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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 42 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.03% 1.47% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.75% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £62,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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
305 343 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 88.41% 84.07% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 262 259 245
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £39,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Luton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (58.33%) COBIT
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Legal
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Back Office
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) SaaS
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
5 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) GCIA
2 1 (8.33%) GSEC
2 1 (8.33%) GCIH
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CRISC
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (58.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (16.67%) VMware