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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 145 145 115
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 5 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.49% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 13
Average salary £76,250 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.44% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
2085 2039 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.43% 78.15% 75.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1586 1263
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 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 18 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) DV Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) RMADS
3 16 (66.67%) Security Architecture
4 15 (62.50%) Network Design
5 14 (58.33%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
7 9 (37.50%) Information Security
8 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (33.33%) CESG
8 8 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
9 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (29.17%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
11 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
12 3 (12.50%) ISEB
12 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
12 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
12 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (8.33%) Time Management
13 2 (8.33%) ITIL
13 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
13 2 (8.33%) MODAF
13 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
14 1 (4.17%) CISSP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) CLAS Consultant
4 7 (29.17%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) RMADS
2 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (33.33%) CESG
3 8 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 15 (62.50%) Network Design
3 14 (58.33%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (37.50%) Information Security
5 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL
9 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 2 (8.33%) MODAF
9 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.17%) Business Development
10 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) CISA
4 1 (4.17%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
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