The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 8 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 8.33% - 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% - 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £56,500 - £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Information Security
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 62.50% 100.00% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 27
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.13%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

The demand trend of job ads across the Thames Valley region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Information Security
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Information Security Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) GCIA
2 1 (33.33%) Tripwire
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Database Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) GCIA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Tripwire