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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 348 373 350
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 89 68 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.41% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 66
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £36,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £52,400 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
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
17208 16702 17637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.80% 78.57% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13313 13676 14903
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
Surrey +11 36 £53,750 +4.36% 3
Hampshire +5 30 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Berkshire -2 19 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 6 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 126 (64.62%) Security Cleared
2 82 (42.05%) RMADS
3 81 (41.54%) SC Cleared
4 73 (37.44%) Information Security
5 63 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 62 (31.79%) DV Cleared
7 56 (28.72%) Risk Management
7 56 (28.72%) CISSP
8 53 (27.18%) Management Information System
9 45 (23.08%) Security Architecture
10 42 (21.54%) Finance
11 39 (20.00%) CESG
12 38 (19.49%) CESG CLAS
12 38 (19.49%) CISM
12 38 (19.49%) Degree
12 38 (19.49%) Network Design
13 35 (17.95%) SOA
14 34 (17.44%) ISMS
15 33 (16.92%) CRAMM
16 30 (15.38%) Telecoms
17 29 (14.87%) Risk Analysis
18 28 (14.36%) Law
19 27 (13.85%) Risk Assessment
19 27 (13.85%) Internet
20 25 (12.82%) Security Testing
21 21 (10.77%) MODAF
21 21 (10.77%) TOGAF
21 21 (10.77%) Linux
21 21 (10.77%) Cyber Security
22 20 (10.26%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (3.08%) IIS
2 3 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) nginx
4 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Project
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
2 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.85%) Internet
2 19 (9.74%) HTTP
2 19 (9.74%) DNS
3 13 (6.67%) DHCP
4 12 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (5.64%) Wireshark
5 11 (5.64%) tcpdump
6 7 (3.59%) Firewall
7 5 (2.56%) LAN
7 5 (2.56%) LDAP
7 5 (2.56%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.56%) FTP
7 5 (2.56%) WAN
7 5 (2.56%) SMTP
8 2 (1.03%) Wireless
8 2 (1.03%) Network Security
9 1 (0.51%) VPN
9 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.56%) MySQL
2 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Selenium
1 3 (1.54%) JIRA
1 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.54%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.51%) PHPUnit
General
1 42 (21.54%) Finance
2 30 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 28 (14.36%) Law
4 20 (10.26%) Retail
5 17 (8.72%) Military
6 9 (4.62%) Electronics
7 8 (4.10%) Legal
8 6 (3.08%) Local Government
9 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.03%) Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.51%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (42.05%) Consultant
2 46 (23.59%) Security Consultant
3 38 (19.49%) Information Security Consultant
4 32 (16.41%) Architect
5 28 (14.36%) Security Advisor
6 23 (11.79%) CLAS Consultant
7 21 (10.77%) Analyst
8 17 (8.72%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 16 (8.21%) Security Analyst
10 14 (7.18%) Security Architect
11 13 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
13 6 (3.08%) Service Manager
13 6 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
14 5 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 5 (2.56%) Forensic Analyst
14 5 (2.56%) Professional Services Manager
15 4 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
15 4 (2.05%) Head of Security
16 3 (1.54%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.56%) Web Services
2 3 (1.54%) LAMP
3 2 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) jQuery
4 1 (0.51%) JSON
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
4 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (42.05%) RMADS
2 53 (27.18%) Management Information System
3 39 (20.00%) CESG
4 38 (19.49%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (3.59%) Human Factors
6 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.03%) Open Source
8 2 (1.03%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.51%) Blog
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.77%) Linux
2 14 (7.18%) CentOS
2 14 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (4.62%) Windows
4 5 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.44%) Information Security
2 56 (28.72%) Risk Management
3 45 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 38 (19.49%) Network Design
5 35 (17.95%) SOA
6 34 (17.44%) ISMS
7 33 (16.92%) CRAMM
8 29 (14.87%) Risk Analysis
9 27 (13.85%) Risk Assessment
10 25 (12.82%) Security Testing
11 21 (10.77%) MODAF
11 21 (10.77%) TOGAF
11 21 (10.77%) Cyber Security
12 20 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (9.74%) Technical Architecture
14 17 (8.72%) SIEM
15 15 (7.69%) Mentoring
16 14 (7.18%) ITIL
16 14 (7.18%) Software Testing
17 13 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.72%) PHP
2 14 (7.18%) Perl
2 14 (7.18%) Python
3 13 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.54%) Java
5 3 (1.54%) SQL
6 1 (0.51%) Ruby
6 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 126 (64.62%) Security Cleared
2 81 (41.54%) SC Cleared
3 62 (31.79%) DV Cleared
4 56 (28.72%) CISSP
5 38 (19.49%) CISM
5 38 (19.49%) Degree
6 11 (5.64%) GIAC
7 10 (5.13%) CISA
8 8 (4.10%) GCIA
8 8 (4.10%) GCIH
9 3 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.54%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.54%) CEH
9 3 (1.54%) ISEB
10 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (9.23%) JSP 440
3 8 (4.10%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.62%) Snort
2 1 (0.51%) KVM
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.18%) Puppet
2 13 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (10.26%) Fujitsu
2 14 (7.18%) Red Hat
3 12 (6.15%) Sourcefire
4 8 (4.10%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.56%) LogRhythm
5 5 (2.56%) Splunk
5 5 (2.56%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.03%) BT
7 1 (0.51%) Percona
7 1 (0.51%) VMware
7 1 (0.51%) i2
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix
7 1 (0.51%) HP
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
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