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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 93 124 132
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 146 99 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.65% 1.74% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.28% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 121 56 67
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
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
4456 4349 3932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.92% 76.23% 73.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3188 3115 2972
Average salary £53,100 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.36% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
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 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 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 +24 65 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Slough +23 23 £50,250 -19.60% 5
Maidenhead +3 19 £80,000 +14.28% 1
Bracknell +11 12 £48,000 +6.66% 1
Newbury +3 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 102 (40.16%) CISSP
2 99 (38.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 78 (30.71%) Security Cleared
4 76 (29.92%) Firewall
5 64 (25.20%) SC Cleared
6 54 (21.26%) Management Information System
7 53 (20.87%) Security Architecture
8 52 (20.47%) PCI DSS
9 50 (19.69%) Cyber Security
10 49 (19.29%) Finance
10 49 (19.29%) Windows
11 48 (18.90%) SIEM
12 45 (17.72%) Linux
12 45 (17.72%) Security Management
13 41 (16.14%) Telecoms
14 40 (15.75%) ITIL
15 39 (15.35%) Degree
15 39 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (14.57%) TCP/IP
17 34 (13.39%) CISM
18 32 (12.60%) Information Security Management
19 31 (12.20%) Network Security
20 28 (11.02%) CISA
20 28 (11.02%) Data Protection
21 27 (10.63%) TOGAF
22 26 (10.24%) Intrusion Detection
23 25 (9.84%) SQL
24 24 (9.45%) Juniper
24 24 (9.45%) Risk Management
24 24 (9.45%) SABSA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (0.79%) IIS
2 1 (0.39%) CMS
2 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.57%) MS Project
2 4 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (29.92%) Firewall
2 37 (14.57%) TCP/IP
3 31 (12.20%) Network Security
4 26 (10.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (6.30%) Internet
6 15 (5.91%) VPN
7 14 (5.51%) LAN
7 14 (5.51%) Wireless
7 14 (5.51%) DMZ
8 13 (5.12%) DNS
9 10 (3.94%) WAN
9 10 (3.94%) DHCP
9 10 (3.94%) Wireless Security
10 5 (1.97%) LTE
10 5 (1.97%) 2G
10 5 (1.97%) 3G
11 4 (1.57%) GSM
11 4 (1.57%) 2.5G
11 4 (1.57%) VLAN
11 4 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.94%) SQL Server
1 10 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.97%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.97%) Big Data
4 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Subversion
1 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (19.29%) Finance
2 41 (16.14%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.27%) Banking
3 21 (8.27%) Retail
4 11 (4.33%) Legal
5 7 (2.76%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.76%) Advertising
6 4 (1.57%) Games
6 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.79%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (34.25%) Consultant
2 65 (25.59%) Security Consultant
3 33 (12.99%) Analyst
4 32 (12.60%) Architect
5 30 (11.81%) Security Manager
6 29 (11.42%) Security Analyst
7 26 (10.24%) Security Architect
7 26 (10.24%) Security Engineer
8 20 (7.87%) Information Manager
9 19 (7.48%) Information Security Consultant
9 19 (7.48%) Information Security Manager
10 16 (6.30%) Information Security Engineer
11 12 (4.72%) Trainee
11 12 (4.72%) Senior Consultant
12 11 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (4.33%) Senior Security Analyst
12 11 (4.33%) Enterprise Architect
13 10 (3.94%) Technical Support Engineer
13 10 (3.94%) Technical Engineer
13 10 (3.94%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.94%) Regular Expression
2 8 (3.15%) Esper
3 7 (2.76%) ODBC
4 4 (1.57%) JSP
5 1 (0.39%) SOAP
5 1 (0.39%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) CSS
5 1 (0.39%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.39%) SAML
5 1 (0.39%) Spring
5 1 (0.39%) Ajax
5 1 (0.39%) Java EE
5 1 (0.39%) JSON
5 1 (0.39%) jQuery
5 1 (0.39%) OAuth
5 1 (0.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.26%) Management Information System
2 39 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.48%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (5.51%) CESG
5 12 (4.72%) RMADS
6 9 (3.54%) CESG CLAS
6 9 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.76%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (2.76%) Online Banking
8 6 (2.36%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.97%) PKI
10 4 (1.57%) Open Source
10 4 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.18%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.79%) Kindle
12 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.79%) Economics
12 2 (0.79%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.29%) Windows
2 45 (17.72%) Linux
3 22 (8.66%) UNIX
4 9 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) Android
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.87%) Security Architecture
2 50 (19.69%) Cyber Security
3 48 (18.90%) SIEM
4 45 (17.72%) Security Management
5 40 (15.75%) ITIL
6 32 (12.60%) Information Security Management
7 28 (11.02%) Data Protection
8 27 (10.63%) TOGAF
9 24 (9.45%) Risk Management
9 24 (9.45%) SABSA
10 23 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (8.27%) ISMS
12 20 (7.87%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (7.09%) Project Management
14 17 (6.69%) Time Management
14 17 (6.69%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (5.91%) Service Management
15 15 (5.91%) Service Delivery
15 15 (5.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 14 (5.51%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.84%) SQL
2 10 (3.94%) C
3 7 (2.76%) Perl
4 6 (2.36%) Java
4 6 (2.36%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.18%) PHP
5 3 (1.18%) Python
5 3 (1.18%) Ruby
6 1 (0.39%) VBScript
6 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 102 (40.16%) CISSP
2 78 (30.71%) Security Cleared
3 64 (25.20%) SC Cleared
4 39 (15.35%) Degree
5 34 (13.39%) CISM
6 28 (11.02%) CISA
7 15 (5.91%) CEH
7 15 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (5.51%) GIAC
9 12 (4.72%) PCI QSA
10 11 (4.33%) OSCP
11 10 (3.94%) CCNP
12 9 (3.54%) OSCE
13 8 (3.15%) RHCSA
13 8 (3.15%) MCSE
13 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (3.15%) RHCE
14 7 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (2.76%) CRISC
14 7 (2.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (38.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (20.47%) PCI DSS
3 19 (7.48%) SLA
4 13 (5.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.94%) COBIT
6 9 (3.54%) GPG13
7 7 (2.76%) BS25999
7 7 (2.76%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.97%) QA
9 4 (1.57%) JSP 440
9 4 (1.57%) HIPAA
10 3 (1.18%) FISMA
11 2 (0.79%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.79%) BS7799
System Software
1 13 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (9.45%) Juniper
2 18 (7.09%) Cisco
2 18 (7.09%) CheckPoint
3 17 (6.69%) McAfee
4 13 (5.12%) Symantec
4 13 (5.12%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.12%) IronPort
5 8 (3.15%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.15%) VMware
6 7 (2.76%) Sourcefire
6 7 (2.76%) Fortinet
7 6 (2.36%) F5
8 5 (1.97%) Websense
9 3 (1.18%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.18%) SAP
9 3 (1.18%) LogRhythm
10 2 (0.79%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.79%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.79%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.79%) Tripwire
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