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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 70 83 92
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 39 66 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.18% 3.38% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 3.83% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 61 41
Median salary £70,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.70% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1023 1724 2010
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.37% 88.18% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 771 1387 1329
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 53 (48.18%) Risk Management
2 46 (41.82%) Blue Coat
2 46 (41.82%) F5
3 40 (36.36%) Unix
4 38 (34.55%) Firewall
5 37 (33.64%) Security Management
5 37 (33.64%) Cisco
6 36 (32.73%) CheckPoint
6 36 (32.73%) Palo Alto
7 34 (30.91%) Security Operations
8 33 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 33 (30.00%) Linux
9 30 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 30 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
10 28 (25.45%) VPN
10 28 (25.45%) Kalman Filter
10 28 (25.45%) Imperva
11 27 (24.55%) Network Security
11 27 (24.55%) SSL
12 26 (23.64%) Juniper
13 25 (22.73%) TCP/IP
14 24 (21.82%) Internet
15 22 (20.00%) SLA
15 22 (20.00%) MS Office
15 22 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
16 21 (19.09%) JNCIS
16 21 (19.09%) Fortinet
16 21 (19.09%) TippingPoint
16 21 (19.09%) Proofpoint
16 21 (19.09%) MS Visio

Information Security
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.82%) IIS
1 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 22 (20.00%) MS Office
2 22 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (19.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) IaaS
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.73%) PaaS
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (34.55%) Firewall
2 28 (25.45%) VPN
3 27 (24.55%) Network Security
3 27 (24.55%) SSL
4 25 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 24 (21.82%) Internet
6 20 (18.18%) HTTP
7 10 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.64%) Broadband
8 4 (3.64%) Wireless
8 4 (3.64%) Wireless Security
9 2 (1.82%) Intranet
9 2 (1.82%) LAN
9 2 (1.82%) SNMP
9 2 (1.82%) WAN
9 2 (1.82%) WebEx
10 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.09%) Finance
3 8 (7.27%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) German Language
4 1 (0.91%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (27.27%) Consultant
2 29 (26.36%) Security Consultant
3 25 (22.73%) Security Engineer
4 21 (19.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 21 (19.09%) Senior Security Engineer
5 17 (15.45%) Architect
6 14 (12.73%) Security Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.55%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (4.55%) Security Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.55%) Tester
9 4 (3.64%) Application Security Specialist
9 4 (3.64%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (3.64%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (3.64%) Network Specialist
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Tester
9 4 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) HTML
2 4 (3.64%) .NET
2 4 (3.64%) Ajax
3 1 (0.91%) Flash
3 1 (0.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 16 (14.55%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.64%) iPad
7 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.73%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.82%) e-Health
10 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.91%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.91%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.36%) Unix
2 33 (30.00%) Linux
3 15 (13.64%) Windows
4 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.91%) KNOPPIX
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Risk Management
2 37 (33.64%) Security Management
3 34 (30.91%) Security Operations
4 28 (25.45%) Kalman Filter
5 21 (19.09%) Content Management
6 16 (14.55%) Information Security Management
7 15 (13.64%) Change Management
8 13 (11.82%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (10.91%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (10.91%) Presales
10 11 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
10 11 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (10.00%) Security Architecture
11 10 (9.09%) Data Protection
11 10 (9.09%) ISMS
11 10 (9.09%) Security Patching
11 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.27%) Patch Management
13 7 (6.36%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) Java
2 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.64%) Perl
2 4 (3.64%) PHP
2 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.64%) Python
2 4 (3.64%) Ruby
3 3 (2.73%) SQL
4 2 (1.82%) C
5 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (19.09%) CCIE
1 21 (19.09%) CCSE
1 21 (19.09%) CCSP
1 21 (19.09%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (19.09%) JNCIS
2 13 (11.82%) Degree
3 10 (9.09%) CISSP
3 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.36%) CISM
6 5 (4.55%) CREST Certified
7 4 (3.64%) Tigerscheme
8 2 (1.82%) CISA
8 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.91%) GCIA
9 1 (0.91%) GCIH
9 1 (0.91%) GIAC
9 1 (0.91%) HNC
9 1 (0.91%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.00%) SLA
2 9 (8.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (6.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.64%) GDPR
5 3 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.91%) COBIT
6 1 (0.91%) COSO
6 1 (0.91%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (19.09%) ProxySG
2 10 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.82%) QRadar
2 2 (1.82%) SCCM
2 2 (1.82%) SCOM
3 1 (0.91%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.91%) EnCase
3 1 (0.91%) Nessus
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Blue Coat
1 46 (41.82%) F5
2 37 (33.64%) Cisco
3 36 (32.73%) CheckPoint
3 36 (32.73%) Palo Alto
4 33 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (25.45%) Imperva
6 26 (23.64%) Juniper
7 21 (19.09%) Fortinet
7 21 (19.09%) HP
7 21 (19.09%) Intel Security
7 21 (19.09%) Proofpoint
7 21 (19.09%) Sourcefire
7 21 (19.09%) TippingPoint
8 11 (10.00%) VMware
9 7 (6.36%) LogLogic
10 3 (2.73%) Huawei
10 3 (2.73%) Splunk
11 2 (1.82%) Apple
11 2 (1.82%) ArcSight
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