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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 42 97 143
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +46
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 233 134 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.19% 2.63% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 3.09% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 145 99 66
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
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
3940 4332 4783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.71% 84.91% 81.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3061 3242 3212
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +49 112 £53,000 -3.63% 13
Slough +25 25 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Maidenhead -20 12 £55,000 +15.78%
Windsor +3 10 £62,500 +11.11%
Bracknell -2 9 £60,000 +11.62% 1
Newbury -1 4 - - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 199 (43.83%) CISSP
2 130 (28.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 122 (26.87%) Management Information System
4 111 (24.45%) Cybersecurity
5 103 (22.69%) Finance
6 93 (20.48%) Degree
7 90 (19.82%) PCI DSS
8 89 (19.60%) CISM
9 76 (16.74%) Risk Management
9 76 (16.74%) Data Protection
10 75 (16.52%) Windows
11 74 (16.30%) Linux
12 63 (13.88%) CISA
13 62 (13.66%) SIEM
14 60 (13.22%) Telecoms
15 58 (12.78%) Security Management
16 55 (12.11%) Information Security Management
17 53 (11.67%) Firewall
17 53 (11.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 50 (11.01%) Business Continuity
18 50 (11.01%) Network Security
19 48 (10.57%) Risk Assessment
19 48 (10.57%) Microsoft
20 47 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
21 46 (10.13%) Unix
21 46 (10.13%) Computer Science
21 46 (10.13%) Information Security Governance
22 44 (9.69%) SQL
22 44 (9.69%) Security Operations
23 40 (8.81%) ITIL

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (6.17%) IIS
2 9 (1.98%) Drupal
3 6 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (1.32%) CMS
3 6 (1.32%) Joomla!
3 6 (1.32%) WordPress
4 4 (0.88%) JBoss
4 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.10%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.76%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) assyst
3 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.83%) IaaS
2 8 (1.76%) SaaS
3 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.54%) Office 365
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.67%) Firewall
2 50 (11.01%) Network Security
3 21 (4.63%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.20%) LAN
4 10 (2.20%) WAN
5 8 (1.76%) Internet
6 7 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.10%) VPN
8 4 (0.88%) Broadband
8 4 (0.88%) WebEx
9 3 (0.66%) DHCP
9 3 (0.66%) DNS
9 3 (0.66%) Wireless
10 2 (0.44%) IPsec
10 2 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.44%) SAN
10 2 (0.44%) SSL
10 2 (0.44%) VoIP
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.44%) Big Data
3 2 (0.44%) MS Access
3 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 103 (22.69%) Finance
2 60 (13.22%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.95%) Legal
4 21 (4.63%) Banking
5 18 (3.96%) Retail
6 14 (3.08%) Games
7 9 (1.98%) Marketing
8 4 (0.88%) German Language
9 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (24.67%) Security Manager
2 96 (21.15%) Consultant
3 90 (19.82%) Security Consultant
4 78 (17.18%) Information Security Manager
5 76 (16.74%) Analyst
6 69 (15.20%) Information Manager
7 63 (13.88%) Security Analyst
8 39 (8.59%) Security Engineer
9 38 (8.37%) Information Security Consultant
10 36 (7.93%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 36 (7.93%) Security Specialist
11 30 (6.61%) Governance Manager
11 30 (6.61%) Information Governance Manager
12 29 (6.39%) Information Analyst
12 29 (6.39%) Information Security Analyst
13 24 (5.29%) Compliance Manager
14 22 (4.85%) Developer
15 17 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
15 17 (3.74%) Senior Security Consultant
16 15 (3.30%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.19%) CSS
1 19 (4.19%) HTML
2 14 (3.08%) .NET
3 5 (1.10%) LAMP
3 5 (1.10%) XML
4 4 (0.88%) SAML
5 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.66%) Classic ASP
5 3 (0.66%) HTML5
6 2 (0.44%) Flash
6 2 (0.44%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.44%) Web Services
6 2 (0.44%) XSLT
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.22%) CSS3
7 1 (0.22%) jQuery
7 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 122 (26.87%) Management Information System
2 46 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 36 (7.93%) PKI
4 27 (5.95%) Data Protection Act
4 27 (5.95%) Security Operations Centre
5 26 (5.73%) Cyber Attack
5 26 (5.73%) Virtual Team
6 20 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.86%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.42%) Cryptography
10 8 (1.76%) iPad
11 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.88%) PMI
13 3 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.44%) CESG
14 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (16.52%) Windows
2 74 (16.30%) Linux
3 46 (10.13%) Unix
4 15 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.98%) Solaris
6 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.10%) CentOS
8 4 (0.88%) SUSE
8 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.66%) Debian
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) KNOPPIX
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (24.45%) Cybersecurity
2 76 (16.74%) Data Protection
2 76 (16.74%) Risk Management
3 62 (13.66%) SIEM
4 58 (12.78%) Security Management
5 55 (12.11%) Information Security Management
6 53 (11.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 50 (11.01%) Business Continuity
8 48 (10.57%) Risk Assessment
9 47 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (10.13%) Information Security Governance
11 44 (9.69%) Security Operations
12 40 (8.81%) ITIL
13 34 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (7.05%) Identity Management
14 32 (7.05%) TOGAF
15 29 (6.39%) Fraud Detection
15 29 (6.39%) ISMS
15 29 (6.39%) Threat Analysis
16 27 (5.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.69%) SQL
2 22 (4.85%) C
3 21 (4.63%) C#
4 19 (4.19%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.10%) Java
7 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.22%) C++
8 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 199 (43.83%) CISSP
2 93 (20.48%) Degree
3 89 (19.60%) CISM
4 63 (13.88%) CISA
5 29 (6.39%) Security Cleared
6 28 (6.17%) SC Cleared
7 26 (5.73%) IISP
8 23 (5.07%) CEH
9 19 (4.19%) ISSAP
10 13 (2.86%) GSEC
11 12 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (2.42%) CCNA
12 11 (2.42%) PCI QSA
13 10 (2.20%) SANS
14 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (1.76%) PMP
15 7 (1.54%) GIAC
16 6 (1.32%) MBA
16 6 (1.32%) MCSE
17 5 (1.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (28.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (19.82%) PCI DSS
3 25 (5.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (3.96%) COBIT
5 16 (3.52%) ISO22301
6 8 (1.76%) GxP
7 7 (1.54%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.88%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.88%) QA
9 3 (0.66%) SLA
10 2 (0.44%) COSO
10 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (6.17%) Nessus
2 25 (5.51%) SCCM
3 5 (1.10%) RSA Archer
3 5 (1.10%) SCOM
4 3 (0.66%) Nexpose
4 3 (0.66%) QRadar
5 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.22%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 48 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.17%) ArcSight
3 22 (4.85%) CheckPoint
3 22 (4.85%) Cisco
3 22 (4.85%) Palo Alto
4 16 (3.52%) Blue Coat
4 16 (3.52%) F5
5 12 (2.64%) Juniper
6 11 (2.42%) BT
6 11 (2.42%) Intel Security
7 9 (1.98%) SAP
7 9 (1.98%) VMware
8 8 (1.76%) Fortinet
9 7 (1.54%) Forcepoint
9 7 (1.54%) Splunk
10 6 (1.32%) Oracle
11 5 (1.10%) Huawei
12 4 (0.88%) Crossbeam
12 4 (0.88%) Cyber-Ark
12 4 (0.88%) Trend Micro
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