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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 618 741 791
Rank change year-on-year
+123 +50
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 318 218 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 146 135 154
Median salary £55,125 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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
86678 92333 100261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.39% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 72146 75008 81488
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 £31,500 £31,000
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 25 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 25 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 +66 247 £55,000 +4.76% 42
London +29 91 £65,000 +15.55% 17
South East +42 80 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South West +35 51 £67,500 +31.06% 8
Gloucestershire +25 32 £45,000 -12.19% 4
Hampshire +30 30 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Cheltenham +14 26 - -
Aldershot +18 25 £45,000 -
City of London +38 14 £70,000 +19.65% 2
Berkshire +10 12 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Surrey +7 12 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East of England +40 11 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East Sussex +21 11 £50,000 -
Lewes -1 11 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +29 10 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Reading +26 10 £55,000 -4.34%
Milton Keynes +33 9 £45,000 -11.76%
Buckinghamshire +33 9 £45,000 -11.76%
Yorkshire +11 7 £38,045 +2.82% 2
Bristol +5 7 £80,000 +55.33% 1
Guildford +1 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Leeds - 7 £38,045 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £38,045 - 1
Dorset - 6 £67,500 - 1
Weymouth - 6 £67,500 - 1
Gloucester +6 4 - - 3
North West +3 4 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Manchester -6 4 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Scotland -14 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Wiltshire - 4 £70,000 -

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 342 (55.79%) Cybersecurity
2 311 (50.73%) Information Security
3 241 (39.31%) Risk Management
4 197 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 195 (31.81%) CISSP
6 173 (28.22%) Degree
7 155 (25.29%) Security Cleared
8 142 (23.16%) Management Information System
9 118 (19.25%) CISM
10 117 (19.09%) CLAS
11 109 (17.78%) SC Cleared
12 103 (16.80%) Risk Assessment
13 98 (15.99%) CISA
14 97 (15.82%) CESG Certified Professional
15 95 (15.50%) RMADS
16 93 (15.17%) Finance
17 84 (13.70%) CESG
18 79 (12.89%) Security Management
19 76 (12.40%) PCI DSS
20 74 (12.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
21 70 (11.42%) ISMS
22 64 (10.44%) Legal
23 62 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
24 59 (9.62%) Network Security
25 54 (8.81%) Mathematics
26 51 (8.32%) Security Testing
27 50 (8.16%) Data Protection
28 49 (7.99%) Security Architecture
29 48 (7.83%) Information Security Management
30 46 (7.50%) Agile Software Development

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 (1.96%) IIS
2 8 (1.31%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.33%) Apache
5 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) Confluence
6 1 (0.16%) Node.js
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.12%) MS Office
3 8 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.65%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.82%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.62%) Network Security
2 28 (4.57%) Firewall
3 14 (2.28%) WAN
4 13 (2.12%) LAN
4 13 (2.12%) VPN
5 11 (1.79%) Wireless
6 8 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (1.14%) Internet
8 6 (0.98%) DNS
8 6 (0.98%) SSL
8 6 (0.98%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.98%) VoIP
9 4 (0.65%) IPsec
10 3 (0.49%) HTTP
10 3 (0.49%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.49%) SMTP
10 3 (0.49%) SNMP
11 2 (0.33%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (1.31%) Oracle Database
1 8 (1.31%) Relational Database
2 6 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (0.49%) Big Data
3 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.49%) MySQL
3 3 (0.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.16%) GIS
5 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (1.14%) Selenium
3 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.49%) JIRA
4 3 (0.49%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.33%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.33%) Firebug
5 2 (0.33%) JMeter
5 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.33%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.33%) MSTest
5 2 (0.33%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (0.33%) Toad
6 1 (0.16%) Protractor
General
1 93 (15.17%) Finance
2 64 (10.44%) Legal
3 40 (6.53%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.89%) Electronics
4 30 (4.89%) Manufacturing
5 27 (4.40%) Retail
6 22 (3.59%) Military
7 20 (3.26%) Banking
8 9 (1.47%) Law
9 8 (1.31%) Publishing
10 7 (1.14%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.98%) Marketing
12 5 (0.82%) Back Office
13 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 154 (25.12%) Consultant
2 100 (16.31%) Security Consultant
3 86 (14.03%) Security Manager
4 78 (12.72%) Analyst
5 71 (11.58%) Information Manager
6 55 (8.97%) Information Security Manager
7 51 (8.32%) Architect
8 42 (6.85%) Security Analyst
9 34 (5.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 29 (4.73%) Security Engineer
11 28 (4.57%) Information Assurance Consultant
12 26 (4.24%) Information Security Consultant
13 24 (3.92%) Information Analyst
14 23 (3.75%) Information Architect
14 23 (3.75%) Information Assurance Architect
15 22 (3.59%) Information Assurance Engineer
15 22 (3.59%) Security Advisor
16 21 (3.43%) Information Assurance Manager
17 20 (3.26%) Information Security Engineer
18 17 (2.77%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.47%) .NET
2 6 (0.98%) Web Services
3 4 (0.65%) CSS
3 4 (0.65%) XML
4 3 (0.49%) HTML
4 3 (0.49%) jQuery
4 3 (0.49%) LAMP
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%) Sass
6 1 (0.16%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 142 (23.16%) Management Information System
2 84 (13.70%) CESG
3 62 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (8.81%) Mathematics
5 39 (6.36%) CESG CLAS
6 38 (6.20%) Computer Science
7 35 (5.71%) Cyber Attack
8 28 (4.57%) Cyberthreat
9 21 (3.43%) Cryptography
10 16 (2.61%) Cybercrime
11 15 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (1.47%) Biometrics
13 9 (1.47%) Smartcard
14 8 (1.31%) Freedom of Information
15 7 (1.14%) Data Centre
15 7 (1.14%) PKI
15 7 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
16 6 (0.98%) EPoS
17 5 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.59%) Windows
2 11 (1.79%) Linux
3 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.65%) Unix
5 4 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) CentOS
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (55.79%) Cybersecurity
2 311 (50.73%) Information Security
3 241 (39.31%) Risk Management
4 103 (16.80%) Risk Assessment
5 79 (12.89%) Security Management
6 70 (11.42%) ISMS
7 51 (8.32%) Security Testing
8 50 (8.16%) Data Protection
9 49 (7.99%) Security Architecture
10 48 (7.83%) Information Security Management
11 46 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (7.50%) Mentoring
12 45 (7.34%) Service Delivery
13 40 (6.53%) Software Testing
14 37 (6.04%) ITIL
15 36 (5.87%) Migration
16 31 (5.06%) Validation
17 30 (4.89%) Business Continuity
18 29 (4.73%) Penetration Testing
18 29 (4.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.36%) C
2 18 (2.94%) SQL
3 17 (2.77%) Java
4 16 (2.61%) C#
5 7 (1.14%) C++
5 7 (1.14%) PHP
6 6 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.82%) Objective-C
7 5 (0.82%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.82%) Python
7 5 (0.82%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.65%) Perl
8 4 (0.65%) Ruby
9 2 (0.33%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 195 (31.81%) CISSP
2 173 (28.22%) Degree
3 155 (25.29%) Security Cleared
4 118 (19.25%) CISM
5 117 (19.09%) CLAS
6 109 (17.78%) SC Cleared
7 98 (15.99%) CISA
8 97 (15.82%) CESG Certified Professional
9 46 (7.50%) CRISC
10 37 (6.04%) DV Cleared
11 25 (4.08%) CREST Certified
12 22 (3.59%) ISEB
13 19 (3.10%) SANS
14 15 (2.45%) ISTQB
14 15 (2.45%) PCI QSA
15 14 (2.28%) GIAC
15 14 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (1.96%) CHECK Team Leader
16 12 (1.96%) IISP
17 11 (1.79%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (15.50%) RMADS
3 76 (12.40%) PCI DSS
4 74 (12.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 20 (3.26%) ISO22301
6 17 (2.77%) COBIT
6 17 (2.77%) ISO 9001
7 12 (1.96%) BS25999
8 10 (1.63%) QA
9 6 (0.98%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.49%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.49%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.33%) DO-254
12 2 (0.33%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.33%) PA-DSS
12 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.33%) SLA
13 1 (0.16%) FATCA
13 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.33%) Firmware
3 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.33%) KVM
3 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) XenServer
4 1 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (1.47%) RSA Archer
2 8 (1.31%) QRadar
3 6 (0.98%) SCCM
4 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.49%) Nessus
5 2 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.33%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.33%) FreeIPA
5 2 (0.33%) Icinga
5 2 (0.33%) Nagios
5 2 (0.33%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.33%) Puppet
5 2 (0.33%) SELinux
5 2 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.33%) WSUS
5 2 (0.33%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (5.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.61%) VMware
3 14 (2.28%) Cisco
3 14 (2.28%) SAP
4 11 (1.79%) HP
5 8 (1.31%) Oracle
6 6 (0.98%) ArcSight
6 6 (0.98%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.82%) Splunk
8 4 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.65%) Intel Security
8 4 (0.65%) Palo Alto
9 3 (0.49%) Blue Coat
9 3 (0.49%) Citrix
9 3 (0.49%) ESRI
9 3 (0.49%) Fortinet
9 3 (0.49%) Juniper
9 3 (0.49%) Symantec
10 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.33%) Xilinx
London
2Source Talent Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 15% flex + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bootle, Liverpool (Merseyside)
Office for Nuclear Regulation
Salary: Up to £95,000 & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bootle, Liverpool (Merseyside)
Office for Nuclear Regulation
Salary: Up to £95,000 & pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum BONUS, PENSION ,BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 3K Car Allowance and £7K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + neg +car + bonus 30%
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 7 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 7 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago