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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 97 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 48 63 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.88% 2.58% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 3.31% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 43
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £41,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £110,000 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1997 1902 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 78.19% 77.95% 75.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1474 1238
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 40 (49.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (33.33%) Finance
3 23 (28.40%) SC Cleared
3 23 (28.40%) Security Cleared
4 21 (25.93%) Security Architecture
5 20 (24.69%) Degree
6 19 (23.46%) COBIT
6 19 (23.46%) ITIL
7 18 (22.22%) CISSP
7 18 (22.22%) Firewall
7 18 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 18 (22.22%) RMADS
8 16 (19.75%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (19.75%) Network Design
9 13 (16.05%) Information Assurance
9 13 (16.05%) F5
10 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
10 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (14.81%) TOGAF
10 12 (14.81%) CISA
10 12 (14.81%) CISM
11 11 (13.58%) SSL
11 11 (13.58%) SIEM
12 10 (12.35%) Mathematics
12 10 (12.35%) CheckPoint
13 9 (11.11%) Java
13 9 (11.11%) Network Security
13 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (9.88%) Resource Management
14 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (2.47%) MS Project
1 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) Firewall
2 11 (13.58%) SSL
3 9 (11.11%) Network Security
4 8 (9.88%) DNS
5 6 (7.41%) Junos
5 6 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (7.41%) VPN
5 6 (7.41%) NetScreen
6 5 (6.17%) FTP
6 5 (6.17%) HTTP
6 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.47%) LAN
7 2 (2.47%) WAN
8 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.17%) Games
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
2 5 (6.17%) Retail
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) Consultant
2 30 (37.04%) Security Consultant
3 18 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Security Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Lead Network Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Principal Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Trainee
7 5 (6.17%) Principal Security Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) Author
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Author
8 4 (4.94%) Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Java Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) HTML
2 4 (4.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) RMADS
2 10 (12.35%) Mathematics
3 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Windows
1 2 (2.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Security Architecture
2 19 (23.46%) ITIL
3 16 (19.75%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (19.75%) Network Design
4 13 (16.05%) Information Assurance
5 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 11 (13.58%) SIEM
7 8 (9.88%) Resource Management
7 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.64%) SABSA
9 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.17%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.17%) OWASP
10 5 (6.17%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.17%) ISMS
11 4 (4.94%) Cyber Security
11 4 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (4.94%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) Java
2 7 (8.64%) SQL
3 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.17%) Tcl
3 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.17%) PHP
3 5 (6.17%) C
3 5 (6.17%) C#
3 5 (6.17%) C++
3 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) SC Cleared
1 23 (28.40%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.69%) Degree
3 18 (22.22%) CISSP
3 18 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 12 (14.81%) CISA
4 12 (14.81%) CISM
5 7 (8.64%) CRISC
6 5 (6.17%) PCI QSA
7 3 (3.70%) CCSA
8 2 (2.47%) CCNA
8 2 (2.47%) MCSE
8 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.23%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.23%) CCSE
9 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.23%) ISEB
9 1 (1.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (49.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (23.46%) COBIT
3 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
4 7 (8.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (6.17%) SLA
6 4 (4.94%) QA
7 2 (2.47%) COSO
7 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
8 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) F5
2 10 (12.35%) CheckPoint
3 8 (9.88%) Cisco
4 7 (8.64%) Juniper
4 7 (8.64%) McAfee
5 5 (6.17%) Symantec
5 5 (6.17%) Imperva
5 5 (6.17%) IronPort
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.23%) Websense
8 1 (1.23%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.23%) MobileIron
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