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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 100 96 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 48 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.11% 1.77% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.35% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 50
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
1842 1745 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.00% 75.41% 68.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1247 1155
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 42 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (33.04%) Firewall
2 37 (33.04%) Finance
3 33 (29.46%) PCI DSS
4 30 (26.79%) Security Management
5 29 (25.89%) CISSP
5 29 (25.89%) Security Cleared
6 28 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 28 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 26 (23.21%) Data Protection
8 25 (22.32%) Information Security Management
9 23 (20.54%) ITIL
9 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
10 22 (19.64%) Degree
11 19 (16.96%) Risk Management
11 19 (16.96%) Data Protection Act
12 18 (16.07%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (15.18%) ISMS
14 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP
14 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (13.39%) Network Security
14 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (11.61%) CISA
15 13 (11.61%) Matrix Management
16 12 (10.71%) Project Management
16 12 (10.71%) McAfee
16 12 (10.71%) SLA
16 12 (10.71%) Linux
17 11 (9.82%) CheckPoint
17 11 (9.82%) VPN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Project
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.04%) Firewall
2 18 (16.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP
3 15 (13.39%) Network Security
4 11 (9.82%) VPN
5 10 (8.93%) LAN
5 10 (8.93%) DMZ
6 7 (6.25%) DNS
7 6 (5.36%) Wireless Security
7 6 (5.36%) Wireless
7 6 (5.36%) WAN
7 6 (5.36%) DHCP
7 6 (5.36%) Internet
8 4 (3.57%) LTE
8 4 (3.57%) SIGTRAN
8 4 (3.57%) GGSN
8 4 (3.57%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (3.57%) GSM
8 4 (3.57%) 3G
8 4 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.89%) MySQL
2 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
General
1 37 (33.04%) Finance
2 28 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.93%) Banking
4 7 (6.25%) Advertising
5 4 (3.57%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (33.04%) Consultant
2 23 (20.54%) Security Manager
3 21 (18.75%) Security Consultant
4 16 (14.29%) Analyst
5 15 (13.39%) Security Analyst
6 14 (12.50%) Information Manager
6 14 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
7 12 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
8 11 (9.82%) Senior Security Consultant
9 10 (8.93%) Trainee
10 8 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
11 7 (6.25%) Security Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Information Security Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Cyber Security Manager
13 5 (4.46%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 5 (4.46%) Security Advisor
14 4 (3.57%) Security Operations Analyst
14 4 (3.57%) Programme Manager
14 4 (3.57%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.96%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.04%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.36%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (5.36%) CESG
4 6 (5.36%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (2.68%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.79%) Open Source
6 2 (1.79%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.79%) Economics
7 1 (0.89%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.89%) PKI
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) RMADS
7 1 (0.89%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Linux
2 8 (7.14%) UNIX
3 5 (4.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) CentOS
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.79%) Security Management
2 28 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 26 (23.21%) Data Protection
4 25 (22.32%) Information Security Management
5 23 (20.54%) ITIL
6 19 (16.96%) Risk Management
7 17 (15.18%) ISMS
8 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (11.61%) Matrix Management
10 12 (10.71%) Project Management
11 11 (9.82%) Service Delivery
12 10 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (8.93%) Service Management
13 9 (8.04%) Business Continuity
13 9 (8.04%) SIEM
14 8 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2
15 7 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (6.25%) Time Management
16 6 (5.36%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.14%) C
2 5 (4.46%) Java
2 5 (4.46%) Perl
3 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) CISSP
1 29 (25.89%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
3 22 (19.64%) Degree
4 13 (11.61%) CISA
5 11 (9.82%) PCI QSA
6 9 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (8.04%) CISM
6 9 (8.04%) GIAC
7 8 (7.14%) CEH
8 6 (5.36%) CCNP
9 4 (3.57%) CITP
9 4 (3.57%) CISMP
9 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.57%) MBCS
10 3 (2.68%) CCNA
10 3 (2.68%) CRISC
11 2 (1.79%) CGEIT
11 2 (1.79%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.89%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (29.46%) PCI DSS
3 12 (10.71%) SLA
4 9 (8.04%) BS25999
5 6 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (4.46%) COBIT
7 3 (2.68%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.89%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) McAfee
2 11 (9.82%) CheckPoint
2 11 (9.82%) Symantec
3 10 (8.93%) IronPort
3 10 (8.93%) F5
3 10 (8.93%) Juniper
4 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.46%) Websense
5 5 (4.46%) Cisco
6 4 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 4 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.79%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.79%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.89%) Huawei
8 1 (0.89%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.89%) HP
8 1 (0.89%) IBM
8 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.89%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.89%) MobileIron
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