The first table below looks at the demand for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 676 666 669
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 241 218 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 146 164 169
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,550 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94098 85653 91358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.75% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75770 70033 77761
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 215 £55,000 - 43
South East +33 106 £55,000 - 15
London -78 46 £60,000 -7.69% 13
Hampshire -8 35 £55,000 - 3
Surrey +8 34 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Berkshire +17 31 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Reading -8 22 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Basingstoke 0 21 £55,000 -
City of London -10 20 £45,000 -35.71% 6
North West +18 19 £49,500 - 1
Guildford +17 17 £47,500 -20.83% 1
East of England -2 17 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Manchester 0 16 £49,000 - 1
South West -29 13 £63,500 +27.00% 8
Scotland -9 10 £36,895 -13.18%
Edinburgh - 10 £36,895 -
Southampton +14 9 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 9 £72,500 -
West Midlands -5 8 £60,000 +65.51% 1
Leatherhead - 7 £49,000 - 2
Cambridge - 7 £72,500 -
Farnborough +1 6 £67,500 +12.50%
Harlow 0 5 £42,500 - 1
Essex -3 5 £42,500 - 1
Wales - 5 £65,000 - 1
South Wales - 5 £65,000 - 1
Cardiff - 5 £65,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 - - 4
Milton Keynes - 5 - - 4
Gloucestershire -26 4 £67,500 +35.00% 1

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance.

1 233 (51.66%) Security Cleared
2 174 (38.58%) Information Security
3 160 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 135 (29.93%) SC Cleared
5 120 (26.61%) RMADS
6 119 (26.39%) CISSP
7 117 (25.94%) Management Information System
8 97 (21.51%) DV Cleared
9 88 (19.51%) Risk Management
10 87 (19.29%) ITIL
11 83 (18.40%) Degree
12 78 (17.29%) Cyber Security
13 70 (15.52%) CISM
14 68 (15.08%) CESG
15 67 (14.86%) Security Architecture
16 66 (14.63%) Finance
17 54 (11.97%) Risk Assessment
18 53 (11.75%) Network Security
19 52 (11.53%) CESG CLAS
20 51 (11.31%) Software Engineering
21 50 (11.09%) Network Design
21 50 (11.09%) ISMS
22 49 (10.86%) Security Testing
22 49 (10.86%) Java
23 48 (10.64%) Firewall
24 46 (10.20%) SQL
25 45 (9.98%) Windows
25 45 (9.98%) Computer Science
26 42 (9.31%) HTTP
26 42 (9.31%) TOGAF

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (6.21%) WebLogic
2 25 (5.54%) IIS
3 11 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.55%) Apache
5 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.22%) nginx
6 1 (0.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.11%) MS Office
3 3 (0.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.33%) assyst
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.75%) Network Security
2 48 (10.64%) Firewall
3 42 (9.31%) HTTP
4 32 (7.10%) Internet
5 16 (3.55%) Wireshark
6 13 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (2.44%) LAN
8 10 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.00%) tcpdump
9 9 (2.00%) WAN
10 8 (1.77%) VPN
10 8 (1.77%) DNS
10 8 (1.77%) SSL
11 6 (1.33%) Intranet
12 5 (1.11%) DHCP
13 4 (0.89%) WLAN
14 3 (0.67%) LDAP
14 3 (0.67%) SAN
14 3 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.44%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.44%) MySQL
2 9 (2.00%) Data Mining
3 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.67%) Big Data
4 3 (0.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Selenium
2 3 (0.67%) JIRA
2 3 (0.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.44%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 66 (14.63%) Finance
2 35 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.54%) Law
4 22 (4.88%) Retail
5 19 (4.21%) Legal
6 18 (3.99%) Electronics
6 18 (3.99%) Banking
7 16 (3.55%) Military
8 9 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.55%) Advertising
10 5 (1.11%) Local Government
11 4 (0.89%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 121 (26.83%) Consultant
2 60 (13.30%) Security Consultant
3 56 (12.42%) Architect
4 44 (9.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 39 (8.65%) Analyst
6 38 (8.43%) CLAS Consultant
7 37 (8.20%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 28 (6.21%) Security Advisor
9 26 (5.76%) Security Analyst
10 24 (5.32%) Security Architect
11 23 (5.10%) Security Manager
12 20 (4.43%) Information Manager
13 19 (4.21%) Information Security Manager
14 18 (3.99%) Developer
15 14 (3.10%) Development Engineer
16 13 (2.88%) Security Operations Analyst
16 13 (2.88%) Operations Analyst
17 12 (2.66%) Head of Security
18 11 (2.44%) Security Officer
19 10 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.21%) Hibernate
1 28 (6.21%) J2EE
1 28 (6.21%) EJB
1 28 (6.21%) Qt
1 28 (6.21%) Spring
2 12 (2.66%) Web Services
3 9 (2.00%) .NET
4 8 (1.77%) XML
5 7 (1.55%) SOAP
6 6 (1.33%) JSP
7 5 (1.11%) REST
7 5 (1.11%) HTML
7 5 (1.11%) JMS
7 5 (1.11%) WSDL
8 4 (0.89%) HTML5
9 3 (0.67%) LAMP
10 2 (0.44%) CSS
10 2 (0.44%) STL
10 2 (0.44%) jQuery
11 1 (0.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 120 (26.61%) RMADS
2 117 (25.94%) Management Information System
3 68 (15.08%) CESG
4 52 (11.53%) CESG CLAS
5 45 (9.98%) Computer Science
6 30 (6.65%) Mobile App
7 28 (6.21%) iPhone
8 15 (3.33%) Mathematics
9 10 (2.22%) SCADA
10 8 (1.77%) PKI
11 7 (1.55%) Human Factors
12 6 (1.33%) Open Source
12 6 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
13 5 (1.11%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.89%) Life Science
14 4 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
15 3 (0.67%) Web 2.0
16 2 (0.44%) Device Driver
16 2 (0.44%) AS400
16 2 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.98%) Windows
2 37 (8.20%) Linux
3 29 (6.43%) Android
4 11 (2.44%) CentOS
4 11 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.77%) UNIX
5 8 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (38.58%) Information Security
2 88 (19.51%) Risk Management
3 87 (19.29%) ITIL
4 78 (17.29%) Cyber Security
5 67 (14.86%) Security Architecture
6 54 (11.97%) Risk Assessment
7 51 (11.31%) Software Engineering
8 50 (11.09%) Network Design
8 50 (11.09%) ISMS
9 49 (10.86%) Security Testing
10 42 (9.31%) TOGAF
11 39 (8.65%) SOA
12 38 (8.43%) CRAMM
13 37 (8.20%) Risk Analysis
14 33 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (7.32%) Software Testing
15 32 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (6.87%) Web Development
17 30 (6.65%) Penetration Testing
18 29 (6.43%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.86%) Java
2 46 (10.20%) SQL
3 37 (8.20%) C
4 36 (7.98%) C++
5 14 (3.10%) Perl
6 11 (2.44%) PHP
7 10 (2.22%) Python
8 7 (1.55%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.55%) VBScript
8 7 (1.55%) VB
9 6 (1.33%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.11%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.89%) C#
12 2 (0.44%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.22%) Ruby
13 1 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 233 (51.66%) Security Cleared
2 135 (29.93%) SC Cleared
3 119 (26.39%) CISSP
4 97 (21.51%) DV Cleared
5 83 (18.40%) Degree
6 70 (15.52%) CISM
7 35 (7.76%) CISA
8 21 (4.66%) GIAC
9 16 (3.55%) ISEB
9 16 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (3.10%) MCSE
10 14 (3.10%) ISTQB
11 13 (2.88%) CISMP
12 12 (2.66%) GCIH
12 12 (2.66%) BC Cleared
13 10 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (2.00%) CEH
14 9 (2.00%) MCITP
14 9 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (6.43%) JSP 440
3 27 (5.99%) PCI DSS
4 26 (5.76%) QA
5 23 (5.10%) COBIT
6 12 (2.66%) ISO 9001
7 9 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (1.77%) BS25999
9 4 (0.89%) GCP
9 4 (0.89%) GMP
9 4 (0.89%) GLP
10 2 (0.44%) BS7799
10 2 (0.44%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.22%) WAI
11 1 (0.22%) COSO
11 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.22%) SLA
11 1 (0.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (2.66%) Snort
2 10 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.00%) XenDesktop
4 8 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.44%) XenApp
7 2 (0.44%) Nmap
8 1 (0.22%) KVM
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (2.44%) Puppet
2 7 (1.55%) SCCM
3 5 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.44%) Nessus
5 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.21%) BT
3 19 (4.21%) Fujitsu
4 13 (2.88%) Oracle
4 13 (2.88%) Citrix
5 11 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.00%) VMware
7 8 (1.77%) Cisco
7 8 (1.77%) ArcSight
7 8 (1.77%) Sourcefire
8 7 (1.55%) LogLogic
8 7 (1.55%) Q1 Labs
8 7 (1.55%) Symantec
9 4 (0.89%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.89%) HP
9 4 (0.89%) CA
10 3 (0.67%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.67%) SAP
10 3 (0.67%) IBM
11 1 (0.22%) LogRhythm
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