The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - - 9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Information Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 88.89% 66.67% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 13
Median salary £65,000 £51,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.82% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of job ads across the M4 Corridor region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) IISP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) IISP