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 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 Assurance
Rank 145 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.080% 0.62% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.81% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 8
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -16.36%
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
2033 1860 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.61% 76.35% 70.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1382 1151
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (75.00%) Network Design
1 6 (75.00%) RMADS
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) CESG
3 4 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
6 1 (12.50%) Information Security
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Officer
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) RMADS
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) CESG
2 4 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Information Security
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
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