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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 39 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 21 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.91% 2.37% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 2.92% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 23
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £28,000 £47,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
464 411 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 86.41% 81.07% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 370 336 467
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 20 (71.43%) CISSP
2 18 (64.29%) Windows
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Security Architecture
4 10 (35.71%) OSCP
4 10 (35.71%) OSCE
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) Firewall
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (28.57%) Banking
6 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 8 (28.57%) Internet
6 8 (28.57%) Juniper
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (25.00%) Retail
7 7 (25.00%) Sourcefire
7 7 (25.00%) Retail Banking
7 7 (25.00%) Online Banking
7 7 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 4 (14.29%) OWASP
11 3 (10.71%) Fortinet

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (35.71%) Security Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Tester
3 8 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) IT Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Online Banking
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (39.29%) Security Architecture
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.29%) OWASP
5 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.57%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.57%) SABSA
6 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.57%) Logistics
6 1 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) CISSP
2 10 (35.71%) OSCP
2 10 (35.71%) OSCE
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CISA
4 1 (3.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Juniper
2 7 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.71%) Websense
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.57%) Tripwire
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
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