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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 689 771 730
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -41
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 226 209 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 182 125 151
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -

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
85855 95974 97941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.57% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71776 79089 78169
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 £30,500
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 31 August 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 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 +40 189 £57,500 +4.54% 31
London +39 84 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South West +23 39 £52,500 - 9
Gloucestershire +19 28 £50,000 -2.43% 7
South East -4 22 £52,000 +4.00% 10
West Midlands -10 13 £44,000 -30.48% 2
Surrey +40 10 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Yorkshire +20 10 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Birmingham -15 10 - - 1
West Yorkshire +23 9 £60,000 +64.38% 3
East of England +25 8 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Bristol +18 8 £65,000 +26.82%
Hampshire +7 8 £52,000 -0.95% 1
South Wales - 8 £76,250 -
Wales - 8 £76,250 -
City of London +59 7 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Hertfordshire +22 6 £57,500 - 1
Scotland +5 6 £48,999 -10.91%
Glasgow +1 5 £37,999 +23.97%
Cardiff - 5 £82,500 -
Leeds +27 4 £57,500 +57.53% 3
East Midlands +6 4 £70,000 +51.35%
Aldershot +3 4 - -
North West -7 4 £40,000 -37.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire +9 3 £70,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £40,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £52,500 - 3
Newport - 3 £52,000 -

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 323 (58.83%) Information Security
2 233 (42.44%) Cybersecurity
3 208 (37.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 205 (37.34%) CISSP
5 162 (29.51%) Risk Management
6 160 (29.14%) Degree
6 160 (29.14%) Security Cleared
7 149 (27.14%) Management Information System
8 101 (18.40%) CISA
9 99 (18.03%) CISM
10 88 (16.03%) PCI DSS
11 85 (15.48%) Risk Assessment
12 82 (14.94%) ITIL
13 81 (14.75%) Security Management
14 79 (14.39%) RMADS
15 78 (14.21%) Finance
16 77 (14.03%) CLAS
17 72 (13.11%) Security Architecture
18 67 (12.20%) CESG Certified Professional
19 66 (12.02%) Microsoft
19 66 (12.02%) Project Management
20 65 (11.84%) Windows
20 65 (11.84%) Network Security
21 64 (11.66%) SC Cleared
22 62 (11.29%) CESG
23 58 (10.56%) Legal
23 58 (10.56%) Data Protection
24 57 (10.38%) DV Cleared
25 51 (9.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
26 48 (8.74%) Information Security Management

