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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 73 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 42 74 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.40% 3.54% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 4.03% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 71 43
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.80% +5.00%

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
1049 1838 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.87% 87.94% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1465 1377
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
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 23 February 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 55 (39.86%) Risk Management
2 50 (36.23%) Security Management
3 49 (35.51%) Unix
4 48 (34.78%) Blue Coat
4 48 (34.78%) F5
5 40 (28.99%) Linux
5 40 (28.99%) Cisco
6 39 (28.26%) CheckPoint
6 39 (28.26%) Palo Alto
7 38 (27.54%) Firewall
8 33 (23.91%) Information Security Management
8 33 (23.91%) Security Operations
9 32 (23.19%) TCP/IP
10 31 (22.46%) Management Information System
11 30 (21.74%) SSL
12 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
13 27 (19.57%) Juniper
13 27 (19.57%) MS Excel
14 26 (18.84%) VPN
14 26 (18.84%) Kalman Filter
14 26 (18.84%) Imperva
14 26 (18.84%) Security Operations Centre
15 25 (18.12%) ITIL
16 24 (17.39%) Network Security
17 23 (16.67%) Internet
17 23 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
18 22 (15.94%) Telecoms
18 22 (15.94%) Data Protection
19 21 (15.22%) Degree
19 21 (15.22%) Sourcefire

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 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.77%) MS Office
2 19 (13.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (12.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) IaaS
2 7 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.17%) PaaS
3 3 (2.17%) SaaS
4 2 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.54%) Firewall
2 32 (23.19%) TCP/IP
3 30 (21.74%) SSL
4 26 (18.84%) VPN
5 24 (17.39%) Network Security
6 23 (16.67%) Internet
7 21 (15.22%) HTTP
8 13 (9.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (5.07%) Broadband
11 3 (2.17%) Wireless
11 3 (2.17%) Wireless Security
12 2 (1.45%) Intranet
13 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (15.94%) Telecoms
2 18 (13.04%) Finance
3 14 (10.14%) Legal
4 4 (2.90%) German Language
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (24.64%) Consultant
2 33 (23.91%) Security Consultant
3 28 (20.29%) Security Engineer
4 21 (15.22%) Juniper Engineer
5 20 (14.49%) Architect
6 17 (12.32%) Senior Security Engineer
7 16 (11.59%) Security Architect
8 14 (10.14%) Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 9 (6.52%) Security Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.35%) Security Specialist
10 6 (4.35%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.62%) Information Officer
11 5 (3.62%) Information Security Officer
11 5 (3.62%) Security Officer
12 4 (2.90%) Application Security Specialist
12 4 (2.90%) Information Security Consultant
12 4 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) HTML
1 4 (2.90%) OAuth
1 4 (2.90%) SAML
1 4 (2.90%) XML
2 3 (2.17%) .NET
2 3 (2.17%) Ajax
3 1 (0.72%) Flash
3 1 (0.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.46%) Management Information System
2 26 (18.84%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (10.87%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (7.97%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.62%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (3.62%) iPad
8 3 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.72%) CMDB
10 1 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.72%) PKI
10 1 (0.72%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.51%) Unix
2 40 (28.99%) Linux
3 20 (14.49%) Windows
4 4 (2.90%) Solaris
4 4 (2.90%) Windows 2000
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.72%) KNOPPIX
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.86%) Risk Management
2 50 (36.23%) Security Management
3 33 (23.91%) Information Security Management
3 33 (23.91%) Security Operations
4 26 (18.84%) Kalman Filter
5 25 (18.12%) ITIL
6 23 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
7 22 (15.94%) Data Protection
8 20 (14.49%) Change Management
8 20 (14.49%) ISMS
9 19 (13.77%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (12.32%) Content Management
10 17 (12.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (11.59%) Presales
12 14 (10.14%) Security Architecture
13 13 (9.42%) Coaching
13 13 (9.42%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (8.70%) Security Patching
15 11 (7.97%) Penetration Testing
16 10 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.80%) SQL
2 4 (2.90%) Java
2 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.17%) Perl
3 3 (2.17%) PHP
3 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.17%) Python
3 3 (2.17%) Ruby
4 2 (1.45%) C
5 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Degree
2 17 (12.32%) CCIE
2 17 (12.32%) CCSE
2 17 (12.32%) CCSP
2 17 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (12.32%) JNCIS
3 14 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 13 (9.42%) SC Cleared
5 11 (7.97%) CISSP
6 6 (4.35%) CISM
7 4 (2.90%) CREST Certified
7 4 (2.90%) SANS
8 3 (2.17%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (0.72%) CISMP
9 1 (0.72%) GCFE
9 1 (0.72%) GCIA
9 1 (0.72%) GIAC
9 1 (0.72%) GSEC
9 1 (0.72%) IISP
9 1 (0.72%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (12.32%) SLA
3 13 (9.42%) PCI DSS
4 9 (6.52%) GDPR
4 9 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (3.62%) COBIT
5 5 (3.62%) COSO
6 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (12.32%) ProxySG
2 12 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.45%) Nessus
3 1 (0.72%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.72%) EnCase
Vendors
1 48 (34.78%) Blue Coat
1 48 (34.78%) F5
2 40 (28.99%) Cisco
3 39 (28.26%) CheckPoint
3 39 (28.26%) Palo Alto
4 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
5 27 (19.57%) Juniper
6 26 (18.84%) Imperva
7 21 (15.22%) Sourcefire
8 17 (12.32%) Fortinet
8 17 (12.32%) HP
8 17 (12.32%) Intel Security
8 17 (12.32%) Proofpoint
8 17 (12.32%) TippingPoint
9 13 (9.42%) VMware
10 9 (6.52%) LogLogic
11 6 (4.35%) Huawei
12 4 (2.90%) Crossbeam
12 4 (2.90%) Oracle
13 3 (2.17%) BT
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