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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 389 361 340
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -21
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 52 94 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 58 67
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
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 £50,000 £47,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -14.54%
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
16813 18369 17235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.56% 80.15% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13364 14667 14060
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 £44,500 £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 29 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 29 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
Hampshire -4 15 £45,000 -4.25%
Berkshire -3 13 £60,000 +2.12% 2
Surrey -10 8 £47,500 -17.39%
East Sussex - 8 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 5 - - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £51,000 +4.61%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 53 (51.96%) Cyber Security
2 41 (40.20%) RMADS
2 41 (40.20%) Security Cleared
2 41 (40.20%) Information Security
3 29 (28.43%) CISSP
4 28 (27.45%) SC Cleared
5 27 (26.47%) Python
6 26 (25.49%) PHP
7 25 (24.51%) Security Architecture
7 25 (24.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (23.53%) Web Services
9 21 (20.59%) CISM
9 21 (20.59%) Management Information System
10 19 (18.63%) Software Engineering
10 19 (18.63%) SQL
11 18 (17.65%) Network Design
12 17 (16.67%) Ruby
12 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 17 (16.67%) Linux
13 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
13 16 (15.69%) CESG
13 16 (15.69%) Automated Testing
13 16 (15.69%) Selenium
14 15 (14.71%) QA
14 15 (14.71%) WebDriver
14 15 (14.71%) Test Automation
14 15 (14.71%) Test Strategy
14 15 (14.71%) Java
15 14 (13.73%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 9 (8.82%) nginx
1 9 (8.82%) Apache
2 4 (3.92%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) Internet
2 9 (8.82%) HTTP
2 9 (8.82%) DNS
3 7 (6.86%) Network Security
4 6 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (4.90%) Firewall
5 5 (4.90%) Wireshark
5 5 (4.90%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.96%) VPN
6 2 (1.96%) IPsec
7 1 (0.98%) SNMP
7 1 (0.98%) IPv4
7 1 (0.98%) IPv6
7 1 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) MySQL
2 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Selenium
2 15 (14.71%) WebDriver
3 14 (13.73%) JMeter
3 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.84%) Finance
3 5 (4.90%) Law
4 3 (2.94%) Military
5 2 (1.96%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) Consultant
2 21 (20.59%) Security Consultant
3 16 (15.69%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Security Architect
4 15 (14.71%) Architect
5 14 (13.73%) Information Security Consultant
6 11 (10.78%) Information Security Architect
6 11 (10.78%) Information Architect
7 10 (9.80%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 9 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (8.82%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 9 (8.82%) Security Manager
9 8 (7.84%) Information Manager
9 8 (7.84%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (6.86%) Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Security Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Security Analyst
12 4 (3.92%) Risk Consultant
13 3 (2.94%) Information Security Analyst
13 3 (2.94%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) Web Services
2 14 (13.73%) LAMP
3 4 (3.92%) JSP
4 3 (2.94%) STL
5 1 (0.98%) POSIX
5 1 (0.98%) HTML
5 1 (0.98%) HTML5
5 1 (0.98%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 41 (40.20%) RMADS
2 21 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 16 (15.69%) CESG
4 8 (7.84%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (2.94%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.94%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.94%) NHS
5 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.96%) SCADA
7 1 (0.98%) PKI
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Linux
2 12 (11.76%) Windows
3 9 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.92%) UNIX
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.96%) Solaris
5 2 (1.96%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Cyber Security
2 41 (40.20%) Information Security
3 25 (24.51%) Security Architecture
4 19 (18.63%) Software Engineering
5 18 (17.65%) Network Design
6 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 16 (15.69%) Automated Testing
8 15 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 15 (14.71%) Test Strategy
9 14 (13.73%) Workflow
9 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 11 (10.78%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (9.80%) ISMS
13 9 (8.82%) Server Building
14 8 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (6.86%) Computer Forensics
15 7 (6.86%) Ethical Hacking
16 6 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.47%) Python
2 26 (25.49%) PHP
3 19 (18.63%) SQL
4 17 (16.67%) Ruby
5 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 15 (14.71%) Java
7 12 (11.76%) Perl
7 12 (11.76%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.90%) C
8 5 (4.90%) C++
9 3 (2.94%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.98%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (40.20%) Security Cleared
2 29 (28.43%) CISSP
3 28 (27.45%) SC Cleared
4 21 (20.59%) CISM
5 11 (10.78%) Degree
6 10 (9.80%) DV Cleared
7 9 (8.82%) CEH
8 6 (5.88%) CISA
9 5 (4.90%) PCI QSA
10 4 (3.92%) GIAC
11 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.94%) CCIE
12 2 (1.96%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.98%) CIPD
13 1 (0.98%) CHFI
13 1 (0.98%) CRISC
13 1 (0.98%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (24.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.71%) QA
3 9 (8.82%) PCI DSS
4 6 (5.88%) JSP 440
5 3 (2.94%) SLA
5 3 (2.94%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.98%) COBIT
6 1 (0.98%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Snort
2 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) Puppet
1 9 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.92%) Sourcefire
3 1 (0.98%) Cognos
3 1 (0.98%) LogRhythm
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago