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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 192 187 195
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 18 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.72% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 26
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 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
4031 4284 4169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.77% 77.12% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2917 3241
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 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
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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 -6 10 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell +21 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Slough - 1 £57,500 -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 27 (77.14%) Cyber Security
2 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
3 22 (62.86%) Information Security
4 19 (54.29%) CISSP
4 19 (54.29%) RMADS
5 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
5 18 (51.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (51.43%) CISM
6 17 (48.57%) Network Design
7 15 (42.86%) Security Architecture
8 9 (25.71%) CESG
8 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
9 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
10 7 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (17.14%) Oracle
11 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
11 6 (17.14%) Publishing
11 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (17.14%) Kanban
12 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
12 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
12 4 (11.43%) Windows
13 3 (8.57%) Linux
13 3 (8.57%) CRM
13 3 (8.57%) IIS
13 3 (8.57%) Project Management
13 3 (8.57%) SLA
13 3 (8.57%) Finance
13 3 (8.57%) Firewall
13 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (17.14%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Military
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Consultant
2 15 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 13 (37.14%) Information Security Consultant
4 12 (34.29%) Information Architect
4 12 (34.29%) Architect
4 12 (34.29%) Security Architect
4 12 (34.29%) Information Security Architect
5 7 (20.00%) Programme Manager
6 6 (17.14%) Security Manager
6 6 (17.14%) Compliance Manager
6 6 (17.14%) IT Programme Manager
6 6 (17.14%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Compliance Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Governance Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) RMADS
2 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.71%) CESG
3 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Solaris
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Cyber Security
2 22 (62.86%) Information Security
3 17 (48.57%) Network Design
4 15 (42.86%) Security Architecture
5 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
6 7 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) Kanban
8 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) CRM
9 3 (8.57%) Project Management
10 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.71%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (5.71%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (5.71%) Security Management
10 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Perl
1 2 (5.71%) PHP
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
1 2 (5.71%) Python
1 2 (5.71%) Ruby
1 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) CISSP
3 18 (51.43%) CISM
3 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) CCIE
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CISA
6 1 (2.86%) GIAC
6 1 (2.86%) GCIA
6 1 (2.86%) GCIH
6 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.57%) SLA
4 2 (5.71%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
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