The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 22 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 1.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38 54 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 95.00% 80.60% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 33
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Information Security
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the M4 Corridor region.

Information Security Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Information Security
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) CESG
2 4 (80.00%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (80.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) COSO

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CESG
1 4 (80.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Assurance
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) COSO