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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 35 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.98% 2.40% 10.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 3.23% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 23
Average salary £48,000 £53,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.28% +13.82%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
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
161 186 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 71.24% 74.40% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 144 161 164
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (30.00%) Websense
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) ISMS
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Law
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) CESG

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) ISMS
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Juniper
1 7 (70.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (30.00%) Websense
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco