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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 667 692 651
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -41
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 207 162 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 130 109 185
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
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
87806 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
South East +13 95 £55,000 +22.22% 3
London -20 53 £60,000 - 7
South West -26 20 £64,250 +52.97% 7
North West -9 14 £40,750 -39.62% 4
East of England -20 12 £33,500 -13.54% 4
West Midlands -8 6 £41,300 -15.28%
Yorkshire -36 4 £52,500 +40.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £43,750 -
North East - 2 - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 214 (51.44%) Security Cleared
2 173 (41.59%) Information Security
3 150 (36.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 121 (29.09%) SC Cleared
5 116 (27.88%) Management Information System
6 113 (27.16%) RMADS
7 109 (26.20%) CISSP
8 97 (23.32%) Risk Management
9 88 (21.15%) ITIL
10 80 (19.23%) DV Cleared
11 79 (18.99%) CESG
12 74 (17.79%) Security Architecture
13 72 (17.31%) Cyber Security
14 70 (16.83%) Degree
15 68 (16.35%) Finance
16 63 (15.14%) CESG CLAS
17 61 (14.66%) CISM
18 59 (14.18%) ISMS
19 53 (12.74%) Risk Assessment
20 48 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
21 46 (11.06%) Security Testing
22 43 (10.34%) SOA
23 42 (10.10%) Law
23 42 (10.10%) Software Engineering
24 41 (9.86%) Network Security
24 41 (9.86%) Internet
25 40 (9.62%) Windows
25 40 (9.62%) Linux
25 40 (9.62%) CRAMM
26 39 (9.38%) Risk Analysis

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (4.33%) IIS
2 16 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.24%) nginx
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.68%) MS Office
3 5 (1.20%) MS Project
4 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.88%) assyst
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.20%) SaaS
3 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.86%) Internet
1 41 (9.86%) Network Security
2 39 (9.38%) HTTP
3 36 (8.65%) Firewall
4 18 (4.33%) Wireshark
5 17 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 17 (4.09%) DNS
6 12 (2.88%) DHCP
6 12 (2.88%) Intranet
7 11 (2.64%) tcpdump
8 10 (2.40%) LAN
9 9 (2.16%) WAN
9 9 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.92%) SSL
11 6 (1.44%) VPN
12 5 (1.20%) SAN
13 4 (0.96%) WLAN
14 3 (0.72%) FTP
14 3 (0.72%) SMTP
14 3 (0.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.16%) Data Mining
2 7 (1.68%) MySQL
2 7 (1.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.72%) Big Data
3 3 (0.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.72%) JIRA
1 3 (0.72%) Selenium
1 3 (0.72%) WebDriver
1 3 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.24%) Subversion
2 1 (0.24%) PHPUnit
General
1 68 (16.35%) Finance
2 42 (10.10%) Law
3 37 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.01%) Retail
5 21 (5.05%) Electronics
6 19 (4.57%) Legal
6 19 (4.57%) Military
7 14 (3.37%) Banking
8 11 (2.64%) Local Government
9 8 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.96%) Marketing
12 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 117 (28.13%) Consultant
2 62 (14.90%) Security Consultant
3 55 (13.22%) Architect
4 47 (11.30%) Information Security Consultant
5 45 (10.82%) Analyst
6 34 (8.17%) Security Analyst
7 33 (7.93%) Security Advisor
8 31 (7.45%) CLAS Consultant
9 24 (5.77%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 23 (5.53%) Security Architect
11 18 (4.33%) Information Specialist
12 17 (4.09%) Security Specialist
13 16 (3.85%) Information Analyst
14 15 (3.61%) Information Security Specialist
14 15 (3.61%) Head of Security
15 14 (3.37%) Linux Administrator
16 13 (3.13%) Security Manager
16 13 (3.13%) Information Manager
17 12 (2.88%) Developer
17 12 (2.88%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.85%) J2EE
1 16 (3.85%) EJB
1 16 (3.85%) Hibernate
1 16 (3.85%) Spring
1 16 (3.85%) Qt
2 9 (2.16%) XML
3 8 (1.92%) .NET
3 8 (1.92%) Web Services
