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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 40 89 98
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 98 47 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.63% 2.09% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 2.49% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 73 28 30
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 £30,700 £47,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,200 £72,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
1562 1888 1932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 89.67% 83.80% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 1313 1358
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 31 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 48 (28.07%) Risk Management
2 47 (27.49%) CISSP
3 45 (26.32%) Firewall
4 39 (22.81%) Unix
5 38 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (21.64%) ITIL
7 36 (21.05%) Windows
7 36 (21.05%) SQL
8 33 (19.30%) Juniper
8 33 (19.30%) CheckPoint
8 33 (19.30%) Palo Alto
9 32 (18.71%) Microsoft
9 32 (18.71%) Linux
9 32 (18.71%) Finance
10 30 (17.54%) Cisco
11 29 (16.96%) CISM
12 28 (16.37%) Degree
13 27 (15.79%) Blue Coat
13 27 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 27 (15.79%) Data Protection
13 27 (15.79%) F5
14 26 (15.20%) C#
15 25 (14.62%) Solaris
15 25 (14.62%) TCP/IP
15 25 (14.62%) Sourcefire
16 23 (13.45%) Risk Assessment
16 23 (13.45%) SIEM
16 23 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (12.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 22 (12.87%) Crossbeam

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 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.51%) MS Office
3 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.85%) IaaS
2 4 (2.34%) Office 365
3 2 (1.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.32%) Firewall
2 25 (14.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (4.68%) Network Security
5 5 (2.92%) LAN
5 5 (2.92%) WAN
6 3 (1.75%) SAN
7 2 (1.17%) DNS
7 2 (1.17%) VPN
8 1 (0.58%) BGP
8 1 (0.58%) DHCP
8 1 (0.58%) DMZ
8 1 (0.58%) FTP
8 1 (0.58%) HTTP
8 1 (0.58%) Internet
8 1 (0.58%) OSPF
8 1 (0.58%) SMTP
8 1 (0.58%) SSL
8 1 (0.58%) VoIP
8 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.85%) Big Data
3 3 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (18.71%) Finance
2 20 (11.70%) German Language
3 13 (7.60%) Retail
4 12 (7.02%) Banking
4 12 (7.02%) French Language
5 7 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.51%) Legal
7 5 (2.92%) Law
8 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (29.82%) Consultant
2 47 (27.49%) Security Consultant
3 25 (14.62%) Developer
4 24 (14.04%) Analyst
5 21 (12.28%) Information Security Consultant
6 20 (11.70%) Security Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 14 (8.19%) C# Developer
8 14 (8.19%) SQL Developer
9 13 (7.60%) Security Analyst
10 12 (7.02%) Junior
11 11 (6.43%) Applications Developer
11 11 (6.43%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (6.43%) Juniper Engineer
11 11 (6.43%) Risk Consultant
12 10 (5.85%) .NET Developer
12 10 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (5.85%) HTML Developer
12 10 (5.85%) Security Specialist
13 9 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.70%) CSS
1 20 (11.70%) HTML
2 13 (7.60%) .NET
3 5 (2.92%) XML
4 4 (2.34%) XSLT
5 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.17%) JSON
6 2 (1.17%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.17%) WPF
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.58%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.58%) jQuery
7 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.94%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.02%) Cyber Attack
3 12 (7.02%) PKI
3 12 (7.02%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (5.85%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.92%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.17%) CESG
7 2 (1.17%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.17%) iPad
7 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.81%) Unix
2 36 (21.05%) Windows
3 32 (18.71%) Linux
4 25 (14.62%) Solaris
5 23 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (12.87%) Windows 2000
6 22 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.07%) Risk Management
2 38 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (21.64%) ITIL
4 27 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 23 (13.45%) Risk Assessment
5 23 (13.45%) SIEM
6 19 (11.11%) Time Management
7 16 (9.36%) Fraud Detection
7 16 (9.36%) Identity Management
7 16 (9.36%) Software Delivery
8 15 (8.77%) Security Operations
9 14 (8.19%) Security Management
10 11 (6.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 11 (6.43%) Threat Analysis
11 10 (5.85%) Change Management
11 10 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
12 9 (5.26%) Process Improvement
12 9 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.05%) SQL
2 26 (15.20%) C#
3 21 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.34%) Perl
4 4 (2.34%) Python
5 3 (1.75%) C
6 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.58%) C++
7 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (27.49%) CISSP
2 29 (16.96%) CISM
3 28 (16.37%) Degree
4 16 (9.36%) CISA
5 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.51%) CEH
6 6 (3.51%) ISACA
6 6 (3.51%) ISSAP
6 6 (3.51%) SANS
6 6 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.92%) CITP
7 5 (2.92%) GCIH
7 5 (2.92%) ISSEP
7 5 (2.92%) MCSE
8 4 (2.34%) CCNA
8 4 (2.34%) CREST Certified
8 4 (2.34%) GCIA
8 4 (2.34%) GIAC
9 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.68%) SLA
3 7 (4.09%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.75%) QA
5 3 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.58%) COSO
System Software
1 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) SCOM
2 2 (1.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.58%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.58%) Nessus
3 1 (0.58%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (19.30%) CheckPoint
1 33 (19.30%) Juniper
1 33 (19.30%) Palo Alto
2 32 (18.71%) Microsoft
3 30 (17.54%) Cisco
4 27 (15.79%) Blue Coat
4 27 (15.79%) F5
5 25 (14.62%) Sourcefire
6 22 (12.87%) Crossbeam
7 11 (6.43%) ArcSight
8 5 (2.92%) Forcepoint
8 5 (2.92%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.34%) Qualys
9 4 (2.34%) Splunk
9 4 (2.34%) VMware
10 3 (1.75%) Citrix
10 3 (1.75%) Epicor
10 3 (1.75%) Remedy
11 2 (1.17%) HP
11 2 (1.17%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago