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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 250 259 245
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 14 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.065% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
5981 6111 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.14% 83.42% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4887 4520
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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
(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 +13 11 £57,500 -17.85%
Essex - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £41,000 -
Information Assurance
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 19 (82.61%) Management Information System
2 19 (82.61%) Risk Management
2 19 (82.61%) Security Cleared
3 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (65.22%) Electronics
3 15 (65.22%) Manufacturing
3 15 (65.22%) Validation
4 13 (56.52%) CESG
4 13 (56.52%) C
5 10 (43.48%) Military
6 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
7 6 (26.09%) CISSP
7 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) RMADS
9 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
9 4 (17.39%) BCP
9 4 (17.39%) CISM
9 4 (17.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (17.39%) IT Audit
10 3 (13.04%) ISO27002
10 3 (13.04%) COBIT
10 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
10 3 (13.04%) PKI
10 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
1 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (65.22%) Electronics
1 15 (65.22%) Manufacturing
2 10 (43.48%) Military
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Information Security Engineer
1 14 (60.87%) Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Auditor
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Information Governance Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Auditor
4 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Management Information System
2 13 (56.52%) CESG
3 3 (13.04%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 19 (82.61%) Risk Management
3 15 (65.22%) Validation
4 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
4 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) BCP
6 4 (17.39%) IT Audit
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) Information Governance
8 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
8 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Time Management
9 1 (4.35%) CRAMM
9 1 (4.35%) ISMS
9 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) CISSP
5 4 (17.39%) CISM
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) CCNA
6 2 (8.70%) CCNP
6 2 (8.70%) CEH
6 2 (8.70%) CISA
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.70%) CLAS
6 2 (8.70%) CRISC
6 2 (8.70%) MCSE
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.70%) RHCE
6 2 (8.70%) SANS
7 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) RMADS
2 4 (17.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (13.04%) COBIT
3 3 (13.04%) ISO27002
4 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (4.35%) ISO27005
5 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Nessus
1 2 (8.70%) Nexpose
1 2 (8.70%) QRadar
1 2 (8.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
1 2 (8.70%) Symantec