The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 122 127 122
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 28 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 0.74% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.99% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 15
Average salary £55,000 £31,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.41% -48.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.82% -5.55%
Security Management
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
1934 1827 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.95% 75.56% 68.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1281 1354 1126
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Management across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Management
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Management across the Reading region.

Security Management Salary Trend in Reading

Security Management
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Security Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Security Management 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 Security Management.

1 30 (71.43%) Information Security
2 29 (69.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (61.90%) Information Security Management
4 25 (59.52%) PCI DSS
5 21 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (50.00%) Data Protection
6 20 (47.62%) ITIL
7 18 (42.86%) Finance
7 18 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
8 17 (40.48%) ISMS
8 17 (40.48%) Cyber Security
9 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
10 13 (30.95%) Firewall
10 13 (30.95%) Matrix Management
11 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) CISSP
12 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
13 7 (16.67%) PCI QSA
14 6 (14.29%) Advertising
14 6 (14.29%) Linux
15 5 (11.90%) Windows
15 5 (11.90%) C
15 5 (11.90%) Java
15 5 (11.90%) Juniper
15 5 (11.90%) Cisco
15 5 (11.90%) VPN
15 5 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (11.90%) SCCM
15 5 (11.90%) WSUS

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Security Management 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 Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) VPN
3 4 (9.52%) 2G
3 4 (9.52%) 2.5G
3 4 (9.52%) VLAN
3 4 (9.52%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (9.52%) GGSN
3 4 (9.52%) GSM
3 4 (9.52%) LAN
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 4 (9.52%) SNMP
3 4 (9.52%) DMZ
3 4 (9.52%) 3G
3 4 (9.52%) LTE
4 2 (4.76%) DWDM
4 2 (4.76%) SDH
5 1 (2.38%) NetScreen
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.29%) Advertising
4 3 (7.14%) Games
4 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 16 (38.10%) Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Information Manager
3 9 (21.43%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Sales Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Sales Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Security Advisor
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) CESG
2 4 (9.52%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Information Security
2 26 (61.90%) Information Security Management
3 21 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 20 (47.62%) ITIL
5 17 (40.48%) ISMS
5 17 (40.48%) Cyber Security
6 13 (30.95%) Matrix Management
7 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (9.52%) Time Management
8 4 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (9.52%) Network Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) SIEM
9 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) C
1 5 (11.90%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) CISSP
4 7 (16.67%) PCI QSA
5 5 (11.90%) Degree
6 4 (9.52%) CITP
6 4 (9.52%) CISMP
6 4 (9.52%) MBCS
7 3 (7.14%) CISA
7 3 (7.14%) CISM
7 3 (7.14%) CRISC
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CCNA
8 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (69.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (59.52%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (9.52%) BS25999
5 1 (2.38%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) WSUS
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Juniper
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) NetScout
3 4 (9.52%) Riverbed
3 4 (9.52%) CA
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (2.38%) Huawei
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (2.38%) ScanSafe