The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 56 113
Rank change year-on-year -48 +57  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 80 201 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.37% 4.07% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 4.67% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 43 179 95
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2882 4307 4606
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 85.37% 87.19% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2264 3454 3317
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Berkshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Berkshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Reading +5 39 £70,000 +60.00% 4
Maidenhead -2 9 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Bracknell -4 5 - - 1
Wokingham - 4 - -
Slough -7 2 £71,250 +18.75% 1
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Newbury +14 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Windsor -10 1 £48,500 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 84 (35.74%) Firewall
2 79 (33.62%) Risk Management
3 70 (29.79%) Linux
4 62 (26.38%) Security Operations
5 58 (24.68%) Unix
6 57 (24.26%) Windows
7 54 (22.98%) CISSP
7 54 (22.98%) Network Security
8 53 (22.55%) Cisco
9 50 (21.28%) CheckPoint
9 50 (21.28%) Management Information System
9 50 (21.28%) Palo Alto
10 47 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
10 47 (20.00%) F5
10 47 (20.00%) Blue Coat
11 45 (19.15%) Microsoft
11 45 (19.15%) VPN
11 45 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
12 43 (18.30%) Security Management
13 42 (17.87%) Kalman Filter
13 42 (17.87%) Imperva
14 41 (17.45%) CISM
14 41 (17.45%) SSL
14 41 (17.45%) MS Excel
15 40 (17.02%) SIEM
16 38 (16.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 38 (16.17%) TCP/IP
17 36 (15.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 34 (14.47%) VMware
19 33 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 10 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (0.85%) GroupWise
2 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 41 (17.45%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.77%) MS Office
3 26 (11.06%) MS Visio
4 25 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.38%) IaaS
2 6 (2.55%) Office 365
3 5 (2.13%) PaaS
4 4 (1.70%) SaaS
5 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (35.74%) Firewall
2 54 (22.98%) Network Security
3 45 (19.15%) VPN
4 41 (17.45%) SSL
5 38 (16.17%) TCP/IP
6 33 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 28 (11.91%) Internet
8 27 (11.49%) HTTP
9 23 (9.79%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (4.68%) Wireless
11 7 (2.98%) SMTP
12 5 (2.13%) LAN
13 4 (1.70%) Broadband
13 4 (1.70%) Wireless Security
14 3 (1.28%) WLAN
15 2 (0.85%) Intranet
15 2 (0.85%) SAN
15 2 (0.85%) SNMP
15 2 (0.85%) VLAN
15 2 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.53%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.28%) Big Data
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 30 (12.77%) Finance
2 24 (10.21%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.23%) Games
4 14 (5.96%) Legal
5 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) German Language
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (20.00%) Consultant
2 45 (19.15%) Security Consultant
3 39 (16.60%) Security Engineer
4 30 (12.77%) Analyst
5 26 (11.06%) Senior Security Engineer
6 25 (10.64%) Security Analyst
7 23 (9.79%) Architect
8 21 (8.94%) Juniper Engineer
9 20 (8.51%) Security Architect
10 18 (7.66%) Security Manager
11 17 (7.23%) Security Specialist
12 12 (5.11%) Penetration Tester
12 12 (5.11%) Tester
13 9 (3.83%) Information Security Consultant
14 7 (2.98%) Information Manager
14 7 (2.98%) Information Security Manager
14 7 (2.98%) IT Manager
14 7 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.98%) SOC Analyst
14 7 (2.98%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.55%) HTML
1 6 (2.55%) Middleware
2 5 (2.13%) Ajax
3 4 (1.70%) .NET
4 2 (0.85%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) Flash
5 1 (0.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 47 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 28 (11.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.83%) Cyber Attack
5 9 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.98%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.55%) iPad
7 6 (2.55%) iSeries
7 6 (2.55%) PKI
8 5 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.13%) Fintech
9 4 (1.70%) CESG
9 4 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.85%) e-Health
11 2 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (29.79%) Linux
2 58 (24.68%) Unix
3 57 (24.26%) Windows
4 7 (2.98%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.55%) Solaris
6 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.70%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.85%) Android
8 2 (0.85%) NetWare
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.62%) Risk Management
2 62 (26.38%) Security Operations
3 45 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
4 43 (18.30%) Security Management
5 42 (17.87%) Kalman Filter
6 40 (17.02%) SIEM
7 38 (16.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 30 (12.77%) Change Management
9 28 (11.91%) Content Management
10 27 (11.49%) Security Architecture
11 25 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (10.64%) Security Monitoring
12 23 (9.79%) Security Patching
13 22 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (8.94%) Information Security Management
14 21 (8.94%) Patch Management
15 19 (8.09%) Risk Assessment
16 17 (7.23%) Ethical Hacking
16 17 (7.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.53%) C
2 7 (2.98%) C++
3 6 (2.55%) Java
4 5 (2.13%) SQL
5 4 (1.70%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.70%) Perl
5 4 (1.70%) PHP
5 4 (1.70%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.70%) Python
5 4 (1.70%) Ruby
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (22.98%) CISSP
2 41 (17.45%) CISM
3 32 (13.62%) CISA
4 27 (11.49%) Degree
5 23 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (9.36%) CCIE
6 22 (9.36%) CCSE
6 22 (9.36%) CCSP
6 22 (9.36%) JNCIS
7 15 (6.38%) Security Cleared
8 11 (4.68%) CEH
8 11 (4.68%) CREST Certified
8 11 (4.68%) SC Cleared
9 10 (4.26%) ISSAP
10 9 (3.83%) IISP
11 4 (1.70%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (1.70%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.70%) GSEC
11 4 (1.70%) Tigerscheme
12 2 (0.85%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (11.06%) SLA
3 16 (6.81%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.98%) QA
5 5 (2.13%) ISO27002
6 4 (1.70%) GDPR
7 3 (1.28%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.85%) COBIT
8 2 (0.85%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.43%) COSO
9 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (12.77%) VMware ESX
2 23 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.36%) ProxySG
4 7 (2.98%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.85%) NDS
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (9.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 22 (9.36%) Nessus
3 12 (5.11%) SCCM
4 4 (1.70%) QRadar
5 2 (0.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.43%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.43%) EnCase
Vendors
1 53 (22.55%) Cisco
2 50 (21.28%) CheckPoint
2 50 (21.28%) Palo Alto
3 47 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 47 (20.00%) F5
4 45 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 42 (17.87%) Imperva
6 34 (14.47%) VMware
7 27 (11.49%) Juniper
8 26 (11.06%) HP
9 24 (10.21%) Intel Security
10 22 (9.36%) Fortinet
10 22 (9.36%) LogLogic
10 22 (9.36%) Proofpoint
10 22 (9.36%) Sourcefire
10 22 (9.36%) TippingPoint
11 21 (8.94%) ArcSight
12 15 (6.38%) Splunk
13 6 (2.55%) CyberArk
13 6 (2.55%) LogRhythm
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Wipro
Posted: 25 days ago
Berkshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 23 days ago