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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 194 195 187
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 23 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.73% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 32
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -22.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £39,725 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £49,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -18.18%
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
4517 4265 4256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.51% 76.27% 76.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 3199 3513
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 0 14 £55,000 +22.22%
Newbury - 3 £70,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £55,000 -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 38 (74.51%) Security Cleared
2 37 (72.55%) Network Design
2 37 (72.55%) RMADS
2 37 (72.55%) SC Cleared
3 35 (68.63%) Security Architecture
4 29 (56.86%) DV Cleared
5 27 (52.94%) Risk Assessment
6 21 (41.18%) Information Security
6 21 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (33.33%) Finance
8 16 (31.37%) Management Information System
8 16 (31.37%) CESG
8 16 (31.37%) CESG CLAS
9 14 (27.45%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (15.69%) Risk Management
11 7 (13.73%) CISSP
12 6 (11.76%) CISM
12 6 (11.76%) Cyber Security
13 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
14 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
15 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
15 3 (5.88%) Project Management
15 3 (5.88%) Firewall
15 3 (5.88%) Legal
15 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
15 3 (5.88%) Security Testing
15 3 (5.88%) Product Management
15 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 2 (3.92%) ITIL
16 2 (3.92%) CISA

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Consultant
2 24 (47.06%) Security Consultant
3 18 (35.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 16 (31.37%) CLAS Consultant
5 15 (29.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 7 (13.73%) Architect
7 5 (9.80%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Product Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Test Consultant
10 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Information Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Solutions Consultant
10 1 (1.96%) Information Assurance Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 37 (72.55%) RMADS
2 16 (31.37%) Management Information System
2 16 (31.37%) CESG
2 16 (31.37%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) Network Design
2 35 (68.63%) Security Architecture
3 27 (52.94%) Risk Assessment
4 21 (41.18%) Information Security
5 14 (27.45%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (15.69%) Risk Management
7 6 (11.76%) Cyber Security
8 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) Project Management
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.88%) Product Management
9 3 (5.88%) Security Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Time Management
10 2 (3.92%) ITIL
10 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.92%) MODAF
11 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (1.96%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 38 (74.51%) Security Cleared
2 37 (72.55%) SC Cleared
3 29 (56.86%) DV Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) CISSP
5 6 (11.76%) CISM
6 2 (3.92%) CISA
7 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.96%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) QA