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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 684 700 673
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 193 163 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 136 118 168
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,800 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.73%
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
87669 82411 86081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.05% 81.56% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 71362 68465 73145
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 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
South East +17 87 £55,000 +22.22% 6
London +3 38 £60,000 - 9
East of England -3 25 £42,750 -10.93%
South West -20 21 £65,000 +62.50%
North West -8 13 £63,250 +129.16% 3
East Midlands - 5 £43,750 -
Yorkshire -38 4 £52,500 +40.00%
West Midlands -25 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 185 (45.23%) Security Cleared
2 164 (40.10%) Information Security
3 148 (36.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 123 (30.07%) Management Information System
5 113 (27.63%) SC Cleared
6 105 (25.67%) CISSP
7 101 (24.69%) RMADS
8 96 (23.47%) Risk Management
9 90 (22.00%) ITIL
10 83 (20.29%) CESG
11 72 (17.60%) DV Cleared
12 68 (16.63%) Degree
13 67 (16.38%) Security Architecture
14 65 (15.89%) CESG CLAS
15 62 (15.16%) Cyber Security
16 61 (14.91%) Finance
17 57 (13.94%) CISM
18 55 (13.45%) ISMS
19 54 (13.20%) Risk Assessment
20 51 (12.47%) Internet
20 51 (12.47%) Windows
21 45 (11.00%) Linux
21 45 (11.00%) Security Testing
22 41 (10.02%) PCI DSS
23 40 (9.78%) Microsoft
24 39 (9.54%) Risk Analysis
25 37 (9.05%) TOGAF
25 37 (9.05%) Firewall
26 36 (8.80%) Law
26 36 (8.80%) SOA

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (3.18%) IIS
2 10 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.22%) Apache
5 4 (0.98%) nginx
6 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.71%) MS Office
3 5 (1.22%) MS Project
4 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.93%) assyst
2 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 51 (12.47%) Internet
2 37 (9.05%) Firewall
3 30 (7.33%) HTTP
4 26 (6.36%) Network Security
5 25 (6.11%) DNS
6 18 (4.40%) TCP/IP
7 17 (4.16%) Wireshark
8 15 (3.67%) DHCP
9 14 (3.42%) LAN
10 13 (3.18%) WAN
10 13 (3.18%) tcpdump
11 12 (2.93%) Intranet
11 12 (2.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (2.20%) VPN
13 8 (1.96%) SSL
13 8 (1.96%) SAN
14 5 (1.22%) FTP
14 5 (1.22%) SMTP
14 5 (1.22%) LDAP
15 4 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.69%) Data Mining
2 9 (2.20%) MySQL
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.73%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Selenium
1 7 (1.71%) WebDriver
1 7 (1.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.22%) JIRA
3 4 (0.98%) JMeter
4 2 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.24%) PHPUnit
General
1 61 (14.91%) Finance
2 36 (8.80%) Law
3 34 (8.31%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.13%) Legal
4 21 (5.13%) Retail
5 19 (4.65%) Military
6 18 (4.40%) Electronics
7 11 (2.69%) Local Government
8 10 (2.44%) Banking
9 8 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.73%) Marketing
13 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (27.14%) Consultant
2 56 (13.69%) Security Consultant
3 53 (12.96%) Architect
4 49 (11.98%) Analyst
5 41 (10.02%) Information Security Consultant
6 34 (8.31%) Security Analyst
7 29 (7.09%) CLAS Consultant
7 29 (7.09%) Security Advisor
8 25 (6.11%) Security Architect
9 20 (4.89%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 18 (4.40%) Security Specialist
10 18 (4.40%) Head of Security
10 18 (4.40%) Information Specialist
11 17 (4.16%) Information Analyst
11 17 (4.16%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (3.91%) Information Security Specialist
13 13 (3.18%) Security Manager
14 12 (2.93%) Information Security Analyst
15 11 (2.69%) Information Manager
15 11 (2.69%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.42%) Web Services
2 8 (1.96%) XML
3 7 (1.71%) JSP
3 7 (1.71%) LAMP
4 6 (1.47%) SOAP
5 5 (1.22%) HTML
5 5 (1.22%) .NET
5 5 (1.22%) JMS
5 5 (1.22%) WSDL
5 5 (1.22%) REST
6 3 (0.73%) HTML5
7 2 (0.49%) JSON
8 1 (0.24%) jQuery
8 1 (0.24%) COM
8 1 (0.24%) CSS
8 1 (0.24%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 123 (30.07%) Management Information System
2 101 (24.69%) RMADS
3 83 (20.29%) CESG
4 65 (15.89%) CESG CLAS
5 20 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.18%) PKI
8 8 (1.96%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.71%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.71%) Human Factors
10 6 (1.47%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.22%) iPad
11 5 (1.22%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.22%) Open Source
11 5 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.98%) SCADA
12 4 (0.98%) Life Science
13 3 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.47%) Windows
2 45 (11.00%) Linux
3 18 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (3.67%) CentOS
5 14 (3.42%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.22%) UNIX
8 5 (1.22%) Solaris
9 4 (0.98%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (40.10%) Information Security
2 96 (23.47%) Risk Management
3 90 (22.00%) ITIL
4 67 (16.38%) Security Architecture
5 62 (15.16%) Cyber Security
6 55 (13.45%) ISMS
7 54 (13.20%) Risk Assessment
8 45 (11.00%) Security Testing
9 39 (9.54%) Risk Analysis
10 37 (9.05%) TOGAF
11 36 (8.80%) Network Design
11 36 (8.80%) SOA
12 35 (8.56%) Penetration Testing
13 33 (8.07%) CRAMM
14 30 (7.33%) Mentoring
14 30 (7.33%) Incident Management
14 30 (7.33%) Project Management
15 29 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (6.60%) Ethical Hacking
17 26 (6.36%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.60%) PHP
2 24 (5.87%) Python
3 23 (5.62%) Perl
4 21 (5.13%) Java
5 18 (4.40%) Bash Shell
6 17 (4.16%) SQL
7 14 (3.42%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.18%) VBScript
9 12 (2.93%) C
10 11 (2.69%) VB
11 10 (2.44%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.47%) C++
13 4 (0.98%) Ruby
14 3 (0.73%) C#
15 2 (0.49%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 185 (45.23%) Security Cleared
2 113 (27.63%) SC Cleared
3 105 (25.67%) CISSP
4 72 (17.60%) DV Cleared
5 68 (16.63%) Degree
6 57 (13.94%) CISM
7 30 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (7.09%) GIAC
9 28 (6.85%) CISA
10 25 (6.11%) MCSE
11 23 (5.62%) CEH
12 18 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (4.16%) MCITP
14 13 (3.18%) GCIH
15 12 (2.93%) ISEB
16 10 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (2.44%) ISTQB
17 8 (1.96%) GCIA
18 7 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 6 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (36.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (10.02%) PCI DSS
3 23 (5.62%) JSP 440
4 20 (4.89%) COBIT
5 16 (3.91%) QA
6 13 (3.18%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.22%) SLA
8 4 (0.98%) GCP
8 4 (0.98%) GMP
8 4 (0.98%) GLP
8 4 (0.98%) BS25999
9 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.24%) TickIT
10 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.24%) WAI
10 1 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.24%) CESG Infosec
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.24%) BS7799
10 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 20 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.42%) XenDesktop
3 13 (3.18%) Snort
4 12 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.73%) XenApp
7 2 (0.49%) Nmap
7 2 (0.49%) KVM
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (4.16%) Puppet
1 17 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.69%) SCCM
3 2 (0.49%) Nagios
3 2 (0.49%) Nessus
4 1 (0.24%) WSUS
4 1 (0.24%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 40 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.11%) Citrix
3 19 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 16 (3.91%) Fujitsu
5 15 (3.67%) VMware
5 15 (3.67%) Oracle
6 12 (2.93%) Sourcefire
7 9 (2.20%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.22%) HP
8 5 (1.22%) Splunk
8 5 (1.22%) LogRhythm
9 4 (0.98%) Cisco
9 4 (0.98%) IBM
9 4 (0.98%) LogLogic
9 4 (0.98%) Q1 Labs
9 4 (0.98%) Symantec
10 2 (0.49%) BT
10 2 (0.49%) SAP
11 1 (0.24%) i2
11 1 (0.24%) Percona
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