The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 51 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.30% 1.72% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.10% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £56,525 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -13.63%
Information Assurance
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
376 238 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 81.21% 81.79% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 309 195 169
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 5 (71.43%) Postgraduate
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
1 5 (71.43%) Cyber Security
1 5 (71.43%) Probability Theory
1 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
3 1 (14.29%) RMADS
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) LPIC
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) RMADS
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Cyber Security
1 5 (71.43%) Probability Theory
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Postgraduate
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) RHCE
3 1 (14.29%) LPIC
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) VMware