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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 73 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 25 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.01% 0.86% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.11% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 13
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 £41,500 £33,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
1032 988 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.89% 76.95% 85.97%
Number of salaries quoted 783 800 900
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 21 (51.22%) Management Information System
2 19 (46.34%) Finance
3 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (31.71%) CISA
4 13 (31.71%) CISM
4 13 (31.71%) Security Management
4 13 (31.71%) PCI DSS
5 12 (29.27%) CISSP
6 11 (26.83%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) Information Security Management
7 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.07%) Project Management
8 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
9 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
9 6 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
9 6 (14.63%) Security Testing
9 6 (14.63%) OWASP
10 5 (12.20%) B2B
10 5 (12.20%) Marketing
11 4 (9.76%) SSCP
11 4 (9.76%) IT Governance
11 4 (9.76%) Degree
11 4 (9.76%) Network Security
11 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
12 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
12 3 (7.32%) Law
12 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
12 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Network Security
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Security Specialist
2 6 (14.63%) Security Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Security Officer
3 5 (12.20%) Information Security Specialist
3 5 (12.20%) Information Specialist
3 5 (12.20%) Information Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Security Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Risk Officer
4 4 (9.76%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) IT Security Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Auditor
5 3 (7.32%) Head of IT
5 3 (7.32%) IT Security Officer
5 3 (7.32%) Information Systems Auditor
5 3 (7.32%) Head of Information Security
5 3 (7.32%) Head of Security
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security Officer
7 1 (2.44%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.44%) Economics
4 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Security Management
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
3 10 (24.39%) Information Security Management
4 7 (17.07%) Project Management
4 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
5 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
5 6 (14.63%) Security Testing
5 6 (14.63%) OWASP
5 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (12.20%) B2B
7 4 (9.76%) IT Governance
8 3 (7.32%) Strategic Management
8 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) CISA
1 13 (31.71%) CISM
2 12 (29.27%) CISSP
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) SSCP
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.44%) CHFI
6 1 (2.44%) ISACA
6 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (31.71%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.32%) COBIT
4 1 (2.44%) QA
4 1 (2.44%) BS25999
4 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001