The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 132 147
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 0 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.56% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.63% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Median salary - £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.54% +8.91%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1044 1737 2106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.72% 88.40% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1392 1379
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) GREM
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GREM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) HP