The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 257 274 284
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 10 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.026% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.032% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +0.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £57,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
Information Assurance
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6068 6294 7026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.77% 82.54% 81.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4905 5109 5815
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in the East of England

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in the East of England

Information Assurance
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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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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
Hertfordshire +17 9 £65,000 +13.04%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 25 (92.59%) Information Security
2 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 20 (74.07%) Management Information System
3 20 (74.07%) Risk Management
4 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 17 (62.96%) Manufacturing
5 17 (62.96%) Validation
5 17 (62.96%) C
6 14 (51.85%) Military
7 13 (48.15%) Electronics
7 13 (48.15%) CESG
8 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
8 6 (22.22%) CISSP
8 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) RMADS
9 5 (18.52%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (18.52%) CISM
10 4 (14.81%) BCP
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) UML
10 4 (14.81%) IT Audit
10 4 (14.81%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (11.11%) PKI
11 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
11 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
1 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) RTP
2 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.41%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (62.96%) Manufacturing
2 14 (51.85%) Military
3 13 (48.15%) Electronics
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 2 (7.41%) Publishing
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Information Security Engineer
1 16 (59.26%) Security Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance Leader
2 3 (11.11%) Information Systems Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Auditor
4 1 (3.70%) Cryptography Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Information Governance Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (3.70%) PMO Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Management Information System
2 13 (48.15%) CESG
3 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Information Security
2 20 (74.07%) Risk Management
3 17 (62.96%) Validation
4 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.81%) BCP
5 4 (14.81%) IT Audit
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (14.81%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) Information Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
6 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.70%) B2B
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) CISSP
3 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (18.52%) CISM
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.41%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) CCNP
6 2 (7.41%) CEH
6 2 (7.41%) CISA
6 2 (7.41%) CRISC
6 2 (7.41%) MCSE
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.41%) RHCE
6 2 (7.41%) SANS
7 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (3.70%) CCSP
7 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) RMADS
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) COBIT
3 2 (7.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (7.41%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nessus
1 2 (7.41%) Nexpose
1 2 (7.41%) QRadar
1 2 (7.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
2 2 (7.41%) Symantec
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