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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 653 697 681
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -16
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 201 193 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 131 143 131
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
83174 89930 81696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.46% 82.01% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68342 73659 67938
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 +80 64 £56,250 +8.17% 8
South East -33 55 £50,000 -9.09% 4
South West -23 27 £51,500 +28.75% 8
North West +10 18 £37,500 -26.47% 19
West Midlands 0 13 £45,000 +5.88%
East Midlands +10 4 £47,500 -22.44% 2
East of England +5 3 £55,000 -15.38%
North East 0 2 £33,738 -28.21%
Yorkshire +8 1 £37,000 -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 197 (48.40%) Information Security
2 152 (37.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 145 (35.63%) Security Cleared
4 138 (33.91%) CISSP
5 136 (33.42%) Cyber Security
6 103 (25.31%) Risk Management
7 97 (23.83%) Management Information System
8 85 (20.88%) CESG
9 84 (20.64%) RMADS
10 82 (20.15%) SC Cleared
11 75 (18.43%) CISM
12 72 (17.69%) Security Testing
13 71 (17.44%) Security Architecture
14 64 (15.72%) PCI DSS
15 63 (15.48%) Degree
16 61 (14.99%) Risk Assessment
17 60 (14.74%) Finance
18 57 (14.00%) Linux
19 56 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
20 49 (12.04%) DV Cleared
21 48 (11.79%) Software Testing
22 44 (10.81%) ITIL
23 41 (10.07%) COBIT
24 40 (9.83%) Windows
24 40 (9.83%) CISA
25 38 (9.34%) Java
26 36 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
27 35 (8.60%) SQL
27 35 (8.60%) Python
28 34 (8.35%) Incident Management

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 12 (2.95%) Apache
1 12 (2.95%) IIS
2 10 (2.46%) nginx
3 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.11%) Internet
2 25 (6.14%) Firewall
3 24 (5.90%) TCP/IP
4 23 (5.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (3.19%) LAN
6 12 (2.95%) WAN
6 12 (2.95%) VPN
7 11 (2.70%) DNS
7 11 (2.70%) HTTP
8 10 (2.46%) SNMP
8 10 (2.46%) LDAP
8 10 (2.46%) Network Security
9 9 (2.21%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.21%) SAN
10 8 (1.97%) MRTG
11 7 (1.72%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.47%) tcpdump
13 4 (0.98%) IPsec
14 3 (0.74%) SSL
14 3 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.62%) MySQL
2 17 (4.18%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (5.41%) Selenium
2 20 (4.91%) WebDriver
3 17 (4.18%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.93%) JMeter
5 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.74%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.74%) JUnit
5 3 (0.74%) Maven
6 2 (0.49%) Subversion
6 2 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.25%) AppScan
General
1 60 (14.74%) Finance
2 30 (7.37%) Banking
3 18 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.18%) Military
5 16 (3.93%) Aerospace
6 14 (3.44%) Legal
7 11 (2.70%) Marketing
7 11 (2.70%) Law
8 6 (1.47%) Retail
9 3 (0.74%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Avionics
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 105 (25.80%) Consultant
2 70 (17.20%) Security Consultant
3 54 (13.27%) Security Manager
3 54 (13.27%) Analyst
3 54 (13.27%) Architect
4 46 (11.30%) Security Architect
5 34 (8.35%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 33 (8.11%) Information Manager
7 31 (7.62%) Information Security Manager
7 31 (7.62%) Security Analyst
8 29 (7.13%) Information Security Consultant
9 21 (5.16%) Information Analyst
9 21 (5.16%) Information Architect
10 20 (4.91%) Software Engineer
11 17 (4.18%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 15 (3.69%) Information Security Analyst
13 14 (3.44%) Enterprise Architect
14 13 (3.19%) CLAS Consultant
15 12 (2.95%) Test Analyst
15 12 (2.95%) Cyber Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.11%) Web Services
