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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 106 115 136
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 129 110 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.35% 2.02% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.57% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 103 83 55
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
4435 4275 4009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.93% 78.53% 76.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3255 3097 3127
Average salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +8 60 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Maidenhead 0 15 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Newbury +6 10 £65,000 +30.00%
Bracknell -7 8 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Slough +1 6 £48,000 +1.05% 2
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 107 (42.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (39.29%) CISSP
3 74 (29.37%) Firewall
4 71 (28.17%) Security Cleared
5 67 (26.59%) Management Information System
6 61 (24.21%) SC Cleared
7 52 (20.63%) Security Architecture
8 48 (19.05%) TOGAF
9 46 (18.25%) SIEM
10 45 (17.86%) Finance
11 44 (17.46%) CISM
11 44 (17.46%) ITIL
11 44 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (17.06%) Security Management
13 42 (16.67%) PCI DSS
14 41 (16.27%) SABSA
15 40 (15.87%) Degree
16 37 (14.68%) Cyber Security
17 34 (13.49%) TCP/IP
18 33 (13.10%) Network Security
19 31 (12.30%) Windows
19 31 (12.30%) Linux
20 29 (11.51%) Risk Management
20 29 (11.51%) Information Security Management
21 28 (11.11%) Telecoms
21 28 (11.11%) CISA
22 25 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
23 23 (9.13%) Retail
23 23 (9.13%) Intrusion Detection
24 22 (8.73%) ISMS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (0.40%) CMS
1 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.98%) MS Office
3 4 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Yammer
1 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (29.37%) Firewall
2 34 (13.49%) TCP/IP
3 33 (13.10%) Network Security
4 23 (9.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 19 (7.54%) VPN
6 18 (7.14%) DNS
7 16 (6.35%) Wireless
8 13 (5.16%) LAN
8 13 (5.16%) DMZ
9 11 (4.37%) Internet
10 10 (3.97%) SSL
11 9 (3.57%) Wireless Security
11 9 (3.57%) WAN
11 9 (3.57%) DHCP
12 7 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.38%) HTTP
14 5 (1.98%) LTE
14 5 (1.98%) 3G
14 5 (1.98%) 2G
14 5 (1.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.79%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 45 (17.86%) Finance
2 28 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 23 (9.13%) Retail
4 21 (8.33%) Banking
5 10 (3.97%) Marketing
6 9 (3.57%) Games
7 8 (3.17%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.98%) Legal
8 5 (1.98%) Advertising
9 3 (1.19%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.79%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.40%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (29.76%) Consultant
2 57 (22.62%) Security Consultant
3 43 (17.06%) Architect
4 34 (13.49%) Analyst
5 32 (12.70%) Security Architect
6 30 (11.90%) Security Manager
7 28 (11.11%) Security Analyst
8 21 (8.33%) Security Engineer
9 20 (7.94%) Information Manager
10 18 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
10 18 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
11 15 (5.95%) Trainee
12 14 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
12 14 (5.56%) Information Security Engineer
13 11 (4.37%) Technical Engineer
13 11 (4.37%) Support Engineer
14 10 (3.97%) Technical Support
14 10 (3.97%) Technical Support Engineer
15 9 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (3.57%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.17%) Esper
2 6 (2.38%) HTML
2 6 (2.38%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.19%) ODBC
3 3 (1.19%) JSP
4 1 (0.40%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.40%) jQuery
4 1 (0.40%) OAuth
4 1 (0.40%) RESTful
4 1 (0.40%) Ajax
4 1 (0.40%) Java EE
4 1 (0.40%) JSON
4 1 (0.40%) Spring
4 1 (0.40%) SAML
4 1 (0.40%) SOAP
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.59%) Management Information System
2 44 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.75%) CESG
4 16 (6.35%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (3.57%) RMADS
5 9 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.59%) PKI
8 3 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.19%) Kindle
8 3 (1.19%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.79%) GIS
9 2 (0.79%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.79%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.79%) Open Source
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.30%) Windows
1 31 (12.30%) Linux
2 17 (6.75%) UNIX
3 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.63%) Security Architecture
2 48 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 46 (18.25%) SIEM
4 44 (17.46%) ITIL
5 43 (17.06%) Security Management
6 41 (16.27%) SABSA
7 37 (14.68%) Cyber Security
8 29 (11.51%) Risk Management
8 29 (11.51%) Information Security Management
9 25 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (8.73%) ISMS
10 22 (8.73%) Data Protection
11 19 (7.54%) Project Management
12 18 (7.14%) PRINCE2
13 16 (6.35%) Time Management
14 14 (5.56%) Service Delivery
14 14 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
15 13 (5.16%) Information Assurance
15 13 (5.16%) Business Continuity
15 13 (5.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.16%) SQL
2 12 (4.76%) C
3 10 (3.97%) Java
4 7 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 7 (2.78%) PHP
5 6 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.98%) C#
6 5 (1.98%) C++
6 5 (1.98%) Tcl
7 2 (0.79%) Python
7 2 (0.79%) Perl
7 2 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (39.29%) CISSP
2 71 (28.17%) Security Cleared
3 61 (24.21%) SC Cleared
4 44 (17.46%) CISM
5 40 (15.87%) Degree
6 28 (11.11%) CISA
7 13 (5.16%) CRISC
7 13 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (4.76%) GIAC
8 12 (4.76%) PCI QSA
9 11 (4.37%) CEH
10 9 (3.57%) CCNP
11 8 (3.17%) RHCE
11 8 (3.17%) RHCSA
12 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (2.38%) MCSE
13 5 (1.98%) CISMP
14 4 (1.59%) CCNA
14 4 (1.59%) CITP
14 4 (1.59%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (42.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 21 (8.33%) COBIT
4 19 (7.54%) SLA
5 14 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.78%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.98%) GPG13
8 4 (1.59%) QA
9 3 (1.19%) HIPAA
9 3 (1.19%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.79%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.79%) COSO
11 1 (0.40%) BS25999
11 1 (0.40%) BS7799
11 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (7.54%) McAfee
2 16 (6.35%) Cisco
3 15 (5.95%) IronPort
3 15 (5.95%) Symantec
4 14 (5.56%) Juniper
5 12 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 10 (3.97%) F5
7 8 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.17%) VMware
8 5 (1.98%) Imperva
9 4 (1.59%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.19%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.19%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.19%) Sourcefire
10 3 (1.19%) Tripwire
10 3 (1.19%) Websense
10 3 (1.19%) Clearswift
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle
11 2 (0.79%) NetIQ
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