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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 640 712 685
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -27
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 233 166 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 168 138 131
Average salary £54,050 £47,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.19% -20.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,150 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,525 £45,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.55% -16.81%
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
86698 83726 86947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.30% 81.77% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71999 67940 74673
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +45 86 £55,550 +11.10% 4
London +35 62 £42,500 -22.72% 8
South West -15 28 £62,500 +47.05% 6
East of England -10 22 £70,000 +53.84% 1
North West -6 16 £63,250 +129.16% 1
East Midlands +23 14 £57,500 +21.05%
West Midlands -4 4 £42,500 -10.52%
Yorkshire -23 1 £33,000 -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 190 (43.48%) Information Security
2 162 (37.07%) Security Cleared
3 151 (34.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 147 (33.64%) CISSP
5 134 (30.66%) Management Information System
6 104 (23.80%) Risk Management
7 101 (23.11%) CESG
8 95 (21.74%) RMADS
9 94 (21.51%) SC Cleared
10 77 (17.62%) Cyber Security
11 76 (17.39%) PCI DSS
12 73 (16.70%) ITIL
13 72 (16.48%) CESG CLAS
14 71 (16.25%) Firewall
15 66 (15.10%) Windows
15 66 (15.10%) Security Architecture
16 63 (14.42%) DV Cleared
16 63 (14.42%) Internet
17 62 (14.19%) Linux
18 57 (13.04%) Degree
19 55 (12.59%) CISM
20 52 (11.90%) Finance
21 51 (11.67%) ISMS
21 51 (11.67%) Security Testing
21 51 (11.67%) COBIT
22 45 (10.30%) PHP
22 45 (10.30%) Risk Assessment
23 43 (9.84%) Python
24 39 (8.92%) HTTP
25 37 (8.47%) DNS

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (3.89%) IIS
2 16 (3.66%) Apache
3 15 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.75%) nginx
5 7 (1.60%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.46%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (1.37%) MS Office
2 5 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.92%) MS Project
4 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (16.25%) Firewall
2 63 (14.42%) Internet
3 39 (8.92%) HTTP
4 37 (8.47%) DNS
5 30 (6.86%) Network Security
6 24 (5.49%) TCP/IP
7 20 (4.58%) LAN
8 19 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (4.12%) DHCP
10 15 (3.43%) WAN
10 15 (3.43%) Wireshark
10 15 (3.43%) tcpdump
11 14 (3.20%) VPN
12 13 (2.97%) Intranet
13 12 (2.75%) SAN
14 7 (1.60%) IPsec
14 7 (1.60%) SSL
14 7 (1.60%) SMTP
14 7 (1.60%) FTP
14 7 (1.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.89%) MySQL
2 6 (1.37%) Data Mining
3 4 (0.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (3.66%) Selenium
2 14 (3.20%) WebDriver
2 14 (3.20%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.75%) JMeter
4 6 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 52 (11.90%) Finance
2 31 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.72%) Law
4 18 (4.12%) Retail
5 17 (3.89%) Military
5 17 (3.89%) Legal
6 12 (2.75%) Banking
7 10 (2.29%) Local Government
8 9 (2.06%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.37%) Electronics
10 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 95 (21.74%) Consultant
2 81 (18.54%) Analyst
3 61 (13.96%) Security Analyst
4 50 (11.44%) Information Analyst
4 50 (11.44%) Architect
4 50 (11.44%) Security Consultant
5 40 (9.15%) Information Security Analyst
6 37 (8.47%) Security Architect
7 28 (6.41%) Information Security Consultant
8 25 (5.72%) Linux Administrator
8 25 (5.72%) CLAS Consultant
9 22 (5.03%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 21 (4.81%) Security Advisor
11 19 (4.35%) Security Manager
12 18 (4.12%) Security Specialist
13 17 (3.89%) Information Specialist
14 16 (3.66%) Information Security Manager
14 16 (3.66%) Information Manager
14 16 (3.66%) Information Security Specialist
15 13 (2.97%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.55%) Web Services
2 18 (4.12%) JSP
3 14 (3.20%) LAMP
4 6 (1.37%) HTML
5 4 (0.92%) HTML5
6 3 (0.69%) XML
7 2 (0.46%) JSON
7 2 (0.46%) POSIX
7 2 (0.46%) STL
7 2 (0.46%) Pthreads
8 1 (0.23%) Yii
8 1 (0.23%) REST
8 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.23%) WSDL
8 1 (0.23%) SOAP
8 1 (0.23%) Symfony
8 1 (0.23%) jQuery
8 1 (0.23%) Flash
8 1 (0.23%) JMS
8 1 (0.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 134 (30.66%) Management Information System
2 101 (23.11%) CESG
3 95 (21.74%) RMADS
4 72 (16.48%) CESG CLAS
5 23 (5.26%) PKI
6 21 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.89%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.75%) Cryptography
9 11 (2.52%) SCADA
9 11 (2.52%) Open Source
9 11 (2.52%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.06%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.14%) GIS
11 5 (1.14%) iPad
12 3 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.69%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.69%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.46%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.46%) Human Factors
13 2 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 66 (15.10%) Windows
2 62 (14.19%) Linux
3 26 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (4.12%) CentOS
5 13 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.97%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.06%) Solaris
8 8 (1.83%) UNIX
8 8 (1.83%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.46%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (43.48%) Information Security
2 104 (23.80%) Risk Management
3 77 (17.62%) Cyber Security
4 73 (16.70%) ITIL
5 66 (15.10%) Security Architecture
6 51 (11.67%) Security Testing
6 51 (11.67%) ISMS
7 45 (10.30%) Risk Assessment
8 33 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (7.55%) TOGAF
8 33 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
8 33 (7.55%) Risk Analysis
9 32 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 30 (6.86%) Software Engineering
11 29 (6.64%) Ethical Hacking
12 28 (6.41%) Project Management
13 27 (6.18%) Software Testing
13 27 (6.18%) Incident Management
14 26 (5.95%) Change Control
15 24 (5.49%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.30%) PHP
2 43 (9.84%) Python
3 32 (7.32%) Perl
4 31 (7.09%) Bash Shell
5 24 (5.49%) SQL
6 20 (4.58%) JavaScript
7 19 (4.35%) Java
8 18 (4.12%) C
9 14 (3.20%) Ruby
10 12 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.52%) C++
12 8 (1.83%) VBScript
13 6 (1.37%) VB
14 3 (0.69%) C#
14 3 (0.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 162 (37.07%) Security Cleared
2 147 (33.64%) CISSP
3 94 (21.51%) SC Cleared
4 63 (14.42%) DV Cleared
5 57 (13.04%) Degree
6 55 (12.59%) CISM
7 30 (6.86%) GIAC
8 28 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (6.18%) CISA
10 26 (5.95%) CEH
11 23 (5.26%) MCSE
12 17 (3.89%) ISTQB
13 14 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (2.97%) ISEB
14 13 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (2.75%) MCITP
16 10 (2.29%) GCIA
16 10 (2.29%) GCIH
17 7 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (1.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (34.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 51 (11.67%) COBIT
4 25 (5.72%) JSP 440
5 20 (4.58%) QA
6 7 (1.60%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.60%) SLA
7 5 (1.14%) BS25999
8 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.92%) FATCA
9 3 (0.69%) CESG Infosec
10 1 (0.23%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.23%) GAMP
10 1 (0.23%) GCP
10 1 (0.23%) GMP
10 1 (0.23%) GLP
10 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 23 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.75%) Snort
4 9 (2.06%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.14%) KVM
7 4 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.69%) XenApp
9 2 (0.46%) Nmap
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (5.72%) Puppet
1 25 (5.72%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.37%) SCCM
3 5 (1.14%) Nagios
4 4 (0.92%) WSUS
5 2 (0.46%) Nessus
6 1 (0.23%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 36 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 30 (6.86%) Citrix
4 26 (5.95%) VMware
5 13 (2.97%) Sourcefire
6 12 (2.75%) Oracle
7 8 (1.83%) Fujitsu
8 7 (1.60%) Cisco
9 6 (1.37%) BT
10 5 (1.14%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.14%) Splunk
10 5 (1.14%) ArcSight
11 3 (0.69%) IBM
12 2 (0.46%) Juniper
12 2 (0.46%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.23%) Percona
13 1 (0.23%) Zend
13 1 (0.23%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.23%) i2
13 1 (0.23%) NetApp
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Salary: 65,000 - 80,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
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Salary: 40000 - 60000 + car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: up to 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £00000 - £60000 per annum
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