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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 700 760 756
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 211 204 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 170 123 139
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,875 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%

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
83254 95993 97338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.51% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 69343 79334 77826
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 25 September 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 September 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 +57 184 £55,000 - 30
London +64 84 £67,500 +8.00% 10
South West +30 41 £52,500 - 7
Gloucestershire +21 35 £52,500 +2.43% 3
South East +27 19 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Yorkshire +33 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +26 10 £60,000 +64.38% 1
City of London +69 9 £45,000 -35.71% 5
Surrey +24 9 £42,500 -19.04% 2
West Midlands -10 9 £44,000 -30.48% 2
East of England +16 7 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Birmingham -12 7 - - 1
Wales - 7 £82,500 -
South Wales - 7 £82,500 -
Hampshire +12 6 £52,000 +5.88% 3
North West +1 6 £50,000 -15.61% 1
Bristol -1 6 £65,000 +26.82%
Hertfordshire +22 5 £60,000 +4.34%
Scotland +15 4 - -
Glasgow +13 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 £82,500 -
Wakefield - 4 £60,000 -
Gloucester - 4 £53,750 - 3
Leeds +24 3 £47,500 +30.13% 1
Leatherhead +6 3 £52,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -5 3 £35,500 +9.23%
Castleford - 3 £60,000 -
Newport - 3 £52,000 -
Cumbria - 3 £57,500 -
Kidlington - 3 £35,500 -

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 304 (62.94%) Information Security
2 204 (42.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 200 (41.41%) CISSP
4 167 (34.58%) Cybersecurity
5 157 (32.51%) Security Cleared
6 146 (30.23%) Degree
7 135 (27.95%) Management Information System
8 126 (26.09%) Risk Management
9 93 (19.25%) CISM
10 92 (19.05%) CISA
11 85 (17.60%) ITIL
12 83 (17.18%) PCI DSS
13 75 (15.53%) Security Management
14 74 (15.32%) Finance
14 74 (15.32%) Risk Assessment
15 73 (15.11%) Project Management
16 71 (14.70%) RMADS
17 67 (13.87%) Windows
18 65 (13.46%) DV Cleared
18 65 (13.46%) Security Architecture
19 64 (13.25%) Microsoft
20 63 (13.04%) CLAS
21 58 (12.01%) Data Protection
22 57 (11.80%) SC Cleared
22 57 (11.80%) Network Security
23 55 (11.39%) Legal
24 53 (10.97%) Penetration Testing
25 52 (10.77%) CESG
26 50 (10.35%) Firewall
27 49 (10.14%) 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 (6.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.28%) Apache
3 9 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.83%) IIS
5 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (8.49%) MS Office
2 25 (5.18%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.83%) MS Project
5 3 (0.62%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.62%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.21%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.21%) assyst
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.80%) Office 365
3 27 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.24%) SaaS
5 2 (0.41%) IaaS
5 2 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.80%) Network Security
2 50 (10.35%) Firewall
3 29 (6.00%) DNS
4 27 (5.59%) IP Telephony
5 11 (2.28%) WAN
6 10 (2.07%) Internet
6 10 (2.07%) LAN
6 10 (2.07%) VPN
6 10 (2.07%) Wireless
7 9 (1.86%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.45%) HTTP
9 6 (1.24%) Junos
10 5 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.04%) IPsec
10 5 (1.04%) SSL
11 4 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.62%) MPLS
12 3 (0.62%) RTP
12 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.86%) Oracle Database
1 9 (1.86%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.62%) Big Data
4 2 (0.41%) GIS
4 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.41%) JMeter
2 2 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.41%) Selenium
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (15.32%) Finance
2 55 (11.39%) Legal
3 30 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.48%) Aerospace
5 11 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.28%) Retail
6 8 (1.66%) Banking
6 8 (1.66%) Electronics
6 8 (1.66%) Military
7 5 (1.04%) Marketing
8 3 (0.62%) Automotive
8 3 (0.62%) Law
8 3 (0.62%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (27.54%) Consultant
2 76 (15.73%) Security Manager
3 70 (14.49%) Security Consultant
4 63 (13.04%) Analyst
5 55 (11.39%) Information Manager
6 51 (10.56%) Information Security Manager
7 44 (9.11%) Architect
