The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 369 343 398
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +55
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 82 96 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.56% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 28
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,600 £70,000 £78,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.45% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18838 17086 18386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.35% 76.12% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14894 13837 15749
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Assurance
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +18 38 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Hampshire -49 21 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Berkshire -4 20 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £48,750 -31.57%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 86 (73.50%) Security Cleared
2 58 (49.57%) RMADS
3 52 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 47 (40.17%) Information Security
5 40 (34.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 39 (33.33%) CISSP
7 38 (32.48%) Management Information System
7 38 (32.48%) Security Architecture
8 36 (30.77%) DV Cleared
9 35 (29.91%) CESG
10 34 (29.06%) CESG CLAS
11 33 (28.21%) Network Design
12 27 (23.08%) Risk Management
13 25 (21.37%) Risk Assessment
14 23 (19.66%) Degree
15 21 (17.95%) CISM
15 21 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
16 19 (16.24%) ISMS
17 15 (12.82%) ITIL
18 14 (11.97%) SOA
18 14 (11.97%) Telecoms
18 14 (11.97%) Risk Analysis
18 14 (11.97%) Cyber Security
19 13 (11.11%) CRAMM
19 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
20 12 (10.26%) Linux
20 12 (10.26%) Windows
20 12 (10.26%) Finance
21 11 (9.40%) JSP 440
22 10 (8.55%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (8.55%) IIS
2 6 (5.13%) Apache
3 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (3.42%) Network Security
2 4 (3.42%) Firewall
2 4 (3.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) MySQL
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (11.97%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.26%) Finance
3 10 (8.55%) Retail
4 9 (7.69%) Law
5 4 (3.42%) Military
6 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.56%) Electronics
7 2 (1.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 60 (51.28%) Consultant
2 30 (25.64%) Security Consultant
3 25 (21.37%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 23 (19.66%) Architect
5 21 (17.95%) CLAS Consultant
6 17 (14.53%) Security Architect
7 16 (13.68%) Information Security Consultant
8 9 (7.69%) Analyst
8 9 (7.69%) Security Advisor
9 7 (5.98%) Security Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Administrator
10 6 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (3.42%) Security Operations Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Service Manager
11 4 (3.42%) Operations Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
12 3 (2.56%) Information Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Information Manager
12 3 (2.56%) Information Security Manager
12 3 (2.56%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Web Services
2 5 (4.27%) JSP
3 3 (2.56%) .NET
4 2 (1.71%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.85%) SOAP
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
5 1 (0.85%) RESTful
5 1 (0.85%) Yii
5 1 (0.85%) HTML5
5 1 (0.85%) jQuery
5 1 (0.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 58 (49.57%) RMADS
2 38 (32.48%) Management Information System
3 35 (29.91%) CESG
4 34 (29.06%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.27%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.42%) Open Source
8 3 (2.56%) PKI
8 3 (2.56%) SCADA
8 3 (2.56%) Physics
8 3 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.85%) Statistics
9 1 (0.85%) Machine Learning
9 1 (0.85%) Social Media
9 1 (0.85%) CMDB
9 1 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) Linux
1 12 (10.26%) Windows
2 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (5.13%) CentOS
2 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
3 3 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (1.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.17%) Information Security
2 38 (32.48%) Security Architecture
3 33 (28.21%) Network Design
4 27 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 25 (21.37%) Risk Assessment
6 21 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (16.24%) ISMS
8 15 (12.82%) ITIL
9 14 (11.97%) SOA
9 14 (11.97%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (11.97%) Cyber Security
10 13 (11.11%) CRAMM
11 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (7.69%) MODAF
11 9 (7.69%) TOGAF
12 7 (5.98%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (5.98%) Security Testing
13 6 (5.13%) ITIL V3
13 6 (5.13%) Project Management
14 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.56%) Python
1 3 (2.56%) C#
1 3 (2.56%) C++
2 2 (1.71%) SQL
3 1 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (73.50%) Security Cleared
2 52 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 39 (33.33%) CISSP
4 36 (30.77%) DV Cleared
5 23 (19.66%) Degree
6 21 (17.95%) CISM
7 8 (6.84%) CISA
8 3 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) CITP
9 2 (1.71%) CGEIT
9 2 (1.71%) ISSEP
9 2 (1.71%) CEH
10 1 (0.85%) GIAC
10 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (34.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.40%) JSP 440
3 4 (3.42%) COBIT
4 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.56%) QA
5 2 (1.71%) GPG13
6 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Snort
1 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) Fujitsu
3 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco
5 3 (2.56%) VMware
5 3 (2.56%) Sourcefire
5 3 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (0.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.85%) McAfee
6 1 (0.85%) Juniper
6 1 (0.85%) Zend
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