2 30 (7.37%) JSP
3 17 (4.18%) LAMP
4 7 (1.72%) HTML
5 6 (1.47%) Hibernate
5 6 (1.47%) Spring
5 6 (1.47%) CSS
6 5 (1.23%) JSON
7 4 (0.98%) XML
8 3 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.74%) Java EE
8 3 (0.74%) STL
9 2 (0.49%) Struts
10 1 (0.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.25%) REST
10 1 (0.25%) Laravel
10 1 (0.25%) HTML5
10 1 (0.25%) Pthreads
10 1 (0.25%) Symfony
10 1 (0.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 97 (23.83%) Management Information System
2 85 (20.88%) CESG
3 84 (20.64%) RMADS
4 32 (7.86%) CESG CLAS
5 25 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (4.91%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (3.69%) PKI
7 15 (3.69%) Freedom of Information
8 13 (3.19%) Mathematics
8 13 (3.19%) Freedom of Information Act
8 13 (3.19%) GIS
9 9 (2.21%) SCADA
10 8 (1.97%) BYOD
11 6 (1.47%) Smart Meter
11 6 (1.47%) Open Source
11 6 (1.47%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.98%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.74%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.00%) Linux
2 40 (9.83%) Windows
3 10 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.21%) UNIX
5 4 (0.98%) Solaris
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.49%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.49%) CentOS
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (48.40%) Information Security
2 136 (33.42%) Cyber Security
3 103 (25.31%) Risk Management
4 72 (17.69%) Security Testing
5 71 (17.44%) Security Architecture
6 61 (14.99%) Risk Assessment
7 56 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (11.79%) Software Testing
9 44 (10.81%) ITIL
10 36 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (8.35%) Incident Management
11 34 (8.35%) Data Protection
12 32 (7.86%) Time Management
13 27 (6.63%) Security Management
14 26 (6.39%) Software Engineering
14 26 (6.39%) Network Design
15 25 (6.14%) Mentoring
15 25 (6.14%) ISMS
16 22 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
17 21 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (9.34%) Java
2 35 (8.60%) SQL
2 35 (8.60%) Python
3 30 (7.37%) PHP
4 29 (7.13%) C
5 25 (6.14%) JavaScript
6 19 (4.67%) Ruby
7 15 (3.69%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.44%) Perl
9 10 (2.46%) C++
10 3 (0.74%) Assembly Language
10 3 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 145 (35.63%) Security Cleared
2 138 (33.91%) CISSP
3 82 (20.15%) SC Cleared
4 75 (18.43%) CISM
5 63 (15.48%) Degree
6 49 (12.04%) DV Cleared
7 40 (9.83%) CISA
8 31 (7.62%) ISTQB
9 28 (6.88%) ISEB
10 19 (4.67%) GIAC
11 15 (3.69%) CRISC
12 14 (3.44%) CEH
12 14 (3.44%) GCIA
13 13 (3.19%) GCIH
14 7 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (1.47%) PCI QSA
16 5 (1.23%) ISACA
17 4 (0.98%) CISMP
17 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (37.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (15.72%) PCI DSS
3 41 (10.07%) COBIT
4 33 (8.11%) JSP 440
5 28 (6.88%) FATCA
6 18 (4.42%) QA
7 5 (1.23%) BS25999
7 5 (1.23%) SLA
8 3 (0.74%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.25%) ARP4754
System Software
1 18 (4.42%) Snort
2 3 (0.74%) XenServer
2 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (2.46%) Puppet
1 10 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.97%) Nagios
2 8 (1.97%) Icinga
3 3 (0.74%) WSUS
4 2 (0.49%) SELinux
5 1 (0.25%) Nessus
5 1 (0.25%) Nmap
5 1 (0.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (4.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.44%) Red Hat
3 6 (1.47%) VMware
4 5 (1.23%) Sourcefire
5 4 (0.98%) HP
6 3 (0.74%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.74%) Juniper
6 3 (0.74%) Citrix
6 3 (0.74%) Cisco
6 3 (0.74%) BT
7 2 (0.49%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.25%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.25%) IronPort
8 1 (0.25%) Capita
8 1 (0.25%) Cognos
8 1 (0.25%) Blue Coat
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