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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 217 210 217
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 8 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 13
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.24%
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
4385 4605 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.60% 84.54% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 3325 3177
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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 +8 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Bracknell -4 1 - -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 12 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 9 (60.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (60.00%) CISSP
2 9 (60.00%) CISM
3 8 (53.33%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (46.67%) RMADS
5 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) IISP
7 4 (26.67%) JSP 440
7 4 (26.67%) Security Management
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) GIAC
8 3 (20.00%) Network Design
8 3 (20.00%) CLAS
8 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Time Management
9 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
9 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (26.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
2 7 (46.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) CESG
3 2 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Network Design
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 9 (60.00%) CISM
1 9 (60.00%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) IISP
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) CLAS
4 3 (20.00%) GIAC
5 2 (13.33%) CISA
6 1 (6.67%) CISMP
6 1 (6.67%) PCI QSA
6 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (60.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (46.67%) RMADS
4 4 (26.67%) JSP 440
5 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (6.67%) COBIT
6 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
6 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
6 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (6.67%) SSAE 16