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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 50 98 112
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 92 57 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.13% 2.50% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 2.99% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 61 31 26
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +6.52%
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
1593 1909 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.85% 83.88% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1229 1385 1294
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 57 (33.93%) CISSP
2 44 (26.19%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (22.62%) Finance
4 36 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 35 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 35 (20.83%) SQL
6 33 (19.64%) Firewall
6 33 (19.64%) Degree
7 32 (19.05%) CISM
8 30 (17.86%) Unix
9 28 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 28 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 26 (15.48%) SQL Server
11 24 (14.29%) C#
11 24 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 24 (14.29%) SIEM
12 22 (13.10%) JavaScript
13 21 (12.50%) HTML
13 21 (12.50%) CSS
14 20 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 20 (11.90%) Time Management
14 20 (11.90%) CheckPoint
14 20 (11.90%) Identity Management
14 20 (11.90%) Palo Alto
14 20 (11.90%) Fraud Detection
15 19 (11.31%) Security Operations
15 19 (11.31%) Telecoms
15 19 (11.31%) Linux
15 19 (11.31%) MS Excel
15 19 (11.31%) Computer Science

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.93%) IaaS
2 4 (2.38%) Office 365
3 2 (1.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.64%) Firewall
2 15 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.36%) Network Security
4 7 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.38%) LAN
5 4 (2.38%) WAN
6 2 (1.19%) DNS
6 2 (1.19%) VPN
6 2 (1.19%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.60%) Broadband
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.60%) DHCP
7 1 (0.60%) DMZ
7 1 (0.60%) FTP
7 1 (0.60%) Internet
7 1 (0.60%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.60%) SAN
7 1 (0.60%) SMTP
7 1 (0.60%) SSL
7 1 (0.60%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.19%) Big Data
3 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Metasploit
General
1 38 (22.62%) Finance
2 19 (11.31%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.74%) Banking
4 12 (7.14%) Retail
5 5 (2.98%) Legal
6 4 (2.38%) German Language
7 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) French Language
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (35.12%) Consultant
2 54 (32.14%) Security Consultant
3 27 (16.07%) Analyst
4 24 (14.29%) Developer
5 21 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
6 17 (10.12%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 15 (8.93%) Security Specialist
7 15 (8.93%) SQL Developer
8 14 (8.33%) Security Analyst
9 13 (7.74%) C# Developer
9 13 (7.74%) Junior
9 13 (7.74%) Security Engineer
10 12 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (6.55%) .NET Developer
11 11 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (6.55%) HTML Developer
12 10 (5.95%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (5.95%) Senior Security Consultant
13 9 (5.36%) Applications Developer
13 9 (5.36%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.50%) CSS
1 21 (12.50%) HTML
2 14 (8.33%) .NET
3 5 (2.98%) XML
4 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.19%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.19%) SAML
5 2 (1.19%) XSLT
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.60%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.60%) jQuery
6 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.31%) Computer Science
3 17 (10.12%) PKI
4 16 (9.52%) Cyber Attack
4 16 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (7.74%) Driving Licence
6 10 (5.95%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.98%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.19%) iPad
10 1 (0.60%) CESG
10 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.86%) Unix
2 19 (11.31%) Linux
3 18 (10.71%) Windows
4 9 (5.36%) Solaris
5 6 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.98%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.60%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.19%) Cybersecurity
2 36 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 28 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 28 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 24 (14.29%) SIEM
5 20 (11.90%) Fraud Detection
5 20 (11.90%) Identity Management
5 20 (11.90%) Time Management
6 19 (11.31%) Security Operations
7 17 (10.12%) Software Delivery
8 15 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (8.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 15 (8.93%) Threat Analysis
9 14 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (7.74%) ITIL
11 11 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.95%) Presales
12 10 (5.95%) SABSA
12 10 (5.95%) TOGAF
13 8 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.83%) SQL
2 24 (14.29%) C#
3 22 (13.10%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.79%) C
5 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.60%) C++
6 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (33.93%) CISSP
2 33 (19.64%) Degree
3 32 (19.05%) CISM
4 15 (8.93%) CISA
5 10 (5.95%) ISSAP
5 10 (5.95%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.57%) CEH
8 5 (2.98%) MCSE
8 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.98%) SANS
9 4 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.38%) GCIA
9 4 (2.38%) GCIH
10 3 (1.79%) CCNP
11 2 (1.19%) CCNA
11 2 (1.19%) GIAC
12 1 (0.60%) ISSMP
12 1 (0.60%) MCP
12 1 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.95%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.57%) COBIT
4 4 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (2.38%) ISO22301
4 4 (2.38%) QA
4 4 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.60%) COSO
System Software
1 11 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (0.60%) Core Impact
2 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.60%) Nessus
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.90%) CheckPoint
2 20 (11.90%) Palo Alto
3 15 (8.93%) Blue Coat
3 15 (8.93%) F5
4 13 (7.74%) ArcSight
4 13 (7.74%) Juniper
5 11 (6.55%) Cisco
6 8 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 5 (2.98%) BT
7 5 (2.98%) Crossbeam
7 5 (2.98%) Forcepoint
7 5 (2.98%) Sourcefire
8 4 (2.38%) Remedy
9 3 (1.79%) Citrix
10 2 (1.19%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (1.19%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.60%) Bomgar
11 1 (0.60%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.60%) Splunk
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