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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 392 411 365
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -46
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 42 54 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.30% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 56
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -8.18%
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
15853 17835 18850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.10% 85.49% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13340 14411 14852
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +12 22 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Surrey +29 12 £62,000 +20.97% 2
Berkshire -4 4 £55,000 -6.38% 1
East Sussex +1 3 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,500 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 65 (58.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (56.25%) Information Security
3 61 (54.46%) RMADS
4 48 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 46 (41.07%) Management Information System
6 43 (38.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 41 (36.61%) SC Cleared
8 40 (35.71%) CLAS
8 40 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
8 40 (35.71%) CISSP
9 39 (34.82%) Risk Management
9 39 (34.82%) Degree
10 36 (32.14%) Security Management
11 28 (25.00%) DV Cleared
12 27 (24.11%) ISMS
13 26 (23.21%) Service Delivery
14 24 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
14 24 (21.43%) Mentoring
15 23 (20.54%) PCI DSS
15 23 (20.54%) Information Security Management
16 22 (19.64%) CISA
17 20 (17.86%) CISM
18 18 (16.07%) Network Design
18 18 (16.07%) Legal
19 16 (14.29%) Migration
19 16 (14.29%) Computer Science
19 16 (14.29%) Computer Security
20 14 (12.50%) Security Architecture
21 13 (11.61%) CESG Certified Professional
21 13 (11.61%) Telecoms

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (0.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.57%) MS Office
4 1 (0.89%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) Firewall
2 5 (4.46%) SSL
3 4 (3.57%) IPsec
3 4 (3.57%) LAN
3 4 (3.57%) VPN
3 4 (3.57%) WAN
3 4 (3.57%) Wireless
4 3 (2.68%) Network Security
5 2 (1.79%) HTTP
5 2 (1.79%) Internet
5 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.89%) ATM
6 1 (0.89%) DNS
6 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.89%) IPv4
6 1 (0.89%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 18 (16.07%) Legal
2 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.36%) Publishing
4 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.57%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (31.25%) Consultant
2 32 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 23 (20.54%) Analyst
3 23 (20.54%) Security Analyst
4 21 (18.75%) Information Manager
4 21 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
5 17 (15.18%) Security Consultant
6 15 (13.39%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) CLAS Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 8 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
8 7 (6.25%) Governance Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Information Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Information Governance Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Information Risk Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Security Risk Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) JMS
1 1 (0.89%) REST
1 1 (0.89%) SOAP
1 1 (0.89%) WSDL
1 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (41.07%) Management Information System
2 16 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.93%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.25%) CESG
5 6 (5.36%) Cybercrime
5 6 (5.36%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.68%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.79%) Verilog
7 2 (1.79%) VHDL
8 1 (0.89%) CMDB
8 1 (0.89%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Unix
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.25%) Information Security
2 40 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (34.82%) Risk Management
4 36 (32.14%) Security Management
5 27 (24.11%) ISMS
6 26 (23.21%) Service Delivery
7 24 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 24 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
8 23 (20.54%) Information Security Management
9 18 (16.07%) Network Design
10 16 (14.29%) Computer Security
10 16 (14.29%) Migration
11 14 (12.50%) Security Architecture
12 12 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (9.82%) Risk Analysis
14 10 (8.93%) Data Protection
14 10 (8.93%) Quality Management
15 8 (7.14%) Presales
16 7 (6.25%) Security Testing
16 7 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.36%) C
2 2 (1.79%) Assembly Language
2 2 (1.79%) C++
2 2 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 41 (36.61%) SC Cleared
3 40 (35.71%) CISSP
3 40 (35.71%) CLAS
4 39 (34.82%) Degree
5 28 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 22 (19.64%) CISA
7 20 (17.86%) CISM
8 13 (11.61%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (8.04%) CRISC
10 7 (6.25%) SAP Certification
11 6 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (3.57%) GISF
12 4 (3.57%) IISP
12 4 (3.57%) ISACA
13 3 (2.68%) GIAC
13 3 (2.68%) SANS
14 2 (1.79%) CREST Certified
14 2 (1.79%) PCI QSA
15 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (58.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (54.46%) RMADS
3 43 (38.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 23 (20.54%) PCI DSS
5 11 (9.82%) ISO 9001
6 10 (8.93%) ISO22301
7 8 (7.14%) COBIT
8 4 (3.57%) JSP 440
9 2 (1.79%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.79%) Firmware
2 1 (0.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.89%) Nessus
2 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
1 11 (9.82%) VMware
2 10 (8.93%) SAP
3 9 (8.04%) HP
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco
5 3 (2.68%) Splunk
6 2 (1.79%) Altera
6 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.79%) Juniper
6 2 (1.79%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.79%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.89%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.89%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) ESRI
7 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.89%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle
7 1 (0.89%) Symantec
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