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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 65 112
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +47
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 49 88 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.55% 4.10% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 4.75% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 84 25
Median salary £67,500 £50,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.66% +44.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -

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
1169 1853 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.71% 86.43% 84.80%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1459 1321
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
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 January 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 63 (34.05%) Security Management
2 57 (30.81%) Unix
3 52 (28.11%) Risk Management
4 49 (26.49%) Information Security Management
5 48 (25.95%) Management Information System
6 47 (25.41%) Blue Coat
6 47 (25.41%) F5
7 45 (24.32%) Linux
8 43 (23.24%) ITIL
9 41 (22.16%) Cisco
10 39 (21.08%) CheckPoint
10 39 (21.08%) Palo Alto
10 39 (21.08%) Matrix Organization
11 38 (20.54%) Telecoms
11 38 (20.54%) Data Protection
12 37 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 36 (19.46%) Finance
13 36 (19.46%) Firewall
13 36 (19.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 36 (19.46%) Cybersecurity
14 34 (18.38%) Security Operations
15 33 (17.84%) ISMS
16 32 (17.30%) Microsoft
17 30 (16.22%) MS Excel
18 28 (15.14%) Data Protection Act
19 27 (14.59%) Continuous Improvement
19 27 (14.59%) Juniper
20 26 (14.05%) SSL
21 25 (13.51%) Windows
21 25 (13.51%) CISSP

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 (1.62%) Drupal
2 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.11%) MS Office
2 15 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (7.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.65%) IaaS
2 9 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.16%) SaaS
4 3 (1.62%) PaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 36 (19.46%) Firewall
3 26 (14.05%) SSL
4 21 (11.35%) VPN
5 20 (10.81%) Network Security
6 19 (10.27%) Internet
7 18 (9.73%) HTTP
8 12 (6.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (5.41%) Broadband
11 2 (1.08%) Intranet
11 2 (1.08%) LAN
11 2 (1.08%) VoIP
11 2 (1.08%) WAN
12 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.54%) SAN
12 1 (0.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Metasploit
General
1 38 (20.54%) Telecoms
2 36 (19.46%) Finance
3 20 (10.81%) Legal
4 8 (4.32%) German Language
5 4 (2.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (21.08%) Consultant
2 37 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 33 (17.84%) Security Engineer
4 22 (11.89%) Security Manager
5 21 (11.35%) Juniper Engineer
6 20 (10.81%) Architect
7 19 (10.27%) Analyst
7 19 (10.27%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 15 (8.11%) Security Analyst
8 15 (8.11%) Security Architect
9 13 (7.03%) Senior Security Engineer
10 10 (5.41%) Security Specialist
11 8 (4.32%) Information Security Consultant
11 8 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) Information Officer
12 6 (3.24%) Information Security Officer
12 6 (3.24%) Security Officer
12 6 (3.24%) Team Leader
13 5 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.16%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.24%) SAML
1 6 (3.24%) XML
2 4 (2.16%) OAuth
3 2 (1.08%) Classic ASP
3 2 (1.08%) CSS
3 2 (1.08%) XSLT
4 1 (0.54%) Flash
4 1 (0.54%) HTML
4 1 (0.54%) HTML5
4 1 (0.54%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.95%) Management Information System
2 28 (15.14%) Data Protection Act
3 23 (12.43%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.57%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (5.95%) Cyber Attack
7 9 (4.86%) Virtual Team
8 6 (3.24%) iPad
8 6 (3.24%) Statistics
9 4 (2.16%) PKI
10 3 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.62%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.54%) CMDB
12 1 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.54%) Smart Energy
12 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.81%) Unix
2 45 (24.32%) Linux
3 25 (13.51%) Windows
4 8 (4.32%) Solaris
4 8 (4.32%) Windows 2000
4 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.54%) KNOPPIX
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.05%) Security Management
2 52 (28.11%) Risk Management
3 49 (26.49%) Information Security Management
4 43 (23.24%) ITIL
5 39 (21.08%) Matrix Organization
6 38 (20.54%) Data Protection
7 36 (19.46%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (18.38%) Security Operations
9 33 (17.84%) ISMS
10 27 (14.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (12.97%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (12.43%) Presales
13 22 (11.89%) Change Management
14 21 (11.35%) Kalman Filter
15 19 (10.27%) Coaching
15 19 (10.27%) Matrix Management
16 17 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (7.57%) Security Architecture
18 13 (7.03%) Content Management
18 13 (7.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.95%) SQL
2 6 (3.24%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.08%) C
4 2 (1.08%) C#
4 2 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (13.51%) CISSP
1 25 (13.51%) Degree
2 23 (12.43%) Security Cleared
3 22 (11.89%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (8.11%) CISM
5 13 (7.03%) CCIE
5 13 (7.03%) CCSE
5 13 (7.03%) CCSP
5 13 (7.03%) JNCIS
6 5 (2.70%) ISSAP
6 5 (2.70%) SANS
7 2 (1.08%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.08%) CCNA
7 2 (1.08%) MCITP
7 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.08%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.54%) CISA
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (19.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (12.97%) PCI DSS
3 19 (10.27%) GDPR
3 19 (10.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (7.03%) SLA
5 9 (4.86%) COBIT
6 6 (3.24%) COSO
7 1 (0.54%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (7.03%) ProxySG
2 11 (5.95%) VMware ESX
3 10 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.16%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (5.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.08%) Nessus
3 1 (0.54%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.54%) EnCase
Vendors
1 47 (25.41%) Blue Coat
1 47 (25.41%) F5
2 41 (22.16%) Cisco
3 39 (21.08%) CheckPoint
3 39 (21.08%) Palo Alto
4 32 (17.30%) Microsoft
5 27 (14.59%) Juniper
6 21 (11.35%) Imperva
6 21 (11.35%) Sourcefire
7 14 (7.57%) VMware
8 13 (7.03%) Fortinet
8 13 (7.03%) HP
8 13 (7.03%) Intel Security
8 13 (7.03%) Proofpoint
8 13 (7.03%) TippingPoint
9 11 (5.95%) Huawei
10 8 (4.32%) BT
10 8 (4.32%) Crossbeam
10 8 (4.32%) LogLogic
11 5 (2.70%) Oracle
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
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Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitve Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £36000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 19 days ago