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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 660 723 663
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -60
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 224 181 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 131 137 155
Average salary £52,500 £47,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £47,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -14.09%
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
85517 91245 84309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.19% 82.06% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 69838 74188 70126
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +68 68 £55,000 -0.90% 15
South East -32 50 £55,000 +10.00% 9
South West -12 30 £50,000 +25.00% 8
North West +29 29 £46,250 - 1
West Midlands -2 19 £45,000 -2.70% 1
East Midlands +13 5 £47,500 -20.83%
North East -8 4 £33,738 -28.21%
East of England +7 2 £57,500 +0.87%
Yorkshire +6 1 £37,000 -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 200 (46.08%) Information Security
2 151 (34.79%) CISSP
3 145 (33.41%) Security Cleared
4 144 (33.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 136 (31.34%) Cyber Security
6 109 (25.12%) Management Information System
7 100 (23.04%) Risk Management
8 90 (20.74%) CESG
9 85 (19.59%) SC Cleared
10 79 (18.20%) RMADS
11 73 (16.82%) PCI DSS
11 73 (16.82%) Security Testing
12 71 (16.36%) Security Architecture
13 69 (15.90%) CISM
14 63 (14.52%) Linux
15 60 (13.82%) Finance
16 59 (13.59%) Degree
17 58 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
18 55 (12.67%) Risk Assessment
19 51 (11.75%) Windows
20 50 (11.52%) Software Testing
20 50 (11.52%) DV Cleared
21 48 (11.06%) COBIT
22 45 (10.37%) Firewall
23 44 (10.14%) Web Services
23 44 (10.14%) Python
24 42 (9.68%) PHP
25 41 (9.45%) SQL
25 41 (9.45%) Java
26 40 (9.22%) Internet

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (3.92%) Apache
2 14 (3.23%) nginx
3 8 (1.84%) IIS
4 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.23%) Node.js
6 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.37%) Firewall
2 40 (9.22%) Internet
3 27 (6.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (5.53%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.15%) HTTP
5 18 (4.15%) DNS
6 15 (3.46%) LAN
7 14 (3.23%) Network Security
8 12 (2.76%) VPN
9 11 (2.53%) WAN
9 11 (2.53%) SAN
10 10 (2.30%) LDAP
11 9 (2.07%) Wireshark
11 9 (2.07%) SNMP
12 8 (1.84%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.84%) tcpdump
13 7 (1.61%) MRTG
14 6 (1.38%) Wireless
15 5 (1.15%) IPsec
16 4 (0.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.06%) MySQL
2 16 (3.69%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (5.99%) Selenium
2 24 (5.53%) WebDriver
3 21 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 20 (4.61%) JMeter
5 3 (0.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.69%) JUnit
5 3 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.69%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.69%) Maven
6 2 (0.46%) Subversion
6 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) JIRA
7 1 (0.23%) AppScan
General
1 60 (13.82%) Finance
2 33 (7.60%) Banking
3 25 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.38%) Aerospace
5 17 (3.92%) Military
6 14 (3.23%) Law
7 12 (2.76%) Legal
8 10 (2.30%) Marketing
9 6 (1.38%) Retail
10 3 (0.69%) Local Government
11 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Avionics
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 103 (23.73%) Consultant
2 71 (16.36%) Analyst
3 69 (15.90%) Security Consultant
4 55 (12.67%) Architect
5 47 (10.83%) Security Manager
5 47 (10.83%) Security Architect
6 46 (10.60%) Security Analyst
7 34 (7.83%) Information Analyst
8 32 (7.37%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 28 (6.45%) Information Security Consultant
10 27 (6.22%) Information Security Analyst
10 27 (6.22%) Information Manager
11 25 (5.76%) Information Security Manager
12 23 (5.30%) Software Engineer
13 19 (4.38%) Information Architect
14 18 (4.15%) Cyber Security Consultant
15 16 (3.69%) CLAS Consultant
16 14 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
16 14 (3.23%) Senior Linux Administrator
17 12 (2.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.14%) Web Services
2 29 (6.68%) JSP
3 21 (4.84%) LAMP
4 8 (1.84%) HTML
5 7 (1.61%) CSS
6 6 (1.38%) Spring
6 6 (1.38%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.15%) JSON
8 4 (0.92%) XML
9 3 (0.69%) Java EE
10 2 (0.46%) STL
10 2 (0.46%) Struts
10 2 (0.46%) Symfony
10 2 (0.46%) jQuery
10 2 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.23%) Yii
11 1 (0.23%) REST
11 1 (0.23%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 109 (25.12%) Management Information System
2 90 (20.74%) CESG
3 79 (18.20%) RMADS
4 36 (8.29%) CESG CLAS
5 21 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (4.15%) Data Protection Act
7 17 (3.92%) PKI
8 15 (3.46%) Freedom of Information
9 13 (3.00%) Freedom of Information Act
9 13 (3.00%) Mathematics
10 11 (2.53%) GIS
11 10 (2.30%) SCADA
12 8 (1.84%) Open Source
12 8 (1.84%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.38%) BYOD
14 5 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (1.15%) Cryptography
15 4 (0.92%) Smart Meter
15 4 (0.92%) Internet of Things
16 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (14.52%) Linux
2 51 (11.75%) Windows
3 14 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (2.76%) UNIX
5 6 (1.38%) Solaris
6 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.15%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.69%) CentOS
8 3 (0.69%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (46.08%) Information Security
2 136 (31.34%) Cyber Security
3 100 (23.04%) Risk Management
4 73 (16.82%) Security Testing
5 71 (16.36%) Security Architecture
6 58 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (12.67%) Risk Assessment
8 50 (11.52%) Software Testing
9 39 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (8.53%) ITIL
11 35 (8.06%) Incident Management
12 33 (7.60%) Software Engineering
13 32 (7.37%) Time Management
14 31 (7.14%) Data Protection
15 29 (6.68%) Security Management
16 26 (5.99%) Mentoring
17 23 (5.30%) ISMS
17 23 (5.30%) Automated Testing
17 23 (5.30%) Workflow
17 23 (5.30%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (10.14%) Python
2 42 (9.68%) PHP
3 41 (9.45%) SQL
3 41 (9.45%) Java
4 30 (6.91%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.53%) C
5 24 (5.53%) Ruby
6 20 (4.61%) Perl
6 20 (4.61%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.30%) C++
8 4 (0.92%) C#
9 2 (0.46%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 151 (34.79%) CISSP
2 145 (33.41%) Security Cleared
3 85 (19.59%) SC Cleared
4 69 (15.90%) CISM
5 59 (13.59%) Degree
6 50 (11.52%) DV Cleared
7 32 (7.37%) CISA
8 31 (7.14%) ISTQB
9 28 (6.45%) ISEB
10 22 (5.07%) GIAC
11 17 (3.92%) CEH
12 14 (3.23%) GCIA
12 14 (3.23%) CRISC
13 13 (3.00%) GCIH
14 8 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (1.15%) PCI QSA
16 5 (1.15%) MCSE
16 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (1.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (33.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (16.82%) PCI DSS
3 48 (11.06%) COBIT
4 32 (7.37%) JSP 440
5 28 (6.45%) FATCA
6 23 (5.30%) QA
7 5 (1.15%) BS25999
7 5 (1.15%) SLA
8 3 (0.69%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.23%) GPG13
9 1 (0.23%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.23%) CESG Infosec
9 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (4.61%) Snort
2 8 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.46%) XenServer
3 2 (0.46%) KVM
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (3.23%) Puppet
1 14 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.07%) Nagios
3 7 (1.61%) Icinga
4 4 (0.92%) WSUS
5 1 (0.23%) SELinux
5 1 (0.23%) Nessus
5 1 (0.23%) Nmap
5 1 (0.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (4.61%) Red Hat
2 19 (4.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.76%) VMware
4 9 (2.07%) Citrix
5 7 (1.61%) Sourcefire
6 5 (1.15%) Cisco
6 5 (1.15%) BT
7 4 (0.92%) Juniper
7 4 (0.92%) HP
7 4 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle
9 2 (0.46%) IBM
10 1 (0.23%) Rapid7
10 1 (0.23%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.23%) Capita
10 1 (0.23%) Zend
10 1 (0.23%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.23%) IronPort
10 1 (0.23%) Cognos
10 1 (0.23%) NetApp
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40K - Strong OTE + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
set2recruit
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + min 18% bonus + car allow + bens
Posted: 6 days ago