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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 55 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 87 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.90% 1.33% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 1.68% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 74 18 33
Average salary £53,750 £58,250 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.72% +14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,450 £38,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,250 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
1782 1611 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.98% 79.20% 77.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1441 1202 1181
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 +31 65 £52,500 +9.37% 3
High Wycombe +8 13 £62,500 -3.10%
Aylesbury - 3 £43,750 - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (46.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (35.20%) CISSP
3 36 (28.80%) Finance
4 26 (20.80%) PCI DSS
5 25 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 20 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 19 (15.20%) Security Management
7 19 (15.20%) Degree
8 18 (14.40%) CISM
9 17 (13.60%) CISA
10 16 (12.80%) Firewall
10 16 (12.80%) Supplier Management
11 15 (12.00%) Network Security
11 15 (12.00%) Business Continuity
11 15 (12.00%) ITIL
12 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
12 14 (11.20%) CEH
13 13 (10.40%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (9.60%) VPN
14 12 (9.60%) Security Testing
14 12 (9.60%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (8.80%) Computacenter
16 10 (8.00%) Information Security Management
16 10 (8.00%) GIAC
16 10 (8.00%) WAN
16 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
16 10 (8.00%) Security Architecture
17 9 (7.20%) Database Security
17 9 (7.20%) Cyber Security
17 9 (7.20%) Network Monitoring

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (1.60%) IIS
2 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.80%) MS Project
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.80%) Firewall
2 15 (12.00%) Network Security
3 13 (10.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (9.60%) VPN
5 10 (8.00%) WAN
6 9 (7.20%) LAN
6 9 (7.20%) Wireless
6 9 (7.20%) DMZ
6 9 (7.20%) Wireless Security
7 8 (6.40%) DNS
8 7 (5.60%) DHCP
8 7 (5.60%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.80%) Internet
10 4 (3.20%) SSL
11 2 (1.60%) SAN
11 2 (1.60%) MPLS
12 1 (0.80%) BGP
12 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.80%) FTP
12 1 (0.80%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.80%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (28.80%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Legal
2 6 (4.80%) Marketing
3 5 (4.00%) Retail
4 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (24.80%) Security Manager
2 24 (19.20%) Information Manager
2 24 (19.20%) Information Security Manager
3 20 (16.00%) Analyst
4 13 (10.40%) Security Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Architect
5 12 (9.60%) Consultant
6 11 (8.80%) Security Consultant
6 11 (8.80%) Security Analyst
6 11 (8.80%) Security Officer
7 10 (8.00%) Information Security Officer
7 10 (8.00%) Information Analyst
7 10 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) Information Security Consultant
8 9 (7.20%) Team Leader
9 8 (6.40%) Security Specialist
9 8 (6.40%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 6 (4.80%) Auditor
10 6 (4.80%) IT Security Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Certification Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) Middleware
2 3 (2.40%) Web Services
3 1 (0.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.80%) WCF
3 1 (0.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.60%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.80%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.20%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.20%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.80%) Blog
7 1 (0.80%) FMCG
7 1 (0.80%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.80%) PKI
7 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.80%) CCTV
7 1 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.20%) Windows
2 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.60%) UNIX
3 2 (1.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.00%) Risk Management
2 19 (15.20%) Security Management
3 16 (12.80%) Supplier Management
4 15 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 15 (12.00%) ITIL
5 12 (9.60%) Security Testing
5 12 (9.60%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (8.00%) Security Architecture
6 10 (8.00%) Information Security Management
7 9 (7.20%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (7.20%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (7.20%) Database Security
7 9 (7.20%) Cyber Security
7 9 (7.20%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (6.40%) ISMS
8 8 (6.40%) OWASP
8 8 (6.40%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (5.60%) Service Management
10 6 (4.80%) B2B
10 6 (4.80%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.40%) C#
2 2 (1.60%) Java
2 2 (1.60%) SQL
2 2 (1.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (35.20%) CISSP
2 19 (15.20%) Degree
3 18 (14.40%) CISM
4 17 (13.60%) CISA
5 14 (11.20%) CEH
6 10 (8.00%) GIAC
7 9 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (7.20%) CCNP
8 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.20%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.40%) SSCP
12 2 (1.60%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.80%) ISSMP
13 1 (0.80%) CHFI
13 1 (0.80%) CRISC
13 1 (0.80%) ISACA
13 1 (0.80%) ISEB
13 1 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.80%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (46.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (20.80%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.20%) SLA
4 8 (6.40%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.60%) QA
6 1 (0.80%) COBIT
6 1 (0.80%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.80%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Nessus
1 1 (0.80%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) Computacenter
3 6 (4.80%) SAP
3 6 (4.80%) Remedy
4 5 (4.00%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.60%) HP
6 1 (0.80%) Dell
6 1 (0.80%) Citrix
6 1 (0.80%) CA
6 1 (0.80%) Apple
6 1 (0.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle
6 1 (0.80%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.80%) Veeam
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Aylesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago