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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 207 201 201
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 17 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 13
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -13.63%
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
4449 4391 3922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.95% 76.21% 73.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 3154 2963
Average salary £53,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.18% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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 -26 2 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Slough - 2 £52,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £67,500 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 25 (73.53%) RMADS
1 25 (73.53%) Security Cleared
2 21 (61.76%) Security Architecture
2 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
3 18 (52.94%) Cyber Security
3 18 (52.94%) CISSP
4 16 (47.06%) Network Design
5 14 (41.18%) Information Security
5 14 (41.18%) CISM
6 13 (38.24%) CESG
7 12 (35.29%) CESG CLAS
7 12 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (29.41%) Windows
8 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
9 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
10 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
10 7 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (20.59%) Service Management
10 7 (20.59%) UNIX
11 6 (17.65%) Finance
12 5 (14.71%) Banking
12 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
13 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
13 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
13 4 (11.76%) Cryptography
13 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
13 4 (11.76%) BCP
13 4 (11.76%) SQL
13 4 (11.76%) CRM
14 3 (8.82%) Windows NT

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Military
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Consultant
2 16 (47.06%) Security Consultant
3 12 (35.29%) Security Architect
3 12 (35.29%) Architect
4 10 (29.41%) Information Security Consultant
5 9 (26.47%) Information Architect
5 9 (26.47%) Information Security Architect
6 7 (20.59%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 5 (14.71%) CLAS Consultant
8 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
9 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) IT Consultant
10 1 (2.94%) Services Delivery Manager
10 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
10 1 (2.94%) IT Security Consultant
10 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
10 1 (2.94%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) JSP
2 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) RMADS
2 13 (38.24%) CESG
3 12 (35.29%) CESG CLAS
4 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (11.76%) Cryptography
6 2 (5.88%) PKI
6 2 (5.88%) GIS
7 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
7 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) UNIX
3 3 (8.82%) Windows NT
3 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.82%) Solaris
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Security Architecture
2 18 (52.94%) Cyber Security
3 16 (47.06%) Network Design
4 14 (41.18%) Information Security
5 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 7 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (20.59%) Service Management
7 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.76%) BCP
7 4 (11.76%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) ITIL
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Image Processing
9 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Security Cleared
2 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
3 18 (52.94%) CISSP
4 14 (41.18%) CISM
5 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) CCIE
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) SLA
3 3 (8.82%) HIPAA
3 3 (8.82%) JSP 440
4 2 (5.88%) COBIT
5 1 (2.94%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago