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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 134 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 94 104 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.58% 1.89% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.54% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 71 69 102
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
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
4482 4088 4164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 75.32% 74.41% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 3085 3440
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -28 37 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Newbury +9 15 £43,787 -
Maidenhead -7 14 £65,000 - 2
Slough +5 7 £57,500 +5.50%
Bracknell -2 4 £32,500 -39.53%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 91 (49.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (31.15%) CISSP
3 51 (27.87%) PCI DSS
4 50 (27.32%) Security Cleared
4 50 (27.32%) Finance
5 46 (25.14%) ITIL
6 41 (22.40%) CISA
7 40 (21.86%) COBIT
8 39 (21.31%) CISM
9 37 (20.22%) SC Cleared
10 33 (18.03%) DV Cleared
11 32 (17.49%) Risk Assessment
11 32 (17.49%) Security Architecture
12 30 (16.39%) PRINCE2
13 29 (15.85%) Windows
13 29 (15.85%) Linux
13 29 (15.85%) Degree
14 28 (15.30%) RMADS
14 28 (15.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 27 (14.75%) Firewall
15 27 (14.75%) SQL
15 27 (14.75%) PCI QSA
16 26 (14.21%) Management Information System
17 25 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (13.11%) Network Design
19 23 (12.57%) Telecoms
20 22 (12.02%) Risk Management
20 22 (12.02%) Business Continuity
21 21 (11.48%) Information Assurance
22 20 (10.93%) Penetration Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.73%) IIS
3 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.37%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Exchequer
1 3 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.75%) Firewall
2 19 (10.38%) TCP/IP
2 19 (10.38%) Network Security
3 11 (6.01%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (4.92%) Internet
4 9 (4.92%) Broadband
5 8 (4.37%) DNS
5 8 (4.37%) NetScreen
6 7 (3.83%) VPN
7 6 (3.28%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (2.73%) SSL
9 4 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.64%) OSPF
10 3 (1.64%) BGP
10 3 (1.64%) LAN
10 3 (1.64%) VoIP
10 3 (1.64%) WAN
11 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.09%) Wireless
11 2 (1.09%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.64%) AppScan
3 2 (1.09%) WinDbg
3 2 (1.09%) GDB
General
1 50 (27.32%) Finance
2 23 (12.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.73%) Military
3 5 (2.73%) Retail
4 3 (1.64%) Back Office
5 2 (1.09%) Legal
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (33.33%) Consultant
2 53 (28.96%) Security Consultant
3 26 (14.21%) Information Security Consultant
4 24 (13.11%) Security Manager
5 19 (10.38%) Information Manager
6 15 (8.20%) Information Security Manager
7 13 (7.10%) Analyst
8 12 (6.56%) Architect
9 11 (6.01%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (6.01%) Senior Security Consultant
10 8 (4.37%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) Security Specialist
11 7 (3.83%) Security Architect
11 7 (3.83%) Information Security Specialist
11 7 (3.83%) Information Specialist
12 6 (3.28%) Information Analyst
13 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Architect
13 5 (2.73%) Network Security Consultant
13 5 (2.73%) Network Consultant
14 4 (2.19%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.19%) Spring
2 3 (1.64%) Web Services
2 3 (1.64%) HTML
2 3 (1.64%) .NET
2 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.09%) Middleware
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.09%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.30%) RMADS
2 26 (14.21%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.65%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (6.56%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.92%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.28%) PKI
7 3 (1.64%) Handset
7 3 (1.64%) Replication
7 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Open Source
8 1 (0.55%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.55%) DTV
8 1 (0.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.85%) Windows
1 29 (15.85%) Linux
2 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.09%) UNIX
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.55%) CentOS
4 1 (0.55%) VMS
4 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.14%) ITIL
2 32 (17.49%) Risk Assessment
2 32 (17.49%) Security Architecture
3 30 (16.39%) PRINCE2
4 25 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (13.11%) Network Design
6 22 (12.02%) Business Continuity
6 22 (12.02%) Risk Management
7 21 (11.48%) Information Assurance
8 20 (10.93%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (9.29%) Security Management
9 17 (9.29%) Data Protection
10 16 (8.74%) Cyber Security
11 15 (8.20%) Information Security Management
12 14 (7.65%) Database Security
13 12 (6.56%) ISMS
14 11 (6.01%) Project Management
14 11 (6.01%) Logistics
15 8 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
16 7 (3.83%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.75%) SQL
2 10 (5.46%) Java
3 5 (2.73%) C
3 5 (2.73%) C++
3 5 (2.73%) PHP
4 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.09%) Perl
5 2 (1.09%) Python
5 2 (1.09%) Ruby
5 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (31.15%) CISSP
2 50 (27.32%) Security Cleared
3 41 (22.40%) CISA
4 39 (21.31%) CISM
5 37 (20.22%) SC Cleared
6 33 (18.03%) DV Cleared
7 29 (15.85%) Degree
8 27 (14.75%) PCI QSA
9 10 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (5.46%) CCNA
10 8 (4.37%) CCNP
11 6 (3.28%) PMP
11 6 (3.28%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.64%) CRISC
12 3 (1.64%) CSSLP
12 3 (1.64%) ISEB
12 3 (1.64%) GIAC
12 3 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (1.64%) CEH
13 2 (1.09%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (49.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (27.87%) PCI DSS
3 40 (21.86%) COBIT
4 28 (15.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (3.83%) QA
6 6 (3.28%) GPG13
7 5 (2.73%) COSO
8 2 (1.09%) HIPAA
8 2 (1.09%) SLA
9 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (6.01%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.28%) Snort
2 6 (3.28%) Squid
3 5 (2.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.64%) SCOM
3 1 (0.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.65%) Cisco
3 13 (7.10%) CheckPoint
4 12 (6.56%) VMware
5 11 (6.01%) Juniper
6 8 (4.37%) Blue Coat
6 8 (4.37%) McAfee
7 7 (3.83%) Websense
7 7 (3.83%) Sourcefire
8 6 (3.28%) F5
8 6 (3.28%) Oracle
9 4 (2.19%) Huawei
9 4 (2.19%) Fujitsu
10 3 (1.64%) Sage
10 3 (1.64%) IBM
10 3 (1.64%) Mitel
11 2 (1.09%) Tripwire
11 2 (1.09%) Symantec
11 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.09%) Aveksa
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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