The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 123 127 137
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 104 97 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.77% 1.82% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.51% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 81
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4388 3860 4442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.59% 72.52% 71.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 2900 3789
Average salary £48,500 £45,600 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.35% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 50 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Maidenhead -20 11 £70,000 +40.00%
Bracknell +15 9 £45,000 -18.18%
Slough -17 8 £62,500 +6.38%
Newbury - 5 £55,000 - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 75 (30.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (27.46%) CISSP
2 67 (27.46%) Firewall
3 63 (25.82%) Finance
3 63 (25.82%) Security Cleared
4 61 (25.00%) Windows
5 54 (22.13%) Management Information System
6 45 (18.44%) PCI DSS
6 45 (18.44%) SC Cleared
7 43 (17.62%) Linux
8 42 (17.21%) Security Management
8 42 (17.21%) SIEM
9 41 (16.80%) ITIL
10 40 (16.39%) Degree
11 38 (15.57%) Microsoft
12 36 (14.75%) SQL Server
12 36 (14.75%) Telecoms
12 36 (14.75%) Risk Management
13 35 (14.34%) Information Security Management
14 30 (12.30%) SQL
14 30 (12.30%) Security Architecture
15 29 (11.89%) Project Management
15 29 (11.89%) CISM
16 27 (11.07%) MS Excel
16 27 (11.07%) DV Cleared
17 26 (10.66%) Cyber Security
18 24 (9.84%) CISA
19 23 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 23 (9.43%) Data Protection
20 22 (9.02%) Network Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.05%) IIS
4 4 (1.64%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.23%) iPlanet
5 3 (1.23%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.23%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.38%) MS Office
3 5 (2.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.28%) SaaS
2 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 67 (27.46%) Firewall
2 22 (9.02%) Network Security
2 22 (9.02%) Internet
3 21 (8.61%) TCP/IP
3 21 (8.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (4.10%) VPN
4 10 (4.10%) DNS
5 7 (2.87%) SMTP
5 7 (2.87%) HTTP
5 7 (2.87%) SNMP
6 6 (2.46%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (2.46%) LDAP
7 5 (2.05%) Broadband
7 5 (2.05%) tcpdump
7 5 (2.05%) 4G
8 3 (1.23%) SSL
8 3 (1.23%) NetScreen
8 3 (1.23%) LAN
8 3 (1.23%) WAN
8 3 (1.23%) IntruShield
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.10%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.82%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Metasploit
General
1 63 (25.82%) Finance
2 36 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.33%) Retail
4 5 (2.05%) Banking
4 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.05%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) German Language
5 2 (0.82%) Military
5 2 (0.82%) Electronics
5 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 46 (18.85%) Consultant
2 38 (15.57%) Analyst
2 38 (15.57%) Security Consultant
3 26 (10.66%) Security Manager
4 25 (10.25%) Security Engineer
5 23 (9.43%) Security Analyst
6 21 (8.61%) Information Security Consultant
7 19 (7.79%) Architect
8 16 (6.56%) Security Architect
9 13 (5.33%) Software Engineer
9 13 (5.33%) Developer
10 12 (4.92%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.92%) Information Analyst
10 12 (4.92%) Information Manager
10 12 (4.92%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
10 12 (4.92%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (4.10%) Security Specialist
12 8 (3.28%) Senior Java Software Developer
12 8 (3.28%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.97%) JSP
2 15 (6.15%) HTML
3 13 (5.33%) CSS
4 12 (4.92%) Hibernate
4 12 (4.92%) Spring
5 11 (4.51%) Regular Expression
6 7 (2.87%) Velocity
7 6 (2.46%) .NET
8 4 (1.64%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.23%) Middleware
10 2 (0.82%) HTML5
10 2 (0.82%) Flash
11 1 (0.41%) COM
11 1 (0.41%) Web Services
11 1 (0.41%) ODBC
11 1 (0.41%) LAMP
11 1 (0.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.13%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.79%) Data Protection Act
2 19 (7.79%) RMADS
3 10 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.69%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.28%) Open Source
6 7 (2.87%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.46%) PKI
8 5 (2.05%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.23%) CESG
9 3 (1.23%) SCADA
10 2 (0.82%) HP StorageWorks
10 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.82%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.41%) DTV
11 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.00%) Windows
2 43 (17.62%) Linux
3 18 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.33%) Ubuntu
5 13 (5.33%) UNIX
6 8 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.87%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.87%) CentOS
8 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) VMS
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.21%) Security Management
1 42 (17.21%) SIEM
2 41 (16.80%) ITIL
3 36 (14.75%) Risk Management
4 35 (14.34%) Information Security Management
5 30 (12.30%) Security Architecture
6 29 (11.89%) Project Management
7 26 (10.66%) Cyber Security
8 23 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 23 (9.43%) Data Protection
9 22 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (7.79%) ISMS
10 19 (7.79%) Software Engineering
10 19 (7.79%) E-Commerce
11 16 (6.56%) Computer Security
12 13 (5.33%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (5.33%) Service Delivery
12 13 (5.33%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (4.92%) Multithreading
13 12 (4.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.30%) SQL
2 17 (6.97%) Java
3 13 (5.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.87%) Perl
4 7 (2.87%) Ruby
5 6 (2.46%) C
6 5 (2.05%) Python
6 5 (2.05%) C#
6 5 (2.05%) PHP
6 5 (2.05%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.05%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.23%) VBScript
8 2 (0.82%) VB
8 2 (0.82%) C++
8 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (27.46%) CISSP
2 63 (25.82%) Security Cleared
3 45 (18.44%) SC Cleared
4 40 (16.39%) Degree
5 29 (11.89%) CISM
6 27 (11.07%) DV Cleared
7 24 (9.84%) CISA
8 19 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (6.97%) CCNA
10 16 (6.56%) CEH
11 13 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (5.33%) MCSE
12 10 (4.10%) PCI QSA
13 7 (2.87%) MCITP
13 7 (2.87%) GSEC
13 7 (2.87%) GCED
14 5 (2.05%) MCSA
14 5 (2.05%) MCTS
14 5 (2.05%) MOS
14 5 (2.05%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (30.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (18.44%) PCI DSS
3 20 (8.20%) COBIT
4 19 (7.79%) SLA
5 13 (5.33%) QA
6 8 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (2.87%) GPG13
8 5 (2.05%) HIPAA
8 5 (2.05%) JSP 440
9 4 (1.64%) COSO
9 4 (1.64%) ISO 14001
9 4 (1.64%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.82%) BS25999
11 1 (0.41%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 17 (6.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.51%) Snort
3 8 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.05%) Nmap
5 4 (1.64%) IAG
6 3 (1.23%) Squid
7 2 (0.82%) XenServer
7 2 (0.82%) vSphere
7 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.69%) Nessus
1 9 (3.69%) SCOM
2 6 (2.46%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (2.05%) WSUS
4 4 (1.64%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.82%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.97%) CheckPoint
3 15 (6.15%) Cisco
4 14 (5.74%) Juniper
4 14 (5.74%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.74%) Sourcefire
5 13 (5.33%) Oracle
6 11 (4.51%) VMware
7 10 (4.10%) F5
8 9 (3.69%) Tripwire
9 8 (3.28%) ArcSight
10 7 (2.87%) Apple
11 6 (2.46%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.46%) Huawei
11 6 (2.46%) McAfee
12 5 (2.05%) Sophos
12 5 (2.05%) Imperva
13 4 (1.64%) Fujitsu
13 4 (1.64%) Websense
14 3 (1.23%) Sage
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, car allowence
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
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