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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 47 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 17 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.05% 2.84% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.75% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 12
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £28,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £74,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
465 373 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 83.48% 75.66% 83.16%
Number of salaries quoted 361 310 462
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 25 (69.44%) Windows
1 25 (69.44%) CISSP
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (38.89%) Firewall
3 14 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (36.11%) Security Architecture
5 12 (33.33%) OSCP
5 12 (33.33%) OSCE
5 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 12 (33.33%) Internet
5 12 (33.33%) SQL
5 12 (33.33%) Banking
6 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
6 10 (27.78%) Finance
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.22%) Juniper
8 8 (22.22%) PCI DSS
8 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
9 7 (19.44%) Retail Banking
9 7 (19.44%) Online Banking
9 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (19.44%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (19.44%) ITIL
9 7 (19.44%) Sourcefire
9 7 (19.44%) Retail

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.78%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Firewall
2 12 (33.33%) Internet
3 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) LDAP
6 1 (2.78%) WPA2
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) WPA
General
1 12 (33.33%) Banking
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (19.44%) Retail
4 7 (19.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Tester
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
1 12 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 12 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (27.78%) Consultant
3 9 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Security Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) IT Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (19.44%) Online Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (36.11%) Security Architecture
3 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 6 (16.67%) OWASP
5 6 (16.67%) SIEM
6 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (13.89%) Data Security
6 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (13.89%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 1 (2.78%) Time Management
8 1 (2.78%) Logistics
8 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.78%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Python
2 5 (13.89%) Ruby
2 5 (13.89%) Perl
2 5 (13.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) CISSP
2 12 (33.33%) OSCP
2 12 (33.33%) OSCE
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CISA
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 6 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Juniper
3 7 (19.44%) Sourcefire
4 5 (13.89%) McAfee
4 5 (13.89%) LogLogic
5 3 (8.33%) Websense
5 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45k + Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 5 days ago