The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 111 93 149
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +56
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 124 151 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.13% 2.56% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 3.24% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 98 121 60
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Information Security
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
4642 4661 4187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.87% 79.03% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3183 3376 3399
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Berkshire region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Berkshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Information Security
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 Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -42 43 £33,750 -41.30% 9
Maidenhead +7 15 £60,000 -7.69%
Bracknell -5 12 £55,275 +10.55% 3
Newbury +9 6 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Slough -19 3 £80,000 +60.00%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 109 (48.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (41.78%) CISSP
3 57 (25.33%) Security Architecture
4 54 (24.00%) Firewall
5 53 (23.56%) CISM
5 53 (23.56%) Management Information System
6 49 (21.78%) TOGAF
7 45 (20.00%) ITIL
8 44 (19.56%) CISA
8 44 (19.56%) Security Cleared
9 43 (19.11%) COBIT
10 42 (18.67%) SC Cleared
10 42 (18.67%) PCI DSS
10 42 (18.67%) SABSA
11 33 (14.67%) Finance
12 32 (14.22%) Degree
12 32 (14.22%) Risk Management
13 30 (13.33%) PRINCE2
14 28 (12.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 26 (11.56%) Network Security
15 26 (11.56%) SIEM
16 25 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (10.67%) Windows
17 24 (10.67%) Business Continuity
18 22 (9.78%) Security Management
18 22 (9.78%) TCP/IP
19 21 (9.33%) Cisco
20 20 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (8.89%) Linux
20 20 (8.89%) PCI QSA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.78%) IIS
3 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.78%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (24.00%) Firewall
2 26 (11.56%) Network Security
3 22 (9.78%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.56%) VPN
4 17 (7.56%) DNS
5 14 (6.22%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (4.89%) SSL
7 10 (4.44%) Wireless
8 9 (4.00%) LAN
8 9 (4.00%) NetScreen
9 7 (3.11%) DMZ
10 6 (2.67%) WAN
10 6 (2.67%) HTTP
10 6 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (2.67%) Junos
11 5 (2.22%) FTP
11 5 (2.22%) Internet
12 4 (1.78%) 3G
12 4 (1.78%) Broadband
12 4 (1.78%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
General
1 33 (14.67%) Finance
2 19 (8.44%) Retail
3 18 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.78%) Banking
5 8 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.56%) Games
6 7 (3.11%) Marketing
7 4 (1.78%) Legal
8 3 (1.33%) Back Office
9 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.89%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (32.00%) Consultant
2 62 (27.56%) Security Consultant
3 39 (17.33%) Architect
4 31 (13.78%) Security Architect
5 24 (10.67%) Information Manager
6 23 (10.22%) Security Manager
7 21 (9.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 20 (8.89%) Information Security Manager
9 19 (8.44%) Analyst
10 13 (5.78%) Security Analyst
10 13 (5.78%) Information Security Consultant
11 11 (4.89%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 9 (4.00%) Trainee
12 9 (4.00%) Senior Security Consultant
12 9 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.56%) Enterprise Consultant
13 8 (3.56%) Security Engineer
14 7 (3.11%) Support Engineer
14 7 (3.11%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.22%) HTML
2 4 (1.78%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.33%) JSP
4 1 (0.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.56%) Management Information System
2 25 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.89%) CESG
4 8 (3.56%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.11%) RMADS
6 4 (1.78%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (1.78%) PKI
6 4 (1.78%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.33%) Handset
7 3 (1.33%) Replication
7 3 (1.33%) Kindle
8 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.89%) GIS
8 2 (0.89%) Open Source
8 2 (0.89%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.44%) Blog
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.67%) Windows
2 20 (8.89%) Linux
3 10 (4.44%) UNIX
4 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.33%) Security Architecture
2 49 (21.78%) TOGAF
3 45 (20.00%) ITIL
4 42 (18.67%) SABSA
5 32 (14.22%) Risk Management
6 30 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 26 (11.56%) SIEM
8 24 (10.67%) Business Continuity
9 22 (9.78%) Security Management
10 20 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
12 17 (7.56%) Logistics
13 14 (6.22%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (6.22%) Project Management
14 13 (5.78%) Information Assurance
14 13 (5.78%) Database Security
15 12 (5.33%) Cyber Security
16 11 (4.89%) Data Protection
16 11 (4.89%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.67%) SQL
2 11 (4.89%) C
3 8 (3.56%) Java
4 5 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.22%) PHP
4 5 (2.22%) C#
4 5 (2.22%) C++
4 5 (2.22%) Tcl
4 5 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 94 (41.78%) CISSP
2 53 (23.56%) CISM
3 44 (19.56%) CISA
3 44 (19.56%) Security Cleared
4 42 (18.67%) SC Cleared
5 32 (14.22%) Degree
6 20 (8.89%) PCI QSA
7 16 (7.11%) CRISC
8 10 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.56%) CCNP
10 7 (3.11%) CCNA
10 7 (3.11%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.67%) PMP
11 6 (2.67%) PMI Certification
11 6 (2.67%) GIAC
12 3 (1.33%) MCSE
12 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.33%) CEH
13 2 (0.89%) MAPM
13 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (48.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (19.11%) COBIT
3 42 (18.67%) PCI DSS
4 28 (12.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (4.44%) SLA
6 6 (2.67%) COSO
7 5 (2.22%) GPG13
7 5 (2.22%) ISO 9001
8 3 (1.33%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.44%) BS25999
9 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.33%) Snort
2 3 (1.33%) Squid
2 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (9.33%) Cisco
2 16 (7.11%) CheckPoint
2 16 (7.11%) McAfee
3 13 (5.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.78%) Juniper
3 13 (5.78%) F5
4 9 (4.00%) IronPort
4 9 (4.00%) Symantec
5 5 (2.22%) Imperva
6 4 (1.78%) Blue Coat
6 4 (1.78%) Websense
7 3 (1.33%) Clearswift
7 3 (1.33%) VMware
7 3 (1.33%) Mitel
7 3 (1.33%) Sourcefire
7 3 (1.33%) MobileIron
8 2 (0.89%) NetIQ
8 2 (0.89%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.89%) Tripwire
9 1 (0.44%) Remedy
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 66,300 - 91,800 + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Windsor
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bracknell
DP Connect
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus and Pension
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago