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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 32 35 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 29 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.18% 4.01% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 4.60% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 4
Average salary £60,000 £50,250 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -14.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
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
473 500 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 84.46% 87.26% 84.66%
Number of salaries quoted 408 415 375
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 51 (91.07%) CISSP
2 27 (48.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (37.50%) CISA
3 21 (37.50%) CISM
4 19 (33.93%) IIS
4 19 (33.93%) IISP
5 17 (30.36%) Legal
6 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 15 (26.79%) PCI DSS
8 14 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 12 (21.43%) Information Security Management
9 12 (21.43%) Security Management
10 10 (17.86%) Degree
11 9 (16.07%) CEH
11 9 (16.07%) Finance
11 9 (16.07%) Information Security Governance
11 9 (16.07%) Data Privacy
12 8 (14.29%) Firewall
13 7 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (12.50%) Network Security
14 6 (10.71%) Qualys
14 6 (10.71%) SIEM
14 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (10.71%) Forcepoint
14 6 (10.71%) SSCP
14 6 (10.71%) Symantec
14 6 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
15 5 (8.93%) Information Management
15 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
15 5 (8.93%) Security Architecture

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 19 (33.93%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 7 (12.50%) Network Security
3 4 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
General
1 17 (30.36%) Legal
2 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Security Manager
2 35 (62.50%) Information Manager
2 35 (62.50%) Information Security Manager
3 19 (33.93%) Compliance Manager
4 15 (26.79%) Audit Manager
5 12 (21.43%) Analyst
5 12 (21.43%) Security Analyst
6 9 (16.07%) Information Analyst
6 9 (16.07%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Governance Manager
7 6 (10.71%) Information Governance Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Security Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Head of Security
9 2 (3.57%) IT Security Officer
9 2 (3.57%) IT Security Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) Operations Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Security Officer
9 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 14 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Information Security Management
1 12 (21.43%) Security Management
2 9 (16.07%) Data Privacy
2 9 (16.07%) Information Security Governance
3 6 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (10.71%) SIEM
4 5 (8.93%) Information Management
4 5 (8.93%) ISMS
4 5 (8.93%) Security Architecture
4 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
5 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (5.36%) CRM
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL
7 2 (3.57%) BCP
7 2 (3.57%) Logistics
7 2 (3.57%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 51 (91.07%) CISSP
2 21 (37.50%) CISA
2 21 (37.50%) CISM
3 19 (33.93%) IISP
4 10 (17.86%) Degree
5 9 (16.07%) CEH
6 6 (10.71%) SSCP
7 4 (7.14%) CCNA
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.14%) GIAC
8 2 (3.57%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (48.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (26.79%) PCI DSS
3 7 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (5.36%) COBIT
5 2 (3.57%) ISO 14001
5 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.57%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Nessus
1 1 (1.79%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.79%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Forcepoint
1 6 (10.71%) Qualys
1 6 (10.71%) Symantec
2 2 (3.57%) Intel Security
2 2 (3.57%) Trend Micro
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
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