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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 75 65 114
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +49
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 121 204 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.29% 3.87% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 4.50% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 61 177 86
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
3150 4538 4483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.64% 86.08% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2366 3695 3167
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 £32,500
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -1 56 £62,500 +23.76% 11
Maidenhead -10 12 £65,000 +13.04%
Bracknell +15 8 £67,500 +22.72%
Newbury +13 5 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Slough +8 3 £42,500 -29.16%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 109 (31.32%) Management Information System
2 93 (26.72%) Linux
3 89 (25.57%) CISSP
4 83 (23.85%) Risk Management
5 80 (22.99%) Windows
6 78 (22.41%) Unix
7 76 (21.84%) Firewall
8 72 (20.69%) Security Management
8 72 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
9 69 (19.83%) Security Operations
10 63 (18.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 62 (17.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 62 (17.82%) Telecoms
12 58 (16.67%) Information Security Management
12 58 (16.67%) CISM
12 58 (16.67%) Network Security
13 55 (15.80%) TCP/IP
14 54 (15.52%) Finance
15 50 (14.37%) Cisco
16 49 (14.08%) Data Protection
16 49 (14.08%) SIEM
17 48 (13.79%) F5
17 48 (13.79%) Palo Alto
17 48 (13.79%) Microsoft
17 48 (13.79%) CheckPoint
17 48 (13.79%) Blue Coat
18 47 (13.51%) ITIL
19 46 (13.22%) CISA
20 45 (12.93%) Degree
20 45 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement

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 (4.02%) IIS
2 3 (0.86%) Drupal
3 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.75%) MS Office
3 17 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (4.89%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.76%) IaaS
2 9 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.44%) SaaS
4 4 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.15%) Office 365
4 4 (1.15%) PaaS
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (21.84%) Firewall
2 58 (16.67%) Network Security
3 55 (15.80%) TCP/IP
4 37 (10.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 35 (10.06%) SSL
6 30 (8.62%) VPN
7 21 (6.03%) HTTP
7 21 (6.03%) Internet
8 20 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (3.16%) Broadband
10 5 (1.44%) LAN
10 5 (1.44%) Wireless
11 4 (1.15%) SMTP
11 4 (1.15%) WAN
12 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.57%) Intranet
12 2 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.57%) SAN
12 2 (0.57%) VoIP
12 2 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.61%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.57%) Big Data
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
General
1 62 (17.82%) Telecoms
2 54 (15.52%) Finance
3 27 (7.76%) Games
3 27 (7.76%) Legal
4 8 (2.30%) German Language
5 6 (1.72%) Retail
6 5 (1.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (21.26%) Analyst
2 63 (18.10%) Security Analyst
3 54 (15.52%) Security Engineer
4 53 (15.23%) Consultant
5 52 (14.94%) Security Consultant
6 36 (10.34%) Security Manager
7 28 (8.05%) Security Specialist
8 26 (7.47%) Architect
9 21 (6.03%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 21 (6.03%) Security Architect
10 20 (5.75%) Juniper Engineer
11 19 (5.46%) Senior Security Engineer
12 17 (4.89%) Information Security Consultant
13 16 (4.60%) SOC Analyst
14 15 (4.31%) Information Analyst
14 15 (4.31%) Information Security Analyst
15 14 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
16 13 (3.74%) Information Security Engineer
17 12 (3.45%) Senior Security Analyst
17 12 (3.45%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.01%) SAML
2 6 (1.72%) XML
3 4 (1.15%) OAuth
4 3 (0.86%) CSS
4 3 (0.86%) Middleware
4 3 (0.86%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.57%) Classic ASP
5 2 (0.57%) HTML
5 2 (0.57%) XSLT
6 1 (0.29%) Ajax
6 1 (0.29%) Flash
6 1 (0.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 109 (31.32%) Management Information System
2 44 (12.64%) Security Operations Centre
3 31 (8.91%) Data Protection Act
4 26 (7.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 22 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (6.03%) Computer Science
7 20 (5.75%) Cyber Attack
8 19 (5.46%) PKI
8 19 (5.46%) Virtual Team
9 11 (3.16%) iPad
10 7 (2.01%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.72%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.72%) Statistics
12 5 (1.44%) CESG
12 5 (1.44%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.44%) Fintech
13 4 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (1.15%) iSeries
14 3 (0.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 93 (26.72%) Linux
2 80 (22.99%) Windows
3 78 (22.41%) Unix
4 12 (3.45%) Solaris
5 8 (2.30%) Windows 2000
5 8 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.29%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (23.85%) Risk Management
2 72 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
2 72 (20.69%) Security Management
3 69 (19.83%) Security Operations
4 63 (18.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 58 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 49 (14.08%) Data Protection
6 49 (14.08%) SIEM
7 47 (13.51%) ITIL
8 45 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 43 (12.36%) Security Monitoring
10 41 (11.78%) Matrix Organization
11 39 (11.21%) ISMS
12 36 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
13 34 (9.77%) Change Management
14 30 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
14 30 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (7.76%) Security Architecture
16 23 (6.61%) Presales
17 21 (6.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.60%) SQL
2 9 (2.59%) C
3 7 (2.01%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.15%) C++
4 4 (1.15%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.86%) Java
6 2 (0.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 89 (25.57%) CISSP
2 58 (16.67%) CISM
3 46 (13.22%) CISA
4 45 (12.93%) Degree
5 30 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 29 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 19 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (5.46%) ISSAP
8 17 (4.89%) CEH
9 15 (4.31%) IISP
10 13 (3.74%) CCIE
10 13 (3.74%) CCSE
10 13 (3.74%) CCSP
10 13 (3.74%) GSEC
10 13 (3.74%) JNCIS
11 6 (1.72%) CCNA
12 5 (1.44%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (1.44%) CISMP
12 5 (1.44%) SANS
13 4 (1.15%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (17.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (10.06%) PCI DSS
3 20 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (5.46%) GDPR
5 16 (4.60%) SLA
6 9 (2.59%) COBIT
7 6 (1.72%) COSO
8 5 (1.44%) ISO27002
9 3 (0.86%) ISO22301
9 3 (0.86%) QA
10 2 (0.57%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (6.61%) VMware ESX
2 20 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.74%) ProxySG
4 11 (3.16%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (11.78%) Nessus
2 20 (5.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 20 (5.75%) SCCM
3 10 (2.87%) QRadar
4 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.29%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.29%) EnCase
Vendors
1 50 (14.37%) Cisco
2 48 (13.79%) Blue Coat
2 48 (13.79%) CheckPoint
2 48 (13.79%) F5
2 48 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.79%) Palo Alto
3 35 (10.06%) ArcSight
4 32 (9.20%) Splunk
5 30 (8.62%) Imperva
6 28 (8.05%) VMware
7 27 (7.76%) Juniper
7 27 (7.76%) LogLogic
8 25 (7.18%) HP
9 21 (6.03%) Sourcefire
10 15 (4.31%) Intel Security
11 13 (3.74%) Fortinet
11 13 (3.74%) IBM
11 13 (3.74%) Proofpoint
11 13 (3.74%) TippingPoint
12 12 (3.45%) Qualys
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitve Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Car, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 13 days ago