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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 63 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 208 121 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.00% 2.21% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 2.63% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 186 91 96
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
4398 4608 4394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.66% 84.16% 82.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3580 3352 3147
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 82 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Slough +26 29 £60,000 -25.00% 3
Maidenhead +2 27 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Bracknell +14 19 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Windsor - 3 - -
Newbury +9 2 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Hungerford - 1 £50,000 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 167 (42.28%) CISSP
2 150 (37.97%) Windows
3 134 (33.92%) Linux
4 111 (28.10%) ITIL
5 105 (26.58%) Firewall
6 102 (25.82%) Risk Management
7 90 (22.78%) Degree
8 87 (22.03%) Unix
9 85 (21.52%) CISA
10 84 (21.27%) Cisco
11 77 (19.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 73 (18.48%) CISM
13 71 (17.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 69 (17.47%) Juniper
14 69 (17.47%) TCP/IP
15 68 (17.22%) Sourcefire
16 67 (16.96%) Management Information System
17 65 (16.46%) Blue Coat
17 65 (16.46%) CheckPoint
17 65 (16.46%) F5
17 65 (16.46%) Palo Alto
18 64 (16.20%) Crossbeam
18 64 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
18 64 (16.20%) Windows 2000
18 64 (16.20%) Solaris
19 59 (14.94%) Computer Science
20 58 (14.68%) Microsoft
21 54 (13.67%) German Language
22 51 (12.91%) CEH
23 50 (12.66%) Finance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 21 (5.32%) IIS
2 10 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.01%) CMS
4 4 (1.01%) nginx
5 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.25%) Node.js
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.80%) MS Office
3 4 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.03%) SaaS
4 3 (0.76%) IaaS
4 3 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (26.58%) Firewall
2 69 (17.47%) TCP/IP
3 37 (9.37%) Network Security
4 32 (8.10%) DNS
5 27 (6.84%) LAN
5 27 (6.84%) WAN
6 26 (6.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (4.56%) DHCP
7 18 (4.56%) Internet
8 12 (3.04%) VPN
9 9 (2.28%) SAN
10 8 (2.03%) SSL
11 7 (1.77%) HTTP
11 7 (1.77%) SMTP
12 6 (1.52%) FTP
12 6 (1.52%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.27%) BGP
13 5 (1.27%) HTTPS
13 5 (1.27%) IPsec
13 5 (1.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.54%) Big Data
4 10 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (1.77%) Power BI
6 7 (1.77%) PowerPivot
6 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.01%) MySQL
9 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.51%) MS Access
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 54 (13.67%) German Language
2 50 (12.66%) Finance
3 46 (11.65%) French Language
4 43 (10.89%) Legal
5 11 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.53%) Law
7 9 (2.28%) Retail
8 7 (1.77%) Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 82 (20.76%) Security Engineer
2 75 (18.99%) Security Manager
3 59 (14.94%) Information Security Manager
4 57 (14.43%) Analyst
4 57 (14.43%) Information Manager
5 45 (11.39%) Security Analyst
6 36 (9.11%) Consultant
7 34 (8.61%) Security Consultant
8 31 (7.85%) Juniper Engineer
9 30 (7.59%) Information Security Engineer
10 25 (6.33%) Compliance Manager
11 24 (6.08%) Information Analyst
11 24 (6.08%) Information Security Analyst
12 23 (5.82%) Architect
12 23 (5.82%) Senior Security Engineer
13 22 (5.57%) Senior Information Security Engineer
14 20 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
15 18 (4.56%) Audit Manager
16 16 (4.05%) Information Security Consultant
17 15 (3.80%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.80%) Middleware
2 10 (2.53%) XML
2 10 (2.53%) XSLT
2 10 (2.53%) ZeroMQ
3 9 (2.28%) JSON
4 8 (2.03%) WPF
5 7 (1.77%) HTML
5 7 (1.77%) MDX
6 5 (1.27%) .NET
6 5 (1.27%) CSS
6 5 (1.27%) Regular Expression
7 4 (1.01%) EDI
7 4 (1.01%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.51%) Flash
8 2 (0.51%) HTML5
8 2 (0.51%) JMS
8 2 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.25%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.96%) Management Information System
2 59 (14.94%) Computer Science
3 39 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (2.78%) FMCG
