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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 101 65 91
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 33 70 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.41% 3.10% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 4.45% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 29
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,450 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1724 1574 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.64% 69.68% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1226 1450
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 23 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 (59.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (51.85%) Security Cleared
3 39 (48.15%) Finance
4 38 (46.91%) SC Cleared
5 33 (40.74%) DV Cleared
6 30 (37.04%) Degree
7 28 (34.57%) Risk Assessment
8 27 (33.33%) Network Design
8 27 (33.33%) RMADS
9 23 (28.40%) Security Architecture
10 19 (23.46%) Information Assurance
11 16 (19.75%) Mathematics
12 15 (18.52%) Information Security Management
12 15 (18.52%) Security Management
12 15 (18.52%) Management Information System
12 15 (18.52%) ITIL
13 13 (16.05%) Cyber Security
14 11 (13.58%) CISSP
15 10 (12.35%) Data Protection
15 10 (12.35%) PCI DSS
16 9 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
16 9 (11.11%) Project Management
16 9 (11.11%) MS Office
16 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
16 9 (11.11%) Firewall
17 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
17 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
17 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
17 8 (9.88%) ISMS
18 7 (8.64%) COBIT

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Office
2 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) Network Security
3 3 (3.70%) VPN
3 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) IPv4
4 2 (2.47%) IPv6
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 2 (2.47%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) LTE
4 2 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.23%) GSM
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (48.15%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Consultant
2 32 (39.51%) Security Consultant
3 26 (32.10%) Information Security Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Security Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Security Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Information Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.94%) Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Programmer
7 4 (4.94%) Java Programmer
7 4 (4.94%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 3 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (2.47%) Technical Writer
9 2 (2.47%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) Spring
2 3 (3.70%) JSP
3 1 (1.23%) Flash
3 1 (1.23%) Velocity
3 1 (1.23%) HTML5
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.33%) RMADS
2 16 (19.75%) Mathematics
3 15 (18.52%) Management Information System
4 9 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.94%) PKI
7 3 (3.70%) SCADA
8 1 (1.23%) DTV
8 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Risk Assessment
2 27 (33.33%) Network Design
3 23 (28.40%) Security Architecture
4 19 (23.46%) Information Assurance
5 15 (18.52%) Security Management
5 15 (18.52%) ITIL
5 15 (18.52%) Information Security Management
6 13 (16.05%) Cyber Security
7 10 (12.35%) Data Protection
8 9 (11.11%) Project Management
8 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.88%) ISMS
10 6 (7.41%) Matrix Management
10 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity
11 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (4.94%) Computer Security
12 4 (4.94%) Migration
12 4 (4.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) C
3 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 38 (46.91%) SC Cleared
3 33 (40.74%) DV Cleared
4 30 (37.04%) Degree
5 11 (13.58%) CISSP
6 6 (7.41%) CISA
7 3 (3.70%) CISM
7 3 (3.70%) CITP
7 3 (3.70%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (3.70%) ISEB
8 2 (2.47%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.47%) CCNA
9 1 (1.23%) CCNP
9 1 (1.23%) CCSA
9 1 (1.23%) CCSE
9 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.23%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (59.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.35%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.64%) COBIT
4 4 (4.94%) QA
5 3 (3.70%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle
2 6 (7.41%) Huawei
3 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.94%) F5
5 3 (3.70%) Sage
5 3 (3.70%) Juniper
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) Splunk
6 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.23%) Websense
7 1 (1.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
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