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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 90 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 40 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.82% 1.00% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.27% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 23
Average salary £60,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.72% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,572 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,750 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
1766 1810 1564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.57% 78.49% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1402 1404
Average salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +5 25 £56,250 +67.91% 9
High Wycombe +4 7 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Aylesbury +10 3 £45,000 +68.89% 1
Beaconsfield - 1 £62,500 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 29 (46.03%) Management Information System
2 25 (39.68%) Finance
3 23 (36.51%) CISSP
4 22 (34.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (26.98%) PCI DSS
6 15 (23.81%) Security Management
6 15 (23.81%) CISM
7 14 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 14 (22.22%) Degree
7 14 (22.22%) Network Security
8 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (19.05%) Information Security Management
9 12 (19.05%) CISA
9 12 (19.05%) ITIL
10 11 (17.46%) Cryptography
11 10 (15.87%) Project Management
11 10 (15.87%) Security Architecture
12 9 (14.29%) Firewall
12 9 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (12.70%) CEH
13 8 (12.70%) Business Continuity
13 8 (12.70%) GIAC
13 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
14 7 (11.11%) Wireless Security
14 7 (11.11%) Database Security
14 7 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (11.11%) Wireless
14 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
14 7 (11.11%) DMZ

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Network Security
2 9 (14.29%) Firewall
3 7 (11.11%) Wireless
3 7 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.11%) VPN
3 7 (11.11%) Wireless Security
3 7 (11.11%) DMZ
4 6 (9.52%) DNS
4 6 (9.52%) LAN
4 6 (9.52%) WAN
4 6 (9.52%) DHCP
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) FitNesse
General
1 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.94%) Law
3 5 (7.94%) Marketing
4 4 (6.35%) Legal
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Automotive
6 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Security Specialist
2 9 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 8 (12.70%) Information Security Specialist
3 8 (12.70%) Information Specialist
3 8 (12.70%) Security Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Security Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (7.94%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Information Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Risk Officer
6 4 (6.35%) Head of Security
6 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) WCF
1 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.03%) Management Information System
2 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (17.46%) Cryptography
4 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.59%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) UNIX
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Security Management
2 14 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 12 (19.05%) Information Security Management
3 12 (19.05%) ITIL
4 10 (15.87%) Project Management
4 10 (15.87%) Security Architecture
5 9 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
6 8 (12.70%) Business Continuity
7 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 7 (11.11%) Database Security
7 7 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.52%) SIEM
8 6 (9.52%) Security Testing
8 6 (9.52%) OWASP
8 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.94%) Quality Management
9 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) C#
2 5 (7.94%) Python
3 3 (4.76%) Java
4 2 (3.17%) SQL
4 2 (3.17%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) CISSP
2 15 (23.81%) CISM
3 14 (22.22%) Degree
4 12 (19.05%) CISA
5 8 (12.70%) CEH
5 8 (12.70%) GIAC
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (11.11%) CCNP
7 4 (6.35%) SSCP
8 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.59%) PMP
10 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.59%) ISEB
10 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.59%) GCIA
10 1 (1.59%) GCIH
10 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (1.59%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (26.98%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.17%) COBIT
3 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.59%) QA
4 1 (1.59%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.59%) VMware
2 1 (1.59%) Computacenter
2 1 (1.59%) Qualys
2 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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