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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 87 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 39 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.93% 0.98% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.25% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 22
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £69,800
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
1634 1679 1490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.81% 77.98% 80.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1312 1334
Average salary £42,977 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 March 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 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
Milton Keynes +13 26 £60,000 +44.57% 3
High Wycombe -3 5 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Aylesbury +9 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 March 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 31 (44.93%) Management Information System
2 30 (43.48%) Finance
3 21 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (28.99%) CISSP
5 19 (27.54%) Security Management
6 18 (26.09%) PCI DSS
7 17 (24.64%) Degree
8 16 (23.19%) CISA
8 16 (23.19%) Information Security Management
8 16 (23.19%) Risk Management
9 15 (21.74%) Network Security
10 14 (20.29%) CISM
11 13 (18.84%) Cryptography
11 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (17.39%) ITIL
12 12 (17.39%) Security Architecture
13 10 (14.49%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (13.04%) Project Management
15 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
16 7 (10.14%) Python
16 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
16 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
16 7 (10.14%) Firewall
16 7 (10.14%) Law
16 7 (10.14%) GIAC
16 7 (10.14%) Business Continuity
16 7 (10.14%) CEH
16 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
16 7 (10.14%) IT Governance
17 6 (8.70%) VPN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Project
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) Network Security
2 7 (10.14%) Firewall
2 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.70%) VPN
3 6 (8.70%) DMZ
3 6 (8.70%) Wireless
3 6 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (8.70%) Wireless Security
4 5 (7.25%) LAN
4 5 (7.25%) WAN
4 5 (7.25%) DHCP
4 5 (7.25%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.45%) Hudson
2 1 (1.45%) Ant
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 30 (43.48%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.14%) Law
4 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.25%) Marketing
6 4 (5.80%) Banking
6 4 (5.80%) Legal
6 4 (5.80%) Automotive
7 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Security Specialist
2 8 (11.59%) Security Manager
2 8 (11.59%) Security Officer
3 7 (10.14%) Information Security Specialist
3 7 (10.14%) Information Specialist
3 7 (10.14%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Security Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Information Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Auditor
5 5 (7.25%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (7.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Information Systems Auditor
5 5 (7.25%) Risk Officer
5 5 (7.25%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) HTML
1 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (44.93%) Management Information System
2 13 (18.84%) Cryptography
2 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) Economics
6 1 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) UNIX
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Security Management
2 16 (23.19%) Risk Management
2 16 (23.19%) Information Security Management
3 12 (17.39%) ITIL
3 12 (17.39%) Security Architecture
4 10 (14.49%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (13.04%) Project Management
6 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.14%) Business Continuity
6 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.14%) IT Governance
7 6 (8.70%) Security Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.70%) OWASP
7 6 (8.70%) Database Security
7 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.25%) SIEM
8 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Python
2 5 (7.25%) C#
2 5 (7.25%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) C
4 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) CISSP
2 17 (24.64%) Degree
3 16 (23.19%) CISA
4 14 (20.29%) CISM
5 7 (10.14%) GIAC
5 7 (10.14%) CEH
6 6 (8.70%) CCNP
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.80%) SSCP
7 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) ISACA
8 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.45%) PMP
9 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.45%) GCIA
9 1 (1.45%) GCIH
9 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (26.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.35%) COBIT
4 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.45%) SLA
5 1 (1.45%) QA
5 1 (1.45%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.45%) VMware
2 1 (1.45%) Qualys
2 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago