The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 100 68 88
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 38 66 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.61% 2.91% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 4.18% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 27
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,150 £53,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1760 1579 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.70% 69.62% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1248 1477
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 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Information Security
Berkshire

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Information Security
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Reading region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Reading

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 48 (57.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (50.60%) Security Cleared
3 38 (45.78%) Finance
4 36 (43.37%) SC Cleared
5 34 (40.96%) DV Cleared
6 32 (38.55%) Degree
7 27 (32.53%) Risk Assessment
8 26 (31.33%) Network Design
8 26 (31.33%) RMADS
9 23 (27.71%) Security Architecture
10 18 (21.69%) Information Assurance
11 17 (20.48%) Information Security Management
11 17 (20.48%) Security Management
11 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
12 16 (19.28%) Mathematics
13 15 (18.07%) ITIL
14 13 (15.66%) Cyber Security
15 12 (14.46%) MS Office
15 12 (14.46%) Risk Management
16 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
16 11 (13.25%) CISSP
17 10 (12.05%) Project Management
17 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
17 10 (12.05%) Data Protection
17 10 (12.05%) PCI DSS
18 9 (10.84%) Data Protection Act
18 9 (10.84%) Firewall
19 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
19 8 (9.64%) Oracle
19 8 (9.64%) MS Excel

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Office
2 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Firewall
2 6 (7.23%) Network Security
3 4 (4.82%) VPN
4 3 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.61%) Internet
5 2 (2.41%) LTE
5 2 (2.41%) DNS
5 2 (2.41%) IPv4
5 2 (2.41%) IPv6
6 1 (1.20%) DMZ
6 1 (1.20%) GSM
6 1 (1.20%) LAN
6 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Consultant
2 32 (38.55%) Security Consultant
3 25 (30.12%) Information Security Consultant
4 10 (12.05%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Information Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Security Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Security Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Programmer
7 5 (6.02%) Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (4.82%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.82%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.82%) DBA
8 4 (4.82%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Java Programmer
9 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Spring
2 3 (3.61%) JSP
3 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.41%) Velocity
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) HTML5
4 1 (1.20%) .NET
4 1 (1.20%) CSS
4 1 (1.20%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.33%) RMADS
2 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
3 16 (19.28%) Mathematics
4 9 (10.84%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.82%) PKI
6 3 (3.61%) SCADA
7 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.20%) DTV
8 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) Windows
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) Risk Assessment
2 26 (31.33%) Network Design
3 23 (27.71%) Security Architecture
4 18 (21.69%) Information Assurance
5 17 (20.48%) Information Security Management
5 17 (20.48%) Security Management
6 15 (18.07%) ITIL
7 13 (15.66%) Cyber Security
8 12 (14.46%) Risk Management
9 10 (12.05%) Project Management
9 10 (12.05%) Data Protection
10 8 (9.64%) ISMS
11 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.23%) Matrix Management
12 6 (7.23%) Computer Security
12 6 (7.23%) Change Control
13 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity
13 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (4.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) C
3 1 (1.20%) C#
3 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (50.60%) Security Cleared
2 36 (43.37%) SC Cleared
3 34 (40.96%) DV Cleared
4 32 (38.55%) Degree
5 11 (13.25%) CISSP
6 6 (7.23%) CISA
7 3 (3.61%) CISM
7 3 (3.61%) ISEB
7 3 (3.61%) CITP
7 3 (3.61%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.41%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.20%) CCNA
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.20%) CCSA
9 1 (1.20%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (57.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.05%) PCI DSS
3 8 (9.64%) COBIT
4 4 (4.82%) QA
5 3 (3.61%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.20%) COSO
6 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.20%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) SCOM
2 2 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) Huawei
4 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.82%) F5
6 3 (3.61%) Sage
6 3 (3.61%) Juniper
7 2 (2.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.41%) Splunk
8 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.20%) Websense
8 1 (1.20%) VMware
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.20%) SAP
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago