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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 42 61 103
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +42
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 84 98 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.14% 3.98% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% 4.71% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 43 92 29
Median salary £55,000 £47,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.18% -4.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1391 2082 2213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.13% 84.53% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1678 1350
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £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 7 December 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 (28.72%) Security Management
2 55 (28.21%) Unix
3 54 (27.69%) Management Information System
4 49 (25.13%) Information Security Management
5 48 (24.62%) Telecoms
6 45 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
7 44 (22.56%) Data Protection
7 44 (22.56%) Risk Management
8 43 (22.05%) Finance
8 43 (22.05%) ITIL
9 41 (21.03%) Matrix Organization
10 39 (20.00%) Linux
10 39 (20.00%) F5
10 39 (20.00%) Blue Coat
11 37 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 37 (18.97%) CISSP
12 34 (17.44%) TCP/IP
12 34 (17.44%) ISMS
13 33 (16.92%) Cisco
13 33 (16.92%) CheckPoint
13 33 (16.92%) Palo Alto
14 32 (16.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (15.90%) Risk Assessment
15 31 (15.90%) Security Operations
16 30 (15.38%) Firewall
16 30 (15.38%) Security Cleared
17 29 (14.87%) Data Protection Act
17 29 (14.87%) Degree
18 28 (14.36%) SC Cleared
18 28 (14.36%) Microsoft

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 (1.54%) Drupal
2 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.10%) MS Office
2 8 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.26%) IaaS
2 9 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.05%) SaaS
4 3 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.44%) TCP/IP
2 30 (15.38%) Firewall
3 19 (9.74%) SSL
4 13 (6.67%) HTTP
5 12 (6.15%) Internet
5 12 (6.15%) Network Security
5 12 (6.15%) VPN
6 11 (5.64%) Broadband
7 10 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.03%) Intranet
9 2 (1.03%) LAN
9 2 (1.03%) VoIP
9 2 (1.03%) WAN
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.51%) SAN
10 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
General
1 48 (24.62%) Telecoms
2 43 (22.05%) Finance
3 22 (11.28%) Legal
4 8 (4.10%) German Language
5 6 (3.08%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (21.03%) Consultant
2 39 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 27 (13.85%) Security Engineer
4 25 (12.82%) Security Manager
5 24 (12.31%) Analyst
6 20 (10.26%) Security Analyst
7 19 (9.74%) Architect
7 19 (9.74%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 14 (7.18%) Juniper Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) Security Architect
8 14 (7.18%) Security Specialist
9 10 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
10 8 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.08%) Information Officer
11 6 (3.08%) Information Security Officer
11 6 (3.08%) Security Officer
11 6 (3.08%) Senior Security Engineer
11 6 (3.08%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.10%) SAML
1 8 (4.10%) XML
2 4 (2.05%) OAuth
3 3 (1.54%) CSS
4 2 (1.03%) Classic ASP
4 2 (1.03%) HTML
4 2 (1.03%) XSLT
5 1 (0.51%) .NET
5 1 (0.51%) Flash
5 1 (0.51%) HTML5
5 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 54 (27.69%) Management Information System
2 29 (14.87%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (9.23%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (8.21%) Computer Science
5 15 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
5 15 (7.69%) Virtual Team
6 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (4.62%) PKI
9 6 (3.08%) iPad
9 6 (3.08%) Statistics
10 5 (2.56%) Driving Licence
11 4 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (1.54%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.51%) CMDB
13 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.51%) Smart Energy
13 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.21%) Unix
2 39 (20.00%) Linux
3 22 (11.28%) Windows
4 8 (4.10%) Solaris
4 8 (4.10%) Windows 2000
4 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) KNOPPIX
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.72%) Security Management
2 49 (25.13%) Information Security Management
3 45 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (22.56%) Data Protection
4 44 (22.56%) Risk Management
5 43 (22.05%) ITIL
6 41 (21.03%) Matrix Organization
7 34 (17.44%) ISMS
8 32 (16.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (15.90%) Risk Assessment
9 31 (15.90%) Security Operations
10 25 (12.82%) Presales
11 21 (10.77%) Change Management
11 21 (10.77%) Coaching
12 19 (9.74%) Matrix Management
12 19 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (7.69%) Internal Audit
13 15 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
14 14 (7.18%) Incident Management
14 14 (7.18%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.67%) SQL
2 7 (3.59%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.54%) C#
5 2 (1.03%) C
5 2 (1.03%) Java
6 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (18.97%) CISSP
2 30 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 29 (14.87%) Degree
4 28 (14.36%) SC Cleared
5 22 (11.28%) CISM
6 9 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.10%) ISSAP
8 6 (3.08%) CCIE
8 6 (3.08%) CCSE
8 6 (3.08%) CCSP
8 6 (3.08%) JNCIS
9 5 (2.56%) SANS
10 4 (2.05%) CISA
11 2 (1.03%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.03%) CCNA
11 2 (1.03%) MCITP
11 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.51%) CEH
12 1 (0.51%) CISMP
12 1 (0.51%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (11.79%) PCI DSS
3 19 (9.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (5.64%) COBIT
5 6 (3.08%) COSO
5 6 (3.08%) SLA
6 3 (1.54%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (4.62%) VMware ESX
2 8 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.08%) ProxySG
4 5 (2.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (4.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.03%) Nessus
3 1 (0.51%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.51%) EnCase
Vendors
1 39 (20.00%) Blue Coat
1 39 (20.00%) F5
2 33 (16.92%) CheckPoint
2 33 (16.92%) Cisco
2 33 (16.92%) Palo Alto
3 28 (14.36%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.26%) Juniper
5 14 (7.18%) Sourcefire
6 13 (6.67%) BT
7 12 (6.15%) Imperva
7 12 (6.15%) VMware
8 11 (5.64%) Huawei
9 8 (4.10%) Crossbeam
9 8 (4.10%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.08%) HP
10 6 (3.08%) Intel Security
10 6 (3.08%) LogLogic
10 6 (3.08%) Proofpoint
10 6 (3.08%) TippingPoint
11 5 (2.56%) Oracle
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