Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 96 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 -48 +60
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 50 62 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.15% 2.57% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.97% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 138
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.66% -3.64%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £75,300
Berkshire median annual salary £60,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.45% - -

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,046 2,085 3,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 88.04% 86.44% 91.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,734 1,667 2,548
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,825 £26,250 £32,175
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Reading

Information Security
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Reading

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Reading over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 28 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (52.00%) CISSP
3 23 (46.00%) CISM
4 12 (24.00%) CISA
4 12 (24.00%) Finance
4 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 12 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (22.00%) GDPR
6 9 (18.00%) Android
6 9 (18.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
6 9 (18.00%) Windows 8
6 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
6 9 (18.00%) PSD2
7 8 (16.00%) Security Architecture
7 8 (16.00%) SIEM
7 8 (16.00%) CRISC
7 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (16.00%) GIAC
8 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (12.00%) Degree
10 5 (10.00%) Splunk
10 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.00%) Data Security
10 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (10.00%) GCIH
10 5 (10.00%) CEH
10 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

Information Security
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:

Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco Firepower
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Security Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Security Officer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Information Security Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Security Architect
5 4 (8.00%) AWS Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Azure Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) IT Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) IT Operations Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) IT Security Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Procurement Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) HTML5
1 2 (4.00%) REST
1 2 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) SCADA
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Blog
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.00%) AS400
6 1 (2.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.00%) Robotics
6 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Android
2 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (18.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (16.00%) Security Architecture
2 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (16.00%) SIEM
3 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (10.00%) Data Security
3 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.00%) Creative Thinking
4 4 (8.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (8.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) OpenUP
4 4 (8.00%) SABSA
4 4 (8.00%) Security Auditing
4 4 (8.00%) Security Management
5 2 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.00%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) CISSP
2 23 (46.00%) CISM
3 12 (24.00%) CISA
4 8 (16.00%) CRISC
4 8 (16.00%) GIAC
4 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (12.00%) Degree
6 5 (10.00%) CEH
6 5 (10.00%) GCIH
7 4 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (8.00%) SANS
8 1 (2.00%) CCSP
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.00%) MBA
8 1 (2.00%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.00%) RHCE
8 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (22.00%) GDPR
3 9 (18.00%) PSD2
4 4 (8.00%) COBIT
5 3 (6.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (4.00%) PMO
7 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Splunk
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco
2 3 (6.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (6.00%) McAfee
3 1 (2.00%) Capita
3 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix
3 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.00%) ForeScout
3 1 (2.00%) Juniper
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) NetIQ