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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 77 64 85
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.14% 2.29% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.89% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 22
Average salary £60,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.57% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £98,500 £67,950
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
844 831 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.92% 79.14% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 649 681 893
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 12 (34.29%) CISA
3 12 (34.29%) Security Management
4 10 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 10 (28.57%) Degree
5 9 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
7 6 (17.14%) Security Testing
7 6 (17.14%) IT Governance
7 6 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (17.14%) CISM
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) B2B
8 5 (14.29%) CISSP
8 5 (14.29%) Marketing
8 5 (14.29%) OWASP
8 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
9 4 (11.43%) Matrix Management
9 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
9 4 (11.43%) German Language
9 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
9 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
9 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) Hudson
9 4 (11.43%) Project Governance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
1 1 (2.86%) MPLS
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Ant
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
1 4 (11.43%) Hudson
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) German Language
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Legal
4 3 (8.57%) Law
5 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.71%) Advertising
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Security Manager
1 6 (17.14%) Auditor
1 6 (17.14%) Head of Security
2 5 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Information Systems Auditor
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Integration Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Head of Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (2.86%) IT Security Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Head of IT Security
5 1 (2.86%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Certification Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) IT Auditor
5 1 (2.86%) IT Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Economics
4 1 (2.86%) CCTV
4 1 (2.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Security Management
2 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 10 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 6 (17.14%) Security Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (17.14%) IT Governance
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) B2B
4 5 (14.29%) OWASP
5 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
5 4 (11.43%) Matrix Management
5 4 (11.43%) Project Governance
5 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
1 4 (11.43%) Perl
1 4 (11.43%) VBScript
1 4 (11.43%) Python
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) CISA
2 10 (28.57%) Degree
3 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) CISM
5 5 (14.29%) CISSP
6 2 (5.71%) ISACA
6 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.57%) COBIT
4 1 (2.86%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) Juniper
2 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.86%) TSYS
2 1 (2.86%) F5