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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 32 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.26% 9.76% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 12.03% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 11
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
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
202 133 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 76.23% 81.10% 73.99%
Number of salaries quoted 161 129 138
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) RMADS
3 6 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) IIS
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) ISMS
5 4 (26.67%) CESG
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (26.67%) Military
5 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) BCP
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Advertising
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Validation
8 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (26.67%) Military
2 3 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Security Specialist
1 4 (26.67%) Compliance Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Information Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Information Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Information Systems Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) RMADS
2 4 (26.67%) CESG
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 5 (33.33%) ISMS
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) BCP
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) NetApp
1 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.67%) VMware