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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 63 44 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.55% 1.81% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.41% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 42
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.02%
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
2003 1825 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.13% 75.10% 68.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1338 1140
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 42 (39.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (35.51%) Finance
3 34 (31.78%) CISSP
4 33 (30.84%) PCI DSS
5 31 (28.97%) Firewall
6 29 (27.10%) Security Management
6 29 (27.10%) Security Cleared
6 29 (27.10%) Cyber Security
7 28 (26.17%) Degree
8 26 (24.30%) Telecoms
8 26 (24.30%) ITIL
9 25 (23.36%) Information Security Management
9 25 (23.36%) Data Protection
10 23 (21.50%) SC Cleared
11 19 (17.76%) Data Protection Act
11 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (15.89%) ISMS
12 17 (15.89%) Risk Management
13 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
13 16 (14.95%) CISA
13 16 (14.95%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (14.02%) McAfee
15 14 (13.08%) SLA
15 14 (13.08%) Network Security
16 13 (12.15%) Matrix Management
16 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (12.15%) CISM
16 13 (12.15%) Symantec
17 12 (11.21%) Project Management
17 12 (11.21%) Service Delivery

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (3.74%) MS Project
1 4 (3.74%) MS Office
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.97%) Firewall
2 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
2 16 (14.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (13.08%) Network Security
4 11 (10.28%) VPN
5 10 (9.35%) LAN
5 10 (9.35%) DMZ
6 7 (6.54%) DNS
7 6 (5.61%) WAN
7 6 (5.61%) DHCP
7 6 (5.61%) Wireless
7 6 (5.61%) Internet
7 6 (5.61%) Wireless Security
8 4 (3.74%) LTE
8 4 (3.74%) 3G
8 4 (3.74%) VLAN
8 4 (3.74%) 2G
8 4 (3.74%) 2.5G
8 4 (3.74%) SIGTRAN
8 4 (3.74%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
General
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 26 (24.30%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.35%) Banking
4 7 (6.54%) Retail
4 7 (6.54%) Advertising
5 4 (3.74%) Games
5 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (30.84%) Consultant
2 23 (21.50%) Security Manager
3 17 (15.89%) Security Consultant
4 15 (14.02%) Analyst
5 14 (13.08%) Information Manager
5 14 (13.08%) Information Security Manager
6 13 (12.15%) Security Analyst
7 12 (11.21%) Trainee
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Security Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (5.61%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Senior Security Consultant
10 6 (5.61%) Information Security Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 4 (3.74%) Security Operations Analyst
12 4 (3.74%) Auditor
12 4 (3.74%) Programme Manager
12 4 (3.74%) IT Auditor
12 4 (3.74%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Data Protection Act
1 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.54%) CESG
3 7 (6.54%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (5.61%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.74%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.87%) Economics
6 2 (1.87%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.87%) Open Source
6 2 (1.87%) Kindle
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) RMADS
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Linux
2 5 (4.67%) UNIX
3 4 (3.74%) Windows
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.10%) Security Management
1 29 (27.10%) Cyber Security
2 26 (24.30%) ITIL
3 25 (23.36%) Information Security Management
3 25 (23.36%) Data Protection
4 17 (15.89%) Risk Management
4 17 (15.89%) ISMS
5 13 (12.15%) Matrix Management
5 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (11.21%) Project Management
6 12 (11.21%) Service Delivery
7 11 (10.28%) Service Management
7 11 (10.28%) PRINCE2
7 11 (10.28%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (9.35%) SIEM
9 9 (8.41%) Time Management
10 8 (7.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (6.54%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (6.54%) Business Continuity
12 6 (5.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.54%) C
2 5 (4.67%) Java
3 4 (3.74%) Perl
3 4 (3.74%) SQL
4 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (31.78%) CISSP
2 29 (27.10%) Security Cleared
3 28 (26.17%) Degree
4 23 (21.50%) SC Cleared
5 16 (14.95%) CISA
6 13 (12.15%) CISM
7 11 (10.28%) PCI QSA
8 10 (9.35%) GIAC
9 9 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (7.48%) CEH
11 6 (5.61%) CCNP
11 6 (5.61%) CRISC
12 5 (4.67%) CISMP
13 4 (3.74%) MBCS
13 4 (3.74%) CITP
13 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
14 3 (2.80%) CCNA
15 2 (1.87%) Postgraduate
15 2 (1.87%) CGEIT
16 1 (0.93%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (39.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (30.84%) PCI DSS
3 14 (13.08%) SLA
4 8 (7.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (6.54%) BS25999
6 6 (5.61%) COBIT
7 4 (3.74%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.93%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) McAfee
2 13 (12.15%) Symantec
3 12 (11.21%) IronPort
4 7 (6.54%) CheckPoint
4 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.67%) Juniper
5 5 (4.67%) F5
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco
7 2 (1.87%) Websense
7 2 (1.87%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.87%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.87%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.87%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.87%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.93%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.93%) Splunk
8 1 (0.93%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.93%) Huawei
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) HP
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