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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 657 764 764
Rank change year-on-year
+107 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 271 208 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 166 140 150
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,800 £36,895
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.47%

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
86518 95019 103203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.85% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 72369 77647 83700
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend

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 June 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 27 June 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 +66 222 £60,000 +14.28% 28
London +52 92 £65,000 +11.11% 8
South East +46 66 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Hampshire +22 32 £47,500 - 2
South West +20 27 £67,500 +33.00% 6
Aldershot +12 27 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Surrey +23 15 £60,000 +26.31% 1
East of England +46 13 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Hertfordshire +32 12 £60,000 +4.34%
Gloucestershire +8 10 £55,250 -18.14% 2
Yorkshire +41 9 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Leeds - 9 £47,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £47,500 - 1
Lewes +3 8 £50,000 -
East Sussex -2 8 £50,000 -
Dorset - 8 £67,500 - 1
City of London +43 7 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Hemel Hempstead +21 7 £60,000 +4.34%
Scotland +2 7 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Weymouth - 7 £67,500 - 1
Reading +14 6 £55,000 -
Guildford +13 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire +1 6 £55,000 -8.33% 2
West Midlands -12 5 - -
Staines - 5 £85,000 - 1
East Midlands +11 4 £70,000 +33.33%
Bristol +8 4 £65,000 +30.00% 3
North West +5 4 £45,000 -23.07% 3
Birmingham -11 4 - -
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 327 (53.52%) Information Security
2 323 (52.86%) Cybersecurity
3 222 (36.33%) Risk Management
4 217 (35.52%) CISSP
5 216 (35.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 190 (31.10%) Degree
7 160 (26.19%) Security Cleared
8 149 (24.39%) Management Information System
9 136 (22.26%) CISM
10 123 (20.13%) CLAS
11 114 (18.66%) CISA
12 104 (17.02%) Risk Assessment
13 97 (15.88%) CESG Certified Professional
14 96 (15.71%) PCI DSS
15 95 (15.55%) SC Cleared
16 94 (15.38%) Security Management
17 91 (14.89%) Finance
18 90 (14.73%) RMADS
19 82 (13.42%) CESG
20 69 (11.29%) Legal
21 68 (11.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
22 66 (10.80%) Network Security
23 63 (10.31%) Security Architecture
23 63 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
24 60 (9.82%) ISMS
24 60 (9.82%) ITIL
25 58 (9.49%) Information Security Management
26 53 (8.67%) Microsoft
27 52 (8.51%) Data Protection
27 52 (8.51%) Mentoring

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 19 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.45%) IIS
3 10 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.16%) Confluence
5 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (4.26%) MS Office
2 23 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.65%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.64%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.45%) Office 365
3 6 (0.98%) SaaS
4 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.80%) Network Security
2 43 (7.04%) Firewall
3 18 (2.95%) DNS
4 15 (2.45%) IP Telephony
4 15 (2.45%) WAN
5 14 (2.29%) VPN
6 13 (2.13%) LAN
6 13 (2.13%) Wireless
7 9 (1.47%) Internet
7 9 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (1.31%) SSL
9 6 (0.98%) HTTP
9 6 (0.98%) IPsec
9 6 (0.98%) VoIP
10 5 (0.82%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.49%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.49%) MPLS
11 3 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.49%) RTP
11 3 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 10 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.33%) Big Data
6 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.16%) GIS
7 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (0.65%) Selenium
3 3 (0.49%) JIRA
4 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.33%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.33%) Firebug
4 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.33%) MSTest
4 2 (0.33%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.33%) Toad
4 2 (0.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.16%) JMeter
5 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
General
1 91 (14.89%) Finance
2 69 (11.29%) Legal
3 35 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.93%) Manufacturing
4 24 (3.93%) Retail
5 20 (3.27%) Electronics
5 20 (3.27%) Military
6 14 (2.29%) Banking
7 7 (1.15%) Law
7 7 (1.15%) Publishing
8 5 (0.82%) Back Office
8 5 (0.82%) Marketing
9 4 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.49%) Automotive
10 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (28.97%) Consultant
2 112 (18.33%) Security Consultant
3 92 (15.06%) Security Manager
4 71 (11.62%) Analyst
5 69 (11.29%) Information Manager
6 58 (9.49%) Information Security Manager
7 53 (8.67%) Architect
8 39 (6.38%) Security Analyst
9 37 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 32 (5.24%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 31 (5.07%) Information Security Consultant
12 25 (4.09%) Information Assurance Manager
13 21 (3.44%) Information Architect
13 21 (3.44%) Information Assurance Architect
14 20 (3.27%) Information Analyst
14 20 (3.27%) Security Engineer
15 19 (3.11%) Senior Consultant
16 18 (2.95%) Information Assurance Engineer
17 17 (2.78%) IT Consultant
17 17 (2.78%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.96%) .NET
2 5 (0.82%) Web Services
3 4 (0.65%) CSS
3 4 (0.65%) XML
4 3 (0.49%) HTML
4 3 (0.49%) jQuery
5 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.33%) JMS
5 2 (0.33%) JSON
5 2 (0.33%) REST
5 2 (0.33%) SOAP
5 2 (0.33%) WSDL
6 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.16%) HTML5
6 1 (0.16%) LESS
6 1 (0.16%) Node.js
6 1 (0.16%) Sass
6 1 (0.16%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 149 (24.39%) Management Information System
2 82 (13.42%) CESG
3 63 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (8.18%) Mathematics
5 43 (7.04%) CESG CLAS
5 43 (7.04%) Computer Science
6 38 (6.22%) Cyber Attack
7 29 (4.75%) Cyberthreat
8 23 (3.76%) Cryptography
9 16 (2.62%) Cybercrime
10 15 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.64%) Blog
12 9 (1.47%) Biometrics
12 9 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (1.47%) Smartcard
13 8 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.31%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.15%) Data Centre
14 7 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
14 7 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.87%) Windows
2 22 (3.60%) Linux
3 15 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (2.45%) Solaris
4 10 (1.64%) Unix
5 8 (1.31%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.15%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (53.52%) Information Security
2 323 (52.86%) Cybersecurity
3 222 (36.33%) Risk Management
4 104 (17.02%) Risk Assessment
5 94 (15.38%) Security Management
6 63 (10.31%) Security Architecture
7 60 (9.82%) ISMS
7 60 (9.82%) ITIL
8 58 (9.49%) Information Security Management
9 52 (8.51%) Data Protection
9 52 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 47 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (7.53%) Service Delivery
12 45 (7.36%) Project Management
13 44 (7.20%) Security Testing
14 40 (6.55%) Migration
15 38 (6.22%) Penetration Testing
16 33 (5.40%) Business Development
17 31 (5.07%) Presales
18 29 (4.75%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (5.89%) C
2 20 (3.27%) C#
3 18 (2.95%) Java
4 15 (2.45%) SQL
5 12 (1.96%) C++
6 11 (1.80%) PHP
7 10 (1.64%) Objective-C
7 10 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.31%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.49%) Python
10 3 (0.49%) Ruby
11 2 (0.33%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.33%) Perl
12 1 (0.16%) R
12 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 217 (35.52%) CISSP
2 190 (31.10%) Degree
3 160 (26.19%) Security Cleared
4 136 (22.26%) CISM
5 123 (20.13%) CLAS
6 114 (18.66%) CISA
7 97 (15.88%) CESG Certified Professional
8 95 (15.55%) SC Cleared
9 43 (7.04%) CRISC
10 37 (6.06%) DV Cleared
11 29 (4.75%) CREST Certified
12 19 (3.11%) SANS
13 17 (2.78%) CHECK Team Leader
14 16 (2.62%) GIAC
15 15 (2.45%) IISP
15 15 (2.45%) ISEB
15 15 (2.45%) PCI QSA
16 11 (1.80%) CEH
16 11 (1.80%) SAP Certification
17 9 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (35.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (15.71%) PCI DSS
3 90 (14.73%) RMADS
4 68 (11.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 20 (3.27%) ISO22301
6 19 (3.11%) COBIT
6 19 (3.11%) ISO 9001
7 15 (2.45%) QA
8 11 (1.80%) JSP 440
9 9 (1.47%) BS25999
10 6 (0.98%) SLA
11 5 (0.82%) HMG Infosec
12 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.49%) Government Security Classifications
13 2 (0.33%) DO-254
13 2 (0.33%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.16%) ISO27002
14 1 (0.16%) ISO27005
System Software
1 22 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.45%) Hyper-V
2 15 (2.45%) KVM
3 7 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.33%) Firmware
4 2 (0.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (3.60%) SCCM
2 15 (2.45%) Cobbler
2 15 (2.45%) FreeIPA
2 15 (2.45%) Puppet
2 15 (2.45%) Zenoss
3 9 (1.47%) RSA Archer
4 7 (1.15%) QRadar
5 2 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.33%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.16%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.62%) Red Hat
2 16 (2.62%) VMware
3 15 (2.45%) SAP
4 13 (2.13%) Cisco
4 13 (2.13%) HP
5 12 (1.96%) Oracle
6 6 (0.98%) Splunk
7 4 (0.65%) ArcSight
7 4 (0.65%) Intel Security
7 4 (0.65%) Juniper
8 3 (0.49%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.49%) Citrix
8 3 (0.49%) ESRI
8 3 (0.49%) Palo Alto
8 3 (0.49%) Symantec
9 2 (0.33%) Altera
9 2 (0.33%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.33%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.33%) Xilinx
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum plus HCA allowance where applicable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 11 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37100.00 - £43720.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 23 days ago