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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 38 84
Rank change year-on-year -72 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 70 243 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.12% 5.36% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 6.06% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 180 124
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,375 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £84,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2798 4012 4365
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 84.74% 88.47% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8796 13092 13574
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -32 34 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Maidenhead +3 11 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Newbury -1 9 £37,000 -43.07% 1
Bracknell +16 7 £65,000 -23.97%
Slough -31 4 £60,000 - 3
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 66 (44.90%) Firewall
2 57 (38.78%) CISSP
3 53 (36.05%) Risk Management
4 41 (27.89%) Linux
5 40 (27.21%) Security Operations
6 39 (26.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 38 (25.85%) Digital Economy
8 37 (25.17%) Network Security
9 35 (23.81%) VPN
9 35 (23.81%) Cisco
9 35 (23.81%) SIEM
10 32 (21.77%) Microsoft
10 32 (21.77%) Windows
11 31 (21.09%) Security Operations Centre
12 29 (19.73%) Security Architecture
13 28 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
13 28 (19.05%) Palo Alto
13 28 (19.05%) CheckPoint
14 27 (18.37%) Security Management
14 27 (18.37%) Imperva
14 27 (18.37%) Penetration Testing
15 24 (16.33%) Content Management
15 24 (16.33%) Internet
15 24 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
16 23 (15.65%) Blue Coat
16 23 (15.65%) F5
16 23 (15.65%) Cybersecurity
17 22 (14.97%) HP
17 22 (14.97%) Finance

Information Security
Co-occurring 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 6 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.04%) IIS
3 2 (1.36%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 19 (12.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) PaaS
1 5 (3.40%) SaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) IaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (44.90%) Firewall
2 37 (25.17%) Network Security
3 35 (23.81%) VPN
4 24 (16.33%) Internet
5 18 (12.24%) SSL
6 15 (10.20%) TCP/IP
7 13 (8.84%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (6.80%) HTTP
9 9 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (6.12%) Wireless
10 6 (4.08%) LAN
11 5 (3.40%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (3.40%) DMVPN
11 5 (3.40%) FWSM
11 5 (3.40%) IPsec
11 5 (3.40%) SMTP
12 4 (2.72%) WAN
12 4 (2.72%) Wireless Security
13 2 (1.36%) SNMP
13 2 (1.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) Big Data
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
General
1 38 (25.85%) Digital Economy
2 22 (14.97%) Finance
3 9 (6.12%) Legal
4 6 (4.08%) Automotive
5 4 (2.72%) Games
5 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.04%) Marketing
7 2 (1.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (21.09%) Consultant
2 28 (19.05%) Security Consultant
3 27 (18.37%) Analyst
4 25 (17.01%) Security Engineer
5 24 (16.33%) Security Analyst
6 19 (12.93%) Juniper Engineer
6 19 (12.93%) Senior Security Engineer
7 12 (8.16%) Penetration Tester
7 12 (8.16%) Security Manager
7 12 (8.16%) Tester
8 11 (7.48%) SIEM Consultant
9 9 (6.12%) Information Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Information Security Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (6.12%) SOC Analyst
10 8 (5.44%) Senior Security Consultant
11 6 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Information Security Consultant
11 6 (4.08%) Security Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) Middleware
2 5 (3.40%) .NET
2 5 (3.40%) Regular Expression
3 4 (2.72%) Ajax
3 4 (2.72%) HTML
4 2 (1.36%) JSON
4 2 (1.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.09%) Security Operations Centre
2 18 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.80%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (5.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.40%) iSeries
7 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.04%) Cybercrime
8 3 (2.04%) Internet of Things
8 3 (2.04%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.36%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.36%) e-Health
9 2 (1.36%) Fintech
9 2 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.36%) Social Media
9 2 (1.36%) User Experience
10 1 (0.68%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.89%) Linux
2 32 (21.77%) Windows
3 17 (11.56%) Unix
4 6 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.40%) Solaris
6 2 (1.36%) Android
6 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.36%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.36%) NetWare
6 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.05%) Risk Management
2 40 (27.21%) Security Operations
3 35 (23.81%) SIEM
4 29 (19.73%) Security Architecture
5 28 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
6 27 (18.37%) Penetration Testing
6 27 (18.37%) Security Management
7 24 (16.33%) Content Management
8 23 (15.65%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 21 (14.29%) ITIL
10 16 (10.88%) Service Delivery
10 16 (10.88%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (8.16%) Change Management
12 12 (8.16%) Ethical Hacking
12 12 (8.16%) Logistics
12 12 (8.16%) Presales
12 12 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 11 (7.48%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.48%) PowerShell
1 11 (7.48%) Python
2 10 (6.80%) C
3 8 (5.44%) Java
4 7 (4.76%) C++
5 6 (4.08%) Ruby
6 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.72%) Perl
6 4 (2.72%) PHP
6 4 (2.72%) SQL
7 1 (0.68%) C#
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (38.78%) CISSP
2 24 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (14.29%) CISM
3 21 (14.29%) Degree
4 19 (12.93%) CCIE
4 19 (12.93%) CCIE Service Provider
4 19 (12.93%) CCSE
4 19 (12.93%) CCSP
4 19 (12.93%) JNCIS
5 18 (12.24%) CEH
6 10 (6.80%) CREST Certified
6 10 (6.80%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.12%) CISA
8 7 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
9 6 (4.08%) SSCP
10 5 (3.40%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.40%) GIAC
10 5 (3.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (13.61%) SLA
3 18 (12.24%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.08%) QA
5 5 (3.40%) GPG13
6 4 (2.72%) GDPR
6 4 (2.72%) SSAE 16
7 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
7 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (1.36%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (12.93%) ProxySG
2 14 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.44%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.36%) NDS
6 2 (1.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.40%) Nessus
2 5 (3.40%) Nmap
3 4 (2.72%) SCCM
3 4 (2.72%) SCOM
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.36%) Puppet
4 2 (1.36%) QRadar
4 2 (1.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (23.81%) Cisco
2 32 (21.77%) Microsoft
3 28 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 28 (19.05%) Palo Alto
4 27 (18.37%) Imperva
5 23 (15.65%) Blue Coat
5 23 (15.65%) F5
6 22 (14.97%) HP
7 19 (12.93%) Fortinet
7 19 (12.93%) Juniper
7 19 (12.93%) McAfee
7 19 (12.93%) Proofpoint
7 19 (12.93%) Sourcefire
7 19 (12.93%) TippingPoint
8 18 (12.24%) VMware
9 10 (6.80%) Splunk
10 9 (6.12%) ArcSight
11 8 (5.44%) LogLogic
12 7 (4.76%) LogRhythm
13 5 (3.40%) NetWitness
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 150,000 - 180,000 Basic + Excellent benefits and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £62000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 20 days ago