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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 127 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 14 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.76% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.02% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 20
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
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
1935 1660 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.59% 74.44% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1300 1238
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 32 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 31 (86.11%) SC Cleared
3 30 (83.33%) RMADS
4 29 (80.56%) DV Cleared
4 29 (80.56%) Security Architecture
4 29 (80.56%) Network Design
5 27 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
6 16 (44.44%) Information Security
6 16 (44.44%) Management Information System
7 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (38.89%) CESG
8 14 (38.89%) CESG CLAS
9 13 (36.11%) Finance
10 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Time Management
12 2 (5.56%) MODAF
12 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
12 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
12 2 (5.56%) ITIL
13 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
13 1 (2.78%) ISEB
13 1 (2.78%) CISSP
13 1 (2.78%) CISA
13 1 (2.78%) CISM
13 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
13 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
13 1 (2.78%) Business Development

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Consultant
2 15 (41.67%) Security Consultant
2 15 (41.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 15 (41.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 14 (38.89%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Test Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (83.33%) RMADS
2 16 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 14 (38.89%) CESG
3 14 (38.89%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Security Architecture
1 29 (80.56%) Network Design
2 27 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (44.44%) Information Security
4 14 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Time Management
7 2 (5.56%) MODAF
7 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) Business Development
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 32 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 31 (86.11%) SC Cleared
3 29 (80.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) CISA
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) QA