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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 115 97 137
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +40
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 111 141 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 2.58% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 3.25% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 85 110 52
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4425 4343 3970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.95% 79.32% 77.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3186 3172 3218
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -32 42 £32,500 -40.90% 10
Maidenhead +7 14 £60,000 +2.12% 3
Newbury +6 11 £65,000 - 1
Bracknell - 6 £56,250 -
Slough -8 3 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 97 (43.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (38.12%) CISSP
3 58 (26.01%) Management Information System
4 54 (24.22%) Security Architecture
5 53 (23.77%) Firewall
6 50 (22.42%) TOGAF
7 49 (21.97%) CISM
8 44 (19.73%) Security Cleared
9 43 (19.28%) SABSA
10 41 (18.39%) SC Cleared
11 39 (17.49%) ITIL
12 37 (16.59%) CISA
12 37 (16.59%) COBIT
13 36 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (14.80%) SIEM
14 33 (14.80%) Degree
15 31 (13.90%) PCI DSS
16 30 (13.45%) Risk Management
17 28 (12.56%) Security Management
18 27 (12.11%) Finance
19 24 (10.76%) Network Security
20 22 (9.87%) Business Continuity
20 22 (9.87%) Linux
21 21 (9.42%) PRINCE2
21 21 (9.42%) Windows
21 21 (9.42%) Telecoms
22 19 (8.52%) Retail
22 19 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
22 19 (8.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 19 (8.52%) TCP/IP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.45%) CMS
2 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (23.77%) Firewall
2 24 (10.76%) Network Security
3 19 (8.52%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.62%) VPN
5 15 (6.73%) DNS
6 12 (5.38%) Wireless
6 12 (5.38%) SSL
7 10 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (4.04%) DMZ
8 9 (4.04%) LAN
9 8 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.69%) HTTP
10 6 (2.69%) Internet
10 6 (2.69%) NetScreen
10 6 (2.69%) Junos
11 5 (2.24%) LTE
11 5 (2.24%) Wireless Security
11 5 (2.24%) 3G
11 5 (2.24%) 2G
11 5 (2.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 27 (12.11%) Finance
2 21 (9.42%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.52%) Retail
4 15 (6.73%) Banking
5 8 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.59%) Games
5 8 (3.59%) Marketing
6 5 (2.24%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (29.60%) Consultant
2 50 (22.42%) Security Consultant
3 41 (18.39%) Architect
4 30 (13.45%) Security Architect
5 27 (12.11%) Analyst
6 21 (9.42%) Enterprise Architect
7 20 (8.97%) Security Analyst
8 19 (8.52%) Information Manager
8 19 (8.52%) Security Manager
9 15 (6.73%) Information Security Manager
10 14 (6.28%) Trainee
11 12 (5.38%) Security Engineer
12 11 (4.93%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 9 (4.04%) Information Security Consultant
13 9 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.59%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.59%) Technical Engineer
14 8 (3.59%) Enterprise Consultant
15 7 (3.14%) Principal Security Consultant
15 7 (3.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.69%) HTML
2 5 (2.24%) Esper
3 4 (1.79%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.35%) JSP
5 1 (0.45%) RESTful
5 1 (0.45%) OAuth
5 1 (0.45%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.45%) jQuery
5 1 (0.45%) Ajax
5 1 (0.45%) Java EE
5 1 (0.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.45%) Spring
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) SOAP
5 1 (0.45%) ODBC
5 1 (0.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.01%) Management Information System
2 36 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.93%) CESG
4 8 (3.59%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (1.79%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.79%) PKI
6 4 (1.79%) RMADS
7 3 (1.35%) Kindle
7 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.90%) GIS
8 2 (0.90%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.90%) Open Source
8 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.87%) Linux
2 21 (9.42%) Windows
3 14 (6.28%) UNIX
4 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.22%) Security Architecture
2 50 (22.42%) TOGAF
3 43 (19.28%) SABSA
4 39 (17.49%) ITIL
5 33 (14.80%) SIEM
6 30 (13.45%) Risk Management
7 28 (12.56%) Security Management
8 22 (9.87%) Business Continuity
9 21 (9.42%) PRINCE2
10 19 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (6.73%) Cyber Security
12 14 (6.28%) Project Management
13 12 (5.38%) Information Security Management
13 12 (5.38%) Time Management
13 12 (5.38%) Logistics
14 11 (4.93%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (4.93%) Risk Assessment
15 10 (4.48%) Service Management
15 10 (4.48%) Service Delivery
15 10 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.38%) C
2 11 (4.93%) SQL
3 10 (4.48%) Java
4 6 (2.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.24%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.24%) PHP
5 5 (2.24%) C#
5 5 (2.24%) C++
5 5 (2.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 85 (38.12%) CISSP
2 49 (21.97%) CISM
3 44 (19.73%) Security Cleared
4 41 (18.39%) SC Cleared
5 37 (16.59%) CISA
6 33 (14.80%) Degree
7 16 (7.17%) CRISC
8 15 (6.73%) PCI QSA
9 8 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.59%) GIAC
10 5 (2.24%) RHCSA
10 5 (2.24%) CEH
10 5 (2.24%) RHCE
10 5 (2.24%) CCNP
11 4 (1.79%) PMP
11 4 (1.79%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.35%) MCSE
12 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (43.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (16.59%) COBIT
3 31 (13.90%) PCI DSS
4 19 (8.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (6.73%) SLA
6 7 (3.14%) ISO 9001
7 6 (2.69%) COSO
8 4 (1.79%) QA
9 3 (1.35%) GPG13
9 3 (1.35%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.90%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.45%) BS25999
11 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (8.07%) McAfee
2 14 (6.28%) IronPort
2 14 (6.28%) Cisco
2 14 (6.28%) Symantec
3 12 (5.38%) F5
4 11 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.93%) CheckPoint
5 10 (4.48%) Juniper
6 5 (2.24%) Imperva
6 5 (2.24%) VMware
6 5 (2.24%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.35%) MobileIron
7 3 (1.35%) Clearswift
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle
8 2 (0.90%) NetIQ
8 2 (0.90%) Tripwire
8 2 (0.90%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.45%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.45%) Remedy
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Salary: £65k - 80k per year + 20% Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent package - full details upon request
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car + Stock
Posted: 7 days ago
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