The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 84 97 105
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 32 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.78% 1.44% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.87% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 27
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,850 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £96,500 £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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1441 1498 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.32% 77.06% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1107 1164 1378
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Milton Keynes +9 20 £60,000 +44.57% 4
High Wycombe +2 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Aylesbury +2 3 £45,000 +68.89%
Beaconsfield - 1 £62,500 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 28 (45.90%) Management Information System
2 27 (44.26%) Finance
3 16 (26.23%) Security Management
3 16 (26.23%) Degree
4 15 (24.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (24.59%) Risk Management
4 15 (24.59%) Information Security Management
4 15 (24.59%) PCI DSS
5 14 (22.95%) CISSP
6 13 (21.31%) CISA
6 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (18.03%) Network Security
7 11 (18.03%) CISM
8 10 (16.39%) Python
8 10 (16.39%) Cryptography
9 9 (14.75%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (14.75%) Project Management
10 8 (13.11%) Java
10 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.48%) Security Architecture
11 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
11 7 (11.48%) Law
11 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
11 7 (11.48%) IT Governance
12 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
12 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
12 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.84%) Business Continuity
12 6 (9.84%) CEH
12 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Network Security
2 6 (9.84%) Firewall
2 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) VPN
3 5 (8.20%) DMZ
3 5 (8.20%) Wireless
3 5 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (8.20%) Wireless Security
4 4 (6.56%) LAN
4 4 (6.56%) WAN
4 4 (6.56%) DHCP
4 4 (6.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) SAN
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Ant
1 4 (6.56%) Subversion
1 4 (6.56%) Hudson
2 3 (4.92%) FitNesse
General
1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Law
2 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Marketing
4 4 (6.56%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 4 (6.56%) Automotive
5 2 (3.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (11.48%) Security Officer
2 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) Security Manager
2 6 (9.84%) Auditor
3 5 (8.20%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Information Manager
3 5 (8.20%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (8.20%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Information Systems Auditor
4 4 (6.56%) Integration Specialist
4 4 (6.56%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Security Specialist
4 4 (6.56%) Security Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (4.92%) Head of IT
5 3 (4.92%) Head of Security
5 3 (4.92%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
1 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.90%) Management Information System
2 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.39%) Cryptography
4 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.28%) Economics
7 1 (1.64%) Tandem
7 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) UNIX
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Security Management
2 15 (24.59%) Risk Management
2 15 (24.59%) Information Security Management
3 9 (14.75%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (14.75%) Project Management
4 7 (11.48%) IT Governance
4 7 (11.48%) Security Architecture
5 6 (9.84%) Security Testing
5 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.84%) ITIL
5 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.84%) Business Continuity
5 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.20%) B2B
6 5 (8.20%) Matrix Management
6 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.20%) OWASP
6 5 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) Python
2 8 (13.11%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) C#
3 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.56%) VBScript
4 4 (6.56%) Perl
5 3 (4.92%) C
6 1 (1.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 14 (22.95%) CISSP
3 13 (21.31%) CISA
4 11 (18.03%) CISM
5 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.84%) CEH
7 5 (8.20%) CCNP
7 5 (8.20%) GIAC
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.92%) VCP4
9 2 (3.28%) ISACA
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.64%) PMP
10 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.64%) GCIA
10 1 (1.64%) GCIH
10 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (24.59%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.92%) COBIT
3 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.64%) SLA
4 1 (1.64%) BS25999
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.64%) VMware
2 1 (1.64%) Qualys
2 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
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