The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 46 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 66 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.65% 1.59% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 1.92% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 55 9 16
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,700 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Information Security
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1200 938 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.63% 83.01% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 971 673 604
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,100 £60,000
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 Milton Keynes

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 50 (53.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (32.98%) CISSP
3 25 (26.60%) PCI DSS
4 24 (25.53%) Finance
5 22 (23.40%) Management Information System
6 18 (19.15%) Risk Management
6 18 (19.15%) Security Management
7 16 (17.02%) Supplier Management
7 16 (17.02%) CISM
7 16 (17.02%) ITIL
8 15 (15.96%) CISA
9 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.77%) Security Testing
11 11 (11.70%) Business Continuity
11 11 (11.70%) Computacenter
12 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
13 9 (9.57%) Degree
13 9 (9.57%) Risk Analysis
13 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
13 9 (9.57%) Cyber Security
13 9 (9.57%) SLA
13 9 (9.57%) Information Security Management
14 8 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (8.51%) Mainframe
14 8 (8.51%) OWASP
15 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
15 7 (7.45%) Service Management
15 7 (7.45%) Client/Server
15 7 (7.45%) ISO 9001

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) Network Security
3 3 (3.19%) Firewall
4 2 (2.13%) SAN
4 2 (2.13%) MPLS
4 2 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) BGP
5 1 (1.06%) PBX
5 1 (1.06%) WAN
5 1 (1.06%) DHCP
5 1 (1.06%) FTP
5 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (25.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Legal
2 6 (6.38%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Security Manager
2 22 (23.40%) Information Security Manager
2 22 (23.40%) Information Manager
3 20 (21.28%) Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) Consultant
5 11 (11.70%) Security Consultant
5 11 (11.70%) Security Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Information Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Security Officer
7 9 (9.57%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (9.57%) Information Security Officer
7 9 (9.57%) Team Leader
8 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 6 (6.38%) Auditor
10 5 (5.32%) Certification Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Security Product Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Internal Auditor
10 5 (5.32%) Security Specialist
10 5 (5.32%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) Middleware
2 1 (1.06%) WCF
2 1 (1.06%) WPF
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.51%) Mainframe
3 7 (7.45%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.06%) CCTV
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Blog
6 1 (1.06%) FMCG
6 1 (1.06%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.13%) UNIX
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Security Management
1 18 (19.15%) Risk Management
2 16 (17.02%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) Supplier Management
3 12 (12.77%) Security Testing
4 11 (11.70%) Business Continuity
5 9 (9.57%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (9.57%) Information Security Management
5 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
5 9 (9.57%) Cyber Security
6 8 (8.51%) OWASP
6 8 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (7.45%) Service Management
8 6 (6.38%) B2B
8 6 (6.38%) Product Marketing
8 6 (6.38%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (6.38%) Open Source
8 6 (6.38%) People Management
8 6 (6.38%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (32.98%) CISSP
2 16 (17.02%) CISM
3 15 (15.96%) CISA
4 9 (9.57%) Degree
5 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.32%) CEH
7 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) SSCP
9 2 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.06%) CRISC
10 1 (1.06%) ISACA
10 1 (1.06%) ISEB
10 1 (1.06%) ISSMP
10 1 (1.06%) CHFI
10 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (53.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (26.60%) PCI DSS
3 9 (9.57%) SLA
4 7 (7.45%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.06%) COBIT
5 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Nessus
1 1 (1.06%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Computacenter
3 6 (6.38%) SAP
3 6 (6.38%) Remedy
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) HP
4 1 (1.06%) Dell
4 1 (1.06%) Apple
4 1 (1.06%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.06%) Veeam
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