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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 69 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.45% 1.56% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 2.00% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 13
Average salary £80,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
531 451 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 79.85% 78.03% 83.18%
Number of salaries quoted 384 368 397
Average salary £49,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,050 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 24 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) CESG
2 2 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 2 (33.33%) Snort
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Squid
2 2 (33.33%) PKI

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) CESG
1 2 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) MODAF
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) SABSA
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) COBIT
1 2 (33.33%) JSP 440
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (33.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Snort
1 2 (33.33%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) F5