8 41 (8.49%) Security Analyst
9 31 (6.42%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 25 (5.18%) Information Assurance Manager
10 25 (5.18%) Information Officer
10 25 (5.18%) Information Security Officer
10 25 (5.18%) Security Officer
10 25 (5.18%) Senior Consultant
11 24 (4.97%) Security Architect
12 23 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
13 18 (3.73%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 18 (3.73%) Senior Security Consultant
14 17 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
15 15 (3.11%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.14%) .NET
2 5 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (0.21%) Java EE
3 1 (0.21%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 135 (27.95%) Management Information System
2 52 (10.77%) CESG
3 34 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 23 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
6 21 (4.35%) Cryptography
6 21 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
7 19 (3.93%) Blog
7 19 (3.93%) Mathematics
8 18 (3.73%) Cyber Attack
9 10 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (2.07%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.86%) Cybercrime
10 9 (1.86%) Statistics
11 8 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.66%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.24%) NHS
12 6 (1.24%) Physics
13 5 (1.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 67 (13.87%) Windows
2 33 (6.83%) Linux
3 27 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (5.59%) Solaris
3 27 (5.59%) Unix
4 7 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (62.94%) Information Security
2 167 (34.58%) Cybersecurity
3 126 (26.09%) Risk Management
4 85 (17.60%) ITIL
5 75 (15.53%) Security Management
6 74 (15.32%) Risk Assessment
7 73 (15.11%) Project Management
8 65 (13.46%) Security Architecture
9 58 (12.01%) Data Protection
10 53 (10.97%) Penetration Testing
11 49 (10.14%) Information Security Management
12 47 (9.73%) Security Operations
13 46 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (9.52%) Service Management
14 39 (8.07%) Mentoring
15 37 (7.66%) Migration
16 35 (7.25%) Service Delivery
17 34 (7.04%) Presales
17 34 (7.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 32 (6.63%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.87%) C
2 25 (5.18%) Java
3 24 (4.97%) C#
4 20 (4.14%) C++
5 19 (3.93%) Objective-C
5 19 (3.93%) PHP
5 19 (3.93%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.04%) SQL
8 3 (0.62%) Python
8 3 (0.62%) Ruby
9 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 200 (41.41%) CISSP
2 157 (32.51%) Security Cleared
3 146 (30.23%) Degree
4 93 (19.25%) CISM
5 92 (19.05%) CISA
6 65 (13.46%) DV Cleared
7 63 (13.04%) CLAS
8 57 (11.80%) SC Cleared
9 46 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
10 26 (5.38%) CREST Certified
11 23 (4.76%) GIAC
12 21 (4.35%) CRISC
13 20 (4.14%) CHECK Team Leader
14 14 (2.90%) SANS
15 13 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (2.07%) CCNA
17 9 (1.86%) GCIH
18 8 (1.66%) BC Cleared
19 7 (1.45%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (42.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (17.18%) PCI DSS
3 71 (14.70%) RMADS
4 47 (9.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 36 (7.45%) COBIT
6 24 (4.97%) QA
7 14 (2.90%) JSP 440
8 8 (1.66%) ISO22301
9 7 (1.45%) ISO 9001
10 6 (1.24%) SLA
11 5 (1.04%) HMG Infosec
12 4 (0.83%) ISO27002
13 2 (0.41%) ISO27005
14 1 (0.21%) BS25999
14 1 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
14 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.59%) Hyper-V
2 27 (5.59%) KVM
3 6 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 32 (6.63%) SCCM
2 27 (5.59%) Cobbler
2 27 (5.59%) FreeIPA
2 27 (5.59%) Puppet
2 27 (5.59%) Zenoss
3 8 (1.66%) QRadar
3 8 (1.66%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.21%) Nessus
5 1 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 64 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.59%) Red Hat
3 14 (2.90%) Cisco
4 11 (2.28%) Juniper
4 11 (2.28%) VMware
5 10 (2.07%) ArcSight
6 9 (1.86%) Oracle
7 7 (1.45%) Splunk
8 6 (1.24%) HP
8 6 (1.24%) SAP
9 4 (0.83%) Citrix
9 4 (0.83%) Intel Security
10 3 (0.62%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.62%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.41%) ESRI
11 2 (0.41%) Google
12 1 (0.21%) i2
12 1 (0.21%) Mercator
12 1 (0.21%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.21%) Symantec
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £82,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Flexible + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Flexible + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
HMGCC
Salary: Salary £40,269 to £56,219
Posted: 13 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago