The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 32 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.75% 9.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 9.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 0
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 108 174 254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 80.60% 96.67% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 88 146 199
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Bedford

Information Security
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Bedford.

Salary trend for Information Security in Bedford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Transition Management
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Attack Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Transition Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Transition Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 3 (60.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (20.00%) Attack Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle