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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 670 657 661
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 222 196 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 138 133 182
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
87806 79197 86082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.80% 79.57% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 70655 65397 73602
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +2 103 £55,000 +6.79% 6
London -3 53 £60,000 - 3
South West -33 20 £63,500 +27.00% 5
North West -4 16 £49,000 -27.40% 3
East of England -5 15 £42,250 +12.66% 2
West Midlands -7 8 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Yorkshire -47 4 £52,500 +50.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £43,750 - 1
North East - 2 - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 215 (50.83%) Security Cleared
2 164 (38.77%) Information Security
3 141 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 114 (26.95%) SC Cleared
5 106 (25.06%) Management Information System
5 106 (25.06%) RMADS
6 100 (23.64%) CISSP
7 88 (20.80%) ITIL
8 87 (20.57%) Risk Management
9 84 (19.86%) Cyber Security
10 81 (19.15%) DV Cleared
11 74 (17.49%) Degree
12 71 (16.78%) Finance
13 67 (15.84%) Security Architecture
14 65 (15.37%) CESG
15 57 (13.48%) CISM
16 55 (13.00%) Risk Assessment
16 55 (13.00%) Software Engineering
17 54 (12.77%) Network Security
17 54 (12.77%) ISMS
18 51 (12.06%) Java
19 50 (11.82%) HTTP
20 49 (11.58%) CESG CLAS
21 47 (11.11%) Windows
22 46 (10.87%) Linux
23 45 (10.64%) SQL
24 43 (10.17%) Security Testing
24 43 (10.17%) Computer Science
25 42 (9.93%) Firewall
25 42 (9.93%) Law

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (6.62%) WebLogic
2 23 (5.44%) IIS
3 9 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.65%) Apache
5 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) nginx
6 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.18%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.84%) assyst
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Maximo
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.95%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.77%) Network Security
2 50 (11.82%) HTTP
3 42 (9.93%) Firewall
4 40 (9.46%) Internet
5 19 (4.49%) Wireshark
6 17 (4.02%) TCP/IP
7 16 (3.78%) DNS
8 12 (2.84%) tcpdump
8 12 (2.84%) Intranet
9 11 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (2.60%) LAN
9 11 (2.60%) DHCP
10 9 (2.13%) SSL
11 8 (1.89%) WAN
12 6 (1.42%) WLAN
12 6 (1.42%) VPN
12 6 (1.42%) SAN
13 3 (0.71%) FTP
13 3 (0.71%) IPsec
13 3 (0.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.60%) MySQL
2 9 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 7 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.95%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) JIRA
1 3 (0.71%) Selenium
1 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
1 3 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.24%) Subversion
2 1 (0.24%) PHPUnit
General
1 71 (16.78%) Finance
2 42 (9.93%) Law
3 36 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.91%) Retail
5 20 (4.73%) Electronics
6 17 (4.02%) Military
6 17 (4.02%) Banking
7 16 (3.78%) Legal
8 8 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.89%) Local Government
9 7 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.95%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 110 (26.00%) Consultant
2 58 (13.71%) Security Consultant
3 50 (11.82%) Architect
4 47 (11.11%) Analyst
5 44 (10.40%) Information Security Consultant
6 37 (8.75%) Security Analyst
7 32 (7.57%) CLAS Consultant
8 30 (7.09%) Security Advisor
9 22 (5.20%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 18 (4.26%) Developer
10 18 (4.26%) Security Architect
10 18 (4.26%) Information Specialist
11 17 (4.02%) Security Specialist
11 17 (4.02%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (3.78%) Information Analyst
13 15 (3.55%) Security Manager
13 15 (3.55%) Information Security Specialist
14 14 (3.31%) Development Engineer
15 13 (3.07%) Security Operations Analyst
15 13 (3.07%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.62%) J2EE
1 28 (6.62%) EJB
1 28 (6.62%) Hibernate
1 28 (6.62%) Spring
1 28 (6.62%) Qt
2 12 (2.84%) Web Services
3 9 (2.13%) XML
4 8 (1.89%) .NET
5 6 (1.42%) SOAP
6 5 (1.18%) HTML
6 5 (1.18%) JMS
6 5 (1.18%) WSDL
6 5 (1.18%) JSP
6 5 (1.18%) REST
7 3 (0.71%) HTML5
7 3 (0.71%) LAMP
8 2 (0.47%) JSON
8 2 (0.47%) STL
9 1 (0.24%) CSS
9 1 (0.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 106 (25.06%) Management Information System
1 106 (25.06%) RMADS
2 65 (15.37%) CESG
3 49 (11.58%) CESG CLAS
4 43 (10.17%) Computer Science
5 28 (6.62%) iPhone
5 28 (6.62%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.65%) Human Factors
6 7 (1.65%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.65%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.42%) PKI
7 6 (1.42%) SCADA
7 6 (1.42%) Open Source
8 5 (1.18%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.95%) Life Science
9 4 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.71%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.11%) Windows
2 46 (10.87%) Linux
3 28 (6.62%) Android
4 18 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.02%) CentOS
6 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.89%) UNIX
8 7 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.71%) Solaris
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (38.77%) Information Security
2 88 (20.80%) ITIL
3 87 (20.57%) Risk Management
4 84 (19.86%) Cyber Security
5 67 (15.84%) Security Architecture
6 55 (13.00%) Risk Assessment
6 55 (13.00%) Software Engineering
7 54 (12.77%) ISMS
8 43 (10.17%) Security Testing
9 41 (9.69%) Network Design
10 40 (9.46%) SOA
11 37 (8.75%) Risk Analysis
11 37 (8.75%) CRAMM
12 35 (8.27%) Penetration Testing
13 33 (7.80%) TOGAF
14 32 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (7.33%) Web Development
16 30 (7.09%) Project Management
17 28 (6.62%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (12.06%) Java
2 45 (10.64%) SQL
3 39 (9.22%) C
4 38 (8.98%) C++
5 20 (4.73%) Perl
6 16 (3.78%) PHP
7 15 (3.55%) Python
8 11 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.65%) VBScript
9 7 (1.65%) VB
10 6 (1.42%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.71%) C#
11 3 (0.71%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.24%) Tcl
12 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 215 (50.83%) Security Cleared
2 114 (26.95%) SC Cleared
3 100 (23.64%) CISSP
4 81 (19.15%) DV Cleared
5 74 (17.49%) Degree
6 57 (13.48%) CISM
7 28 (6.62%) GIAC
8 25 (5.91%) CISA
9 23 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (4.96%) MCSE
11 17 (4.02%) CEH
12 14 (3.31%) GCIH
13 10 (2.36%) MCITP
13 10 (2.36%) ISEB
13 10 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.89%) ISTQB
15 7 (1.65%) MBA
16 6 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (1.42%) CISMP
16 6 (1.42%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (7.57%) PCI DSS
3 24 (5.67%) JSP 440
4 16 (3.78%) QA
5 15 (3.55%) COBIT
6 9 (2.13%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.95%) GCP
7 4 (0.95%) GMP
7 4 (0.95%) GLP
8 2 (0.47%) BS25999
9 1 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.24%) WAI
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.24%) SLA
9 1 (0.24%) BS7799
9 1 (0.24%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (2.84%) Snort
2 10 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.36%) XenDesktop
3 8 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.71%) XenApp
6 2 (0.47%) Nmap
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (4.02%) Puppet
2 11 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.65%) SCCM
4 2 (0.47%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 38 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.86%) BT
3 20 (4.73%) Fujitsu
4 18 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 16 (3.78%) Oracle
6 15 (3.55%) Citrix
7 12 (2.84%) ArcSight
8 9 (2.13%) VMware
8 9 (2.13%) Sourcefire
9 7 (1.65%) Symantec
9 7 (1.65%) LogLogic
9 7 (1.65%) Q1 Labs
10 6 (1.42%) IBM
11 5 (1.18%) Cisco
11 5 (1.18%) HP
11 5 (1.18%) Splunk
11 5 (1.18%) LogRhythm
12 3 (0.71%) CA
12 3 (0.71%) SAP
13 1 (0.24%) i2
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