4 7 (1.68%) JSP
5 6 (1.44%) SOAP
6 5 (1.20%) HTML
6 5 (1.20%) JMS
6 5 (1.20%) WSDL
6 5 (1.20%) REST
7 3 (0.72%) HTML5
7 3 (0.72%) LAMP
8 2 (0.48%) JSON
9 1 (0.24%) jQuery
9 1 (0.24%) Flash
9 1 (0.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 116 (27.88%) Management Information System
2 113 (27.16%) RMADS
3 79 (18.99%) CESG
4 63 (15.14%) CESG CLAS
5 30 (7.21%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.85%) iPhone
7 16 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.92%) Cryptography
8 8 (1.92%) PKI
9 7 (1.68%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.68%) Human Factors
10 6 (1.44%) Open Source
11 5 (1.20%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.20%) iPad
11 5 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.96%) SCADA
12 4 (0.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.62%) Windows
1 40 (9.62%) Linux
2 16 (3.85%) Android
3 15 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (3.37%) CentOS
5 7 (1.68%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.44%) UNIX
7 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.72%) Solaris
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (41.59%) Information Security
2 97 (23.32%) Risk Management
3 88 (21.15%) ITIL
4 74 (17.79%) Security Architecture
5 72 (17.31%) Cyber Security
6 59 (14.18%) ISMS
7 53 (12.74%) Risk Assessment
8 48 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (11.06%) Security Testing
10 43 (10.34%) SOA
11 42 (10.10%) Software Engineering
12 40 (9.62%) CRAMM
13 39 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
13 39 (9.38%) Network Design
14 37 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
15 35 (8.41%) TOGAF
16 30 (7.21%) Mentoring
17 27 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
17 27 (6.49%) Project Management
18 25 (6.01%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.38%) Java
2 30 (7.21%) SQL
3 29 (6.97%) C
4 25 (6.01%) C++
5 21 (5.05%) Perl
6 17 (4.09%) PHP
7 16 (3.85%) Python
8 12 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.68%) VBScript
9 7 (1.68%) VB
10 6 (1.44%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.72%) C#
12 2 (0.48%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.24%) Tcl
13 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 214 (51.44%) Security Cleared
2 121 (29.09%) SC Cleared
3 109 (26.20%) CISSP
4 80 (19.23%) DV Cleared
5 70 (16.83%) Degree
6 61 (14.66%) CISM
7 28 (6.73%) GIAC
7 28 (6.73%) CISA
8 24 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (5.05%) MCSE
10 19 (4.57%) CEH
11 14 (3.37%) GCIH
12 12 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (2.64%) MCITP
14 10 (2.40%) ISEB
15 8 (1.92%) ISTQB
16 6 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (1.44%) MBA
16 6 (1.44%) GCIA
17 5 (1.20%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (36.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 25 (6.01%) JSP 440
4 15 (3.61%) QA
5 14 (3.37%) COBIT
6 12 (2.88%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.96%) GCP
7 4 (0.96%) GMP
7 4 (0.96%) GLP
8 3 (0.72%) SLA
9 2 (0.48%) BS25999
10 1 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.24%) WAI
10 1 (0.24%) BS7799
10 1 (0.24%) TickIT
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (2.88%) Snort
2 11 (2.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.40%) XenDesktop
4 8 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.72%) XenApp
7 2 (0.48%) Nmap
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (3.37%) Puppet
2 12 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.68%) SCCM
4 2 (0.48%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 39 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.81%) Fujitsu
3 18 (4.33%) BT
4 15 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.61%) Citrix
5 14 (3.37%) Oracle
6 12 (2.88%) ArcSight
7 9 (2.16%) VMware
7 9 (2.16%) Sourcefire
8 7 (1.68%) Symantec
8 7 (1.68%) LogLogic
8 7 (1.68%) Q1 Labs
9 6 (1.44%) IBM
10 5 (1.20%) HP
10 5 (1.20%) Splunk
10 5 (1.20%) LogRhythm
11 4 (0.96%) Cisco
12 3 (0.72%) SAP
13 1 (0.24%) CA
13 1 (0.24%) i2
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