The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 42 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 29 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.48% 0.47% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 0.56% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 13
Average salary £60,000 £80,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £68,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £80,000 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
543 532 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 83.80% 83.39% 83.14%
Number of salaries quoted 456 414 435
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Information Security
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Slough

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Slough region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 38 (88.37%) CISSP
2 20 (46.51%) Legal
3 19 (44.19%) CISM
4 18 (41.86%) CISA
5 17 (39.53%) IIS
5 17 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (39.53%) IISP
6 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
7 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (27.91%) Finance
9 11 (25.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (23.26%) Symantec
10 10 (23.26%) Forcepoint
10 10 (23.26%) CEH
10 10 (23.26%) Data Privacy
10 10 (23.26%) Qualys
10 10 (23.26%) PCI DSS
11 9 (20.93%) Security Management
12 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
12 8 (18.60%) Firewall
12 8 (18.60%) SSCP
12 8 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (16.28%) Degree
13 7 (16.28%) ISMS
14 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
14 6 (13.95%) Information Management
14 6 (13.95%) LAN
14 6 (13.95%) WAN
14 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
14 6 (13.95%) VPN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (39.53%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) LAN
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) VPN
2 6 (13.95%) WAN
3 4 (9.30%) Network Security
4 3 (6.98%) Internet
4 3 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) DMZ
6 1 (2.33%) DNS
6 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 20 (46.51%) Legal
2 12 (27.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Information Manager
1 24 (55.81%) Information Security Manager
1 24 (55.81%) Security Manager
2 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Audit Manager
2 13 (30.23%) Compliance Manager
3 11 (25.58%) Information Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Information Security Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Security Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) CISSP Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Security Specialist
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) CISSP Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Head of Design
5 1 (2.33%) Head of Security
5 1 (2.33%) Junior Information Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Junior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Junior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
2 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Data Privacy
2 9 (20.93%) Security Management
3 8 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (16.28%) ISMS
5 6 (13.95%) Information Management
5 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Information Security Management
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.65%) Logistics
7 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.65%) OpenUP
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) SIEM
7 2 (4.65%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 38 (88.37%) CISSP
2 19 (44.19%) CISM
3 18 (41.86%) CISA
4 17 (39.53%) IISP
5 10 (23.26%) CEH
6 8 (18.60%) SSCP
7 7 (16.28%) Degree
8 4 (9.30%) GIAC
9 2 (4.65%) CCNP
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (25.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (23.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Forcepoint
1 10 (23.26%) Qualys
1 10 (23.26%) Symantec
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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