 15 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
10 9 (26.47%) CESG
11 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
12 6 (17.65%) Oracle
12 6 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (17.65%) Publishing
12 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
12 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.65%) Kanban
13 5 (14.71%) Windows
14 4 (11.76%) Linux
14 4 (11.76%) Firewall
14 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
15 3 (8.82%) HIPAA
15 3 (8.82%) Degree
15 3 (8.82%) Network Security
15 3 (8.82%) Finance
15 3 (8.82%) Military
15 3 (8.82%) SQL
15 3 (8.82%) Computer Forensics

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (17.65%) Publishing
2 3 (8.82%) Military
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Consultant
2 15 (44.12%) Security Consultant
3 14 (41.18%) Information Security Consultant
4 12 (35.29%) Security Architect
4 12 (35.29%) Information Architect
4 12 (35.29%) Architect
4 12 (35.29%) Information Security Architect
5 7 (20.59%) Programme Manager
6 6 (17.65%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 6 (17.65%) Security Manager
6 6 (17.65%) Compliance Manager
6 6 (17.65%) IT Programme Manager
7 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Services Delivery Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) RMADS
2 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 9 (26.47%) CESG
4 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Cyber Security
2 20 (58.82%) Information Security
3 17 (50.00%) Network Design
4 16 (47.06%) Security Architecture
5 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Kanban
6 6 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (8.82%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) SIEM
8 2 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
2 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) CISSP
3 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 17 (50.00%) CISM
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CCIE
5 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CISA
6 1 (2.94%) GIAC
6 1 (2.94%) GCIA
6 1 (2.94%) GCIH
6 1 (2.94%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) HIPAA
3 3 (8.82%) SLA
4 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) HP