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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 619 722 792
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +70
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 335 254 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 153 140 147
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +11.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,200 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%

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
89899 94925 101915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.97% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74807 76710 82206
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 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +60 259 £55,000 +4.76% 43
London +40 93 £65,000 +18.18% 6
South East +44 72 £55,000 - 10
South West +32 63 £67,500 +35.00% 20
Gloucestershire +28 41 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Cheltenham +23 32 - - 15
Hampshire +22 24 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Aldershot +13 19 £45,000 -
City of London +38 15 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Berkshire +5 14 £55,000 -8.33% 2
East of England +16 11 £65,000 +13.04%
East Sussex - 11 £50,000 - 1
Lewes - 11 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +27 10 £65,000 +13.04%
Reading +24 10 £55,000 -4.34%
Milton Keynes +25 9 £45,000 -11.76%
Buckinghamshire +24 9 £45,000 -11.76%
Yorkshire +18 9 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Bristol +3 9 £80,000 +55.33%
Surrey -1 7 £55,000 +22.22% 3
West Yorkshire - 7 £38,045 - 1
Leeds - 7 £38,045 - 1
Dorset - 6 £67,500 -
Weymouth - 6 £67,500 -
Gloucester +6 5 £42,500 -15.84% 2
Guildford -1 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Scotland -21 5 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Edinburgh -22 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 £70,000 -
Swindon - 4 £70,000 -

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 380 (56.72%) Cybersecurity
2 324 (48.36%) Information Security
3 261 (38.96%) Risk Management
4 197 (29.40%) CISSP
5 192 (28.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 169 (25.22%) Degree
7 158 (23.58%) Security Cleared
8 157 (23.43%) Management Information System
9 120 (17.91%) CLAS
10 115 (17.16%) CISM
11 114 (17.01%) SC Cleared
12 105 (15.67%) CESG Certified Professional
13 102 (15.22%) Finance
13 102 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
14 91 (13.58%) CISA
15 89 (13.28%) CESG
15 89 (13.28%) RMADS
16 79 (11.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 75 (11.19%) Security Management
18 71 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
19 69 (10.30%) ISMS
20 66 (9.85%) PCI DSS
21 64 (9.55%) Security Testing
22 56 (8.36%) Network Security
22 56 (8.36%) Mathematics
23 54 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
23 54 (8.06%) Legal
24 47 (7.01%) Security Architecture
25 46 (6.87%) Data Protection
26 45 (6.72%) Software Testing

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 12 (1.79%) IIS
2 8 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (0.75%) Apache
4 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 25 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.64%) MS Office
3 8 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.60%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.36%) Network Security
2 28 (4.18%) Firewall
3 16 (2.39%) WAN
4 15 (2.24%) LAN
5 14 (2.09%) VPN
6 11 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (1.49%) Internet
7 10 (1.49%) Wireless
8 6 (0.90%) SNMP
8 6 (0.90%) SSL
8 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.75%) Intranet
9 5 (0.75%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.75%) LDAP
9 5 (0.75%) MRTG
9 5 (0.75%) SAN
10 4 (0.60%) IPsec
10 4 (0.60%) VoIP
11 3 (0.45%) DNS
11 3 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.34%) MySQL
2 9 (1.34%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (0.60%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.45%) Big Data
6 3 (0.45%) GIS
7 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.64%) Selenium
2 7 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.90%) WebDriver
4 5 (0.75%) JMeter
4 5 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.60%) Protractor
6 3 (0.45%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.45%) Firebug
6 3 (0.45%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.30%) JIRA
7 2 (0.30%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.30%) MSTest
7 2 (0.30%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 102 (15.22%) Finance
2 54 (8.06%) Legal
3 44 (6.57%) Telecoms
4 39 (5.82%) Electronics
5 35 (5.22%) Manufacturing
6 32 (4.78%) Retail
7 23 (3.43%) Banking
8 22 (3.28%) Military
9 9 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
10 8 (1.19%) Law
10 8 (1.19%) Publishing
11 7 (1.04%) Marketing
11 7 (1.04%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.60%) Back Office
13 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 153 (22.84%) Consultant
2 91 (13.58%) Security Consultant
3 87 (12.99%) Security Manager
4 85 (12.69%) Analyst
5 72 (10.75%) Information Manager
6 54 (8.06%) Architect
7 53 (7.91%) Information Security Manager
8 41 (6.12%) Security Analyst
9 35 (5.22%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 30 (4.48%) Security Engineer
11 27 (4.03%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 27 (4.03%) Security Advisor
12 26 (3.88%) Information Architect
12 26 (3.88%) Information Assurance Architect
12 26 (3.88%) Information Assurance Engineer
13 25 (3.73%) Information Analyst
14 22 (3.28%) Information Assurance Manager
14 22 (3.28%) Information Security Consultant
15 21 (3.13%) Information Security Engineer
16 20 (2.99%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.34%) LAMP
2 7 (1.04%) .NET
2 7 (1.04%) Web Services
3 5 (0.75%) CSS
3 5 (0.75%) XML
4 4 (0.60%) HTML
5 3 (0.45%) jQuery
5 3 (0.45%) JSON
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.30%) JMS
6 2 (0.30%) REST
6 2 (0.30%) SOAP
6 2 (0.30%) WSDL
7 1 (0.15%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.15%) HTML5
7 1 (0.15%) LESS
7 1 (0.15%) Sass
7 1 (0.15%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 157 (23.43%) Management Information System
2 89 (13.28%) CESG
3 71 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (8.36%) Mathematics
5 42 (6.27%) Cyber Attack
6 41 (6.12%) CESG CLAS
7 39 (5.82%) Cyberthreat
8 37 (5.52%) Computer Science
9 26 (3.88%) Cryptography
10 16 (2.39%) Cybercrime
11 14 (2.09%) Data Protection Act
12 13 (1.94%) Biometrics
12 13 (1.94%) Smartcard
13 10 (1.49%) PKI
14 9 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (1.34%) EPoS
15 8 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
16 7 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
17 4 (0.60%) Data Centre
17 4 (0.60%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.43%) Windows
2 11 (1.64%) Linux
3 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.75%) CentOS
5 5 (0.75%) Unix
6 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (56.72%) Cybersecurity
2 324 (48.36%) Information Security
3 261 (38.96%) Risk Management
4 102 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
5 75 (11.19%) Security Management
6 69 (10.30%) ISMS
7 64 (9.55%) Security Testing
8 54 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (7.01%) Security Architecture
10 46 (6.87%) Data Protection
11 45 (6.72%) Information Security Management
11 45 (6.72%) Software Testing
12 42 (6.27%) ITIL
13 41 (6.12%) Mentoring
13 41 (6.12%) Service Delivery
14 36 (5.37%) Migration
15 34 (5.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 33 (4.93%) Business Continuity
16 33 (4.93%) Validation
17 32 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (6.72%) C
2 22 (3.28%) Java
3 21 (3.13%) SQL
4 15 (2.24%) C#
5 10 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.19%) PHP
6 8 (1.19%) Python
7 7 (1.04%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.04%) Perl
7 7 (1.04%) Ruby
8 5 (0.75%) C++
9 4 (0.60%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.45%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.30%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 197 (29.40%) CISSP
2 169 (25.22%) Degree
3 158 (23.58%) Security Cleared
4 120 (17.91%) CLAS
5 115 (17.16%) CISM
6 114 (17.01%) SC Cleared
7 105 (15.67%) CESG Certified Professional
8 91 (13.58%) CISA
9 44 (6.57%) CRISC
10 37 (5.52%) DV Cleared
11 26 (3.88%) ISEB
11 26 (3.88%) SANS
12 24 (3.58%) CREST Certified
13 19 (2.84%) ISTQB
14 18 (2.69%) GIAC
14 18 (2.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (2.39%) PCI QSA
16 15 (2.24%) CEH
17 12 (1.79%) IISP
18 11 (1.64%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (28.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (13.28%) RMADS
3 79 (11.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 66 (9.85%) PCI DSS
5 26 (3.88%) COBIT
6 16 (2.39%) ISO22301
7 14 (2.09%) ISO 9001
8 12 (1.79%) BS25999
9 11 (1.64%) QA
10 8 (1.19%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.75%) ISO27002
12 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.45%) HMG Infosec
14 2 (0.30%) DO-254
14 2 (0.30%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.30%) SLA
15 1 (0.15%) FATCA
15 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
15 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.75%) XenServer
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.19%) QRadar
2 6 (0.90%) RSA Archer
3 5 (0.75%) Icinga
3 5 (0.75%) Nagios
3 5 (0.75%) SELinux
3 5 (0.75%) WSUS
4 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.45%) Nessus
4 3 (0.45%) SCCM
5 2 (0.30%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (4.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.39%) VMware
3 13 (1.94%) Cisco
3 13 (1.94%) SAP
4 8 (1.19%) HP
4 8 (1.19%) Oracle
5 7 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.90%) ArcSight
7 4 (0.60%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.60%) Intel Security
7 4 (0.60%) Palo Alto
8 3 (0.45%) Blue Coat
8 3 (0.45%) Citrix
8 3 (0.45%) Fortinet
8 3 (0.45%) Juniper
8 3 (0.45%) Splunk
8 3 (0.45%) Symantec
9 2 (0.30%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.30%) ESRI
9 2 (0.30%) Xilinx
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HS2
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Excellent salary, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £75k plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford or Shipley
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £29,068 - £32,786 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Free Parking
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
South East England
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East England
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits + expenses
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago