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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 200 207 188
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 17 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.45% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.58% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 24
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £58,650 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
4190 4655 4234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.19% 78.22% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3201 3129 3208
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 £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £75,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -12 8 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Bracknell +28 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Slough - 3 £58,500 -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (67.74%) Cyber Security
2 20 (64.52%) Information Security
3 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) CISSP
4 17 (54.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (51.61%) CISM
6 12 (38.71%) Network Design
6 12 (38.71%) RMADS
6 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
7 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
8 10 (32.26%) Security Architecture
9 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
10 7 (22.58%) CESG
10 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
10 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (19.35%) Publishing
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) Kanban
12 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
12 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
12 4 (12.90%) Degree
12 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
13 3 (9.68%) Security Testing
13 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
13 3 (9.68%) IIS
13 3 (9.68%) Linux
13 3 (9.68%) Windows

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (9.68%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (19.35%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Military
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Security Consultant
3 9 (29.03%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Security Architect
4 8 (25.81%) Information Security Architect
4 8 (25.81%) Information Architect
4 8 (25.81%) Architect
5 7 (22.58%) Programme Manager
6 6 (19.35%) IT Programme Manager
6 6 (19.35%) Security Manager
6 6 (19.35%) Compliance Manager
7 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (9.68%) Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Compliance Consultant
9 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) IT Auditor
10 1 (3.23%) Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) RMADS
2 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
3 7 (22.58%) CESG
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) DTV
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Cyber Security
2 20 (64.52%) Information Security
3 12 (38.71%) Network Design
4 10 (32.26%) Security Architecture
5 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
6 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
6 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) Kanban
8 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Security Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
10 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.45%) CRM
10 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.45%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) PHP
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) Python
1 2 (6.45%) Ruby
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) CISSP
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) CISM
3 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
5 3 (9.68%) GIAC
5 3 (9.68%) CISA
6 2 (6.45%) CCIE
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.45%) CGEIT
6 2 (6.45%) CRISC
7 1 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.23%) GCIA
7 1 (3.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.68%) SLA
3 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (6.45%) COBIT
4 2 (6.45%) HIPAA
5 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) HP
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