The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 387 365 356
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 54 88 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 60
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -14.09%
Information Assurance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17249 18585 17179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.44% 79.95% 77.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13579 14810 13941
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the South East region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in the South East

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in the South East

Information Assurance
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 17 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire -7 15 £52,500 +11.70% 1
Surrey -7 11 £45,000 -18.18% 3
West Sussex - 5 - -
East Sussex - 4 £48,750 - 2
Kent - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £51,000 +4.61%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 54 (45.38%) Cyber Security
2 46 (38.66%) Security Cleared
3 41 (34.45%) Information Security
4 40 (33.61%) RMADS
5 37 (31.09%) PHP
5 37 (31.09%) Python
6 35 (29.41%) CISSP
7 34 (28.57%) Web Services
8 30 (25.21%) SC Cleared
9 29 (24.37%) Security Architecture
9 29 (24.37%) Management Information System
10 25 (21.01%) SQL
10 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (21.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 24 (20.17%) CESG
12 23 (19.33%) Ruby
13 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
13 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
13 22 (18.49%) Linux
13 22 (18.49%) Risk Management
14 21 (17.65%) CISM
14 21 (17.65%) QA
14 21 (17.65%) Selenium
15 20 (16.81%) Automated Testing
15 20 (16.81%) Test Strategy
15 20 (16.81%) Test Automation
15 20 (16.81%) WebDriver
15 20 (16.81%) Java
15 20 (16.81%) Internet
16 19 (15.97%) MySQL

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.76%) Apache
2 13 (10.92%) nginx
3 3 (2.52%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.81%) Internet
2 15 (12.61%) DNS
2 15 (12.61%) HTTP
3 8 (6.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 7 (5.88%) tcpdump
5 6 (5.04%) Network Security
6 5 (4.20%) Firewall
7 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.68%) VPN
8 2 (1.68%) IPsec
9 1 (0.84%) SSL
9 1 (0.84%) IPv4
9 1 (0.84%) IPv6
9 1 (0.84%) SNMP
9 1 (0.84%) LDAP
9 1 (0.84%) LAN
9 1 (0.84%) WAN
9 1 (0.84%) SMTP
9 1 (0.84%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.97%) MySQL
2 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Selenium
2 20 (16.81%) WebDriver
3 19 (15.97%) Jenkins
3 19 (15.97%) JMeter
4 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 12 (10.08%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.40%) Finance
3 8 (6.72%) Law
4 5 (4.20%) Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Military
6 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (27.73%) Consultant
2 21 (17.65%) Security Consultant
3 20 (16.81%) Software Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Architect
4 18 (15.13%) Security Architect
5 13 (10.92%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 13 (10.92%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (10.08%) Information Security Consultant
7 10 (8.40%) Information Security Architect
7 10 (8.40%) Information Architect
8 9 (7.56%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 8 (6.72%) Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Security Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) CLAS Consultant
11 5 (4.20%) Security Advisor
11 5 (4.20%) Security Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Security Manager
12 4 (3.36%) Information Manager
12 4 (3.36%) Information Security Manager
13 3 (2.52%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.57%) Web Services
2 19 (15.97%) LAMP
3 5 (4.20%) JSP
4 2 (1.68%) STL
4 2 (1.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.84%) CSS
5 1 (0.84%) Symfony
5 1 (0.84%) jQuery
5 1 (0.84%) Pthreads
5 1 (0.84%) HTML5
5 1 (0.84%) Yii
5 1 (0.84%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.84%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.61%) RMADS
2 29 (24.37%) Management Information System
3 24 (20.17%) CESG
4 18 (15.13%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (5.04%) Open Source
6 5 (4.20%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.52%) PKI
7 3 (2.52%) NHS
8 2 (1.68%) GIS
8 2 (1.68%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.68%) SCADA
8 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Linux
2 17 (14.29%) Windows
3 13 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.88%) UNIX
5 4 (3.36%) Solaris
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.52%) Windows NT
6 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) CentOS
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.38%) Cyber Security
2 41 (34.45%) Information Security
3 29 (24.37%) Security Architecture
4 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (18.49%) Risk Management
5 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
6 20 (16.81%) Test Automation
6 20 (16.81%) Automated Testing
6 20 (16.81%) Test Strategy
7 19 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (15.97%) Workflow
8 16 (13.45%) Network Design
9 15 (12.61%) Configuration Management
10 11 (9.24%) Security Testing
11 10 (8.40%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (8.40%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (7.56%) Computer Forensics
12 9 (7.56%) Ethical Hacking
13 8 (6.72%) ISMS
13 8 (6.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.09%) PHP
1 37 (31.09%) Python
2 25 (21.01%) SQL
3 23 (19.33%) Ruby
4 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
5 20 (16.81%) Java
6 18 (15.13%) Perl
7 17 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.36%) C++
8 4 (3.36%) C
9 2 (1.68%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (38.66%) Security Cleared
2 35 (29.41%) CISSP
3 30 (25.21%) SC Cleared
4 21 (17.65%) CISM
5 14 (11.76%) DV Cleared
6 11 (9.24%) Degree
6 11 (9.24%) CEH
7 6 (5.04%) GIAC
7 6 (5.04%) CISA
8 5 (4.20%) PCI QSA
9 3 (2.52%) CCIE
9 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.84%) CIPD
10 1 (0.84%) CHFI
10 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) CRISC
10 1 (0.84%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (17.65%) QA
3 10 (8.40%) PCI DSS
4 7 (5.88%) JSP 440
5 3 (2.52%) COBIT
5 3 (2.52%) HIPAA
5 3 (2.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.84%) GPG13
6 1 (0.84%) BS25999
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Snort
2 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) Puppet
1 13 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) Nagios
2 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.04%) Sourcefire
3 1 (0.84%) Zend
3 1 (0.84%) LogRhythm
3 1 (0.84%) VMware
3 1 (0.84%) Cognos
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.84%) Citrix
Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago