The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 30 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.16% 1.55% 10.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.04% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 25
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Information Security
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
133 147 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 71.89% 76.17% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 119 120 194
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £32,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Information Security
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Farnborough region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Farnborough

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) CESG
2 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (45.45%) BCP
2 5 (45.45%) ISMS
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Websense
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) VCP4
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Specialist
1 5 (45.45%) Compliance Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Operations
3 2 (18.18%) Head of IT
3 2 (18.18%) Information Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) CESG
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
1 5 (45.45%) BCP
1 5 (45.45%) ISMS
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Websense
1 3 (27.27%) Juniper
1 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
1 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco