The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 631 635 739
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +104
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 261 318 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 186 140 178
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,750 £58,750
% change year-on-year
-0.47% -10.21%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80857 93075 97015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.10% 87.55% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66648 76857 79740
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Information Assurance
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the UK.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in the UK

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 within the UK.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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
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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
England +42 216 £52,826 -3.95% 29
London +64 81 £54,788 -10.55% 7
South West +8 43 £55,000 -4.34% 8
South East +59 36 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Surrey +21 22 £30,000 -39.39% 1
North West -24 21 £42,500 -22.72% 7
Bristol +19 19 £70,000 +3.70% 6
Gloucestershire -32 19 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Guildford +42 18 £30,000 -39.08%
Manchester -18 18 £42,500 +6.25% 7
West Midlands -10 16 £75,000 +25.00% 1
East of England +12 15 £66,500 +45.35% 1
Birmingham -1 14 - - 1
South Wales - 14 £52,000 - 1
Newport - 14 £52,000 - 1
Wales - 14 £52,000 - 1
Hampshire +5 11 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Hertfordshire +4 11 £65,000 +13.04%
City of London +18 7 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Royston - 7 £65,000 -
Gloucester -1 5 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £75,750 +84.75% 1
Greenford +3 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Cambridge - 4 £75,750 - 1
Feltham - 4 £40,000 -
Cumbria - 3 £57,500 -
Berkshire +47 2 £64,000 +16.36%
West Yorkshire +30 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire +20 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Dorset - 2 £58,750 -

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 335 (69.65%) Information Security
2 197 (40.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 196 (40.75%) CISSP
4 188 (39.09%) Management Information System
5 182 (37.84%) Security Cleared
6 177 (36.80%) Risk Management
7 135 (28.07%) ITIL
8 133 (27.65%) Degree
9 131 (27.23%) Cybersecurity
10 105 (21.83%) CISM
11 102 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
12 94 (19.54%) Windows
13 92 (19.13%) PCI DSS
14 83 (17.26%) Security Operations
15 82 (17.05%) Security Management
16 81 (16.84%) Risk Assessment
17 78 (16.22%) Project Management
18 77 (16.01%) Finance
19 76 (15.80%) Data Protection
20 74 (15.38%) Security Architecture
21 73 (15.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 70 (14.55%) Microsoft
23 69 (14.35%) SC Cleared
24 68 (14.14%) DV Cleared
25 65 (13.51%) Firewall
25 65 (13.51%) CESG
25 65 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
26 64 (13.31%) SIEM
27 63 (13.10%) GIAC
28 62 (12.89%) CISA

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills 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 22 (4.57%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.33%) IIS
3 11 (2.29%) Apache
4 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (8.32%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.07%) MS Office
3 21 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.04%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.04%) MS Project
4 5 (1.04%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (2.91%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.90%) Office 365
2 21 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.33%) SaaS
4 4 (0.83%) IaaS
4 4 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.51%) Firewall
2 45 (9.36%) Network Security
3 36 (7.48%) DNS
4 21 (4.37%) IP Telephony
4 21 (4.37%) IPsec
4 21 (4.37%) LAN
5 20 (4.16%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.16%) WAN
6 17 (3.53%) SSL
7 15 (3.12%) Internet
7 15 (3.12%) MPLS
8 14 (2.91%) DHCP
8 14 (2.91%) Ethernet
9 12 (2.49%) ADSL
9 12 (2.49%) ICMP
9 12 (2.49%) ISDN
9 12 (2.49%) Junos
9 12 (2.49%) PSTN
9 12 (2.49%) SNMP
9 12 (2.49%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.49%) Big Data
2 7 (1.46%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.42%) GIS
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.08%) Cucumber
1 10 (2.08%) Selenium
2 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.42%) JMeter
2 2 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
General
1 77 (16.01%) Finance
2 42 (8.73%) Legal
3 26 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.37%) Aerospace
5 16 (3.33%) Banking
6 9 (1.87%) Military
7 7 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.25%) Local Government
9 5 (1.04%) Retail
10 4 (0.83%) Law
11 3 (0.62%) French Language
11 3 (0.62%) German Language
11 3 (0.62%) Marketing
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 2 (0.42%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 118 (24.53%) Consultant
2 62 (12.89%) Security Manager
3 61 (12.68%) Architect
4 52 (10.81%) Information Manager
5 48 (9.98%) Security Consultant
6 39 (8.11%) Security Architect
7 38 (7.90%) Analyst
8 35 (7.28%) Information Security Manager
9 31 (6.44%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 27 (5.61%) Information Officer
10 27 (5.61%) Information Security Officer
10 27 (5.61%) Security Officer
11 24 (4.99%) Information Assurance Manager
12 23 (4.78%) Information Security Consultant
13 21 (4.37%) Security Analyst
14 19 (3.95%) Cybersecurity Consultant
15 18 (3.74%) Information Specialist
15 18 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
16 17 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
17 14 (2.91%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.91%) .NET
2 12 (2.49%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.62%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.42%) Web Services
5 1 (0.21%) HTML
5 1 (0.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 188 (39.09%) Management Information System
2 65 (13.51%) CESG
3 61 (12.68%) Data Centre
4 44 (9.15%) Data Protection Act
5 43 (8.94%) Computer Science
6 38 (7.90%) Security Operations Centre
7 37 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 29 (6.03%) Cryptography
9 26 (5.41%) Physics
10 25 (5.20%) NHS
11 19 (3.95%) Driving Licence
12 18 (3.74%) CESG CLAS
12 18 (3.74%) Statistics
13 14 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (2.70%) Blog
15 12 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (1.87%) Mainframe
16 9 (1.87%) PKI
17 8 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 8 (1.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (19.54%) Windows
2 36 (7.48%) Linux
3 33 (6.86%) Unix
4 24 (4.99%) Solaris
5 21 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.04%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.83%) AIX
8 4 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (69.65%) Information Security
2 177 (36.80%) Risk Management
3 135 (28.07%) ITIL
4 131 (27.23%) Cybersecurity
5 102 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
6 83 (17.26%) Security Operations
7 82 (17.05%) Security Management
8 81 (16.84%) Risk Assessment
9 78 (16.22%) Project Management
10 76 (15.80%) Data Protection
11 74 (15.38%) Security Architecture
12 73 (15.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 65 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (13.31%) SIEM
15 60 (12.47%) Information Security Management
16 59 (12.27%) Service Management
17 54 (11.23%) TOGAF
18 45 (9.36%) Technical Architecture
19 37 (7.69%) Presales
20 36 (7.48%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.02%) C
2 25 (5.20%) Java
3 23 (4.78%) C++
4 15 (3.12%) C#
5 13 (2.70%) Objective-C
5 13 (2.70%) PHP
5 13 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 9 (1.87%) Python
7 7 (1.46%) Perl
8 3 (0.62%) SQL
9 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.42%) Ruby
10 1 (0.21%) Lua
Qualifications
1 196 (40.75%) CISSP
2 182 (37.84%) Security Cleared
3 133 (27.65%) Degree
4 105 (21.83%) CISM
5 69 (14.35%) SC Cleared
6 68 (14.14%) DV Cleared
7 63 (13.10%) GIAC
8 62 (12.89%) CISA
9 60 (12.47%) CESG Certified Professional
10 35 (7.28%) CLAS
11 33 (6.86%) GCIH
12 32 (6.65%) CEH
13 28 (5.82%) CRISC
14 26 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
15 20 (4.16%) CREST Certified
16 16 (3.33%) CCNA
17 14 (2.91%) CISMP
17 14 (2.91%) MCSA
17 14 (2.91%) MCSE
17 14 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (40.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (19.13%) PCI DSS
3 61 (12.68%) COBIT
4 52 (10.81%) RMADS
5 49 (10.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 24 (4.99%) JSP 440
7 18 (3.74%) GPG13
7 18 (3.74%) QA
8 12 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 10 (2.08%) HMG Infosec
10 4 (0.83%) ISO27002
11 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.62%) SLA
12 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.42%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.21%) BS25999
13 1 (0.21%) ISO27005
System Software
1 41 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.99%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.37%) KVM
5 12 (2.49%) Firmware
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) Snort
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (4.78%) SCCM
2 21 (4.37%) Cobbler
2 21 (4.37%) FreeIPA
2 21 (4.37%) Puppet
2 21 (4.37%) Zenoss
3 15 (3.12%) Nessus
4 14 (2.91%) WSUS
5 6 (1.25%) QRadar
6 3 (0.62%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.21%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.21%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.90%) Cisco
3 32 (6.65%) VMware
4 21 (4.37%) Red Hat
5 20 (4.16%) Juniper
6 14 (2.91%) Qualys
6 14 (2.91%) ServiceNow
7 13 (2.70%) ArcSight
7 13 (2.70%) TOWER Software
8 9 (1.87%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.46%) Splunk
10 6 (1.25%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle
11 4 (0.83%) F5
12 3 (0.62%) Crossbeam
12 3 (0.62%) HP
12 3 (0.62%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.62%) Remedy
13 2 (0.42%) ESRI
13 2 (0.42%) Sourcefire
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £120,000 - £160,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum, Benefits TBC
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
MI5
Salary: From £54,788 to £54,788 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
MI5
Salary: From £52,651 to £52,651 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Package
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexihours and more...
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Bristol, Avon
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
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Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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South East
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Bristol
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Unspecified competitive plus benefits
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London
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Manchester, Lancashire
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