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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 128 111 122
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 89 112 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.58% 2.03% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.77% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68 77 91
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £46,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4150 4044 4374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.78% 73.15% 73.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2792 3111 3681
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -39 35 £55,000 - 4
Newbury +12 15 £27,500 -
Slough +14 10 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Maidenhead -14 7 £65,000 - 2
Bracknell 0 3 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 87 (46.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (30.69%) Security Cleared
3 55 (29.10%) CISSP
4 51 (26.98%) Finance
5 46 (24.34%) PCI DSS
6 43 (22.75%) ITIL
7 42 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 39 (20.63%) DV Cleared
9 38 (20.11%) Degree
10 37 (19.58%) Windows
11 36 (19.05%) Firewall
12 34 (17.99%) CISM
13 33 (17.46%) CISA
13 33 (17.46%) Linux
13 33 (17.46%) Management Information System
14 31 (16.40%) Risk Assessment
15 30 (15.87%) RMADS
16 29 (15.34%) Security Architecture
17 27 (14.29%) COBIT
18 26 (13.76%) Network Design
18 26 (13.76%) Telecoms
19 25 (13.23%) SQL
20 24 (12.70%) PRINCE2
20 24 (12.70%) Microsoft
20 24 (12.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 24 (12.70%) PCI QSA
21 22 (11.64%) Information Assurance
21 22 (11.64%) TCP/IP
22 21 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
23 20 (10.58%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (4.23%) MS Exchange
1 8 (4.23%) IIS
2 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Exchequer
1 3 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.05%) Firewall
2 22 (11.64%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.05%) Network Security
4 11 (5.82%) DNS
5 10 (5.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (5.29%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (4.76%) Internet
7 7 (3.70%) NetScreen
7 7 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (2.65%) VPN
8 5 (2.65%) Broadband
9 4 (2.12%) SSL
9 4 (2.12%) SMTP
9 4 (2.12%) HTTP
9 4 (2.12%) SNMP
10 3 (1.59%) BGP
10 3 (1.59%) OSPF
10 3 (1.59%) LDAP
10 3 (1.59%) LAN
10 3 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.59%) AppScan
3 2 (1.06%) GDB
3 2 (1.06%) WinDbg
General
1 51 (26.98%) Finance
2 26 (13.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.17%) Military
3 6 (3.17%) Retail
4 3 (1.59%) Back Office
4 3 (1.59%) Legal
4 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Billing
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (33.33%) Consultant
2 56 (29.63%) Security Consultant
3 28 (14.81%) Information Security Consultant
4 22 (11.64%) Security Manager
5 18 (9.52%) Analyst
6 13 (6.88%) Information Manager
7 12 (6.35%) Architect
8 11 (5.82%) Information Security Manager
8 11 (5.82%) Security Engineer
9 9 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (4.76%) Senior Security Consultant
10 8 (4.23%) Information Analyst
10 8 (4.23%) Security Specialist
11 7 (3.70%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.70%) Information Security Specialist
11 7 (3.70%) Security Architect
11 7 (3.70%) Security Analyst
11 7 (3.70%) Information Specialist
12 6 (3.17%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.17%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.17%) Spring
1 6 (3.17%) HTML
2 4 (2.12%) JSP
3 3 (1.59%) Web Services
3 3 (1.59%) .NET
3 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.06%) SailPoint
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.06%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.06%) CSS
4 2 (1.06%) Middleware
5 1 (0.53%) Flash
5 1 (0.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.46%) Management Information System
2 30 (15.87%) RMADS
3 15 (7.94%) Mathematics
4 12 (6.35%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.23%) PKI
7 5 (2.65%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.12%) Open Source
9 3 (1.59%) Replication
9 3 (1.59%) Handset
9 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.06%) HP StorageWorks
10 2 (1.06%) SCADA
11 1 (0.53%) DTV
11 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.58%) Windows
2 33 (17.46%) Linux
3 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.65%) UNIX
6 4 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.12%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.06%) CentOS
7 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.75%) ITIL
2 31 (16.40%) Risk Assessment
3 29 (15.34%) Security Architecture
4 26 (13.76%) Network Design
5 24 (12.70%) PRINCE2
6 22 (11.64%) Information Assurance
7 21 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (10.58%) Cyber Security
9 19 (10.05%) Risk Management
9 19 (10.05%) Security Management
9 19 (10.05%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (10.05%) Information Security Management
10 16 (8.47%) Data Protection
11 12 (6.35%) Project Management
11 12 (6.35%) Database Security
12 11 (5.82%) ISMS
13 10 (5.29%) Business Continuity
13 10 (5.29%) Reverse Engineering
13 10 (5.29%) SIEM
14 9 (4.76%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.23%) SQL
2 14 (7.41%) Java
3 7 (3.70%) C
4 6 (3.17%) C++
5 5 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.65%) PHP
6 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.06%) Ruby
7 2 (1.06%) Perl
7 2 (1.06%) Python
8 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (30.69%) Security Cleared
2 55 (29.10%) CISSP
3 42 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 39 (20.63%) DV Cleared
5 38 (20.11%) Degree
6 34 (17.99%) CISM
7 33 (17.46%) CISA
8 24 (12.70%) PCI QSA
9 13 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (5.82%) CCNA
11 9 (4.76%) CCNP
12 4 (2.12%) CEH
13 3 (1.59%) PMP
13 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.59%) ISEB
13 3 (1.59%) GIAC
13 3 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (1.59%) CSSLP
13 3 (1.59%) CRISC
14 2 (1.06%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (46.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (24.34%) PCI DSS
3 27 (14.29%) COBIT
4 24 (12.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (5.29%) QA
6 7 (3.70%) GPG13
7 2 (1.06%) COSO
7 2 (1.06%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.06%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.06%) SLA
8 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (6.35%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.70%) Squid
2 7 (3.70%) Snort
3 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) SCOM
2 3 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.47%) CheckPoint
3 15 (7.94%) VMware
4 13 (6.88%) Cisco
5 12 (6.35%) Juniper
6 11 (5.82%) Sourcefire
7 9 (4.76%) Oracle
7 9 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 8 (4.23%) Websense
9 7 (3.70%) McAfee
10 6 (3.17%) F5
10 6 (3.17%) Tripwire
11 5 (2.65%) Huawei
11 5 (2.65%) ArcSight
12 4 (2.12%) Fujitsu
12 4 (2.12%) Apple
13 3 (1.59%) Sage
13 3 (1.59%) IBM
13 3 (1.59%) Mitel
14 2 (1.06%) Aveksa
Bracknell, Berkshire
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago