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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
UK
Rank 646 586 722
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +136
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 214 355 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 153 152 169
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,200 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £51,250 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+1.46% -12.76%

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
74113 86274 88538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.16% 87.68% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61003 71739 73006
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 £31,000
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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -26 180 £53,894 -2.01% 26
London +43 54 £54,788 -10.18% 10
South West -8 45 £55,000 -4.34% 5
South East +50 33 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Bristol +22 21 £70,000 -5.40% 4
Surrey +42 18 £30,000 -39.39% 1
Guildford - 18 £30,000 - 1
North West -17 17 £50,000 +6.38% 4
Gloucestershire -58 17 £50,000 -6.97%
East of England +14 16 £73,250 +62.77% 1
Manchester -20 15 £45,000 +30.43% 4
Newport - 15 £52,000 -
South Wales - 15 £52,000 -
Wales - 15 £52,000 -
West Midlands +9 13 £70,000 +64.70%
Birmingham +12 11 £44,500 -13.17%
Hertfordshire +7 11 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Hampshire +10 9 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Royston - 7 £65,000 -
Gloucester -16 6 £50,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £85,000 +107.31%
Cambridge - 5 £85,000 -
Berkshire +41 4 £64,000 +19.06%
Gosport - 4 £65,000 -
City of London +14 3 £50,000 -18.03% 2
Greenford - 3 £52,500 -
Avon - 3 - -
Scotland +7 2 £85,000 +100.00%
Worcestershire - 2 £75,000 -
Cumbria - 2 £67,500 -

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 295 (69.09%) Information Security
2 188 (44.03%) Management Information System
3 181 (42.39%) Security Cleared
4 180 (42.15%) Risk Management
5 171 (40.05%) CISSP
6 169 (39.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 121 (28.34%) ITIL
8 114 (26.70%) Cybersecurity
9 113 (26.46%) Degree
10 101 (23.65%) CISM
11 94 (22.01%) Penetration Testing
12 75 (17.56%) Security Operations
13 74 (17.33%) Windows
14 73 (17.10%) SC Cleared
15 72 (16.86%) SIEM
15 72 (16.86%) Security Management
16 71 (16.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 69 (16.16%) Data Protection
18 68 (15.93%) DV Cleared
19 67 (15.69%) Risk Assessment
20 66 (15.46%) GIAC
21 63 (14.75%) PCI DSS
21 63 (14.75%) Data Centre
22 62 (14.52%) Finance
22 62 (14.52%) CESG
23 60 (14.05%) COBIT
24 58 (13.58%) Security Architecture
24 58 (13.58%) Project Management
25 57 (13.35%) CESG Certified Professional
26 56 (13.11%) TOGAF

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 16 (3.75%) IIS
2 11 (2.58%) Apache
3 4 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (4.22%) MS Office
4 6 (1.41%) AutoCAD
4 6 (1.41%) MS Project
4 6 (1.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (3.28%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.92%) Office 365
2 16 (3.75%) SaaS
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.94%) IaaS
3 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (12.18%) Firewall
2 43 (10.07%) Network Security
3 24 (5.62%) TCP/IP
4 20 (4.68%) DNS
4 20 (4.68%) IPsec
4 20 (4.68%) LAN
5 18 (4.22%) WAN
6 16 (3.75%) SSL
7 15 (3.51%) DHCP
7 15 (3.51%) Ethernet
7 15 (3.51%) MPLS
8 14 (3.28%) Internet
8 14 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (3.04%) ADSL
9 13 (3.04%) ICMP
9 13 (3.04%) ISDN
9 13 (3.04%) Junos
9 13 (3.04%) PSTN
9 13 (3.04%) SNMP
9 13 (3.04%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.51%) Big Data
2 7 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.47%) GIS
5 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.34%) Cucumber
1 10 (2.34%) Selenium
2 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.47%) JMeter
2 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 62 (14.52%) Finance
2 37 (8.67%) Legal
3 25 (5.85%) Aerospace
3 25 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.92%) Banking
5 10 (2.34%) Military
6 6 (1.41%) Local Government
6 6 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.17%) Marketing
8 4 (0.94%) French Language
8 4 (0.94%) German Language
8 4 (0.94%) Law
9 3 (0.70%) Retail
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (23.65%) Consultant
2 62 (14.52%) Architect
3 46 (10.77%) Security Consultant
4 44 (10.30%) Security Manager
5 42 (9.84%) Security Architect
6 40 (9.37%) Information Manager
7 34 (7.96%) Analyst
8 27 (6.32%) Information Security Consultant
9 25 (5.85%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 23 (5.39%) Security Analyst
11 22 (5.15%) Information Security Manager
12 19 (4.45%) Information Assurance Manager
13 18 (4.22%) Information Specialist
14 17 (3.98%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 17 (3.98%) Information Officer
14 17 (3.98%) Information Security Officer
14 17 (3.98%) Security Officer
14 17 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.28%) Administrator
15 14 (3.28%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.04%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.87%) .NET
3 5 (1.17%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 188 (44.03%) Management Information System
2 63 (14.75%) Data Centre
3 62 (14.52%) CESG
4 46 (10.77%) Computer Science
5 42 (9.84%) Data Protection Act
5 42 (9.84%) Mathematics
6 34 (7.96%) Security Operations Centre
7 27 (6.32%) Cyber Defence
7 27 (6.32%) NHS
7 27 (6.32%) Physics
8 25 (5.85%) Cryptography
9 22 (5.15%) Driving Licence
10 16 (3.75%) Statistics
11 14 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.58%) CESG CLAS
13 9 (2.11%) PKI
14 8 (1.87%) Blog
14 8 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (1.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.33%) Windows
2 27 (6.32%) Unix
3 24 (5.62%) Linux
4 20 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.11%) Solaris
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.17%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.94%) AIX
8 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (69.09%) Information Security
2 180 (42.15%) Risk Management
3 121 (28.34%) ITIL
4 114 (26.70%) Cybersecurity
5 94 (22.01%) Penetration Testing
6 75 (17.56%) Security Operations
7 72 (16.86%) Security Management
7 72 (16.86%) SIEM
8 71 (16.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 69 (16.16%) Data Protection
10 67 (15.69%) Risk Assessment
11 58 (13.58%) Project Management
11 58 (13.58%) Security Architecture
12 56 (13.11%) TOGAF
13 52 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (12.18%) Information Security Management
14 42 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
15 40 (9.37%) Service Management
16 39 (9.13%) ISMS
17 36 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 55 (12.88%) C
2 20 (4.68%) Java
3 18 (4.22%) C++
4 10 (2.34%) C#
5 9 (2.11%) Python
6 8 (1.87%) Objective-C
6 8 (1.87%) PHP
6 8 (1.87%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.64%) Perl
8 3 (0.70%) SQL
9 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.47%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) Lua
Qualifications
1 181 (42.39%) Security Cleared
2 171 (40.05%) CISSP
3 113 (26.46%) Degree
4 101 (23.65%) CISM
5 73 (17.10%) SC Cleared
6 68 (15.93%) DV Cleared
7 66 (15.46%) GIAC
8 57 (13.35%) CESG Certified Professional
9 47 (11.01%) CISA
10 35 (8.20%) GCIH
11 34 (7.96%) CEH
12 31 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (7.03%) CRISC
14 20 (4.68%) CLAS
15 16 (3.75%) CCNA
15 16 (3.75%) CREST Certified
16 15 (3.51%) SANS
17 14 (3.28%) MCSA
17 14 (3.28%) MCSE
17 14 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (39.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (14.75%) PCI DSS
3 60 (14.05%) COBIT
4 43 (10.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 40 (9.37%) RMADS
6 31 (7.26%) JSP 440
7 20 (4.68%) GPG13
8 12 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 11 (2.58%) QA
10 10 (2.34%) HMG Infosec
11 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.94%) GDPR
11 4 (0.94%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.47%) SLA
13 1 (0.23%) BS25999
13 1 (0.23%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.23%) ISO27005
System Software
1 34 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.39%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.04%) Firmware
4 9 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.94%) KVM
7 2 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) Snort
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (4.45%) Nessus
2 16 (3.75%) WSUS
3 10 (2.34%) QRadar
4 6 (1.41%) CSIRT
5 5 (1.17%) ArcSight ESM
6 4 (0.94%) Cobbler
6 4 (0.94%) FreeIPA
6 4 (0.94%) Puppet
6 4 (0.94%) SCCM
6 4 (0.94%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.23%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.23%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.77%) Cisco
3 34 (7.96%) VMware
4 23 (5.39%) Juniper
5 17 (3.98%) ArcSight
6 14 (3.28%) Qualys
6 14 (3.28%) ServiceNow
7 13 (3.04%) TOWER Software
8 11 (2.58%) Splunk
9 10 (2.34%) Oracle
10 9 (2.11%) Cloudera
11 8 (1.87%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.64%) F5
13 6 (1.41%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.17%) Crossbeam
14 5 (1.17%) Palo Alto
15 4 (0.94%) HP
16 3 (0.70%) Remedy
17 2 (0.47%) ESRI
17 2 (0.47%) Google
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