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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 38 64 43
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 22 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.83% 1.63% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 1.96% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 20
Average salary £48,000 £58,750 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.29% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
490 460 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 85.22% 83.33% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 415 386 465
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 17 (68.00%) CISSP
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (36.00%) ITIL
4 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (32.00%) Juniper
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
6 7 (28.00%) Internet
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Retail Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Online Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Retail
6 7 (28.00%) Sourcefire
6 7 (28.00%) OSCP
6 7 (28.00%) OSCE
6 7 (28.00%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
10 3 (12.00%) Network Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
General
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
1 7 (28.00%) Retail Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Tester
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (16.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) IT Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Online Banking
1 7 (28.00%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (8.00%) GIS
4 2 (8.00%) CESG
4 2 (8.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (8.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
3 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) OWASP
5 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (8.00%) Image Processing
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (8.00%) SABSA
5 2 (8.00%) MODAF
6 1 (4.00%) Data Privacy
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) CISSP
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (28.00%) OSCP
2 7 (28.00%) OSCE
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) COBIT
2 2 (8.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Juniper
2 7 (28.00%) Sourcefire
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (12.00%) Websense
5 1 (4.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) F5
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