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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 43 83 123
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +40
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 237 153 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.23% 3.03% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 3.55% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 171 114 64
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £44,600 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
3958 4313 4514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.39% 85.30% 80.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3136 3146 3148
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +37 95 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Slough +27 41 £60,000 +12.14% 4
Maidenhead -6 19 £51,250 -6.81%
Bracknell -6 15 £85,500 +55.45%
Windsor - 5 £60,000 - 2
Wokingham - 5 £27,500 -
Newbury -3 3 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 201 (45.79%) CISSP
2 119 (27.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 104 (23.69%) Cybersecurity
4 97 (22.10%) Management Information System
5 94 (21.41%) CISM
6 92 (20.96%) Degree
7 91 (20.73%) Finance
8 74 (16.86%) Risk Management
9 73 (16.63%) PCI DSS
10 72 (16.40%) Windows
11 65 (14.81%) CISA
11 65 (14.81%) Data Protection
12 64 (14.58%) SIEM
13 62 (14.12%) Firewall
13 62 (14.12%) Linux
14 55 (12.53%) Microsoft
14 55 (12.53%) Computer Science
15 50 (11.39%) SQL
16 49 (11.16%) Security Operations
17 48 (10.93%) Security Management
18 47 (10.71%) Business Continuity
19 43 (9.79%) Information Security Governance
20 42 (9.57%) Information Security Management
21 40 (9.11%) SQL Server
21 40 (9.11%) Unix
21 40 (9.11%) PKI
22 39 (8.88%) MS Excel
22 39 (8.88%) IISP
23 38 (8.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 38 (8.66%) Network Security

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 35 (7.97%) IIS
2 6 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (1.37%) CMS
2 6 (1.37%) Drupal
2 6 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.37%) Joomla!
2 6 (1.37%) WordPress
3 4 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.91%) nginx
3 4 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.46%) JBoss
4 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.82%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.23%) assyst
3 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.96%) IaaS
3 8 (1.82%) SaaS
4 7 (1.59%) Office 365
5 4 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (14.12%) Firewall
2 38 (8.66%) Network Security
3 26 (5.92%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.87%) DNS
4 17 (3.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (3.64%) Internet
5 16 (3.64%) LAN
5 16 (3.64%) WAN
6 11 (2.51%) VPN
7 10 (2.28%) SSL
8 9 (2.05%) IPsec
9 7 (1.59%) DHCP
9 7 (1.59%) HTTP
9 7 (1.59%) Wireshark
10 6 (1.37%) FTP
10 6 (1.37%) SAN
10 6 (1.37%) SMTP
11 5 (1.14%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.14%) SSH
12 4 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.56%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.59%) Big Data
4 6 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.91%) MS Access
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.46%) Power BI
8 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
General
1 91 (20.73%) Finance
2 32 (7.29%) Legal
3 31 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.01%) Retail
5 18 (4.10%) Banking
6 8 (1.82%) Games
6 8 (1.82%) Marketing
7 4 (0.91%) German Language
7 4 (0.91%) Law
8 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.46%) French Language
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (25.97%) Security Manager
2 99 (22.55%) Information Security Manager
3 95 (21.64%) Consultant
4 92 (20.96%) Information Manager
5 90 (20.50%) Security Consultant
6 68 (15.49%) Analyst
7 49 (11.16%) Security Analyst
8 44 (10.02%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 40 (9.11%) Information Security Consultant
10 32 (7.29%) Compliance Manager
11 28 (6.38%) Developer
11 28 (6.38%) Governance Manager
11 28 (6.38%) Information Governance Manager
12 25 (5.69%) Information Analyst
12 25 (5.69%) Information Security Analyst
12 25 (5.69%) Security Specialist
13 23 (5.24%) Security Engineer
14 19 (4.33%) Architect
15 18 (4.10%) Senior Consultant
15 18 (4.10%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.92%) HTML
2 21 (4.78%) CSS
3 17 (3.87%) .NET
4 8 (1.82%) Middleware
5 6 (1.37%) HTML5
5 6 (1.37%) Regular Expression
5 6 (1.37%) XML
6 5 (1.14%) Flash
7 4 (0.91%) EDI
7 4 (0.91%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (0.91%) LAMP
7 4 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.91%) XSLT
