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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 106 141 137
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.072% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Median salary £53,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +15.78%
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £51,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.46% -14.58%

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
1170 1906 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.60% 86.56% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1506 1292
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) GCIA
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) GREM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) GCIA
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) GREM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) HP