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

Information Assurance
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 714 690 760
Rank change year-on-year -24 +70  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 152 222 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 107 151 133
Median salary £53,750 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.41% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

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 75142 82315 90296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.99% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60877 69674 74649
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 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
London -17 39 £52,500 -19.23% 4
West Midlands +39 37 £53,500 - 1
South East +7 29 £65,000 +18.18% 3
South West -6 25 £52,750 -21.85% 2
East of England -14 10 £110,000 +83.33% 2
North West -36 8 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +13 3 £68,750 -1.78%
Yorkshire -7 2 £82,500 +73.68%
Information Assurance
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 195 (68.90%) Information Security
2 134 (47.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 125 (44.17%) Management Information System
4 113 (39.93%) Cybersecurity
5 106 (37.46%) CISSP
6 90 (31.80%) Security Cleared
7 87 (30.74%) Degree
8 83 (29.33%) Risk Management
9 75 (26.50%) CISM
10 69 (24.38%) ITIL
11 66 (23.32%) Finance
12 55 (19.43%) Security Management
13 54 (19.08%) Network Security
13 54 (19.08%) SC Cleared
14 50 (17.67%) SIEM
15 49 (17.31%) Firewall
16 48 (16.96%) CISA
16 48 (16.96%) Windows
17 44 (15.55%) Data Protection
17 44 (15.55%) ISMS
17 44 (15.55%) PCI DSS
18 43 (15.19%) CESG
19 42 (14.84%) CESG Certified Professional
19 42 (14.84%) Cyber Essentials
20 41 (14.49%) Security Operations
20 41 (14.49%) Risk Assessment
21 40 (14.13%) Information Security Management
22 39 (13.78%) Linux
23 38 (13.43%) Business Continuity
24 37 (13.07%) Security Architecture

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 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (4.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.18%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (19.08%) Network Security
2 49 (17.31%) Firewall
3 14 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (4.59%) Internet
5 6 (2.12%) MPLS
6 5 (1.77%) BGP
6 5 (1.77%) OSPF
6 5 (1.77%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.06%) LAN
7 3 (1.06%) WAN
8 2 (0.71%) DMZ
8 2 (0.71%) SAN
9 1 (0.35%) ADSL
9 1 (0.35%) DHCP
9 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.35%) ICMP
9 1 (0.35%) IPsec
9 1 (0.35%) PSTN
9 1 (0.35%) SNMP
9 1 (0.35%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.77%) Big Data
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.35%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.35%) JMeter
2 1 (0.35%) Selenium
2 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (23.32%) Finance
2 21 (7.42%) Legal
3 16 (5.65%) Retail
3 16 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.24%) Electronics
5 8 (2.83%) Banking
5 8 (2.83%) Marketing
6 7 (2.47%) Military
7 6 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.77%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.41%) Publishing
10 2 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (20.49%) Analyst
2 40 (14.13%) Consultant
3 39 (13.78%) Security Analyst
4 27 (9.54%) Information Analyst
5 26 (9.19%) Security Consultant
5 26 (9.19%) Security Manager
6 25 (8.83%) Architect
6 25 (8.83%) Information Manager
6 25 (8.83%) Information Security Analyst
7 19 (6.71%) Information Security Consultant
8 18 (6.36%) Information Security Officer
8 18 (6.36%) Security Officer
9 16 (5.65%) Information Security Manager
10 15 (5.30%) Information Assurance Manager
10 15 (5.30%) SOC Analyst
11 14 (4.95%) Information Officer
11 14 (4.95%) Security Engineer
12 13 (4.59%) Security Architect
13 12 (4.24%) Information Assurance Consultant
13 12 (4.24%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.53%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.77%) XML
3 4 (1.41%) .NET
3 4 (1.41%) JSON
4 2 (0.71%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.35%) COM
5 1 (0.35%) HTML
5 1 (0.35%) J2EE
5 1 (0.35%) STL
5 1 (0.35%) Web Services
5 1 (0.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 125 (44.17%) Management Information System
2 43 (15.19%) CESG
3 24 (8.48%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.65%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (5.30%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (4.59%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (3.89%) SCADA
8 10 (3.53%) CESG CLAS
8 10 (3.53%) Data Centre
9 9 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (3.18%) Mainframe
10 7 (2.47%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (1.77%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.41%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (0.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 2 (0.71%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.71%) NHS
13 2 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.96%) Windows
2 39 (13.78%) Linux
3 20 (7.07%) Unix
4 6 (2.12%) Android
4 6 (2.12%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.12%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.71%) Solaris
5 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (68.90%) Information Security
2 113 (39.93%) Cybersecurity
3 83 (29.33%) Risk Management
4 69 (24.38%) ITIL
5 55 (19.43%) Security Management
6 50 (17.67%) SIEM
7 44 (15.55%) Data Protection
7 44 (15.55%) ISMS
8 41 (14.49%) Risk Assessment
8 41 (14.49%) Security Operations
9 40 (14.13%) Information Security Management
10 38 (13.43%) Business Continuity
11 37 (13.07%) Security Architecture
12 31 (10.95%) Penetration Testing
13 30 (10.60%) Incident Management
14 29 (10.25%) Internal Audit
15 28 (9.89%) IT Governance
16 26 (9.19%) Mentoring
17 25 (8.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 24 (8.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.83%) C
2 12 (4.24%) C#
3 11 (3.89%) Java
4 10 (3.53%) C++
5 6 (2.12%) Objective-C
6 5 (1.77%) Perl
6 5 (1.77%) SQL
7 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.71%) Python
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.35%) Ruby
8 1 (0.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 106 (37.46%) CISSP
2 90 (31.80%) Security Cleared
3 87 (30.74%) Degree
4 75 (26.50%) CISM
5 54 (19.08%) SC Cleared
6 48 (16.96%) CISA
7 42 (14.84%) CESG Certified Professional
8 35 (12.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 34 (12.01%) GIAC
10 28 (9.89%) DV Cleared
11 23 (8.13%) GCIH
12 22 (7.77%) GCIA
13 21 (7.42%) CLAS
14 18 (6.36%) CRISC
14 18 (6.36%) SANS
15 17 (6.01%) CEH
16 15 (5.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
16 15 (5.30%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (4.59%) CCNP
17 13 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (47.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (15.55%) PCI DSS
3 42 (14.84%) Cyber Essentials
4 19 (6.71%) COBIT
4 19 (6.71%) ISO 9001
5 17 (6.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 16 (5.65%) NIST 800
7 15 (5.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 13 (4.59%) GDPR
8 13 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 12 (4.24%) JSP 440
10 10 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 9 (3.18%) ISO 22301
11 9 (3.18%) ISO 9000
11 9 (3.18%) RMADS
12 7 (2.47%) ISO 14001
13 4 (1.41%) GCP
13 4 (1.41%) ISO 31000
14 3 (1.06%) QA
14 3 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (7.77%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (3.89%) Snort
3 8 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.83%) vSphere
4 7 (2.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (2.12%) Firmware
6 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (6.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 14 (4.95%) Nessus
2 14 (4.95%) QRadar
3 13 (4.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (3.89%) CSIRT
4 11 (3.89%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.06%) EnCase
5 3 (1.06%) FTK
6 2 (0.71%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (0.71%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 30 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.13%) Oracle
3 22 (7.77%) Cisco
4 14 (4.95%) BeyondTrust
5 12 (4.24%) CheckPoint
5 12 (4.24%) McAfee
6 10 (3.53%) VMware
7 8 (2.83%) ArcSight
7 8 (2.83%) Blue Coat
7 8 (2.83%) Dell
7 8 (2.83%) FireEye
8 6 (2.12%) Computacenter
8 6 (2.12%) Juniper
8 6 (2.12%) SAP
9 5 (1.77%) Splunk
10 4 (1.41%) Google
10 4 (1.41%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.06%) F5
11 3 (1.06%) HP
12 2 (0.71%) Crossbeam
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