The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 134 142 132
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 5 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.20% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 10
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.24%
Information Assurance
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1802 1999 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.00% 84.24% 81.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1339 1376
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Reading

Information Assurance
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (83.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) RMADS
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) CLAS
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) CESG
5 2 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (16.67%) CISA
6 1 (16.67%) CISM
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) GIAC
6 1 (16.67%) CISSP
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) SSAE 16
6 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
6 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) CESG
2 2 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) CLAS
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (50.00%) RMADS
4 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (16.67%) SSAE 16