6 10 (2.53%) CESG
6 10 (2.53%) CESG CLAS
6 10 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 10 (2.53%) PKI
7 9 (2.28%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.03%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.77%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.77%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.01%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (1.01%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.76%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 150 (37.97%) Windows
2 134 (33.92%) Linux
3 87 (22.03%) Unix
4 71 (17.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (16.20%) Solaris
5 64 (16.20%) Windows 2000
5 64 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (9.11%) Windows Server
7 18 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.53%) CentOS
8 10 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.77%) Windows NT
10 4 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.25%) Android
11 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.25%) KNOPPIX
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (28.10%) ITIL
2 102 (25.82%) Risk Management
3 36 (9.11%) Security Management
4 34 (8.61%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (6.84%) Business Continuity
6 25 (6.33%) Mentoring
6 25 (6.33%) SIEM
6 25 (6.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 24 (6.08%) Change Management
7 24 (6.08%) Data Protection
8 23 (5.82%) Coaching
9 22 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (5.32%) Identity Access Management
10 21 (5.32%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (5.06%) Case Management
11 20 (5.06%) Performance Improvement
11 20 (5.06%) Presales
11 20 (5.06%) Security Operations
12 19 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (4.81%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.35%) SQL
2 18 (4.56%) C#
3 17 (4.30%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.54%) Perl
5 13 (3.29%) Ruby
6 12 (3.04%) C
7 10 (2.53%) Java
8 9 (2.28%) Python
9 7 (1.77%) C++
9 7 (1.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 7 (1.77%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.77%) VBScript
10 4 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 167 (42.28%) CISSP
2 90 (22.78%) Degree
3 85 (21.52%) CISA
4 73 (18.48%) CISM
5 51 (12.91%) CEH
6 26 (6.58%) GSEC
7 23 (5.82%) IISP
8 21 (5.32%) CISMP
9 19 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (4.56%) Security Cleared
11 13 (3.29%) CLAS
12 12 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (3.04%) SANS
13 11 (2.78%) CREST Certified
14 10 (2.53%) GIAC
14 10 (2.53%) ISACA
14 10 (2.53%) MCSA
14 10 (2.53%) SC Cleared
15 9 (2.28%) ISSEP
16 8 (2.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (19.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (6.58%) PCI DSS
3 22 (5.57%) SLA
4 11 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (1.77%) COBIT
7 3 (0.76%) COSO
7 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.51%) QA
9 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.25%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.25%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.25%) RMADS
9 1 (0.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 46 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.04%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.04%) vSphere
4 9 (2.28%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.76%) Snort
5 3 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (3.54%) Puppet
2 10 (2.53%) SCCM
2 10 (2.53%) SCOM
2 10 (2.53%) SCVMM
2 10 (2.53%) Windows Intune
3 6 (1.52%) Nessus
4 4 (1.01%) Nmap
5 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.51%) EnCase
6 2 (0.51%) FTK
7 1 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 84 (21.27%) Cisco
2 69 (17.47%) Juniper
3 68 (17.22%) Sourcefire
4 65 (16.46%) Blue Coat
4 65 (16.46%) CheckPoint
4 65 (16.46%) F5
4 65 (16.46%) Palo Alto
5 64 (16.20%) Crossbeam
6 58 (14.68%) Microsoft
7 28 (7.09%) VMware
8 17 (4.30%) Oracle
9 16 (4.05%) Qualys
10 14 (3.54%) Forcepoint
10 14 (3.54%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.04%) HP
11 12 (3.04%) IBM
11 12 (3.04%) Symantec
12 11 (2.78%) Sun
13 10 (2.53%) RightScale
14 9 (2.28%) Dell
Berkshire
Firefly HC
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70K, Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 + Healthcare, Pension.
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefnica
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens (DOE)
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago