The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 49 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.24% 0.57% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 0.70% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 11
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Information Security
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
337 287 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.04% 81.30% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 232 255 258
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Information Security
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Luton

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Luton region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Luton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 9 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) WSUS
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
6 1 (11.11%) FMCG
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 1 (11.11%) Squid
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Websense
2 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat