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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 118 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 19 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 1.33% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.85% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 11
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
1869 1675 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.28% 72.01% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1300 1337
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 34 (85.00%) SC Cleared
2 34 (85.00%) Security Architecture
3 33 (82.50%) DV Cleared
3 33 (82.50%) Network Design
4 32 (80.00%) RMADS
5 31 (77.50%) Risk Assessment
6 18 (45.00%) Information Security
6 18 (45.00%) Management Information System
7 17 (42.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (40.00%) CESG
8 16 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
9 15 (37.50%) Finance
10 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL
10 4 (10.00%) MODAF
10 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
11 3 (7.50%) Security Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
11 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
12 2 (5.00%) Degree
12 2 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
12 2 (5.00%) JSP
12 2 (5.00%) CISSP
12 2 (5.00%) Project Management
12 2 (5.00%) UML
12 2 (5.00%) CISA
12 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Consultant
2 17 (42.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 16 (40.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 15 (37.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 15 (37.50%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (80.00%) RMADS
2 18 (45.00%) Management Information System
3 16 (40.00%) CESG
3 16 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (5.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Security Architecture
2 33 (82.50%) Network Design
3 31 (77.50%) Risk Assessment
4 18 (45.00%) Information Security
5 16 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) MODAF
6 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.50%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
7 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) UML
8 2 (5.00%) SABSA
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) Time Management
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 35 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 34 (85.00%) SC Cleared
3 33 (82.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) CISSP
4 2 (5.00%) CISA
4 2 (5.00%) CITP
4 2 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
2 2 (5.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.50%) QA