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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 706 684 647
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -37
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 172 215 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 114 131 155
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,800 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
86640 90513 82524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71744 73516 68202
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
South East -48 55 £50,000 -9.09% 7
London +36 53 £57,500 -4.16% 19
North West -5 18 £62,750 +26.76%
South West -8 17 £52,500 -17.32% 5
West Midlands -10 8 - -
East Midlands +6 7 £52,500 -16.00%
Yorkshire +7 4 £45,000 -14.28% 2
East of England -8 4 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 195 (49.37%) Information Security
2 165 (41.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 148 (37.47%) Security Cleared
4 146 (36.96%) Cyber Security
5 141 (35.70%) CISSP
6 104 (26.33%) Management Information System
7 101 (25.57%) Risk Management
8 84 (21.27%) SC Cleared
9 83 (21.01%) CISM
10 80 (20.25%) Degree
11 79 (20.00%) RMADS
12 78 (19.75%) Security Testing
12 78 (19.75%) CESG
13 66 (16.71%) Risk Assessment
14 63 (15.95%) ITIL
15 57 (14.43%) Finance
16 56 (14.18%) PCI DSS
17 55 (13.92%) Software Testing
18 51 (12.91%) Security Architecture
19 49 (12.41%) CISA
20 48 (12.15%) DV Cleared
21 46 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
22 39 (9.87%) COBIT
23 38 (9.62%) Linux
24 36 (9.11%) JSP 440
25 34 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
26 33 (8.35%) Windows
26 33 (8.35%) C
26 33 (8.35%) Banking
27 32 (8.10%) ISEB

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (7.09%) IIS
2 10 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.27%) Apache
4 5 (1.27%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.51%) Documentum
6 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.27%) MS Office
3 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
2 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.08%) Firewall
2 21 (5.32%) Internet
3 18 (4.56%) LAN
4 16 (4.05%) WAN
5 15 (3.80%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.29%) Network Security
7 12 (3.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (2.78%) LDAP
9 9 (2.28%) VPN
9 9 (2.28%) SNMP
9 9 (2.28%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.28%) SAN
10 8 (2.03%) MRTG
11 5 (1.27%) VoIP
12 4 (1.01%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.76%) Wireless
13 3 (0.76%) tcpdump
14 2 (0.51%) WLAN
14 2 (0.51%) ATM
15 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.82%) MySQL
2 16 (4.05%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.52%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.76%) Big Data
6 3 (0.76%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (3.29%) Selenium
2 12 (3.04%) WebDriver
3 10 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.03%) JMeter
5 3 (0.76%) Subversion
5 3 (0.76%) JUnit
5 3 (0.76%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.76%) Maven
5 3 (0.76%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.25%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.25%) AppScan
General
1 57 (14.43%) Finance
2 33 (8.35%) Banking
3 25 (6.33%) Legal
4 19 (4.81%) Aerospace
5 17 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.30%) Military
6 13 (3.29%) Marketing
7 9 (2.28%) Law
8 6 (1.52%) Publishing
9 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.01%) Retail
10 3 (0.76%) Local Government
10 3 (0.76%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Avionics
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (30.63%) Consultant
2 86 (21.77%) Security Consultant
3 55 (13.92%) Architect
4 52 (13.16%) Security Manager
5 50 (12.66%) Analyst
6 48 (12.15%) Security Architect
7 30 (7.59%) Information Manager
8 29 (7.34%) Information Security Manager
9 27 (6.84%) Information Architect
10 25 (6.33%) Information Security Consultant
10 25 (6.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 23 (5.82%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 22 (5.57%) Security Analyst
13 15 (3.80%) Test Analyst
14 12 (3.04%) Information Analyst
14 12 (3.04%) Information Security Architect
15 11 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
15 11 (2.78%) Enterprise Security Architect
15 11 (2.78%) Information Security Analyst
15 11 (2.78%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.85%) JSP
2 12 (3.04%) Web Services
3 10 (2.53%) LAMP
4 7 (1.77%) HTML
4 7 (1.77%) CSS
5 6 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (1.27%) Hibernate
6 5 (1.27%) Spring
6 5 (1.27%) Java EE
7 4 (1.01%) JSON
7 4 (1.01%) .NET
8 3 (0.76%) XML
8 3 (0.76%) jQuery
9 2 (0.51%) Symfony
9 2 (0.51%) Middleware
9 2 (0.51%) SOAP
9 2 (0.51%) STL
9 2 (0.51%) Struts
9 2 (0.51%) REST
9 2 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 104 (26.33%) Management Information System
2 79 (20.00%) RMADS
3 78 (19.75%) CESG
4 34 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (6.84%) CESG CLAS
6 14 (3.54%) Mathematics
7 13 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (2.78%) PKI
9 9 (2.28%) SCADA
9 9 (2.28%) GIS
10 8 (2.03%) Smart Meter
10 8 (2.03%) BYOD
11 6 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.52%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.52%) Streaming Video
11 6 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
12 5 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
12 5 (1.27%) Replication
13 4 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.76%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.62%) Linux
2 33 (8.35%) Windows
3 12 (3.04%) UNIX
3 12 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.27%) CentOS
6 3 (0.76%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (49.37%) Information Security
2 146 (36.96%) Cyber Security
3 101 (25.57%) Risk Management
4 78 (19.75%) Security Testing
5 66 (16.71%) Risk Assessment
6 63 (15.95%) ITIL
7 55 (13.92%) Software Testing
8 51 (12.91%) Security Architecture
9 46 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (7.59%) Mentoring
11 29 (7.34%) Time Management
12 28 (7.09%) Business Development
12 28 (7.09%) Security Management
12 28 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (6.84%) Network Design
13 27 (6.84%) ISMS
14 24 (6.08%) Data Protection
15 23 (5.82%) Incident Management
16 21 (5.32%) Penetration Testing
17 20 (5.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.35%) C
2 29 (7.34%) Java
3 25 (6.33%) SQL
4 14 (3.54%) Python
4 14 (3.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.54%) PHP
5 11 (2.78%) Ruby
6 7 (1.77%) Perl
7 6 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.27%) C#
8 5 (1.27%) C++
9 3 (0.76%) Scala
10 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.51%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 148 (37.47%) Security Cleared
2 141 (35.70%) CISSP
3 84 (21.27%) SC Cleared
4 83 (21.01%) CISM
5 80 (20.25%) Degree
6 49 (12.41%) CISA
7 48 (12.15%) DV Cleared
8 32 (8.10%) ISEB
9 27 (6.84%) ISTQB
10 19 (4.81%) CEH
10 19 (4.81%) CRISC
11 14 (3.54%) PCI QSA
12 11 (2.78%) GIAC
13 8 (2.03%) GCIA
14 7 (1.77%) GCIH
15 5 (1.27%) MCITP
15 5 (1.27%) ISACA
15 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (41.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (14.18%) PCI DSS
3 39 (9.87%) COBIT
4 36 (9.11%) JSP 440
5 27 (6.84%) FATCA
6 14 (3.54%) SLA
7 13 (3.29%) QA
8 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.51%) BS25999
9 2 (0.51%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.25%) ARP4754
System Software
1 10 (2.53%) Snort
2 9 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.52%) XenServer
4 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.03%) Nagios
1 8 (2.03%) Icinga
2 6 (1.52%) WSUS
3 5 (1.27%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.27%) SELinux
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Nessus
4 1 (0.25%) Nmap
4 1 (0.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (6.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.80%) Oracle
3 12 (3.04%) VMware
4 5 (1.27%) ESRI
4 5 (1.27%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.27%) IBM
4 5 (1.27%) HP
4 5 (1.27%) Citrix
5 3 (0.76%) Cisco
5 3 (0.76%) Informatica
5 3 (0.76%) Ab Initio
5 3 (0.76%) Sourcefire
5 3 (0.76%) Tableau
6 2 (0.51%) Splunk
6 2 (0.51%) McAfee
7 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.25%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.25%) SAP
7 1 (0.25%) Cognos
7 1 (0.25%) Juniper
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 540% bonus, car allow, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago