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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 8 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 5.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
16 13 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 100.00% 72.22% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 26
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
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 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 5 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001