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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 47 89 103
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 97 63 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.42% 2.78% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 3.30% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 68 37 30
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £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
1583 1907 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.44% 84.08% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1384 1397
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £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 30 June 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 56 (34.15%) CISSP
2 44 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (23.78%) Risk Management
4 36 (21.95%) Finance
5 35 (21.34%) SQL
6 34 (20.73%) CISM
7 33 (20.12%) Firewall
8 31 (18.90%) Microsoft
8 31 (18.90%) Degree
9 28 (17.07%) Data Protection
10 27 (16.46%) SQL Server
11 26 (15.85%) C#
12 25 (15.24%) Risk Assessment
12 25 (15.24%) Unix
12 25 (15.24%) SIEM
13 22 (13.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 21 (12.80%) JavaScript
15 20 (12.20%) HTML
15 20 (12.20%) CSS
15 20 (12.20%) CheckPoint
15 20 (12.20%) Palo Alto
16 19 (11.59%) Security Operations
16 19 (11.59%) Management Information System
16 19 (11.59%) Time Management
17 18 (10.98%) Identity Management
17 18 (10.98%) Windows
17 18 (10.98%) Fraud Detection
18 17 (10.37%) Linux
18 17 (10.37%) CISA
18 17 (10.37%) 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 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.66%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) IaaS
2 4 (2.44%) Office 365
3 2 (1.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.12%) Firewall
2 14 (8.54%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (4.88%) Network Security
5 4 (2.44%) LAN
5 4 (2.44%) WAN
6 2 (1.22%) DNS
6 2 (1.22%) VPN
6 2 (1.22%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.61%) DHCP
7 1 (0.61%) DMZ
7 1 (0.61%) FTP
7 1 (0.61%) HTTP
7 1 (0.61%) Internet
7 1 (0.61%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.61%) SAN
7 1 (0.61%) SMTP
7 1 (0.61%) SSL
7 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) Big Data
3 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (21.95%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Banking
2 12 (7.32%) Retail
3 11 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.05%) Legal
5 4 (2.44%) German Language
6 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.22%) French Language
6 2 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (37.20%) Consultant
2 55 (33.54%) Security Consultant
3 26 (15.85%) Analyst
4 25 (15.24%) Developer
5 24 (14.63%) Information Security Consultant
6 17 (10.37%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 14 (8.54%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.54%) SQL Developer
8 13 (7.93%) Junior
8 13 (7.93%) Security Analyst
9 11 (6.71%) Applications Developer
9 11 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (6.71%) Risk Consultant
9 11 (6.71%) Security Engineer
9 11 (6.71%) Security Specialist
10 10 (6.10%) .NET Developer
10 10 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (6.10%) HTML Developer
11 9 (5.49%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (5.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.20%) CSS
1 20 (12.20%) HTML
2 13 (7.93%) .NET
3 6 (3.66%) XML
4 4 (2.44%) XSLT
5 3 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.22%) JSON
6 2 (1.22%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.22%) WPF
7 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.61%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.61%) jQuery
7 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.59%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.37%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.15%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (8.54%) PKI
5 13 (7.93%) Cyber Attack
5 13 (7.93%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.22%) CESG
8 2 (1.22%) iPad
8 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.22%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.24%) Unix
2 18 (10.98%) Windows
3 17 (10.37%) Linux
4 10 (6.10%) Solaris
5 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.66%) Windows 2000
6 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.61%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (23.78%) Risk Management
3 28 (17.07%) Data Protection
4 25 (15.24%) Risk Assessment
4 25 (15.24%) SIEM
5 19 (11.59%) Security Operations
5 19 (11.59%) Time Management
6 18 (10.98%) Fraud Detection
6 18 (10.98%) Identity Management
7 16 (9.76%) ITIL
7 16 (9.76%) Software Delivery
8 15 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (7.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 13 (7.93%) Threat Analysis
10 12 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.10%) Security Management
12 9 (5.49%) Business Continuity
12 9 (5.49%) Presales
12 9 (5.49%) SABSA
12 9 (5.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.34%) SQL
2 26 (15.85%) C#
3 21 (12.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.83%) C
4 3 (1.83%) Python
5 2 (1.22%) Perl
5 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.61%) C++
6 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (34.15%) CISSP
2 34 (20.73%) CISM
3 31 (18.90%) Degree
4 17 (10.37%) CISA
5 8 (4.88%) ISSAP
6 7 (4.27%) CEH
7 6 (3.66%) GCIH
7 6 (3.66%) SANS
7 6 (3.66%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.05%) GCIA
8 5 (3.05%) MCSE
8 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.44%) GIAC
10 3 (1.83%) CCNP
10 3 (1.83%) ISACA
10 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.22%) CITP
11 2 (1.22%) CLAS
11 2 (1.22%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.10%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.66%) COBIT
4 5 (3.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (2.44%) ISO22301
5 4 (2.44%) QA
5 4 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.61%) COSO
7 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (0.61%) Core Impact
2 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.61%) Nessus
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.20%) CheckPoint
2 20 (12.20%) Palo Alto
3 16 (9.76%) Juniper
4 14 (8.54%) Blue Coat
4 14 (8.54%) F5
5 12 (7.32%) ArcSight
6 11 (6.71%) Cisco
7 8 (4.88%) Fortinet
7 8 (4.88%) Sourcefire
8 6 (3.66%) Crossbeam
9 4 (2.44%) Forcepoint
9 4 (2.44%) Remedy
10 3 (1.83%) Citrix
10 3 (1.83%) Qualys
10 3 (1.83%) Splunk
11 2 (1.22%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.61%) Intel
12 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.61%) VMware
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