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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
UK
Rank 731 673 724
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +51
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 132 283 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88 157 144
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £61,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.09%

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
74927 89028 92672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.30% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61585 73757 75638
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £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 27 February 2017 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -18 126 £55,000 - 29
London +28 48 £55,000 -9.83% 4
South West -6 28 £52,500 -19.23% 3
South East +18 17 £57,500 +12.19% 11
East of England +15 12 £85,000 +126.66% 2
North West -5 12 £55,000 +12.24% 4
Gloucestershire -45 12 £47,000 -10.47% 1
City of London +16 9 £55,000 -9.83%
Bristol +4 9 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Hampshire +15 8 £50,000 -9.09% 7
West Midlands +31 6 £100,000 +138.09% 1
Manchester -31 6 £55,000 +41.02% 4
Hertfordshire +8 5 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £85,000 -
Avon - 4 - -
Worcestershire - 4 £100,000 -
Malvern - 4 £100,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £85,000 -
Hatfield - 4 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +45 3 - - 3
Essex +19 3 - - 1
Berkshire +18 3 £75,000 +36.36%
Scotland +16 3 £72,500 +141.66%
Gosport - 3 £65,000 -
Colchester - 3 - -
Greenford +4 2 £52,500 -
Farnborough -5 2 £33,500 +11.66% 2
Edinburgh -5 2 £60,000 -
Gloucester -15 2 £50,000 -
Oxford - 2 £70,000 -

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 273 (70.36%) Information Security
2 181 (46.65%) Management Information System
3 177 (45.62%) Risk Management
4 174 (44.85%) Security Cleared
5 163 (42.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 157 (40.46%) CISSP
7 121 (31.19%) ITIL
8 108 (27.84%) CISM
8 108 (27.84%) Cybersecurity
9 99 (25.52%) Degree
10 86 (22.16%) Penetration Testing
11 82 (21.13%) Security Management
12 80 (20.62%) SC Cleared
13 79 (20.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 73 (18.81%) SIEM
15 70 (18.04%) GIAC
16 66 (17.01%) Windows
17 63 (16.24%) Security Operations
18 62 (15.98%) CESG
19 61 (15.72%) Risk Assessment
20 60 (15.46%) Information Security Management
21 59 (15.21%) CESG Certified Professional
21 59 (15.21%) DV Cleared
22 57 (14.69%) Data Centre
22 57 (14.69%) Finance
23 56 (14.43%) COBIT
24 55 (14.18%) PCI DSS
24 55 (14.18%) Data Protection
24 55 (14.18%) Firewall
25 51 (13.14%) TOGAF

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 16 (4.12%) IIS
2 9 (2.32%) Apache
3 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.58%) MS Office
4 6 (1.55%) MS Project
5 3 (0.77%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (3.61%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.12%) Office 365
2 14 (3.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) IaaS
3 2 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.18%) Firewall
2 37 (9.54%) Network Security
3 24 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 22 (5.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (4.38%) IPsec
5 17 (4.38%) MPLS
6 16 (4.12%) LAN
7 15 (3.87%) DNS
7 15 (3.87%) WAN
8 14 (3.61%) DHCP
8 14 (3.61%) Ethernet
9 13 (3.35%) ADSL
9 13 (3.35%) HSRP
9 13 (3.35%) ICMP
9 13 (3.35%) ISDN
9 13 (3.35%) PSTN
9 13 (3.35%) SNMP
9 13 (3.35%) SSL
9 13 (3.35%) X.25
10 12 (3.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.35%) Big Data
2 5 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.26%) GIS
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (2.84%) Cucumber
1 11 (2.84%) Selenium
2 2 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) JMeter
3 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (14.69%) Finance
2 40 (10.31%) Legal
3 27 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.44%) Banking
5 24 (6.19%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.32%) Military
7 7 (1.80%) Retail
8 6 (1.55%) Local Government
9 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.29%) Marketing
10 4 (1.03%) French Language
10 4 (1.03%) German Language
10 4 (1.03%) Law
11 3 (0.77%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (22.68%) Consultant
2 55 (14.18%) Architect
3 44 (11.34%) Security Consultant
4 40 (10.31%) Information Manager
5 39 (10.05%) Security Manager
6 34 (8.76%) Analyst
7 33 (8.51%) Security Architect
8 26 (6.70%) Information Security Consultant
9 25 (6.44%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 24 (6.19%) Security Analyst
11 23 (5.93%) Information Assurance Manager
12 18 (4.64%) Information Security Manager
13 16 (4.12%) Information Specialist
14 15 (3.87%) CISSP Manager
14 15 (3.87%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 15 (3.87%) Governance Manager
15 14 (3.61%) Administrator
15 14 (3.61%) Windows Administrator
16 13 (3.35%) Network Engineer
16 13 (3.35%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.61%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.32%) .NET
3 5 (1.29%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.77%) JSON
4 3 (0.77%) XML
5 1 (0.26%) HTML
5 1 (0.26%) Web Services
5 1 (0.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 181 (46.65%) Management Information System
2 62 (15.98%) CESG
3 57 (14.69%) Data Centre
4 51 (13.14%) Computer Science
5 34 (8.76%) Data Protection Act
6 24 (6.19%) NHS
7 23 (5.93%) Cyber Defence
8 22 (5.67%) Security Operations Centre
9 20 (5.15%) Driving Licence
10 16 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (4.12%) CESG CLAS
11 14 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.58%) PKI
13 8 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (2.06%) Social Media
14 7 (1.80%) Mainframe
15 6 (1.55%) Blog
15 6 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 5 (1.29%) Freedom of Information Act
17 4 (1.03%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.01%) Windows
2 28 (7.22%) Linux
3 22 (5.67%) Unix
4 20 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.29%) Solaris
6 5 (1.29%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.03%) AIX
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (70.36%) Information Security
2 177 (45.62%) Risk Management
3 121 (31.19%) ITIL
4 108 (27.84%) Cybersecurity
5 86 (22.16%) Penetration Testing
6 82 (21.13%) Security Management
7 79 (20.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 73 (18.81%) SIEM
9 63 (16.24%) Security Operations
10 61 (15.72%) Risk Assessment
11 60 (15.46%) Information Security Management
12 55 (14.18%) Data Protection
13 51 (13.14%) TOGAF
14 47 (12.11%) Security Architecture
15 46 (11.86%) Project Management
16 45 (11.60%) Mathematics
17 43 (11.08%) ISMS
18 42 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
19 41 (10.57%) Technical Architecture
20 37 (9.54%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.60%) C
2 18 (4.64%) C++
2 18 (4.64%) Java
3 11 (2.84%) C#
4 10 (2.58%) Perl
5 9 (2.32%) Python
6 6 (1.55%) Objective-C
6 6 (1.55%) PHP
6 6 (1.55%) SQL
6 6 (1.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.26%) Lua
8 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.26%) Ruby
8 1 (0.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 174 (44.85%) Security Cleared
2 157 (40.46%) CISSP
3 108 (27.84%) CISM
4 99 (25.52%) Degree
5 80 (20.62%) SC Cleared
6 70 (18.04%) GIAC
7 59 (15.21%) CESG Certified Professional
7 59 (15.21%) DV Cleared
8 44 (11.34%) GCIH
9 40 (10.31%) CISA
10 39 (10.05%) CEH
11 30 (7.73%) CRISC
12 28 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (6.19%) CLAS
13 24 (6.19%) SANS
14 18 (4.64%) CCNP
15 17 (4.38%) GCIA
16 14 (3.61%) CISMP
16 14 (3.61%) MCSE
16 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (42.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (14.43%) COBIT
3 55 (14.18%) PCI DSS
4 43 (11.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 33 (8.51%) RMADS
6 32 (8.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 28 (7.22%) JSP 440
8 20 (5.15%) GPG13
9 14 (3.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 12 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 9 (2.32%) QA
12 7 (1.80%) HMG Infosec
13 6 (1.55%) ISO 9001
14 5 (1.29%) Data Quality
14 5 (1.29%) SLA
15 4 (1.03%) GDPR
15 4 (1.03%) ISO27002
16 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.26%) ISO22301
16 1 (0.26%) ISO27005
System Software
1 28 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.35%) Firmware
4 12 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.52%) Snort
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (5.15%) Nessus
2 16 (4.12%) WSUS
3 8 (2.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (2.06%) QRadar
4 7 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.55%) CSIRT
6 5 (1.29%) ArcSight ESM
7 3 (0.77%) EnCase
7 3 (0.77%) FTK
8 2 (0.52%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.26%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 49 (12.63%) Cisco
2 41 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.22%) VMware
4 14 (3.61%) Qualys
4 14 (3.61%) ServiceNow
5 13 (3.35%) Juniper
5 13 (3.35%) TOWER Software
6 11 (2.84%) ArcSight
6 11 (2.84%) CheckPoint
6 11 (2.84%) Oracle
7 9 (2.32%) Splunk
8 7 (1.80%) F5
8 7 (1.80%) Intel Security
9 6 (1.55%) BeyondTrust
9 6 (1.55%) Blue Coat
9 6 (1.55%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.55%) Dell
9 6 (1.55%) FireEye
10 5 (1.29%) Crossbeam
10 5 (1.29%) Palo Alto
Hampshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Morson International
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + more
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + PMI, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: From £17,500 to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competetive Base Salary plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive Base Salary with pension, bonus and other
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and flexible benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Essex, UK
University of Essex
Salary: Grade 7: £29,301-£32,004, Grade 8: £32,004-£38,183
Posted: 25 days ago