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 30 (5.46%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.09%) IIS
4 4 (0.73%) Apache
5 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (7.10%) MS Office
2 29 (5.28%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.73%) MS Project
6 3 (0.55%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.18%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.82%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.10%) Office 365
3 27 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.28%) SaaS
5 3 (0.55%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (11.84%) Network Security
2 47 (8.56%) Firewall
3 29 (5.28%) DNS
4 27 (4.92%) IP Telephony
5 15 (2.73%) WAN
6 14 (2.55%) LAN
6 14 (2.55%) Wireless
7 12 (2.19%) VPN
8 10 (1.82%) Internet
9 7 (1.28%) HTTP
9 7 (1.28%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.09%) IPsec
10 6 (1.09%) Junos
10 6 (1.09%) SSL
10 6 (1.09%) VoIP
11 4 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.55%) MPLS
12 3 (0.55%) RTP
12 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.82%) Oracle Database
1 10 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.55%) Big Data
4 2 (0.36%) GIS
4 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) JMeter
3 1 (0.18%) Selenium
3 1 (0.18%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (14.21%) Finance
2 58 (10.56%) Legal
3 35 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.37%) Retail
6 12 (2.19%) Electronics
7 11 (2.00%) Military
8 7 (1.28%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.09%) Banking
9 6 (1.09%) Marketing
9 6 (1.09%) Publishing
10 3 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (28.96%) Consultant
2 83 (15.12%) Security Consultant
2 83 (15.12%) Security Manager
3 63 (11.48%) Analyst
4 58 (10.56%) Information Manager
5 55 (10.02%) Information Security Manager
6 50 (9.11%) Architect
7 40 (7.29%) Security Analyst
8 39 (7.10%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 28 (5.10%) Information Assurance Manager
9 28 (5.10%) Senior Consultant
10 26 (4.74%) Information Security Consultant
11 22 (4.01%) Information Officer
11 22 (4.01%) Information Security Officer
11 22 (4.01%) Security Officer
12 21 (3.83%) Security Architect
13 20 (3.64%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 19 (3.46%) Senior Security Consultant
15 18 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
16 17 (3.10%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.10%) .NET
2 6 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) Java EE
3 1 (0.18%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 149 (27.14%) Management Information System
2 62 (11.29%) CESG
3 46 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 32 (5.83%) Mathematics
6 31 (5.65%) Cyber Attack
7 28 (5.10%) CESG CLAS
8 26 (4.74%) Cryptography
9 23 (4.19%) Data Protection Act
10 22 (4.01%) Security Operations Centre
11 18 (3.28%) Cybercrime
11 18 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (2.91%) Blog
13 13 (2.37%) Data Centre
14 11 (2.00%) Statistics
15 8 (1.46%) Mainframe
16 7 (1.28%) Biometrics
16 7 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
16 7 (1.28%) Smartcard
16 7 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.84%) Windows
2 33 (6.01%) Linux
3 27 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (4.92%) Solaris
4 23 (4.19%) Unix
5 9 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (58.83%) Information Security
2 233 (42.44%) Cybersecurity
3 162 (29.51%) Risk Management
4 85 (15.48%) Risk Assessment
5 82 (14.94%) ITIL
6 81 (14.75%) Security Management
7 72 (13.11%) Security Architecture
8 66 (12.02%) Project Management
9 58 (10.56%) Data Protection
10 48 (8.74%) Information Security Management
11 46 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (8.38%) Security Operations
11 46 (8.38%) Service Management
12 43 (7.83%) Penetration Testing
13 41 (7.47%) Mentoring
14 40 (7.29%) Migration
15 38 (6.92%) Business Development
15 38 (6.92%) ISMS
15 38 (6.92%) Service Delivery
16 35 (6.38%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.65%) C
2 20 (3.64%) C#
2 20 (3.64%) Java
3 16 (2.91%) C++
3 16 (2.91%) Objective-C
3 16 (2.91%) PHP
3 16 (2.91%) VB.NET
4 8 (1.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.91%) SQL
6 2 (0.36%) Ruby
7 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 205 (37.34%) CISSP
2 160 (29.14%) Degree
2 160 (29.14%) Security Cleared
3 101 (18.40%) CISA
4 99 (18.03%) CISM
5 77 (14.03%) CLAS
6 67 (12.20%) CESG Certified Professional
7 64 (11.66%) SC Cleared
8 57 (10.38%) DV Cleared
9 30 (5.46%) CRISC
10 26 (4.74%) CREST Certified
11 23 (4.19%) GIAC
12 20 (3.64%) CHECK Team Leader
13 15 (2.73%) SANS
14 13 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (2.19%) GCIH
16 10 (1.82%) CCNA
17 8 (1.46%) BC Cleared
18 7 (1.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (37.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (16.03%) PCI DSS
3 79 (14.39%) RMADS
4 51 (9.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 30 (5.46%) COBIT
6 21 (3.83%) QA
7 12 (2.19%) JSP 440
8 9 (1.64%) ISO 9001
8 9 (1.64%) ISO22301
9 6 (1.09%) SLA
10 5 (0.91%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.18%) BS25999
11 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.18%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.18%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.92%) Hyper-V
2 27 (4.92%) KVM
3 7 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 34 (6.19%) SCCM
2 27 (4.92%) Cobbler
2 27 (4.92%) FreeIPA
2 27 (4.92%) Puppet
2 27 (4.92%) Zenoss
3 9 (1.64%) QRadar
3 9 (1.64%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.18%) Nessus
5 1 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 66 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.92%) Red Hat
3 14 (2.55%) Cisco
4 13 (2.37%) VMware
5 11 (2.00%) Juniper
6 10 (1.82%) Oracle
7 8 (1.46%) ArcSight
7 8 (1.46%) HP
7 8 (1.46%) SAP
8 7 (1.28%) Splunk
9 4 (0.73%) Citrix
9 4 (0.73%) Intel Security
10 3 (0.55%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.55%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.36%) ESRI
11 2 (0.36%) Google
12 1 (0.18%) i2
12 1 (0.18%) Mercator
12 1 (0.18%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.18%) Symantec
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