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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 49 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.14% 1.40% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 1.79% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 4
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £56,500 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £78,300 £60,000
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
502 392 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 78.93% 78.24% 80.83%
Number of salaries quoted 393 342 426
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (56.10%) CISSP
4 21 (51.22%) Firewall
5 17 (41.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
6 13 (31.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (31.71%) Security Architecture
7 12 (29.27%) OSCP
7 12 (29.27%) OSCE
7 12 (29.27%) SQL
7 12 (29.27%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
8 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
9 10 (24.39%) Internet
9 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
9 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (21.95%) Banking
10 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
10 9 (21.95%) ITIL
11 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
11 8 (19.51%) Websense
11 8 (19.51%) PCI DSS
12 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (17.07%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
12 7 (17.07%) Perl
12 7 (17.07%) VPN
12 7 (17.07%) Python

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
2 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (24.39%) Internet
4 7 (17.07%) VPN
4 7 (17.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (14.63%) LAN
5 6 (14.63%) WAN
6 4 (9.76%) Network Security
7 3 (7.32%) LDAP
8 2 (4.88%) DNS
9 1 (2.44%) SSL
9 1 (2.44%) WPA2
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless
9 1 (2.44%) WPA
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
2 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Security Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) Tester
3 12 (29.27%) Penetration Tester
4 8 (19.51%) Consultant
5 7 (17.07%) Security Consultant
6 6 (14.63%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Technical Security Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) IT Consultant
9 3 (7.32%) Information Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Information Security Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Senior IT Security Consultant
10 2 (4.88%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
2 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) iSeries
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Linux
3 6 (14.63%) UNIX
4 2 (4.88%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) SUSE
4 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (31.71%) Security Architecture
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
4 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
4 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (14.63%) SIEM
5 6 (14.63%) OWASP
5 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (12.20%) Data Security
6 5 (12.20%) Security Management
6 5 (12.20%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) SDLC
8 1 (2.44%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.44%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Time Management
8 1 (2.44%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) PHP
3 5 (12.20%) Ruby
4 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) CISSP
2 12 (29.27%) OSCP
2 12 (29.27%) OSCE
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) GIAC
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (31.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (19.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Nessus
2 2 (4.88%) ZABBIX
2 2 (4.88%) logstash
2 2 (4.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
1 8 (19.51%) Websense
2 6 (14.63%) Juniper
3 5 (12.20%) Symantec
3 5 (12.20%) McAfee
3 5 (12.20%) Sourcefire
3 5 (12.20%) Qualys
3 5 (12.20%) LogLogic
4 2 (4.88%) F5
4 2 (4.88%) Sophos
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Intel
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.44%) Tripwire
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