7 4 (0.91%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.46%) JMS
9 2 (0.46%) MDX
9 2 (0.46%) Web Services
9 2 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 97 (22.10%) Management Information System
2 55 (12.53%) Computer Science
3 40 (9.11%) PKI
4 33 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (7.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 18 (4.10%) Cyber Attack
7 17 (3.87%) Driving Licence
8 15 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (2.51%) Cryptography
10 10 (2.28%) CESG
11 9 (2.05%) CESG CLAS
12 8 (1.82%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.59%) N-Tier
14 5 (1.14%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.14%) Device Driver
14 5 (1.14%) iPad
15 4 (0.91%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.40%) Windows
2 62 (14.12%) Linux
3 40 (9.11%) Unix
4 24 (5.47%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.28%) Solaris
6 8 (1.82%) CentOS
6 8 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.59%) Windows NT
7 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.37%) Windows 2000
8 6 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.46%) Debian
10 2 (0.46%) SUSE
11 1 (0.23%) Android
11 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.23%) KNOPPIX
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (23.69%) Cybersecurity
2 74 (16.86%) Risk Management
3 65 (14.81%) Data Protection
4 64 (14.58%) SIEM
5 49 (11.16%) Security Operations
6 48 (10.93%) Security Management
7 47 (10.71%) Business Continuity
8 43 (9.79%) Information Security Governance
9 42 (9.57%) Information Security Management
10 38 (8.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 36 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
12 34 (7.74%) Threat Analysis
13 33 (7.52%) ITIL
14 32 (7.29%) Fraud Detection
15 31 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (6.61%) Identity Management
17 27 (6.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
18 26 (5.92%) TOGAF
19 25 (5.69%) Security Architecture
20 23 (5.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.39%) SQL
2 30 (6.83%) C#
3 28 (6.38%) C
4 21 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.37%) Java
6 6 (1.37%) Perl
7 5 (1.14%) C++
7 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.91%) Ruby
8 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.68%) Python
10 2 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.46%) VBScript
11 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 201 (45.79%) CISSP
2 94 (21.41%) CISM
3 92 (20.96%) Degree
4 65 (14.81%) CISA
5 39 (8.88%) IISP
6 29 (6.61%) CEH
7 17 (3.87%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.64%) CISMP
9 15 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (3.42%) SANS
10 13 (2.96%) CCNA
11 12 (2.73%) SC Cleared
12 11 (2.51%) CLAS
12 11 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (2.28%) GIAC
13 10 (2.28%) ISACA
14 9 (2.05%) GSEC
15 8 (1.82%) ISSAP
15 8 (1.82%) PMI Certification
16 7 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (27.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (16.63%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (2.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (2.73%) COBIT
6 8 (1.82%) ISO22301
7 7 (1.59%) Data Quality
8 5 (1.14%) GxP
8 5 (1.14%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.14%) QA
9 4 (0.91%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.91%) SLA
10 2 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.23%) COSO
System Software
1 26 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.91%) vSphere
4 3 (0.68%) Snort
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (5.01%) Nessus
2 19 (4.33%) SCCM
3 9 (2.05%) SCOM
4 8 (1.82%) RSA Archer
5 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.91%) Nmap
5 4 (0.91%) Puppet
5 4 (0.91%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.68%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.23%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 55 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.38%) ArcSight
3 24 (5.47%) Cisco
4 23 (5.24%) CheckPoint
4 23 (5.24%) Palo Alto
5 17 (3.87%) Juniper
6 15 (3.42%) Blue Coat
6 15 (3.42%) F5
7 12 (2.73%) Forcepoint
8 11 (2.51%) Intel Security
8 11 (2.51%) Qualys
8 11 (2.51%) VMware
9 10 (2.28%) Oracle
10 9 (2.05%) Fortinet
11 8 (1.82%) Sourcefire
12 6 (1.37%) Crossbeam
12 6 (1.37%) IBM
12 6 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.37%) Splunk
13 5 (1.14%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £65,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Bens, 28 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens (DOE)
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + package
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago