The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 62 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 83 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.95% 2.29% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 2.71% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 80 36 52
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,750 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Information Security
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
1786 2031 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.97% 84.48% 82.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1381 1400
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 84 (52.50%) ITIL
2 83 (51.88%) Risk Management
3 74 (46.25%) Linux
4 73 (45.63%) Windows
4 73 (45.63%) Cisco
4 73 (45.63%) Firewall
5 71 (44.38%) Unix
6 66 (41.25%) Juniper
6 66 (41.25%) Sourcefire
7 63 (39.38%) Blue Coat
7 63 (39.38%) Crossbeam
7 63 (39.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (39.38%) F5
7 63 (39.38%) CheckPoint
7 63 (39.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (39.38%) Solaris
7 63 (39.38%) Windows 2000
7 63 (39.38%) Palo Alto
8 53 (33.13%) German Language
9 49 (30.63%) TCP/IP
10 46 (28.75%) French Language
11 38 (23.75%) CISSP
12 25 (15.63%) CISM
13 22 (13.75%) Finance
14 21 (13.13%) SLA
14 21 (13.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 21 (13.13%) Mentoring
14 21 (13.13%) Coaching
15 20 (12.50%) Case Management
15 20 (12.50%) Performance Improvement

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.88%) CMS
2 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.00%) MS Office
3 4 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 73 (45.63%) Firewall
2 49 (30.63%) TCP/IP
3 14 (8.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.13%) Network Security
5 4 (2.50%) BGP
5 4 (2.50%) Internet
5 4 (2.50%) OSPF
5 4 (2.50%) SAN
5 4 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (1.25%) LAN
6 2 (1.25%) SMTP
6 2 (1.25%) SSL
6 2 (1.25%) VPN
6 2 (1.25%) WAN
7 1 (0.63%) DHCP
7 1 (0.63%) DMZ
7 1 (0.63%) DNS
7 1 (0.63%) FTP
7 1 (0.63%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) Big Data
2 10 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.50%) MySQL
4 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 53 (33.13%) German Language
2 46 (28.75%) French Language
3 22 (13.75%) Finance
4 14 (8.75%) Legal
5 8 (5.00%) Law
5 8 (5.00%) Retail
6 5 (3.13%) Banking
7 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (30.63%) Security Engineer
2 30 (18.75%) Juniper Engineer
3 21 (13.13%) Security Manager
4 20 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (11.25%) Analyst
6 16 (10.00%) Consultant
7 15 (9.38%) Security Analyst
7 15 (9.38%) Security Consultant
8 14 (8.75%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (8.75%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) Solaris Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
10 11 (6.88%) IT Manager
11 10 (6.25%) Developer
12 9 (5.63%) Applications Developer
12 9 (5.63%) Information Security Manager
13 8 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
13 8 (5.00%) C# Developer
13 8 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (5.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) XML
1 9 (5.63%) XSLT
2 8 (5.00%) JSON
2 8 (5.00%) WPF
3 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.63%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
3 1 (0.63%) Ember.js
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 8 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.88%) CLARiiON
3 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.63%) CESG
5 1 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.63%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) PKI
5 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 74 (46.25%) Linux
2 73 (45.63%) Windows
3 71 (44.38%) Unix
4 63 (39.38%) Solaris
4 63 (39.38%) Windows 2000
4 63 (39.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (39.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.50%) CentOS
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.63%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (52.50%) ITIL
2 83 (51.88%) Risk Management
3 21 (13.13%) Coaching
3 21 (13.13%) Mentoring
4 20 (12.50%) Case Management
4 20 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
5 17 (10.63%) Data Protection
6 14 (8.75%) Security Management
7 13 (8.13%) Change Management
7 13 (8.13%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (6.25%) SIEM
9 9 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.63%) Business Continuity
9 9 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (5.63%) Web Development
10 8 (5.00%) Internal Audit
10 8 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (5.00%) Scrum
10 8 (5.00%) Security Operations
10 8 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.88%) C#
2 7 (4.38%) Perl
3 6 (3.75%) Python
3 6 (3.75%) SQL
4 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.88%) C++
6 2 (1.25%) C
6 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (23.75%) CISSP
2 25 (15.63%) CISM
3 15 (9.38%) CISA
3 15 (9.38%) Degree
4 11 (6.88%) CREST Certified
5 8 (5.00%) CITP
5 8 (5.00%) ISACA
5 8 (5.00%) ISSEP
6 6 (3.75%) CEH
6 6 (3.75%) GIAC
7 5 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.88%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.88%) CCNA
8 3 (1.88%) CLAS
8 3 (1.88%) GCIH
8 3 (1.88%) MCITP
8 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.88%) SANS
8 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.25%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (13.13%) SLA
2 8 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.50%) COBIT
4 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.63%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.63%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.63%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) Puppet
2 3 (1.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.25%) EnCase
3 2 (1.25%) FTK
3 2 (1.25%) Nessus
4 1 (0.63%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 73 (45.63%) Cisco
2 66 (41.25%) Juniper
2 66 (41.25%) Sourcefire
3 63 (39.38%) Blue Coat
3 63 (39.38%) CheckPoint
3 63 (39.38%) Crossbeam
3 63 (39.38%) F5
3 63 (39.38%) Palo Alto
4 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.75%) VMware
6 4 (2.50%) Epicor
6 4 (2.50%) Forcepoint
6 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.88%) EMC
7 3 (1.88%) HP
7 3 (1.88%) Qualys
7 3 (1.88%) Splunk
7 3 (1.88%) Symantec
7 3 (1.88%) Veeam
8 1 (0.63%) ArcSight
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