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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 40 87 135
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +48
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 243 147 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.46% 2.93% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 3.46% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 169 107 66
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +6.52%
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
3916 4254 4387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.06% 84.83% 80.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3098 3126 3009
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +39 94 £55,000 -4.34% 7
Slough +32 39 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Maidenhead -8 15 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Bracknell -4 13 £85,500 +55.45%
Windsor +6 10 £62,500 +4.16%
Newbury -10 5 £65,000 +44.44%
Wokingham - 2 £27,500 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 202 (44.89%) CISSP
2 115 (25.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 113 (25.11%) Cybersecurity
4 106 (23.56%) Management Information System
5 97 (21.56%) Finance
5 97 (21.56%) Degree
6 92 (20.44%) CISM
7 81 (18.00%) Windows
8 78 (17.33%) Linux
9 76 (16.89%) Risk Management
10 72 (16.00%) PCI DSS
11 68 (15.11%) Data Protection
11 68 (15.11%) SIEM
12 67 (14.89%) CISA
13 57 (12.67%) Firewall
13 57 (12.67%) Microsoft
13 57 (12.67%) Computer Science
14 51 (11.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 51 (11.33%) SQL
15 50 (11.11%) Network Security
16 49 (10.89%) Security Operations
17 46 (10.22%) Unix
18 45 (10.00%) Security Management
18 45 (10.00%) Business Continuity
18 45 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
19 44 (9.78%) Telecoms
20 43 (9.56%) Information Security Management
21 42 (9.33%) PKI
22 39 (8.67%) Risk Assessment
23 38 (8.44%) SQL Server

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 34 (7.56%) IIS
2 6 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (1.33%) CMS
2 6 (1.33%) Drupal
2 6 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.33%) Joomla!
2 6 (1.33%) WordPress
3 5 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.89%) JBoss
4 4 (0.89%) nginx
4 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.78%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.22%) assyst
2 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.11%) IaaS
2 11 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.78%) SaaS
4 7 (1.56%) Office 365
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (12.67%) Firewall
2 50 (11.11%) Network Security
3 24 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.11%) Internet
4 14 (3.11%) LAN
4 14 (3.11%) WAN
5 11 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (2.22%) DNS
7 9 (2.00%) VPN
8 7 (1.56%) SSL
8 7 (1.56%) Wireshark
9 6 (1.33%) DHCP
9 6 (1.33%) IPsec
10 4 (0.89%) HTTP
10 4 (0.89%) WebEx
10 4 (0.89%) Wireless
11 3 (0.67%) FTP
11 3 (0.67%) SAN
11 3 (0.67%) SMTP
12 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.67%) Big Data
5 2 (0.44%) MS Access
5 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 97 (21.56%) Finance
2 44 (9.78%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.00%) Retail
4 24 (5.33%) Legal
5 22 (4.89%) Banking
6 14 (3.11%) Games
7 9 (2.00%) Marketing
8 4 (0.89%) German Language
9 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 114 (25.33%) Security Manager
2 100 (22.22%) Consultant
3 95 (21.11%) Security Consultant
4 93 (20.67%) Information Security Manager
5 84 (18.67%) Information Manager
6 80 (17.78%) Analyst
7 60 (13.33%) Security Analyst
8 45 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 39 (8.67%) Information Security Consultant
10 32 (7.11%) Security Engineer
11 30 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
11 30 (6.67%) Governance Manager
11 30 (6.67%) Information Analyst
11 30 (6.67%) Information Governance Manager
11 30 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
11 30 (6.67%) Security Specialist
12 25 (5.56%) Developer
13 20 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
13 20 (4.44%) Senior Security Consultant
14 17 (3.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.00%) HTML
2 22 (4.89%) CSS
3 18 (4.00%) .NET
4 6 (1.33%) HTML5
4 6 (1.33%) Regular Expression
5 5 (1.11%) Flash
5 5 (1.11%) LAMP
5 5 (1.11%) XML
6 4 (0.89%) Middleware
6 4 (0.89%) ZeroMQ
7 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.44%) EDI
8 2 (0.44%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.44%) SAML
8 2 (0.44%) Web Services
8 2 (0.44%) XSLT
9 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.22%) CSS3
9 1 (0.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 106 (23.56%) Management Information System
2 57 (12.67%) Computer Science
3 42 (9.33%) PKI
4 33 (7.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 28 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
7 17 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.78%) Virtual Team
8 15 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (3.33%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.44%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.33%) CESG
10 6 (1.33%) iPad
11 5 (1.11%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.11%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.11%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (0.89%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.00%) Windows
2 78 (17.33%) Linux
3 46 (10.22%) Unix
4 22 (4.89%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.00%) CentOS
5 9 (2.00%) Solaris
6 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.11%) Windows 2000
7 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.89%) SUSE
8 4 (0.89%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.67%) Debian
9 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.22%) KNOPPIX
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (25.11%) Cybersecurity
2 76 (16.89%) Risk Management
3 68 (15.11%) Data Protection
3 68 (15.11%) SIEM
4 51 (11.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 49 (10.89%) Security Operations
6 45 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 45 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
6 45 (10.00%) Security Management
7 43 (9.56%) Information Security Management
8 39 (8.67%) Risk Assessment
9 38 (8.44%) Threat Analysis
10 37 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (8.00%) Fraud Detection
12 35 (7.78%) Identity Management
13 31 (6.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 29 (6.44%) TOGAF
15 28 (6.22%) ITIL
16 25 (5.56%) Time Management
17 24 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.33%) SQL
2 31 (6.89%) C
3 28 (6.22%) C#
4 22 (4.89%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.78%) Java
6 7 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.11%) C++
8 4 (0.89%) Perl
9 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.44%) Ruby
10 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 202 (44.89%) CISSP
2 97 (21.56%) Degree
3 92 (20.44%) CISM
4 67 (14.89%) CISA
5 35 (7.78%) IISP
6 26 (5.78%) CEH
7 19 (4.22%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.56%) SC Cleared
9 14 (3.11%) GSEC
9 14 (3.11%) ISSAP
10 12 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (2.67%) SANS
11 10 (2.22%) CCNA
12 9 (2.00%) CISMP
12 9 (2.00%) PCI QSA
13 8 (1.78%) GIAC
13 8 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (1.78%) PMP
14 7 (1.56%) ISACA
15 6 (1.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (25.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.11%) COBIT
3 14 (3.11%) ISO22301
3 14 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.78%) GxP
4 8 (1.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (1.56%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.11%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.11%) QA
7 4 (0.89%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.67%) SLA
9 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.22%) COSO
10 1 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 27 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.44%) Snort
3 2 (0.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (7.11%) Nessus
2 27 (6.00%) SCCM
3 7 (1.56%) RSA Archer
3 7 (1.56%) SCOM
4 4 (0.89%) Nmap
5 3 (0.67%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.44%) Puppet
6 2 (0.44%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.22%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 57 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 23 (5.11%) Cisco
4 22 (4.89%) CheckPoint
4 22 (4.89%) Palo Alto
5 15 (3.33%) Blue Coat
5 15 (3.33%) F5
6 13 (2.89%) Juniper
7 11 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 9 (2.00%) Oracle
8 9 (2.00%) SAP
8 9 (2.00%) VMware
9 8 (1.78%) Forcepoint
9 8 (1.78%) Fortinet
10 6 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.11%) BT
11 5 (1.11%) Crossbeam
11 5 (1.11%) Sourcefire
12 4 (0.89%) Qualys
12 4 (0.89%) Trend Micro
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