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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 93 63 109
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +46
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 90 208 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.63% 4.03% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 4.68% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46 187 98
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%

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
2923 4446 4695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.27% 86.05% 85.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 3610 3436
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 0 42 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Maidenhead -14 7 £52,500 -4.54%
Bracknell -2 6 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Wokingham - 4 - -
Slough +2 3 £42,500 -29.16%
Newbury +6 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 87 (30.10%) Risk Management
2 86 (29.76%) Linux
3 84 (29.07%) Firewall
4 81 (28.03%) Management Information System
5 72 (24.91%) Windows
6 70 (24.22%) CISSP
7 69 (23.88%) Security Operations
8 67 (23.18%) Unix
9 60 (20.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 59 (20.42%) Network Security
11 55 (19.03%) Cybersecurity
11 55 (19.03%) Security Management
11 55 (19.03%) Cisco
12 52 (17.99%) TCP/IP
12 52 (17.99%) CheckPoint
12 52 (17.99%) Palo Alto
13 49 (16.96%) Blue Coat
13 49 (16.96%) F5
14 48 (16.61%) SIEM
15 47 (16.26%) Security Operations Centre
16 46 (15.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 46 (15.92%) CISM
17 43 (14.88%) SSL
18 42 (14.53%) CISA
19 41 (14.19%) Intrusion Detection
20 39 (13.49%) Microsoft
20 39 (13.49%) VPN
20 39 (13.49%) Security Monitoring
21 38 (13.15%) Kalman Filter
21 38 (13.15%) Imperva

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 14 (4.84%) IIS
2 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.30%) MS Office
3 21 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (7.27%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.54%) IaaS
2 7 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.38%) Office 365
3 4 (1.38%) PaaS
3 4 (1.38%) SaaS
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (29.07%) Firewall
2 59 (20.42%) Network Security
3 52 (17.99%) TCP/IP
4 43 (14.88%) SSL
5 41 (14.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 39 (13.49%) VPN
7 26 (9.00%) HTTP
8 25 (8.65%) Internet
9 24 (8.30%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.42%) Broadband
10 7 (2.42%) Wireless
11 5 (1.73%) SMTP
12 2 (0.69%) Intranet
12 2 (0.69%) Wireless Security
13 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.35%) SAN
13 1 (0.35%) snoop
13 1 (0.35%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.35%) WebEx
13 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.69%) Big Data
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (12.11%) Telecoms
2 34 (11.76%) Finance
3 26 (9.00%) Games
4 19 (6.57%) Legal
5 5 (1.73%) German Language
6 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.04%) Banking
7 3 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (20.42%) Analyst
2 52 (17.99%) Consultant
3 50 (17.30%) Security Consultant
4 49 (16.96%) Security Analyst
5 46 (15.92%) Security Engineer
6 27 (9.34%) Architect
7 23 (7.96%) Security Architect
7 23 (7.96%) Senior Security Engineer
8 22 (7.61%) Security Manager
9 21 (7.27%) Juniper Engineer
10 17 (5.88%) Security Specialist
11 16 (5.54%) SOC Analyst
12 14 (4.84%) Information Security Consultant
12 14 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (4.15%) Senior Security Analyst
13 12 (4.15%) SOC Specialist
14 11 (3.81%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 11 (3.81%) Information Analyst
14 11 (3.81%) Information Security Analyst
14 11 (3.81%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.73%) HTML
2 4 (1.38%) Ajax
2 4 (1.38%) Middleware
2 4 (1.38%) OAuth
2 4 (1.38%) SAML
2 4 (1.38%) XML
3 3 (1.04%) .NET
3 3 (1.04%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.35%) CSS
4 1 (0.35%) Flash
4 1 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 81 (28.03%) Management Information System
2 47 (16.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 29 (10.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 22 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.54%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 15 (5.19%) PKI
7 10 (3.46%) iPad
8 9 (3.11%) Cyber Attack
8 9 (3.11%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.77%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.08%) Statistics
10 6 (2.08%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.73%) Fintech
12 4 (1.38%) CESG
12 4 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.38%) iSeries
13 3 (1.04%) Driving Licence
13 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (29.76%) Linux
2 72 (24.91%) Windows
3 67 (23.18%) Unix
4 9 (3.11%) Solaris
5 5 (1.73%) Windows 2000
5 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.35%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (30.10%) Risk Management
2 69 (23.88%) Security Operations
3 60 (20.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 55 (19.03%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (19.03%) Security Management
5 48 (16.61%) SIEM
6 39 (13.49%) Security Monitoring
7 38 (13.15%) Information Security Management
7 38 (13.15%) Kalman Filter
8 33 (11.42%) Change Management
8 33 (11.42%) ITIL
9 31 (10.73%) Data Protection
10 29 (10.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (10.03%) Security Architecture
11 25 (8.65%) ISMS
12 24 (8.30%) Security Patching
13 23 (7.96%) Matrix Organization
14 22 (7.61%) Patch Management
14 22 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.50%) SQL
2 9 (3.11%) C
3 6 (2.08%) Java
4 5 (1.73%) C++
4 5 (1.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.04%) Perl
5 3 (1.04%) PHP
5 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.04%) Python
5 3 (1.04%) Ruby
6 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (24.22%) CISSP
2 46 (15.92%) CISM
3 42 (14.53%) CISA
4 37 (12.80%) Degree
5 21 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.88%) CCIE
6 17 (5.88%) CCSE
6 17 (5.88%) CCSP
6 17 (5.88%) JNCIS
7 16 (5.54%) Security Cleared
8 15 (5.19%) CEH
8 15 (5.19%) IISP
9 14 (4.84%) SC Cleared
10 11 (3.81%) GSEC
11 10 (3.46%) ISSAP
12 7 (2.42%) CREST Certified
13 5 (1.73%) CISMP
13 5 (1.73%) SANS
14 4 (1.38%) CCNA
14 4 (1.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (15.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (8.65%) PCI DSS
3 20 (6.92%) SLA
4 9 (3.11%) GDPR
4 9 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.73%) COBIT
5 5 (1.73%) COSO
5 5 (1.73%) ISO27002
6 4 (1.38%) QA
7 2 (0.69%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (10.03%) VMware ESX
2 23 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.88%) ProxySG
4 7 (2.42%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (13.15%) Nessus
2 24 (8.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 17 (5.88%) SCCM
4 10 (3.46%) QRadar
5 1 (0.35%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.35%) EnCase
Vendors
1 55 (19.03%) Cisco
2 52 (17.99%) CheckPoint
2 52 (17.99%) Palo Alto
3 49 (16.96%) Blue Coat
3 49 (16.96%) F5
4 39 (13.49%) Microsoft
5 38 (13.15%) Imperva
6 34 (11.76%) ArcSight
7 32 (11.07%) VMware
8 31 (10.73%) LogLogic
9 30 (10.38%) Splunk
10 29 (10.03%) HP
11 28 (9.69%) Juniper
12 22 (7.61%) Sourcefire
13 19 (6.57%) Intel Security
14 17 (5.88%) Fortinet
14 17 (5.88%) Proofpoint
14 17 (5.88%) TippingPoint
15 13 (4.50%) IBM
16 12 (4.15%) Qualys
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent base salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Sanderson
Posted: 13 days ago