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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 86 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 58 43 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.58% 1.80% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.34% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 45
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £42,250 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
1839 1841 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.77% 77.06% 71.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1270 1269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (40.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (36.13%) Finance
3 37 (31.09%) Security Cleared
4 36 (30.25%) Firewall
5 35 (29.41%) PCI DSS
5 35 (29.41%) Cyber Security
6 29 (24.37%) Security Management
7 28 (23.53%) CISSP
8 27 (22.69%) Risk Management
8 27 (22.69%) Data Protection
9 26 (21.85%) Telecoms
9 26 (21.85%) Information Security Management
10 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (19.33%) SC Cleared
12 22 (18.49%) ITIL
13 20 (16.81%) Intrusion Detection
14 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
14 19 (15.97%) Data Protection Act
15 18 (15.13%) Degree
15 18 (15.13%) ISMS
16 15 (12.61%) CheckPoint
16 15 (12.61%) Network Security
17 14 (11.76%) F5
17 14 (11.76%) Project Management
17 14 (11.76%) Juniper
17 14 (11.76%) TCP/IP
18 13 (10.92%) UNIX
18 13 (10.92%) Linux
18 13 (10.92%) SIEM
18 13 (10.92%) Matrix Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Project
1 3 (2.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.25%) Firewall
2 20 (16.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (12.61%) Network Security
4 14 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.04%) Internet
6 5 (4.20%) VPN
6 5 (4.20%) DNS
7 4 (3.36%) DMZ
7 4 (3.36%) LAN
7 4 (3.36%) WAN
7 4 (3.36%) DHCP
7 4 (3.36%) Wireless Security
7 4 (3.36%) Wireless
8 2 (1.68%) OSPF
8 2 (1.68%) BGP
8 2 (1.68%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.84%) WAAS
9 1 (0.84%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.68%) MySQL
2 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
General
1 43 (36.13%) Finance
2 26 (21.85%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.08%) Banking
4 7 (5.88%) Advertising
5 6 (5.04%) Publishing
6 3 (2.52%) Legal
6 3 (2.52%) Marketing
7 2 (1.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (30.25%) Consultant
2 30 (25.21%) Security Manager
3 24 (20.17%) Security Consultant
4 20 (16.81%) Analyst
5 18 (15.13%) Security Analyst
6 15 (12.61%) Information Manager
6 15 (12.61%) Information Security Manager
7 13 (10.92%) Senior Consultant
8 12 (10.08%) Senior Security Consultant
9 10 (8.40%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (8.40%) Programme Manager
9 10 (8.40%) Senior Security Analyst
10 8 (6.72%) Compliance Manager
11 6 (5.04%) Security Advisor
11 6 (5.04%) Cyber Security Manager
11 6 (5.04%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 6 (5.04%) Security Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) Trainee
11 6 (5.04%) IT Programme Manager
12 3 (2.52%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
1 19 (15.97%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (10.08%) CESG
3 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (4.20%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (3.36%) Economics
6 4 (3.36%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.68%) Statistics
9 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.84%) PKI
9 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.84%) RMADS
9 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) UNIX
1 13 (10.92%) Linux
2 8 (6.72%) Windows
3 2 (1.68%) CentOS
4 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.41%) Cyber Security
2 29 (24.37%) Security Management
3 27 (22.69%) Risk Management
3 27 (22.69%) Data Protection
4 26 (21.85%) Information Security Management
5 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (18.49%) ITIL
7 18 (15.13%) ISMS
8 14 (11.76%) Project Management
9 13 (10.92%) Matrix Management
9 13 (10.92%) SIEM
10 12 (10.08%) Service Management
11 10 (8.40%) Business Continuity
11 10 (8.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (7.56%) Programme Management
12 9 (7.56%) Service Delivery
12 9 (7.56%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (6.72%) Analytics
14 7 (5.88%) Information Assurance
14 7 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.04%) Perl
2 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.36%) SQL
3 4 (3.36%) C
4 1 (0.84%) Java
4 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) Security Cleared
2 28 (23.53%) CISSP
3 23 (19.33%) SC Cleared
4 18 (15.13%) Degree
5 11 (9.24%) PCI QSA
5 11 (9.24%) CISA
6 10 (8.40%) CISM
7 6 (5.04%) GIAC
7 6 (5.04%) CEH
7 6 (5.04%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.36%) CISMP
9 4 (3.36%) MBCS
9 4 (3.36%) CCNP
9 4 (3.36%) CITP
10 2 (1.68%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.68%) CGEIT
11 1 (0.84%) OSCP
11 1 (0.84%) OSCE
11 1 (0.84%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (40.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.40%) BS25999
3 10 (8.40%) SLA
4 5 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.52%) COBIT
6 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.84%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Snort
1 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.84%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) CheckPoint
2 14 (11.76%) Juniper
2 14 (11.76%) F5
3 8 (6.72%) Websense
3 8 (6.72%) Blue Coat
3 8 (6.72%) Cisco
4 7 (5.88%) Symantec
4 7 (5.88%) McAfee
5 6 (5.04%) Fortinet
5 6 (5.04%) IronPort
5 6 (5.04%) Oracle
6 2 (1.68%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.68%) Computacenter
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.84%) HP
7 1 (0.84%) IBM
7 1 (0.84%) Huawei
7 1 (0.84%) VMware
7 1 (0.84%) Splunk
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