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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 39 104 142
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +38
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 227 132 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.35% 2.49% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 2.92% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 140 106 77
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.50% +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
3734 4522 4885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.94% 85.21% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2877 3522 3245
Median salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +72 128 £55,000 +7.31% 6
Slough +14 14 £48,500 -0.51% 1
Windsor +2 13 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Maidenhead -13 13 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Bracknell -5 7 £51,750 -13.75%
Newbury +7 2 £60,000 +26.98% 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 195 (41.49%) CISSP
2 148 (31.49%) Management Information System
3 123 (26.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 101 (21.49%) Cybersecurity
5 95 (20.21%) Linux
6 94 (20.00%) Finance
7 93 (19.79%) Windows
8 89 (18.94%) Degree
9 85 (18.09%) PCI DSS
10 84 (17.87%) CISM
11 80 (17.02%) Risk Management
12 77 (16.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 77 (16.38%) Data Protection
13 74 (15.74%) CISA
14 70 (14.89%) Security Management
15 67 (14.26%) Information Security Management
16 62 (13.19%) SIEM
17 61 (12.98%) Telecoms
18 59 (12.55%) Firewall
19 56 (11.91%) Unix
19 56 (11.91%) Security Operations
20 55 (11.70%) ITIL
21 53 (11.28%) Network Security
22 49 (10.43%) Nessus
23 48 (10.21%) Continuous Improvement
24 47 (10.00%) Computer Science
25 46 (9.79%) SQL
25 46 (9.79%) Microsoft
26 42 (8.94%) Business Continuity
27 41 (8.72%) Risk Assessment

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 27 (5.74%) IIS
2 9 (1.91%) Drupal
3 6 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (1.28%) CMS
3 6 (1.28%) Joomla!
3 6 (1.28%) WordPress
4 4 (0.85%) JBoss
4 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.06%) MS Office
3 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.70%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) assyst
3 1 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.81%) IaaS
2 9 (1.91%) SaaS
3 7 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.64%) Office 365
5 3 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.55%) Firewall
2 53 (11.28%) Network Security
3 37 (7.87%) TCP/IP
4 19 (4.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (1.70%) Broadband
5 8 (1.70%) LAN
5 8 (1.70%) WAN
6 7 (1.49%) Internet
7 6 (1.28%) SSL
8 5 (1.06%) VPN
9 4 (0.85%) HTTP
9 4 (0.85%) WebEx
10 3 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.43%) SAN
11 2 (0.43%) VoIP
12 1 (0.21%) DHCP
12 1 (0.21%) DMZ
12 1 (0.21%) Intranet
12 1 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.81%) Relational Database
2 25 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.43%) Big Data
3 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.21%) MS Access
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
General
1 94 (20.00%) Finance
2 61 (12.98%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.81%) Legal
4 25 (5.32%) Games
5 17 (3.62%) Banking
6 15 (3.19%) Retail
7 8 (1.70%) German Language
7 8 (1.70%) Marketing
8 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (22.34%) Analyst
2 102 (21.70%) Security Manager
3 90 (19.15%) Security Analyst
4 79 (16.81%) Consultant
5 73 (15.53%) Security Consultant
6 65 (13.83%) Information Security Manager
7 59 (12.55%) Information Manager
8 50 (10.64%) Security Engineer
9 39 (8.30%) Security Specialist
10 35 (7.45%) Information Analyst
10 35 (7.45%) Information Security Analyst
11 33 (7.02%) Information Security Consultant
12 26 (5.53%) Governance Manager
12 26 (5.53%) Information Governance Manager
13 20 (4.26%) Compliance Manager
13 20 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 19 (4.04%) Information Security Engineer
15 18 (3.83%) Cybersecurity Consultant
16 16 (3.40%) Architect
16 16 (3.40%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.77%) CSS
2 12 (2.55%) .NET
3 11 (2.34%) HTML
4 9 (1.91%) XML
5 8 (1.70%) SAML
6 5 (1.06%) LAMP
7 4 (0.85%) OAuth
8 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.64%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.43%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.43%) XSLT
10 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.21%) jQuery
10 1 (0.21%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 148 (31.49%) Management Information System
2 47 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.23%) Data Protection Act
4 33 (7.02%) PKI
5 32 (6.81%) Security Operations Centre
6 28 (5.96%) Virtual Team
7 22 (4.68%) Cyber Attack
8 20 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (2.34%) Cryptography
10 11 (2.34%) iPad
11 9 (1.91%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.06%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
15 3 (0.64%) Replication
15 3 (0.64%) Xbox
16 2 (0.43%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 95 (20.21%) Linux
2 93 (19.79%) Windows
3 56 (11.91%) Unix
4 13 (2.77%) Solaris
5 12 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.70%) Windows 2000
7 8 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.06%) CentOS
9 4 (0.85%) SUSE
10 3 (0.64%) Debian
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.21%) KNOPPIX
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (21.49%) Cybersecurity
2 80 (17.02%) Risk Management
3 77 (16.38%) Data Protection
3 77 (16.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 70 (14.89%) Security Management
5 67 (14.26%) Information Security Management
6 62 (13.19%) SIEM
7 56 (11.91%) Security Operations
8 55 (11.70%) ITIL
9 48 (10.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (8.94%) Business Continuity
11 41 (8.72%) Information Security Governance
11 41 (8.72%) Risk Assessment
12 40 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (8.09%) Matrix Organization
14 37 (7.87%) ISMS
15 29 (6.17%) TOGAF
16 28 (5.96%) Vulnerability Management
17 26 (5.53%) Presales
17 26 (5.53%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (9.79%) SQL
2 18 (3.83%) C
2 18 (3.83%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.40%) C#
4 5 (1.06%) Java
5 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.21%) C++
7 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 195 (41.49%) CISSP
2 89 (18.94%) Degree
3 84 (17.87%) CISM
4 74 (15.74%) CISA
5 33 (7.02%) Security Cleared
6 32 (6.81%) SC Cleared
7 31 (6.60%) CEH
8 23 (4.89%) IISP
9 22 (4.68%) GSEC
10 19 (4.04%) ISSAP
11 11 (2.34%) PCI QSA
12 10 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (2.13%) SANS
13 9 (1.91%) CCNA
14 8 (1.70%) PMP
15 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (1.28%) CISMP
16 6 (1.28%) MBA
17 5 (1.06%) CCNP
17 5 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (26.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (18.09%) PCI DSS
3 31 (6.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (3.40%) ISO22301
5 15 (3.19%) COBIT
6 8 (1.70%) GxP
7 6 (1.28%) COSO
8 5 (1.06%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.85%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.85%) QA
10 2 (0.43%) SLA
11 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (10.43%) Nessus
2 34 (7.23%) SCCM
3 10 (2.13%) QRadar
4 5 (1.06%) RSA Archer
4 5 (1.06%) SCOM
5 3 (0.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.64%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.21%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.23%) ArcSight
3 27 (5.74%) Cisco
3 27 (5.74%) Palo Alto
4 26 (5.53%) CheckPoint
5 24 (5.11%) Splunk
6 22 (4.68%) Blue Coat
6 22 (4.68%) F5
7 13 (2.77%) BT
7 13 (2.77%) Juniper
7 13 (2.77%) LogLogic
8 12 (2.55%) LogRhythm
8 12 (2.55%) VMware
9 10 (2.13%) HP
9 10 (2.13%) IBM
9 10 (2.13%) Oracle
10 9 (1.91%) Huawei
10 9 (1.91%) Qualys
10 9 (1.91%) SAP
11 8 (1.70%) Crossbeam
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £57000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + car bens etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago