The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 34 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.08% 1.92% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.60% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
UK excluding London average salary £50,525 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -
Information Security
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
147 192 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 79.46% 73.56% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 122 169 148
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Information Security
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Information Security Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) VPN
3 14 (82.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (76.47%) GIAC
4 13 (76.47%) CEH
4 13 (76.47%) CCNP
4 13 (76.47%) CISSP
4 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (70.59%) DMZ
5 12 (70.59%) Finance
5 12 (70.59%) Network Security
5 12 (70.59%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (64.71%) Database Security
6 11 (64.71%) LAN
6 11 (64.71%) WAN
7 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (52.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (52.94%) DDoS Mitigation
9 8 (47.06%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (47.06%) Wireless Security
9 8 (47.06%) Wireless
10 6 (35.29%) DNS
10 6 (35.29%) DHCP
10 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
10 6 (35.29%) SIEM
11 5 (29.41%) Degree
11 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
11 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (23.53%) Threat Analysis

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) VPN
3 14 (82.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (70.59%) DMZ
4 12 (70.59%) Network Security
5 11 (64.71%) LAN
5 11 (64.71%) WAN
6 8 (47.06%) Wireless
6 8 (47.06%) Wireless Security
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) SSL
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Security Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) IT Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) IT Security Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Architect
4 6 (35.29%) Security Architect
5 2 (11.76%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Information Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (11.76%) IT Architect
5 2 (11.76%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) CISSP Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (64.71%) Database Security
3 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (52.94%) DDoS Mitigation
5 8 (47.06%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (35.29%) SIEM
7 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (23.53%) Threat Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
9 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CCNP
1 13 (76.47%) CEH
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (76.47%) CISSP
1 13 (76.47%) GIAC
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) TOWER Software