The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 22 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.65% 2.31% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.21% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £62,500 £49,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.55% -24.61%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -1.54%
Information Security
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
65 156 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 53.72% 72.22% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 112 42
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Information Security
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Stevenage region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Stevenage

Information Security
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001