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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 233 240 281
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +41
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 25 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.086% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.11% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 3
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.65%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
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
6244 5473 6929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.09% 78.76% 76.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4944 4531 5896
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
Hertfordshire - 14 £66,250 -
Essex - 9 £42,250 -
Suffolk +3 2 £33,500 -25.55%
Information Assurance
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 27 (64.29%) Management Information System
2 26 (61.90%) ITIL
3 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 16 (38.10%) Windows
5 15 (35.71%) Citrix
5 15 (35.71%) Information Security
6 14 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
8 11 (26.19%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (26.19%) VBScript
8 11 (26.19%) VB
8 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
8 11 (26.19%) Migration
8 11 (26.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
8 11 (26.19%) XenDesktop
8 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
8 11 (26.19%) Degree
8 11 (26.19%) SCCM
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (23.81%) MCITP
9 10 (23.81%) MCSE
9 10 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (19.05%) Data Security
10 8 (19.05%) Project Management
10 8 (19.05%) PKI
10 8 (19.05%) Information Management
10 8 (19.05%) COBIT

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) DVB
2 1 (2.38%) ASN.1
2 1 (2.38%) ATM
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 7 (16.67%) Legal
2 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Architect
1 8 (19.05%) Head of IT
1 8 (19.05%) Head of Security
1 8 (19.05%) Head of IT Security
2 7 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Trainee
4 4 (9.52%) Graduate
4 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (7.14%) IT Graduate
5 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Deployment Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Trainee Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Service Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (64.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.05%) PKI
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Life Science
4 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (7.14%) CESG
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.38%) Open Source
5 1 (2.38%) GIS
5 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Information Security
3 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
3 11 (26.19%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Data Security
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 8 (19.05%) Information Management
4 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
5 7 (16.67%) SABSA
5 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 7 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 7 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (11.90%) Benchmarking
8 4 (9.52%) Validation
8 4 (9.52%) Identity Management
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.52%) UML
8 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) VBScript
1 11 (26.19%) VB
1 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.90%) C
3 4 (9.52%) C++
3 4 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (26.19%) Degree
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (23.81%) MCITP
4 10 (23.81%) MCSE
4 10 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (16.67%) CISSP
6 5 (11.90%) CISA
6 5 (11.90%) CISM
7 3 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) HND
8 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) MBA
8 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (19.05%) COBIT
3 7 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
5 4 (9.52%) GCP
5 4 (9.52%) GMP
5 4 (9.52%) GLP
6 3 (7.14%) JSP 440
7 1 (2.38%) WAI
7 1 (2.38%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (26.19%) XenDesktop
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Citrix
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) IBM