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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 126 150 128
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 10 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% 0.083% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.098% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 19
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
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
1670 2033 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.08% 84.46% 80.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1328 1437
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 15 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (93.33%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (86.67%) RMADS
3 13 (86.67%) Network Design
4 12 (80.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 12 (80.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (66.67%) Degree
5 10 (66.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) CESG
6 2 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (13.33%) CLAS
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security

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:

Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Consultant
2 12 (80.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) CESG
2 2 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
2 14 (93.33%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (86.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (86.67%) RMADS
3 12 (80.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework