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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 663 720 776
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +56
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 239 207 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 148 140 117
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,800 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +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
82055 84713 83208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.22% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68902 70217 67067
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +16 81 £60,000 -2.43% 12
South West +17 52 £62,500 - 19
South East -3 52 £50,000 -9.09% 14
North West +33 19 £49,000 -15.51% 4
East of England +13 14 £50,000 -28.57%
Yorkshire +27 9 £50,000 +51.51% 1
West Midlands -10 4 £42,000 -9.18% 1
East Midlands -10 3 £67,500 +3.84%
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 261 (56.62%) Information Security
2 184 (39.91%) Risk Management
3 183 (39.70%) Cybersecurity
4 173 (37.53%) CISSP
5 164 (35.57%) Management Information System
6 150 (32.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 127 (27.55%) Security Cleared
8 112 (24.30%) CISM
9 111 (24.08%) Degree
10 106 (22.99%) CESG Certified Professional
11 102 (22.13%) CESG
12 94 (20.39%) SC Cleared
13 92 (19.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 91 (19.74%) CLAS
15 82 (17.79%) Finance
16 78 (16.92%) Risk Assessment
17 71 (15.40%) RMADS
18 67 (14.53%) CISA
19 65 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (12.58%) Security Testing
21 57 (12.36%) ITIL
22 56 (12.15%) Security Management
23 48 (10.41%) ISMS
24 47 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
25 45 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 44 (9.54%) C
27 41 (8.89%) Security Architecture
28 40 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
29 39 (8.46%) Windows
30 38 (8.24%) Firewall

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (4.77%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (4.12%) IIS
4 17 (3.69%) Apache
4 17 (3.69%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.87%) Documentum
7 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.65%) Node.js
8 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS Office
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.24%) Firewall
2 25 (5.42%) Network Security
3 20 (4.34%) Internet
3 20 (4.34%) LAN
3 20 (4.34%) WAN
4 19 (4.12%) VPN
5 17 (3.69%) iSCSI
5 17 (3.69%) LDAP
5 17 (3.69%) MRTG
5 17 (3.69%) SAN
5 17 (3.69%) SNMP
5 17 (3.69%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.52%) DNS
7 5 (1.08%) Intranet
8 4 (0.87%) DHCP
8 4 (0.87%) SSL
9 3 (0.65%) DSL
9 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.65%) SDH
9 3 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.42%) MySQL
2 13 (2.82%) Big Data
3 11 (2.39%) GIS
4 7 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.08%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.82%) Selenium
2 12 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.60%) Protractor
3 10 (2.17%) WebDriver
4 9 (1.95%) JMeter
5 7 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.87%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.65%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.65%) Firebug
7 3 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.43%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.43%) MSTest
8 2 (0.43%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.22%) AppScan
9 1 (0.22%) JIRA
9 1 (0.22%) Selenium IDE
General
1 82 (17.79%) Finance
2 36 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 35 (7.59%) Electronics
4 31 (6.72%) Legal
5 28 (6.07%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.90%) Banking
7 14 (3.04%) Retail
8 13 (2.82%) Marketing
8 13 (2.82%) Military
9 8 (1.74%) Law
10 7 (1.52%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.08%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Back Office
13 2 (0.43%) Local Government
13 2 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (19.96%) Consultant
2 75 (16.27%) Security Consultant
3 58 (12.58%) Analyst
4 46 (9.98%) Architect
4 46 (9.98%) Information Manager
5 44 (9.54%) Security Manager
6 33 (7.16%) Security Architect
7 29 (6.29%) Security Engineer
8 27 (5.86%) Information Security Manager
9 25 (5.42%) Information Security Consultant
10 24 (5.21%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 21 (4.56%) Information Analyst
11 21 (4.56%) Security Analyst
12 20 (4.34%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (4.12%) Administrator
14 18 (3.90%) Information Architect
14 18 (3.90%) Information Assurance Architect
14 18 (3.90%) Information Assurance Manager
14 18 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (3.69%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.86%) LAMP
2 14 (3.04%) Web Services
3 10 (2.17%) HTML
4 9 (1.95%) CSS
5 7 (1.52%) HTML5
6 6 (1.30%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.30%) jQuery
7 5 (1.08%) .NET
8 4 (0.87%) JSON
8 4 (0.87%) REST
8 4 (0.87%) XML
9 3 (0.65%) LESS
9 3 (0.65%) Phalcon
9 3 (0.65%) Sass
9 3 (0.65%) Symfony
9 3 (0.65%) Yii
10 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.43%) CSS3
10 2 (0.43%) PhoneGap
10 2 (0.43%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 164 (35.57%) Management Information System
2 102 (22.13%) CESG
3 47 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.94%) Mathematics
5 31 (6.72%) CESG CLAS
6 27 (5.86%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.47%) PKI
8 15 (3.25%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (2.39%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.95%) Cryptography
11 8 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.74%) EPoS
12 7 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.52%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.87%) Cyber Attack
13 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.87%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.46%) Windows
2 35 (7.59%) Linux
3 22 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.69%) CentOS
6 6 (1.30%) Unix
6 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.43%) Android
8 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (56.62%) Information Security
2 184 (39.91%) Risk Management
3 183 (39.70%) Cybersecurity
4 78 (16.92%) Risk Assessment
5 65 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (12.58%) Security Testing
7 57 (12.36%) ITIL
8 56 (12.15%) Security Management
9 48 (10.41%) ISMS
10 45 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 41 (8.89%) Security Architecture
12 40 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (7.59%) Software Testing
14 32 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (6.94%) Information Security Management
15 30 (6.51%) Business Continuity
16 26 (5.64%) Incident Management
17 25 (5.42%) Data Protection
17 25 (5.42%) TOGAF
18 24 (5.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.54%) C
2 28 (6.07%) Java
3 23 (4.99%) Perl
4 21 (4.56%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.90%) Bash Shell
5 18 (3.90%) SQL
6 17 (3.69%) Python
7 14 (3.04%) PHP
7 14 (3.04%) Ruby
8 5 (1.08%) C#
9 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 173 (37.53%) CISSP
2 127 (27.55%) Security Cleared
3 112 (24.30%) CISM
4 111 (24.08%) Degree
5 106 (22.99%) CESG Certified Professional
6 94 (20.39%) SC Cleared
7 91 (19.74%) CLAS
8 67 (14.53%) CISA
9 36 (7.81%) DV Cleared
10 26 (5.64%) CRISC
11 23 (4.99%) IISP
12 20 (4.34%) SANS
13 15 (3.25%) CEH
13 15 (3.25%) GIAC
13 15 (3.25%) ISEB
14 13 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (2.60%) ISSEP
16 9 (1.95%) PCI QSA
17 8 (1.74%) CCNA
17 8 (1.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (32.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (19.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 71 (15.40%) RMADS
4 35 (7.59%) COBIT
5 34 (7.38%) PCI DSS
6 32 (6.94%) JSP 440
7 14 (3.04%) ISO27002
8 11 (2.39%) QA
9 9 (1.95%) Data Quality
9 9 (1.95%) ISO22301
10 8 (1.74%) BS25999
10 8 (1.74%) ISO 9001
11 6 (1.30%) SLA
12 3 (0.65%) HMG Infosec
12 3 (0.65%) ISO27005
13 2 (0.43%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.22%) FATCA
14 1 (0.22%) P3O
14 1 (0.22%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 33 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.69%) XenServer
3 4 (0.87%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (3.69%) Icinga
1 17 (3.69%) Nagios
1 17 (3.69%) SELinux
1 17 (3.69%) WSUS
2 4 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.65%) Nessus
3 3 (0.65%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.43%) Puppet
4 2 (0.43%) QRadar
4 2 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.22%) Nmap
5 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.21%) VMware
3 19 (4.12%) Red Hat
4 11 (2.39%) SAP
5 10 (2.17%) Juniper
6 8 (1.74%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.74%) Cisco
7 7 (1.52%) Blue Coat
8 6 (1.30%) Splunk
9 5 (1.08%) ArcSight
9 5 (1.08%) HP
9 5 (1.08%) IBM
9 5 (1.08%) Infoblox
9 5 (1.08%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.87%) Palo Alto
10 4 (0.87%) Sourcefire
10 4 (0.87%) Tableau
11 3 (0.65%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.65%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.65%) Zend
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £74,000 - £95,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago