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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 387 355 348
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 62 109 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.58% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 68
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
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
17553 18699 17047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.70% 80.18% 76.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14064 14878 13953
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Hampshire -2 18 £50,000 -13.04%
Berkshire -11 17 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 13 £50,000 -
Surrey -29 9 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Kent - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £51,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 59 (53.64%) Cyber Security
2 58 (52.73%) Information Security
3 45 (40.91%) RMADS
3 45 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 39 (35.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (31.82%) CISSP
6 32 (29.09%) SC Cleared
7 25 (22.73%) Risk Management
8 24 (21.82%) Management Information System
8 24 (21.82%) CISM
9 23 (20.91%) Security Architecture
10 21 (19.09%) PHP
10 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (18.18%) Python
12 19 (17.27%) Web Services
12 19 (17.27%) CESG
13 18 (16.36%) Network Design
14 17 (15.45%) SQL
15 16 (14.55%) Software Engineering
16 15 (13.64%) Test Strategy
16 15 (13.64%) ISMS
16 15 (13.64%) Ruby
17 14 (12.73%) Automated Testing
17 14 (12.73%) QA
17 14 (12.73%) Selenium
17 14 (12.73%) Test Automation
17 14 (12.73%) WebDriver
17 14 (12.73%) Risk Assessment
17 14 (12.73%) Java
18 13 (11.82%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (5.45%) IIS
2 5 (4.55%) Apache
2 5 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Office
2 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Internet
2 6 (5.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (5.45%) Network Security
3 5 (4.55%) Firewall
3 5 (4.55%) HTTP
3 5 (4.55%) DNS
4 3 (2.73%) tcpdump
4 3 (2.73%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Selenium
1 14 (12.73%) WebDriver
2 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.82%) JMeter
General
1 8 (7.27%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.45%) Legal
4 5 (4.55%) Publishing
5 4 (3.64%) Law
6 3 (2.73%) Military
7 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.91%) Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (30.91%) Consultant
2 25 (22.73%) Security Consultant
3 20 (18.18%) Security Manager
4 17 (15.45%) Architect
5 16 (14.55%) Security Architect
5 16 (14.55%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (12.73%) Information Security Manager
6 14 (12.73%) Information Manager
7 13 (11.82%) Software Engineer
8 12 (10.91%) Information Architect
8 12 (10.91%) Information Security Architect
9 9 (8.18%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 7 (6.36%) Analyst
11 6 (5.45%) Programme Manager
12 5 (4.55%) IT Programme Manager
12 5 (4.55%) Security Engineer
12 5 (4.55%) Security Analyst
12 5 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (4.55%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 5 (4.55%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) Web Services
2 13 (11.82%) LAMP
3 6 (5.45%) JSP
4 2 (1.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (40.91%) RMADS
2 24 (21.82%) Management Information System
3 19 (17.27%) CESG
4 3 (2.73%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (2.73%) NHS
4 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.82%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Linux
2 7 (6.36%) Windows
3 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.82%) UNIX
4 2 (1.82%) Solaris
5 1 (0.91%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.64%) Cyber Security
2 58 (52.73%) Information Security
3 25 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 23 (20.91%) Security Architecture
5 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (16.36%) Network Design
7 16 (14.55%) Software Engineering
8 15 (13.64%) ISMS
8 15 (13.64%) Test Strategy
9 14 (12.73%) Test Automation
9 14 (12.73%) Automated Testing
9 14 (12.73%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (11.82%) Workflow
10 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 9 (8.18%) Migration
13 8 (7.27%) Security Management
13 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
13 8 (7.27%) Data Protection
14 7 (6.36%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.09%) PHP
2 20 (18.18%) Python
3 17 (15.45%) SQL
4 15 (13.64%) Ruby
5 14 (12.73%) Java
6 13 (11.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.36%) Perl
7 7 (6.36%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.64%) C
9 2 (1.82%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.82%) C++
10 1 (0.91%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 35 (31.82%) CISSP
3 32 (29.09%) SC Cleared
4 24 (21.82%) CISM
5 13 (11.82%) Degree
6 9 (8.18%) DV Cleared
7 8 (7.27%) CISA
7 8 (7.27%) CEH
8 6 (5.45%) PCI QSA
9 4 (3.64%) GIAC
10 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.73%) CCIE
11 2 (1.82%) ISEB
11 2 (1.82%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.91%) CIPD
12 1 (0.91%) CHFI
12 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.91%) GCIA
12 1 (0.91%) GCIH
12 1 (0.91%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (35.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.73%) QA
3 11 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (7.27%) JSP 440
5 3 (2.73%) HIPAA
5 3 (2.73%) SLA
6 2 (1.82%) COBIT
7 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.91%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Snort
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Puppet
1 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle
1 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.73%) Sourcefire
3 1 (0.91%) LogRhythm
3 1 (0.91%) Cognos
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.91%) HP
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive including bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago