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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 664 782 746
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -36
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 250 188 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 187 118 148
Median salary £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -8.18%

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
86158 96187 99407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.79% 87.24% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71934 78625 80209
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 £31,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +108 217 £60,000 +12.14% 24
London +78 97 £65,000 +13.04% 5
South East +25 46 £55,000 +10.00% 9
South West +31 28 £65,000 +26.21% 2
Hampshire +12 26 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Aldershot +11 20 £45,000 -18.18%
Gloucestershire +2 13 £53,750 -15.35% 2
East of England +46 12 £58,750 +2.17%
Surrey +38 12 £62,000 +20.97% 1
Yorkshire +40 10 £58,750 +30.55% 1
Hertfordshire +29 10 £58,750 +2.17%
West Midlands +6 10 £44,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +25 9 £60,000 +46.34% 1
Scotland +2 9 £60,000 +56.86% 2
Birmingham -1 8 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £57,500 -
City of London +53 6 £45,000 -33.33% 3
Bristol +15 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Leeds +31 5 £55,000 +34.14% 1
North West +11 5 £42,500 -33.07% 5
Staines - 5 £85,000 -
Reading +7 4 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire -4 4 £55,000 -6.38% 2
Glasgow -9 4 £37,999 +23.97% 1
Dorset - 4 £67,500 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
Paisley - 4 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire +10 3 £70,000 -
Cardiff +8 3 £82,500 +37.50% 1
Farnborough +8 3 - - 1

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 339 (57.56%) Information Security
2 272 (46.18%) Cybersecurity
3 219 (37.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 213 (36.16%) CISSP
5 198 (33.62%) Risk Management
6 186 (31.58%) Degree
7 163 (27.67%) Security Cleared
8 149 (25.30%) Management Information System
9 114 (19.35%) CISM
10 109 (18.51%) CISA
10 109 (18.51%) CLAS
11 97 (16.47%) PCI DSS
12 94 (15.96%) Security Management
12 94 (15.96%) Risk Assessment
13 87 (14.77%) RMADS
14 86 (14.60%) Finance
14 86 (14.60%) CESG Certified Professional
15 84 (14.26%) SC Cleared
16 76 (12.90%) CESG
17 75 (12.73%) ITIL
18 68 (11.54%) Security Architecture
19 67 (11.38%) Network Security
20 65 (11.04%) Legal
21 63 (10.70%) Microsoft
22 60 (10.19%) Information Security Management
23 59 (10.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
24 58 (9.85%) Windows
24 58 (9.85%) Project Management
25 55 (9.34%) Data Protection
26 54 (9.17%) Firewall

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 29 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.87%) IIS
3 10 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.17%) Confluence
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (6.28%) MS Office
2 24 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.68%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.70%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.58%) Office 365
3 26 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.02%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (11.38%) Network Security
2 54 (9.17%) Firewall
3 28 (4.75%) DNS
4 26 (4.41%) IP Telephony
5 16 (2.72%) WAN
6 15 (2.55%) VPN
7 14 (2.38%) LAN
7 14 (2.38%) Wireless
8 9 (1.53%) SSL
9 7 (1.19%) HTTP
9 7 (1.19%) Internet
9 7 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.19%) IPsec
10 6 (1.02%) VoIP
11 5 (0.85%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.51%) MPLS
13 3 (0.51%) RTP
13 3 (0.51%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 10 (1.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.17%) GIS
6 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (0.51%) JIRA
3 2 (0.34%) Toad
4 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) JMeter
4 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.17%) Selenium
4 1 (0.17%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 86 (14.60%) Finance
2 65 (11.04%) Legal
3 35 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.23%) Retail
6 18 (3.06%) Military
7 16 (2.72%) Electronics
8 8 (1.36%) Banking
9 7 (1.19%) Marketing
10 6 (1.02%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.51%) Automotive
11 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (31.07%) Consultant
2 103 (17.49%) Security Consultant
3 99 (16.81%) Security Manager
4 71 (12.05%) Information Manager
5 65 (11.04%) Information Security Manager
6 64 (10.87%) Analyst
7 43 (7.30%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 42 (7.13%) Architect
9 35 (5.94%) Security Analyst
10 31 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
11 30 (5.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 29 (4.92%) Information Assurance Manager
13 27 (4.58%) Senior Consultant
14 18 (3.06%) Senior Security Consultant
15 17 (2.89%) IT Consultant
15 17 (2.89%) IT Manager
15 17 (2.89%) IT Security Manager
15 17 (2.89%) Security Assurance Manager
16 16 (2.72%) Information Assurance Engineer
16 16 (2.72%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.38%) .NET
2 5 (0.85%) Web Services
3 2 (0.34%) JMS
3 2 (0.34%) REST
3 2 (0.34%) SOAP
3 2 (0.34%) WSDL
3 2 (0.34%) XML
4 1 (0.17%) Java EE
4 1 (0.17%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 149 (25.30%) Management Information System
2 76 (12.90%) CESG
3 53 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (6.96%) Computer Science
5 40 (6.79%) Mathematics
6 38 (6.45%) CESG CLAS
7 33 (5.60%) Cyber Attack
8 23 (3.90%) Cyberthreat
9 22 (3.74%) Cryptography
10 20 (3.40%) Data Protection Act
11 17 (2.89%) Cybercrime
12 16 (2.72%) Security Operations Centre
13 13 (2.21%) Blog
14 7 (1.19%) Biometrics
14 7 (1.19%) Data Centre
14 7 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
14 7 (1.19%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.19%) Smartcard
14 7 (1.19%) Statistics
14 7 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.85%) Windows
2 31 (5.26%) Linux
3 26 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (4.41%) Solaris
4 17 (2.89%) Unix
5 8 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.19%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (57.56%) Information Security
2 272 (46.18%) Cybersecurity
3 198 (33.62%) Risk Management
4 94 (15.96%) Risk Assessment
4 94 (15.96%) Security Management
5 75 (12.73%) ITIL
6 68 (11.54%) Security Architecture
7 60 (10.19%) Information Security Management
8 58 (9.85%) Project Management
9 55 (9.34%) Data Protection
10 49 (8.32%) Mentoring
11 48 (8.15%) ISMS
12 46 (7.81%) Migration
13 45 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (7.64%) Service Delivery
14 39 (6.62%) Service Management
15 37 (6.28%) Security Operations
16 36 (6.11%) Business Development
16 36 (6.11%) Penetration Testing
17 33 (5.60%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.45%) C
2 19 (3.23%) C#
2 19 (3.23%) Java
3 15 (2.55%) C++
4 13 (2.21%) Objective-C
4 13 (2.21%) PHP
4 13 (2.21%) VB.NET
5 10 (1.70%) SQL
6 8 (1.36%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.34%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.17%) R
8 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 213 (36.16%) CISSP
2 186 (31.58%) Degree
3 163 (27.67%) Security Cleared
4 114 (19.35%) CISM
5 109 (18.51%) CISA
5 109 (18.51%) CLAS
6 86 (14.60%) CESG Certified Professional
7 84 (14.26%) SC Cleared
8 41 (6.96%) DV Cleared
9 35 (5.94%) CRISC
10 26 (4.41%) CREST Certified
11 18 (3.06%) CHECK Team Leader
12 15 (2.55%) GIAC
13 14 (2.38%) SANS
14 11 (1.87%) IISP
14 11 (1.87%) SAP Certification
15 10 (1.70%) GCIH
15 10 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.53%) ISEB
17 8 (1.36%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (37.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (16.47%) PCI DSS
3 87 (14.77%) RMADS
4 59 (10.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 28 (4.75%) COBIT
6 19 (3.23%) ISO22301
7 18 (3.06%) QA
8 16 (2.72%) ISO 9001
9 11 (1.87%) JSP 440
10 9 (1.53%) BS25999
11 6 (1.02%) HMG Infosec
11 6 (1.02%) SLA
12 3 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
13 2 (0.34%) DO-254
13 2 (0.34%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.17%) ISO27005
System Software
1 32 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 26 (4.41%) KVM
3 7 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.34%) Firmware
4 2 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 33 (5.60%) SCCM
2 26 (4.41%) Cobbler
2 26 (4.41%) FreeIPA
2 26 (4.41%) Puppet
2 26 (4.41%) Zenoss
3 9 (1.53%) RSA Archer
4 7 (1.19%) QRadar
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.17%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 63 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.41%) Red Hat
3 16 (2.72%) VMware
4 15 (2.55%) SAP
5 13 (2.21%) Cisco
5 13 (2.21%) HP
6 12 (2.04%) Oracle
7 6 (1.02%) Splunk
8 5 (0.85%) Intel Security
9 4 (0.68%) ArcSight
9 4 (0.68%) Citrix
9 4 (0.68%) Juniper
10 3 (0.51%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.51%) ESRI
10 3 (0.51%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.34%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.34%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (0.34%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.34%) Symantec
11 2 (0.34%) Xilinx
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Parity Professionals
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Adteq Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita plc
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Education Scotland
Salary: £46,424 - £54,458 plus ICT Pay Supplement* of £4,000 per annum pro rata
Posted: 25 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 27 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago