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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 32 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 126 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.54% 2.04% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.56% 2.44% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 72 36 39
Median salary £54,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.36% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
1472 1847 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.14% 83.92% 83.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1452 1395
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 27 September 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 67 (30.32%) CISSP
2 58 (26.24%) Finance
3 55 (24.89%) Cybersecurity
4 54 (24.43%) Management Information System
5 52 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 47 (21.27%) Unix
7 45 (20.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 43 (19.46%) ITIL
8 43 (19.46%) Security Management
9 42 (19.00%) Information Security Management
9 42 (19.00%) Telecoms
10 41 (18.55%) Risk Management
10 41 (18.55%) Degree
11 37 (16.74%) Firewall
12 36 (16.29%) CISM
13 34 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
14 32 (14.48%) Linux
14 32 (14.48%) SQL
14 32 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (14.03%) Matrix Organization
15 31 (14.03%) Microsoft
16 30 (13.57%) Security Operations
17 29 (13.12%) PCI DSS
18 28 (12.67%) ISMS
18 28 (12.67%) MS Excel
19 27 (12.22%) Security Cleared
20 26 (11.76%) SC Cleared
21 25 (11.31%) Windows
21 25 (11.31%) Palo Alto
21 25 (11.31%) Presales

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 3 (1.36%) Drupal
1 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.81%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.95%) IaaS
2 6 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.81%) SaaS
4 3 (1.36%) Office 365
4 3 (1.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.74%) Firewall
2 24 (10.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (3.62%) Broadband
5 6 (2.71%) LAN
5 6 (2.71%) WAN
6 5 (2.26%) Network Security
6 5 (2.26%) SSL
7 4 (1.81%) Internet
7 4 (1.81%) VPN
8 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.90%) HTTP
9 2 (0.90%) VoIP
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.45%) DHCP
10 1 (0.45%) DMZ
10 1 (0.45%) DNS
10 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.45%) SAN
10 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.90%) Big Data
3 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Metasploit
General
1 58 (26.24%) Finance
2 42 (19.00%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.69%) Legal
4 11 (4.98%) Banking
5 8 (3.62%) German Language
6 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (25.34%) Consultant
2 50 (22.62%) Security Consultant
3 33 (14.93%) Analyst
4 25 (11.31%) Security Analyst
5 24 (10.86%) Security Engineer
6 23 (10.41%) Security Manager
7 19 (8.60%) Security Specialist
8 18 (8.14%) Information Security Consultant
9 16 (7.24%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 16 (7.24%) Developer
10 13 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
10 13 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
11 11 (4.98%) Architect
11 11 (4.98%) SQL Developer
12 10 (4.52%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 10 (4.52%) IT Consultant
12 10 (4.52%) IT Security Consultant
12 10 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.88%) CSS
2 12 (5.43%) .NET
3 11 (4.98%) HTML
4 9 (4.07%) XML
5 8 (3.62%) SAML
6 4 (1.81%) OAuth
7 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.36%) Classic ASP
8 2 (0.90%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.90%) XSLT
9 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.45%) jQuery
9 1 (0.45%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (24.43%) Management Information System
2 24 (10.86%) Data Protection Act
3 23 (10.41%) Computer Science
4 20 (9.05%) PKI
5 19 (8.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (8.60%) Virtual Team
6 17 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
7 10 (4.52%) Driving Licence
8 8 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.26%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.81%) iPad
11 3 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.45%) CESG
12 1 (0.45%) CMDB
12 1 (0.45%) Statistics
12 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.27%) Unix
2 32 (14.48%) Linux
3 25 (11.31%) Windows
4 12 (5.43%) Solaris
5 8 (3.62%) Windows 2000
5 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.45%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.89%) Cybersecurity
2 52 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 43 (19.46%) ITIL
3 43 (19.46%) Security Management
4 42 (19.00%) Information Security Management
5 41 (18.55%) Risk Management
6 34 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 32 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (14.03%) Matrix Organization
9 30 (13.57%) Security Operations
10 28 (12.67%) ISMS
11 25 (11.31%) Presales
12 24 (10.86%) SIEM
13 22 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (9.05%) Threat Analysis
15 19 (8.60%) Identity Management
16 18 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (8.14%) Fraud Detection
16 18 (8.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
17 17 (7.69%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.48%) SQL
2 18 (8.14%) JavaScript
3 16 (7.24%) C#
4 4 (1.81%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.36%) C
6 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) Java
7 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (30.32%) CISSP
2 41 (18.55%) Degree
3 36 (16.29%) CISM
4 27 (12.22%) Security Cleared
5 26 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.33%) ISSAP
7 12 (5.43%) CISA
8 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.26%) CEH
9 5 (2.26%) SANS
10 4 (1.81%) GCIA
10 4 (1.81%) GCIH
10 4 (1.81%) MCSE
11 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.90%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.90%) CCNA
12 2 (0.90%) MCITP
12 2 (0.90%) PCI QSA
13 1 (0.45%) GSEC
13 1 (0.45%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (20.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (13.12%) PCI DSS
3 20 (9.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (5.88%) COBIT
5 6 (2.71%) COSO
6 5 (2.26%) ISO22301
7 4 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (1.81%) SCOM
2 3 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.90%) Nessus
4 1 (0.45%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (14.03%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.31%) Palo Alto
3 24 (10.86%) CheckPoint
4 21 (9.50%) Blue Coat
4 21 (9.50%) F5
5 18 (8.14%) Cisco
6 13 (5.88%) BT
6 13 (5.88%) Juniper
7 11 (4.98%) ArcSight
8 8 (3.62%) Crossbeam
8 8 (3.62%) Huawei
8 8 (3.62%) Sourcefire
9 6 (2.71%) Fortinet
9 6 (2.71%) VMware
10 5 (2.26%) Oracle
11 4 (1.81%) Remedy
11 4 (1.81%) Splunk
12 3 (1.36%) Citrix
12 3 (1.36%) Forcepoint
12 3 (1.36%) LogLogic
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