The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 48 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.44% 0.92% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 1.14% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 13
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £52,000 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £74,400 £60,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
357 528 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 72.56% 80.61% 78.17%
Number of salaries quoted 297 445 385
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
Berkshire

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 25 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (47.62%) CISSP
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (28.57%) CCNA
5 6 (28.57%) Network Security
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (23.81%) GPG13
6 5 (23.81%) CCNP
6 5 (23.81%) Juniper
6 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
6 5 (23.81%) Websense
6 5 (23.81%) NetScreen
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) PHP
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Squid
6 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (23.81%) Sourcefire
6 5 (23.81%) Snort
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (23.81%) NetScreen
4 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) AppScan
General
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Network Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) CLAS Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (14.29%) Security Officer
6 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Head of IT
7 1 (4.76%) Head of Security
7 1 (4.76%) Principal Security Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Head of IT Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) RMADS
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) OWASP
4 2 (9.52%) SIEM
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
4 2 (9.52%) Business Development
4 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PHP
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) CCNP
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) CISA
4 4 (19.05%) CISM
5 3 (14.29%) GIAC
5 3 (14.29%) CSSLP
6 2 (9.52%) PCI QSA
7 1 (4.76%) PMP
7 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (4.76%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
2 6 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (23.81%) GPG13
4 4 (19.05%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) COBIT
6 2 (9.52%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Snort
1 5 (23.81%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Juniper
1 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
1 5 (23.81%) Websense
1 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat
1 5 (23.81%) Sourcefire
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Fujitsu
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
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