The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 114 107 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 22 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 1.06% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.51% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 6
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -23.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1724 1590 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.17% 70.04% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1235 1439
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Assurance
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 38 (92.68%) Security Cleared
2 37 (90.24%) SC Cleared
3 36 (87.80%) Network Design
3 36 (87.80%) Security Architecture
4 35 (85.37%) DV Cleared
4 35 (85.37%) RMADS
5 34 (82.93%) Risk Assessment
6 20 (48.78%) Management Information System
7 18 (43.90%) Information Security
7 18 (43.90%) CESG
7 18 (43.90%) CESG CLAS
7 18 (43.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (43.90%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (36.59%) Finance
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL
9 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
9 4 (9.76%) MODAF
10 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (7.32%) Cyber Security
10 3 (7.32%) Degree
11 2 (4.88%) COBIT
11 2 (4.88%) SCADA
11 2 (4.88%) CITP
11 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
11 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
11 2 (4.88%) UML
11 2 (4.88%) CISSP
11 2 (4.88%) Project Management
11 2 (4.88%) JSP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (4.88%) Network Security
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Consultant
2 20 (48.78%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 18 (43.90%) CLAS Consultant
4 15 (36.59%) Security Consultant
4 15 (36.59%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (85.37%) RMADS
2 20 (48.78%) Management Information System
3 18 (43.90%) CESG
3 18 (43.90%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.88%) SCADA
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) Network Design
1 36 (87.80%) Security Architecture
2 34 (82.93%) Risk Assessment
3 18 (43.90%) Information Security
3 18 (43.90%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (9.76%) MODAF
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.88%) SABSA
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.88%) UML
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Time Management
7 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 38 (92.68%) Security Cleared
2 37 (90.24%) SC Cleared
3 35 (85.37%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) CITP
5 2 (4.88%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) CISSP
5 2 (4.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) COBIT
2 2 (4.88%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.44%) QA