The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 709 685 734
Rank change year-on-year -24 +49  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 133 264 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 78 164 116
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,632 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +7.84%  

Information Assurance 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71349 86405 87982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.14% 88.62% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59178 72302 71950
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in England

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in England

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in England

Information Assurance
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London +28 42 £65,000 +4.00% 6
South East +16 27 £42,500 -22.72% 6
South West -20 23 £55,000 -15.38% 4
West Midlands +56 18 £68,750 - 2
East of England +22 12 £85,000 +47.82% 3
North West -15 5 £55,000 - 4
Yorkshire +25 3 £62,500 +31.57%
East Midlands +8 2 £70,000 +1.81% 2
Information Assurance
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 254 (71.75%) Information Security
2 182 (51.41%) Management Information System
3 167 (47.18%) Risk Management
4 158 (44.63%) Security Cleared
5 149 (42.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 137 (38.70%) CISSP
7 132 (37.29%) ITIL
8 110 (31.07%) CISM
9 101 (28.53%) Cybersecurity
10 97 (27.40%) Degree
11 78 (22.03%) Security Management
11 78 (22.03%) SC Cleared
12 76 (21.47%) SIEM
13 74 (20.90%) Penetration Testing
14 72 (20.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 71 (20.06%) GIAC
16 69 (19.49%) Windows
17 67 (18.93%) Security Operations
18 61 (17.23%) Risk Assessment
19 59 (16.67%) Data Protection
20 58 (16.38%) Data Centre
20 58 (16.38%) Finance
21 57 (16.10%) PCI DSS
22 56 (15.82%) Information Security Management
23 54 (15.25%) CESG
23 54 (15.25%) CESG Certified Professional
24 52 (14.69%) Cisco
25 51 (14.41%) Firewall
25 51 (14.41%) COBIT
26 50 (14.12%) Computer Science

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 17 (4.80%) IIS
2 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.41%) MS Office
3 5 (1.41%) MS Project
4 3 (0.85%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.80%) Sentinel
2 14 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.95%) Office 365
1 14 (3.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.41%) Firewall
2 37 (10.45%) Network Security
3 23 (6.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (5.65%) TCP/IP
5 17 (4.80%) IPsec
5 17 (4.80%) MPLS
6 15 (4.24%) DNS
6 15 (4.24%) Internet
7 14 (3.95%) DHCP
7 14 (3.95%) Ethernet
7 14 (3.95%) LAN
8 13 (3.67%) ADSL
8 13 (3.67%) HSRP
8 13 (3.67%) ICMP
8 13 (3.67%) ISDN
8 13 (3.67%) PSTN
8 13 (3.67%) SNMP
8 13 (3.67%) SSL
8 13 (3.67%) WAN
8 13 (3.67%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.26%) Big Data
2 7 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.28%) GIS
5 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.82%) Cucumber
1 10 (2.82%) Selenium
2 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (16.38%) Finance
2 31 (8.76%) Legal
3 24 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 23 (6.50%) Banking
5 15 (4.24%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.82%) Military
6 10 (2.82%) Retail
7 7 (1.98%) Marketing
8 6 (1.69%) Local Government
9 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.13%) French Language
10 4 (1.13%) German Language
11 2 (0.56%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (24.01%) Consultant
2 48 (13.56%) Analyst
3 46 (12.99%) Security Consultant
4 38 (10.73%) Architect
5 35 (9.89%) Security Manager
6 32 (9.04%) Information Security Consultant
6 32 (9.04%) Security Analyst
7 30 (8.47%) Information Manager
8 24 (6.78%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 19 (5.37%) Information Assurance Manager
10 18 (5.08%) Information Analyst
11 17 (4.80%) Security Architect
12 16 (4.52%) Information Security Analyst
13 15 (4.24%) CISSP Manager
13 15 (4.24%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 14 (3.95%) Administrator
14 14 (3.95%) Governance Manager
14 14 (3.95%) Information Security Manager
14 14 (3.95%) Windows Administrator
15 13 (3.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.93%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.41%) .NET
2 5 (1.41%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.13%) JSON
3 4 (1.13%) XML
4 1 (0.28%) STL
4 1 (0.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 182 (51.41%) Management Information System
2 58 (16.38%) Data Centre
3 54 (15.25%) CESG
4 50 (14.12%) Computer Science
5 39 (11.02%) Data Protection Act
6 25 (7.06%) Security Operations Centre
7 21 (5.93%) Driving Licence
7 21 (5.93%) NHS
8 18 (5.08%) Cyber Defence
9 16 (4.52%) CESG CLAS
10 15 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (2.54%) Mainframe
14 8 (2.26%) SCADA
14 8 (2.26%) Social Media
15 7 (1.98%) PKI
16 5 (1.41%) Freedom of Information Act
17 4 (1.13%) Cybercrime
17 4 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 69 (19.49%) Windows
2 31 (8.76%) Linux
3 22 (6.21%) Unix
4 20 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.41%) Solaris
6 5 (1.41%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.13%) AIX
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (71.75%) Information Security
2 167 (47.18%) Risk Management
3 132 (37.29%) ITIL
4 101 (28.53%) Cybersecurity
5 78 (22.03%) Security Management
6 76 (21.47%) SIEM
7 74 (20.90%) Penetration Testing
8 72 (20.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 67 (18.93%) Security Operations
10 61 (17.23%) Risk Assessment
11 59 (16.67%) Data Protection
12 56 (15.82%) Information Security Management
13 43 (12.15%) Mathematics
14 39 (11.02%) Technical Architecture
15 38 (10.73%) Business Continuity
15 38 (10.73%) Incident Management
15 38 (10.73%) ISMS
15 38 (10.73%) Project Management
15 38 (10.73%) TOGAF
16 36 (10.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.28%) C
2 13 (3.67%) C++
3 11 (3.11%) Java
4 10 (2.82%) Perl
5 7 (1.98%) Python
5 7 (1.98%) SQL
6 6 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.28%) Lua
7 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.28%) PHP
7 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 158 (44.63%) Security Cleared
2 137 (38.70%) CISSP
3 110 (31.07%) CISM
4 97 (27.40%) Degree
5 78 (22.03%) SC Cleared
6 71 (20.06%) GIAC
7 54 (15.25%) CESG Certified Professional
8 49 (13.84%) DV Cleared
9 46 (12.99%) GCIH
10 41 (11.58%) CEH
11 40 (11.30%) CISA
12 31 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (8.47%) CRISC
14 27 (7.63%) CLAS
15 21 (5.93%) CCNP
16 20 (5.65%) SANS
17 19 (5.37%) GCIA
18 14 (3.95%) CISMP
18 14 (3.95%) MCSA
18 14 (3.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (42.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (16.10%) PCI DSS
3 51 (14.41%) COBIT
4 40 (11.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 36 (10.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 31 (8.76%) RMADS
7 26 (7.34%) JSP 440
8 20 (5.65%) GPG13
9 14 (3.95%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 12 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 8 (2.26%) ISO 9000
12 7 (1.98%) HMG Infosec
12 7 (1.98%) ISO 9001
13 6 (1.69%) GDPR
14 5 (1.41%) Data Quality
14 5 (1.41%) SLA
15 3 (0.85%) QA
15 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 1 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 26 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.67%) Firmware
5 9 (2.54%) Snort
6 5 (1.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.65%) Nessus
2 17 (4.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 16 (4.52%) WSUS
4 11 (3.11%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (1.69%) CSIRT
6 6 (1.69%) QRadar
7 5 (1.41%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (0.85%) EnCase
8 3 (0.85%) FTK
9 2 (0.56%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
10 1 (0.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 52 (14.69%) Cisco
2 46 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.34%) VMware
4 15 (4.24%) CheckPoint
5 14 (3.95%) Juniper
5 14 (3.95%) Qualys
5 14 (3.95%) ServiceNow
6 13 (3.67%) Oracle
6 13 (3.67%) TOWER Software
7 12 (3.39%) ArcSight
7 12 (3.39%) Intel Security
8 9 (2.54%) Splunk
9 8 (2.26%) Blue Coat
9 8 (2.26%) Dell
9 8 (2.26%) FireEye
10 7 (1.98%) F5
10 7 (1.98%) Palo Alto
11 6 (1.69%) BeyondTrust
11 6 (1.69%) Computacenter
12 5 (1.41%) Crossbeam
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