The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 692 707 684
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 189 208 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 130 131 157
Average salary £54,250 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
Information Assurance
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87132 92976 83422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.34% 82.70% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72017 75970 69435
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in England

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in England

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in England

Information Assurance
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
London +43 66 £58,500 +4.93% 7
South East -21 64 £50,000 -13.04% 3
South West -2 20 £51,500 -1.90% 1
North West +8 14 £62,000 +22.77% 1
East Midlands +9 7 £52,500 -14.28%
East of England -6 4 £57,500 +27.77%
West Midlands -10 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 187 (47.83%) Information Security
2 159 (40.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 145 (37.08%) Cyber Security
4 141 (36.06%) Security Cleared
5 135 (34.53%) CISSP
6 107 (27.37%) Risk Management
7 92 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 85 (21.74%) CESG
8 85 (21.74%) RMADS
9 81 (20.72%) SC Cleared
10 76 (19.44%) CISM
11 72 (18.41%) Security Testing
12 65 (16.62%) Degree
12 65 (16.62%) Risk Assessment
13 61 (15.60%) Finance
14 60 (15.35%) PCI DSS
15 58 (14.83%) Security Architecture
16 53 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
17 49 (12.53%) ITIL
17 49 (12.53%) Software Testing
18 48 (12.28%) Linux
19 46 (11.76%) CISA
20 43 (11.00%) DV Cleared
21 39 (9.97%) COBIT
22 36 (9.21%) JSP 440
22 36 (9.21%) Windows
22 36 (9.21%) Java
23 32 (8.18%) Time Management
24 31 (7.93%) SQL
24 31 (7.93%) JSP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 20 (5.12%) IIS
2 10 (2.56%) Apache
3 8 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.28%) nginx
6 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.91%) Internet
2 25 (6.39%) Firewall
3 22 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.35%) LAN
5 16 (4.09%) WAN
5 16 (4.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (3.58%) LDAP
7 13 (3.32%) VPN
8 12 (3.07%) SNMP
8 12 (3.07%) SAN
8 12 (3.07%) iSCSI
9 11 (2.81%) MRTG
10 9 (2.30%) Network Security
11 5 (1.28%) DNS
11 5 (1.28%) HTTP
12 4 (1.02%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.77%) Wireless
13 3 (0.77%) VoIP
13 3 (0.77%) tcpdump
14 1 (0.26%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.67%) MySQL
2 19 (4.86%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.51%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (4.60%) Selenium
2 17 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 14 (3.58%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.32%) JMeter
5 3 (0.77%) Subversion
5 3 (0.77%) JUnit
5 3 (0.77%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.77%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.77%) Maven
6 2 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.26%) AppScan
General
1 61 (15.60%) Finance
2 31 (7.93%) Banking
3 23 (5.88%) Legal
4 18 (4.60%) Aerospace
5 16 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.58%) Military
7 10 (2.56%) Marketing
8 9 (2.30%) Law
9 5 (1.28%) Publishing
10 3 (0.77%) Local Government
11 2 (0.51%) Retail
11 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 116 (29.67%) Consultant
2 83 (21.23%) Security Consultant
3 54 (13.81%) Architect
3 54 (13.81%) Security Manager
4 47 (12.02%) Security Architect
5 44 (11.25%) Analyst
6 30 (7.67%) Information Manager
7 28 (7.16%) Information Security Manager
7 28 (7.16%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 27 (6.91%) Information Security Consultant
9 25 (6.39%) Information Architect
10 23 (5.88%) Security Analyst
11 19 (4.86%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 15 (3.84%) Software Engineer
13 13 (3.32%) Test Analyst
14 12 (3.07%) Information Analyst
14 12 (3.07%) Enterprise Architect
14 12 (3.07%) Information Security Architect
15 11 (2.81%) Enterprise Security Architect
15 11 (2.81%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.93%) JSP
2 24 (6.14%) Web Services
3 15 (3.84%) LAMP
4 7 (1.79%) CSS
4 7 (1.79%) HTML
5 6 (1.53%) Hibernate
5 6 (1.53%) Spring
5 6 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (1.28%) Java EE
7 4 (1.02%) JSON
8 3 (0.77%) .NET
8 3 (0.77%) XML
9 2 (0.51%) Middleware
9 2 (0.51%) SOAP
9 2 (0.51%) STL
9 2 (0.51%) Struts
9 2 (0.51%) jQuery
9 2 (0.51%) REST
9 2 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.26%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 92 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 85 (21.74%) CESG
2 85 (21.74%) RMADS
3 28 (7.16%) CESG CLAS
4 26 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.09%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.07%) PKI
7 11 (2.81%) Mathematics
7 11 (2.81%) GIS
8 10 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
9 9 (2.30%) SCADA
10 8 (2.05%) Freedom of Information Act
10 8 (2.05%) BYOD
10 8 (2.05%) Smart Meter
11 6 (1.53%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.53%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.53%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.77%) NHS
12 3 (0.77%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.28%) Linux
2 36 (9.21%) Windows
3 9 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (2.30%) UNIX
4 5 (1.28%) CentOS
4 5 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.77%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (47.83%) Information Security
2 145 (37.08%) Cyber Security
3 107 (27.37%) Risk Management
4 72 (18.41%) Security Testing
5 65 (16.62%) Risk Assessment
6 58 (14.83%) Security Architecture
7 53 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (12.53%) Software Testing
8 49 (12.53%) ITIL
9 32 (8.18%) Time Management
10 30 (7.67%) Data Protection
10 30 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (7.67%) Incident Management
11 28 (7.16%) ISMS
11 28 (7.16%) Mentoring
12 27 (6.91%) Network Design
12 27 (6.91%) Security Management
13 23 (5.88%) Business Development
14 22 (5.63%) Vulnerability Management
15 19 (4.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.21%) Java
2 31 (7.93%) SQL
3 29 (7.42%) C
4 24 (6.14%) Python
5 23 (5.88%) PHP
6 20 (5.12%) JavaScript
7 15 (3.84%) Ruby
8 12 (3.07%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.81%) Perl
10 6 (1.53%) C++
11 3 (0.77%) C#
12 2 (0.51%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 141 (36.06%) Security Cleared
2 135 (34.53%) CISSP
3 81 (20.72%) SC Cleared
4 76 (19.44%) CISM
5 65 (16.62%) Degree
6 46 (11.76%) CISA
7 43 (11.00%) DV Cleared
8 31 (7.93%) ISEB
9 27 (6.91%) ISTQB
10 19 (4.86%) CRISC
11 15 (3.84%) GIAC
12 13 (3.32%) CEH
13 12 (3.07%) GCIA
14 11 (2.81%) GCIH
14 11 (2.81%) PCI QSA
15 5 (1.28%) ISACA
15 5 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (1.02%) CISMP
17 3 (0.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (40.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (15.35%) PCI DSS
3 39 (9.97%) COBIT
4 36 (9.21%) JSP 440
5 27 (6.91%) FATCA
6 15 (3.84%) QA
7 6 (1.53%) SLA
8 4 (1.02%) BS25999
9 3 (0.77%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.26%) ARP4754
System Software
1 14 (3.58%) Snort
2 6 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.53%) XenServer
2 6 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.81%) Nagios
1 11 (2.81%) Icinga
2 6 (1.53%) WSUS
3 5 (1.28%) Puppet
3 5 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.28%) SELinux
4 1 (0.26%) Nessus
4 1 (0.26%) Nmap
4 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (6.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.81%) Red Hat
3 10 (2.56%) VMware
4 7 (1.79%) Oracle
5 5 (1.28%) HP
6 4 (1.02%) Citrix
7 3 (0.77%) Cisco
7 3 (0.77%) IBM
7 3 (0.77%) Sourcefire
8 2 (0.51%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.51%) McAfee
8 2 (0.51%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.51%) Juniper
8 2 (0.51%) Tableau
8 2 (0.51%) Informatica
9 1 (0.26%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.26%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.26%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.26%) Cognos
9 1 (0.26%) Capita
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive including bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago