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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 204 197 203
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 13 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 16
Average salary £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -14.09%
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
4138 4331 3890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.39% 76.67% 73.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3007 3078 3017
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 -20 3 - - 1
Slough - 2 £52,500 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (80.65%) RMADS
2 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
3 21 (67.74%) Cyber Security
4 20 (64.52%) Security Architecture
4 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
5 19 (61.29%) Network Design
6 18 (58.06%) CISSP
7 15 (48.39%) CISM
8 13 (41.94%) Information Security
9 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (29.03%) CESG
10 9 (29.03%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (25.81%) CESG CLAS
12 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
12 7 (22.58%) Windows
13 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
14 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
14 4 (12.90%) Finance
14 4 (12.90%) Service Management
14 4 (12.90%) UNIX
14 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
15 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
15 3 (9.68%) HIPAA
15 3 (9.68%) Linux
15 3 (9.68%) CRM
15 3 (9.68%) SLA
15 3 (9.68%) CCIE
15 3 (9.68%) SQL
15 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (9.68%) Military

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Military
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Consultant
2 15 (48.39%) Security Consultant
3 12 (38.71%) Architect
3 12 (38.71%) Security Architect
3 12 (38.71%) Information Security Consultant
4 11 (35.48%) Information Architect
4 11 (35.48%) Information Security Architect
5 9 (29.03%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Services Delivery Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (80.65%) RMADS
2 9 (29.03%) CESG
3 8 (25.81%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.23%) GIS
6 1 (3.23%) PKI
6 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) Windows NT
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Cyber Security
2 20 (64.52%) Security Architecture
3 19 (61.29%) Network Design
4 13 (41.94%) Information Security
5 9 (29.03%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) Service Management
8 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.45%) BCP
9 2 (6.45%) Project Management
9 2 (6.45%) ITIL
9 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (6.45%) DDoS Mitigation
10 1 (3.23%) SDLC
10 1 (3.23%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Ruby
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
2 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) CISSP
4 15 (48.39%) CISM
5 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) CCIE
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.68%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.68%) HIPAA
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) COBIT
3 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
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Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago