The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 43 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.82% 1.50% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 1.89% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 8
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -1.54%
Information Security
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
406 424 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 81.85% 79.55% 81.47%
Number of salaries quoted 274 257 239
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Information Security
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bracknell region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Bracknell

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 8 (40.00%) Juniper
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Sourcefire
3 6 (30.00%) CISSP
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security
4 4 (20.00%) Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) Retail
5 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (15.00%) ISMS
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Websense
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
5 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) SIEM
6 2 (10.00%) CISM
6 2 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (5.00%) Legal

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) 2G
4 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.00%) SMS
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) 3G
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) OSPF
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.00%) SS7
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) LTE
4 1 (5.00%) 4G
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
1 10 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) RMADS
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Security Management
3 3 (15.00%) ISMS
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Juniper
2 7 (35.00%) Sourcefire
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.00%) Websense
4 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark