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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank - 270 260
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.089% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.78% -16.36%
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
5813 6218 6455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.06% 78.71% 76.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 5094 5519
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (44.44%) PKI
4 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
4 8 (44.44%) SABSA
5 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) Identity Management
5 7 (38.89%) SAN
5 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (27.78%) COBIT
6 5 (27.78%) Information Security
7 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
7 4 (22.22%) Benchmarking
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) CISSP
7 4 (22.22%) CISA
7 4 (22.22%) CISM
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Trainee
3 2 (11.11%) Trainee Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (44.44%) PKI
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) CESG
5 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 8 (44.44%) SABSA
3 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) Identity Management
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (22.22%) Benchmarking
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
1 2 (11.11%) VB
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CISSP
3 4 (22.22%) CISA
3 4 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (27.78%) COBIT
2 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) IBM